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From: Biofilm reactors for industrial bioconversion processes: employing potential of enhanced reaction rates

Figure 6

Full scale biofilm reactors: (a) biothane biofilm airlift suspension and expanded granular sludge blanket (Biobed) reactors at Gist Brocades, Delft (The Netherlands); (b) Pagues CIRCOX (foreground; 140 m3) and internal circulation (background; 385 m3) reactors at a brewery in Brazil. Reprinted from "Nicolella C, van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen SJ: Particle-based biofilm reactor technology. Trends in Biotechnology 2000, 18: 312–320, with permission from Elsevier, United Kingdom.

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