Selected issues of anaerobic digestion based on the studies on hydrogen- and methane yielding bioreactors

  • Anna Sikora Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Anna Detman Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Aleksandra Chojnacka Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Damian Mielecki Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
Słowa kluczowe: microorganisms, biohydrogen, methane, anaerobic conditions, metabolism


Anaerobic digestion of organic matter results from the metabolic activity of many groups of microorganisms. Interactions between microorganisms during acidogenesis, acetogenesis and methanogenesis, source of inoculum, type of feedstock and operational conditions determine metabolic pathways in bioreactors and consequently the efficiency of fermentation processes. In innovative installations it is desirable to separate acidogenesis from acetogenesis and methanogenesis to favour respectively the production of biohydrogen or biomethane under controlled conditions.


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Sikora, A., Detman, A., Chojnacka, A., & Mielecki, D. (2019). Selected issues of anaerobic digestion based on the studies on hydrogen- and methane yielding bioreactors. Eco-Energetics: Technologies, Environment, Law and Economy, 2, 129-134.