Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 10 No. 1, Issue of January 15, 2007
 

Table 3. Effect of chemical treatment of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on lead biosorption from battery manufacturing industrial effluent.


Sl. No.

Chemical treatment

(*)Effect (%)

1

Methylation of amines

(-) 53.38

2

Esterification of carboxylic acids

(-) 96.34

3

Esterification of phosphates

(-) 17.61

4

Modification of sulfhydryl group

(-) 2.35

5

Extraction of lipids

(-) 35.68

(*) (-) signifies negative effect.

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