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Table 2. Comparison of adsorption capacity and Freundlich isotherm constants for Cr (VI) with other adsorbents.

Adsorbent

Kf

1/n

qmax

Reference

Rhizopus arrhizus

10.99

0.18

23.88

Prakasham et al. 1999

Rhizopus nigrificans

12.06

3.24

99.00

Bai and Abraham, 2001

Chlorella vulgaris

0.48

1.26

33.80

Cetinkaya et al. 1999

Scenedesmus obliquus

0.68

1.42

30.20

Cetinkaya et al. 1999

Synechocystis sp.

1.54

1.40

39.00

Cetinkaya et al. 1999

Cone biomass

38.38

0.35

201.81

Ucun et al. 2002

Bengal gram husk

2.815

1.814

91.64

This study


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