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  • Carotenoids and antioxidant enzymes as biomarkers of the impact of heavy metals in food chain 

    Andrianos, Vangelis; Stoikou, Vasiliki; Tsikrika, Konstantina; Lamprou, Dimitra; Stasinos, Sotiris; Proestos, Charalampos; Zabetakis, Ioannis (Enviro Research Publishers, 2016-03-25)
    Antioxidant enzymes (catalase and peroxidase) and carotenoids (lutein and â-carotene) are often used as biomarkers of metal contamination of water and agricultural soils. In this study, the effects of heavy metals present ...
  • Methods of using carbon nanotubes as filter media to remove aqueous heavy metals 

    Tian, Yuan; Gao, Bin; Morales, Veronica L.; Wu, Lei; Wang, Yu; Munoz-Carpena, Rafael; Cao, Can; Huang, Qingguo; Yang, Liuyan (Elsevier, 2012-11)
    Although carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are well known to have a strong affinity to various heavy metals in aqueous solution, little research has been dedicated to exploit their use in fixed-bed water treatment systems (e.g., ...
  • Treatment of metal-contaminated wastewater: a comparison of low-cost biosorbents 

    Akunwa, N. K.; Muhammad, M. N.; Akunna, Joseph C. (Elsevier, 2014-12-15)
    This study aimed to identify some optimum adsorption conditions for the use of low-cost adsorbent, seaweed (Ascophyllum nodosum), sawdust and reed plant (Phragmites australis) root, in the treatment of metal contaminated ...