Novel Biomaterials: Decontamination of Toxic Metals from Wastewater

Novel Biomaterials: Decontamination of Toxic Metals from Wastewater

by Shalini Srivastava, Pritee Goyal


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642263330
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 07/03/2012
Series: Environmental Science and Engineering
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.13(d)

Table of Contents

Heavy Metals: Environmental Threat.- Detoxification of Metals – Biochelation.- Metal Decontamination: Techniques Used So Far.- Existing Metal Removal Technologies: Demerits.- Hyperaccumulation: A Phytoremedial Approach.- Biosorption: A Promising Green Approach.- Biosorption: Mechanistic Aspects.- Biosorbents Used So Far.- Biosorption: Application Strategies.- Designing of Experiments.- Interpretations.- Sorption Isotherms and Kinetics.- Reusability of Biomaterial: A Cost-Effective Approach.- Characterization of Metal–Biomaterial Interaction.- Protein as Possible Bioactive Principle.- Novel Biomaterials – Commercialization Approach.

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