Electricity generating by Microbial Fuel Cell


  • Shaimaa Nghamish Mizil Department of , College of Science, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Iraq




Electricity generating, Microbial Fuel Cell, Saccharomyces cervesia, E.coli, pseudomonas aeroginosa.


In this study we tried to convert the chemical energy to electrical energy by using microbial fuel cell (MFC) consist of two chambers (anode and cathode) in presence of bacteria (Escherichia coli, pseudomonas aeroginosa ) and yeast (Saccharomyces cervesia) in the anode chamber to generate electrons. The system was started with glucose concentration 5gm/l in different pH value from (5-8). From the results we get the great generation of electricity with S. cervesia at pH 5 and the maximum voltage was 833mv. In case of bacteria that used in our experiment, the suitable pH for generation the electricity was (7).


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How to Cite

S. N. Mizil, “Electricity generating by Microbial Fuel Cell”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 27, no. 4, Mar. 2017.



Biological Science