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Activated Sludge and Biofilms: Molecular Techniques for Determining Community Composition

  1. Alexander Loy,
  2. Holger Daims,
  3. Michael Wagner

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env218

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Loy, A., Daims, H. and Wagner, M. 2003. Activated Sludge and Biofilms: Molecular Techniques for Determining Community Composition. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Methods for Microbial Diversity Analysis in Wastewater Treatment Plants (wwtps)

  • General Microbial Diversity in Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • Functional Groups of Microorganisms in Treatment Plants

Keywords:

  • activated sludge;
  • biofilms;
  • denitrification;
  • enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR);
  • fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH);
  • nitrification;
  • probes: rRNA-targeted probes for activated sludge;
  • wastewater treatment