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    • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
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IJESD 2016 Vol.7(6): 406-409 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2016.V7.809

Coimmobilized Microalgae and Nitrifying Bacteria for Ammonium Removal

Xue Bai, Haixin Gu, and Yulong Li
Abstract—Coimmobilization of the freshwater microalgae in alginate beads with the microalgae bacterium under continuous synthetic wastewater culture conditions significantly removed ammonium ions efficiently. It is proposed that coimmobilization of a microalgae with microalgae bacteria can serve as a tool in devising novel wastewater treatments.

Index Terms—Ammonium removal, microbial immobilization, microalgae, wastewater treatments.

The authors are with Key Laboratory of Integrated Regulation and Resource Development on Shallow Lake of Ministry of Education, College of Environment, Hohai University, Nanjing 210098, China (e-mail:,,


Cite: Xue Bai, Haixin Gu, and Yulong Li, "Coimmobilized Microalgae and Nitrifying Bacteria for Ammonium Removal," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 406-409, 2016.

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