Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2006 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 9 No. 2, Issue of April 15, 2006
 


Table 1. Surface properties of pure C. bicolor biomass using particle size (Ám) of 100.

Surface properties

Amount

Bulk density, g cm-1

1.63 ▒ 0.11

Specific surface area, m2 g-1

32.91 ▒ 1.22

Porosity, %

59.31 ▒ 1.14

Pore volume, cm3 g-1

0.61 ▒ 0.03

Cation exchange capacity, meq g-1

25.69 ▒ 0.58

Surface charge density, meq m-2

0.78 ▒ 0.04

Source: Horsfall and Spiff, 2004a.
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