Environmental biology and biotechnology
1. Optimization of chromium(VI) biosorption using gooseberry seeds by response surface methodology

J. Aravind; P. Kanmani; G. Sudha; R. Balan

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 61-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2016.01.007

Abstract
  The current investigation presents the role of gooseberry (Phyllanthus acidus) seeds as an effective biosorbent for remediating chromium (VI)), a toxic heavy metal pollutant commonly found in effluents from tanneries and relevant industries. Biosorption was affected by pH, temperature and initial metal ...  Read More

2. Equilibrium and kinetic study on chromium (VI) removal from simulated waste water using gooseberry seeds as a novel biosorbent

J. Aravind; G. Sudha;; P. Kanmani; A.J. Devisri; S. Dhivyalakshmi; M. Raghavprasad

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 233-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/gjesm.2015.03.006

Abstract
  Gooseberry seed (Phyllanthus acidus) was used as an adsorbent to determine its feasibility for the removal of Cr(VI). Various parameters such as pH, temperature, contact time, initial metal concentration and adsorbent dosage were investigated to determine the biosorption performance. Equilibrium was ...  Read More