Surface modified bacterial biosorbent with poly(allylamine hydrochloride): Development using response surface methodology and use for recovery of hexachloroplatinate(IV) from aqueous solution.

Department of New Paradigm for BIN Fusion Technology, WCU Project, Chonbuk National University, Jeonbuk 561-756, Republic of Korea.
Water Research (Impact Factor: 5.32). 12/2010; 44(20):5919-28. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.07.034
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