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Table 4 Anaerobic slurry bioreactors.

From: A review on slurry bioreactors for bioremediation of soils and sediments

Matrix Contaminant Remarks Removal Ref.
Soil 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) With anaerobic activated sludge as the microbial inocula and sludge cakes as the primary substrates 86% [112]
Soil Chlorpyrifos Sequencing batch mode (anoxic-aerobic-anoxic) 91% [113]
Soil Hexahydro-1,2,3-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) With supplementation of municipal anaerobic sludge as an exogenous source of microorganisms 60% [114]
sediment PAH Acenaphthene Addition sulfate as an electron acceptor enhanced PAH degradation 79% [115]
Soil αβδ and γ-hexachlorocyclohexane Bioaugmented with anaerobic sludge 100% [68]
Soil 2-sec-butil-2,6-dinitrofenol (DINOSEB) Pilot scale 51% [55]
Soil 2,4-dichlorophenoxy-acetic acid Sulfate reduction conditions with addition of sucrose 48% [30,31]
Soil Pentachlorophenol (PCP) Bioaugmented with cells of Desulfitobacterium frappieri strain PCP-1 100% [87]
Soil Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Augmentation with anaerobic biomass from a food industry wastewater treatment plant 100% [116]
Soil Diesel a)mixed electron acceptor (SO4=, NO3-, CO2) b)sulfate-reducing condition a)80% b)55% [29]
Soil Tetrachloroethylene Bioaugmented with cells of Desulfitobacterium sp. s train Y-51 and addition of zero.valent iron (Fe0) 100% [117]