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Research Article

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

Table 6

Comparison of biosorption capacity (qm) of Raw-seeds, HCl-seeds, and NaOH-seeds for Cd(II) and Co(II) with different other biosorbents.

Adsorbentqm (mg/g) Cd(II)qm (mg/g) Co(II)References

Pine bark28.00[48]
Peat22.50[49]
Hazelnut shells5.42[50]
Waste tea leaves31.48[51]
Aquatic plant Najas graminea28.0020.6[52]
Black carrot residues5.35[53]
Coir pith12.82[54]
J. rubens (red algae)30.5032.6[55]
Saw dust26.73[56]
Neem bark25.57[57]
Mangosteen shell3.150.34[11]
Areca catechu10.66[58]
27.15[59]
Rose waste biomass20.63[60]
31.3517.41[24]
Sargassum wightii14.9010.46[24]
Raw-carob49.6330.04[24]
HCl-carob
NaOH-carob
Raw-seeds31.3517.41Present study
HCl-seeds14.9010.46Present study
NaOH-seeds49.6330.04Present study

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