4. Olive Oil Wastewater as a Renewable Resource for Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates

  1. Vikas Mittal
  1. Francesco Valentino1,
  2. Marianna Villano1,
  3. Lorenzo Bertin2,
  4. Mario Beccari1 and
  5. Mauro Majone1

Published Online: 16 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118217689.ch4

Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology

Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology

How to Cite

Valentino, F., Villano, M., Bertin, L., Beccari, M. and Majone, M. (2011) Olive Oil Wastewater as a Renewable Resource for Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates, in Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology (ed V. Mittal), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118217689.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Chemical Engineering Department, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Civil, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, 40131 Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938775

Online ISBN: 9781118217689

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Keywords:

  • polyhydroxyalkanoates;
  • olive oil mill wastewater;
  • mixed microbial cultures;
  • feast and famine;
  • sequencing batch reactor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs): Structure, Properties, and Applications

  • PHA Production Processes Employing Pure Microbial Cultures

  • PHA Production Processes Employing Mixed Microbial Cultures

  • Olive Oil Mill Effluents (OMEs) as a Possible Feedstock for PHA Production

  • OMEs as Feedstock for PHA Production

  • Concluding Remarks