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Table 4 Anaerobic biodegradability of each sludge as indicated by degradation extent ( f d, ), apparent first order hydrolysis rate coefficient (k hyd ) and the estimated methane potential (B 0 )

From: Transformation of PVP coated silver nanoparticles in a simulated wastewater treatment process and the effect on microbial communities

Treatment khyd(d-1) f d B 0 (mL/gVS)
Control 0.13 ± 0.020 0.31 ± 0.016 195 ± 1
Ag+ 0.12 ± 0.014 0.36 ± 0.014 228 ± 9
AgNP 0.12 ± 0.014 0.36 ± 0.014 238 ± 9