Removal of Copper Using Activated Carbon Adsorbent and Its Antibacterial Antifungal Activity

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K. Kayalvizhi
N. M. I. Alhaji


Batch adsorption equilibrium of Cu (II) was studied by using saw dust Chitosan composite beads. Experiments were performed at different pH, various concentrations of adsorbent and adsorbate, agitation speed, contact time for adsorption of Cu (II). Adsorption capacity and percentage removal were calculated. Thermodynamics parameters such as ∆H, ∆S, were calculated. The result shows that Chitosan composite charcoal bead is a good adsorbent for Cu (II) removal. For the activated carbon adsorbent antibacterial and antifungal activity have analyzed and reported.

Activated carbon adsorbent, adsorbate, removal of copper and chitosan.

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Kayalvizhi, K., & Alhaji, N. M. I. (2020). Removal of Copper Using Activated Carbon Adsorbent and Its Antibacterial Antifungal Activity. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 31(1), 24-33.
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