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A Short Analysis of Biosorbents and its Potential Removal Contaminants from Aqueous Media

Dison S P Franco and Guilherme L Dotto*

Chemical Engineering Department, Federal University of Santa Maria-UFSM, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

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Received Date: May 06, 2020;  Published Date: May 13, 2020


Biosorbents are materials applied in the sorption process, and are extensively studied throughout the years. Here a brief discussion about the origin of each common biosorbent studied and major characteristics are presented.

Keywords: Characteristics; Biosorbent; Dyes; Heavy metal; Pesticides; Pharmaceuticals

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