Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 10 No. 3, Issue of August 15, 2007
 


Table 2. Values of constant separation factor for lead and chromium biosorption.


Initial concentration C0, mg l-1

(chromium)
RL = 1/(1 + bCo)

(lead)
RL = 1/(1 + bCo)

10

0.895

0.819

25

0.774

0.645

50

0.631

0.476

100

0.461

0.312

250

0.255

0.154

500

0.146

0.083

1000

0.079

0.043


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