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Title: Determination of biosorption conditions of Methyl Orange by Humicola fuscoatra
Authors: Subasioglu, Tugba
Bilkay, Isil Seyis
Keywords: Biosorption
Dye
Humicola fuscoatra
Methyl Orange
Issue Date: Dec-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract:  This study presents effects of biomass concentration, dye concentration, agitation time, initial pH and temperature on dye (Methyl Orange) removal by dead fungal biomass of Humicola fuscoatra. Biosorption capacity was found dependent mainly on dye and adsorbent dosage. Highest adsorption efficiency was achieved with fungal biomass at 0.5g/l. Dye concentration (100 mg/ l) was found optimum for maximum dye removal. At acidic pH (3-5) and 30 C, Methyl Orange biosorption increased significantly in first 6 h.
Page(s): 1075-1077
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Source:JSIR Vol.68(12) [December 2009]

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