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Title: Determination of biosorption conditions of Methyl Orange by <i>Humicola fuscoatra</i>
Authors: Subasioglu, Tugba
Bilkay, Isil Seyis
Keywords: Biosorption
<i>Humicola fuscoatra</i>
Methyl Orange
Issue Date: Dec-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: <smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="City"><smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="place"> 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 <i>Humicola fuscoatra</i>. 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. </smarttagtype></smarttagtype>
Description: 1075-1077
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.68(12) [December 2009]

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