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December 19, 2016

Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)—An Introduction

I’ve stated previously (OUR Level 1 Testing) that whenever I evaluate a biological treatment system there are two sets of tests I always run:

1) Oxygen uptake rate (OUR), and

2) adenosine triphosphate (ATP) analysis.

When combined, the results of the OUR and ATP analysis provide a very complete...

September 28, 2016

Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Testing

ATP testing is an advanced analysis for thoroughly evaluating a biological treatment system. Because this testing is not commonplace there is a lot about this analysis that is poorly understood. In this section the key terms used in ATP testing are defined.

Key ATP Terms

ATP (adenosine triphospha...

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