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Research Article

Cadmium Removal from Aqueous Systems Using Opuntia albicarpa L. Scheinvar as Biosorbent

Table 1

Cadmium removal by biosorption.

Bioadsorbent[Cd]i (mg L−1)Sorption capacity (mg/g) or removal efficiency (%)Experimental conditionsReference

Rice husk11.2426.73[B] = 500 mg L−1
= 25°C
pH = 2.0–6.0
[13]

Olive tree pruning waste1–1036.6[B] = 100 mg L−1
pH = 5.5 
= 21 ± 0.4°C
= 120 min
[14]

Dried cladodes (Opuntia ficus)30–30012.07–30.42
10.5–36.7
[B] = 500–4000 mg L−1
pH = 2.3–6.5
= 25–60°C
[15]

Dehydrated nopal (DHN) of Opuntia albicarpa L. Scheinvar 1.60.14–0.275
8.1–35.2
[B] = 500–1000 mg L−1
pH 4.0
This study

Thermally treated nopal (TN) Opuntia albicarpa L. Scheinvar1.60.39–0.23
22.3–53.3
[B] = 500–2000 mg L−1
pH 4.0
This study

[Cd]: initial cadmium concentration, [B]: dosage of biosorbent.

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