Table 1: Surface areas and pore volumes of the polymeric membranes of pure CS/CMC, CS/CMC/IL, and CS/CMC/IL/Ag(0) membranes.

Polymeric membrane CS/CMCIL

(a) CS/CMC5 g36 m2/g ± 10%
(b) CS/CMC/IL5 g0.5 g22 m2/g ± 10%
(d) CS/CMC/IL/Ag(0)10 mg5 g0.5 g88 m2/g ± 10%