Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2006 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 9 No. 4, Issue of July 15, 2006
 

Table 2. Comparison of % metal uptake results of some metals from the selected literature by various biosorbents.


Biosorbent

(%) uptake

References

 

UMB a

MB b

Metal ion

 

Spirulina maxima

84

92

Pb 2+

Liu et al. 2005

Lentinus sajor-caju

50

60

Cr 6+

Bayramoglu et al. 2005

Penicillium chrysogenum

22

76.3

Pb 2+

Deng and Ting, 2005

Aspergillus niger

28.18

92.84

Pb 2+

This study


a) UMB: Unmodified biomass
b) MB: Modified biomass.


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