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Removal of 60Co2+ and 137Cs+ ions from low radioactive solutions using Azolla caroliniana willd. water fern

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This study concerns the removal of the 137Cs+ and 60Co2+ β+γ-radioactive ions in Azolla caroliniana Willd. water fern. The living fern and two different types of biosorbent prepared from Azolla caroliniana were tested to remove the above-mentioned radioactive ions from dilute solutions, in the absence and in the presence of the ionic competition. Effective 137Cs+ and 60Co2+ ions removal from low radioactive wastewaters was demonstrated. The time dependent K d(t) values were calculated from the absorption data. These results indicate that removal process achieved equilibrium in about 120 min and that it involves two steps: rapid and slow absorption; the active process (metabolic bioaccumulation on the living fern) was responsible for above one half of the total removal process. A thin layer radiochromatography study leads to the conclusion that the biochemical components in which 137Cs+ and 60Co2+ place themselves are of a polysaccharide and lipoid fractions.
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Czasopismo
Rocznik
Tom
2
Numer
3
Strony
434-445
Opis fizyczny
Daty
wydano
2004-09-01
online
2004-09-01
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autor
  • Faculty of Chemistry, “Al.I. Cuza” University, 11-Carol I Bd., 700506, Ia§i, Romania, kpopa@ch.tuiasi.ro
  • Faculty of Chemistry, “Al.I. Cuza” University, 11-Carol I Bd., 700506, Ia§i, Romania
  • Faculty of Chemistry, “Al.I. Cuza” University, 11-Carol I Bd., 700506, Ia§i, Romania
autor
  • Faculty of Biology, University of Bacau, 157-Calea Mârâ§e§ti, 600115, Bacâu, Romania
  • Faculty of Material Science and Engineering, “Transilvania” University, 50-Iuliu Maniu Str., 50091, Bra§ov, Romania
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