Removal of Heavy Metals from Drinking Water by Magnetic Carbon Nanostructures Prepared from Biomass

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Muneeb Ur Rahman Khattak, Muhammad; Zahoor, Muhammad; Muhammad, Bakhtiar; Khan, Farhat Ali; Ullah, Riaz; AbdEI-Salam, Naser M.; (2017)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Nanomaterials (issn: 1687-4110, eissn: 1687-4129)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2017/5670371
  • Subject: Technology (General) | T1-995 | Article Subject

Heavy metals contamination of drinking water has significant adverse effects on human health due to their toxic nature. In this study a new adsorbent, magnetic graphitic nanostructures were prepared from watermelon waste. The adsorbent was characterized by different ins... View more
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