Electrostatic Effects in Biosorption. The Role of the Electrochemistry
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Biosorption is the passive sequestration of pollutants by non-metabolizing non-living biomass. The technique emerged in 1980's as a possible alternative method for wastewater treatments in an environmentally friendly manner. In this paper it is shown that a basic research in biosorption processes is closely related to the field of Electrochemistry according to the conceptual division of this area in Ionics and Electrodics.
Is part ofPortugaliae Electrochimica Acta, 2007, vol. 25, num. 1, p. 43-54
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