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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016, Article ID 7245829, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7245829
Research Article

Removal of Mercury(II) from Aqueous Solutions by Adsorption on Poly(1-amino-5-chloroanthraquinone) Nanofibrils: Equilibrium, Kinetics, and Mechanism Studies

1Research Center for Analysis and Measurement, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650093, China
2School of Materials Science and Engineering, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650093, China
3State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials, College of Materials Science and Engineering, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China
4Faculty of Science, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650093, China

Received 30 December 2015; Accepted 25 February 2016

Academic Editor: Régis Guegan

Copyright © 2016 Shaojun Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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