Environ Res 2021 Aug 19;199:111322. Epub 2021 May 19.
State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Plant Resources and Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Zhuhai), School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, 510275, PR China; State Key Laboratory of Desert and Oasis Ecology, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Urumqi, 830011, PR China. Electronic address:
Heavy metal pollution in the water bodies causes a serious threat to all living beings. Extended exposure of heavy metals such as nickel (Ni) ions causes cancer. Henceforth, the current study investigated the removal of Ni ions from the electroplating effluent using nanocomposites namely, Graphene Oxide (GO) and Reduced Graphene Oxide (rGO) in the presence of various factors such as contact time, pH, agitation speed and sorbent dosage. Read More