7. Biosorption of Heavy Metals – New Perspectives

  1. Romeela Mohee2 and
  2. Ackmez Mudhoo3
  1. Teresa Tavares and
  2. Hugo Figueiredo

Published Online: 4 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch7

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

How to Cite

Tavares, T. and Figueiredo, H. (2012) Biosorption of Heavy Metals – New Perspectives, in Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications (eds R. Mohee and A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Professor, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

  2. 3

    Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

Author Information

  1. University of Minho, IBB – Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, Braga, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118062845

Online ISBN: 9781118371220

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Keywords:

  • heavy metals;
  • hexavalent chromium;
  • oxidation reactions;
  • biosorption;
  • chromium

Summary

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  • Biosorption of Heavy Metals – New Perspectives