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Table 5 Average characteristics of each sequence batch reactor

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

Characteristic Control SBR Ag NP SBR Ag+SBR
Average pH 6.71 (0.23) 6.67 (0.07) 6.62 (0.09)
Final TSS (g L-1) 4.4 4.5 6.3
Final VSS (g L-1) 4.0 4.3 5.5
TS after centrifugation of SBR sludge (g kg-1) 72.8 60.5 65.4
Sludge [Ag] before spiking (mg Ag L-1) 0.04 0.03 0.02
Total Ag added (mg) 0.00 12.73 6.14