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Research Article

New Sustainable Biosorbent Based on Recycled Deoiled Carob Seeds: Optimization of Heavy Metals Remediation

Table 4

Pseudo-first-order and pseudo-second-order kinetic parameters for the biosorption of Co(II) and Cd(II).

MetalBiosorbent (mg/g)Pseudo-first-orderPseudo-second-order
(mg/g) (1/min) (mg/g) (g/mg·min)

Cd(II)Raw-seeds34.57834.1590.0710.99637.2300.0020.992
HCl-seeds8.9429.0760.0430.99110.3800.0050.972
NaOH-seeds45.90545.8630.2960.99242.6490.0090.994

Co(II)Raw-seeds18.96318.9640.0640.99820.6970.0040.993
HCl-seeds6.9297.0900.0220.9848.9070.0020.973
NaOH-seeds27.67627.6050.0510.99928.7410.0050.997

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