Environ Pollut 2021 May 27;285:117443. Epub 2021 May 27.
Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, 247667, Uttarakhand, India; Centre for Transportation Systems, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, 247667, Uttarakhand, India. Electronic address:
Heavy metal pollution in ecosystem is a global threat. The associated toxicity and carcinogenic nature of heavy metals/metalloids such as mercury, cadmium, lead, and arsenic are imposing a severe risk to both ecological diversity and human lives. Harnessing the adaptive feature of microalgae for remediating toxic heavy metal has reached a milestone in past few decades. Read More