Table 2: Removal of selected volatile fatty acids by swine wastewater-fed microbial fuel cells.

SourceConcentration (mg L−1)
AcetatePropionateIsobutyrateButyrateIsovalerateValerateHexanoate

SW inflow114.95425.2610.40198.0781.48127.2696.56
SS-inoculated MFC effluent7.06 ± 3.6559.98 ± 51.370.90 ± 0.780.80 ± 0.465.62 ± 4.790.98 ± 0.880.51 ± 0.29
IGBS- inoculated MFC effluent8.78 ± 3.72108.65 ± 25.546.24 ± 1.604.50 ± 1.1240.89 ± 7.4112.26 ± 3.904.87 ± 0.83

±Range of variation between the two MFCs of each type.