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The increasing water crisis makes fresh water a valuable resource, which must be used wisely. However, with growing population and inefficient waste treatment systems, the amount of wastewater dispelled in rivers is increasing abominably. Utilizing this freely available waste-water along with biodiesel industry waste- crude glycerol for bio-hydrogen production is being reported here. The bacterial cultures of Bacillus thuringiensis strain EGU45 and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain CD16 produced2.4-3.0 L H2/day/L feed during a 60 days continuous culture system at hydraulic retention time of 2 days. An average H2 yield of 100-120 L/L CG was reported by the two strains. Recycling of the effluent by up to 25% resulted in up to 94% H2 production compared to control.
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To evaluate the efficacy, safety and impact on quality of life related to oral health of home and office tooth whitening techniques in young individuals.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of a fermented infant formula on lactose digestion in lactose intolerant adults.
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Production of drugs or biologicals which are unlikely to be manufactured by private industry unless special incentives are provided by others.
The aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principle product, as "the automobile industry", "the steel industry". It includes the ownership and management of companies, factories, industrial plants, etc. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Garbage, refuse, or sludge, or other discarded materials from a wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, and air pollution control facility that include solid, semi-solid, or contained material. It does not include materials dissolved in domestic sewage, irrigation return flows, or industrial discharges.
An INDUSTRY which specializes in the fabrication or manufacture of products from raw or intermediate materials.
INDUSTRY concerned with the extraction, processing, distribution, marketing and storage of PETROLEUM and NATURAL GAS.