Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
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Vol. 6 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 2003
 


Table 3. Copper(II) adsorption capacities of reported sorbents.

Adsorbent

qmax (mmol/g)

References

Granulated activated carbon, F-400

0.03

Muraleedharan et al. 1995

Rhizopus arrhizus

0.25

Volesky, 1990

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

0.29

Chang et al. 1997

Phanerochaete chrysosporium

0.42

Say et al. 2001

Rhizopus arrhizus

0.53

Sag et al. 1998

Pre-treated Ecklonia radiata

1.11

Matheickal and Yu, 1999

Pre-treated Durvillaea potatorum

1.30

Matheickal and Yu, 1999

Chlorella vulgaris

1.40

Mehta and Gaur, 2001

Ulothrix zonata

2.77

Nuhoglu et al. 2002

Sargassum sp.

1.48

This study


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