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Table 1 Summary of the results obtained for the three experimental setups, as average values ± standard errors. Data were obtained after stabilization by continuous operation at 65 KΩ and by the polarization and power curves made

From: Electrochemical performance and microbial community profiles in microbial fuel cells in relation to electron transfer mechanisms

  MFC-A MFC-D MFC-N
U/mV (65 KΩ) 90.9 ± 1.8 64.6 ± 3.8 11.28 ± 1.7
OCV/mV 144.9 ± 5.33 132.2 ± 7.85 34.04 ± 8.67
Rint/KΩ 43.7 ± 2.7 78.1 ± 2.17 54.49 ± 5.63
Max j/μA·cm−2 0.34 ± 0.04 0.16 ± 0.01 0.06 ± 0.01
Max Pd/μW·cm−2 1.0e−2 ± 1.2e−3 4.99e−3 ± 4.08e−4 5.21e−4 ± 2.7e−4
E° Cathode/V (vs SHE) 0.18 ± 0.005 0.20 ± 0.002 0.28 ± 0.02
E° Anode/V (vs SHE) −0.03 ± 0.01 −0.05 ± 0.005 −0.23 ± 0.013