Algae-mediated removal of selected pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) from Lake Mead water.

@article{Bai2017AlgaemediatedRO,
  title={Algae-mediated removal of selected pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) from Lake Mead water.},
  author={Xuelian Bai and K. Anant Acharya},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2017},
  volume={581-582},
  pages={
          734-740
        }
}
The persistence and fate of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) in the Lake Mead ecosystem are particularly important considering the potential ecological risks and human health impacts. This study evaluated the removal of five common PPCPs (i.e., trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole, carbamazepine, ciprofloxacin, and triclosan) from Lake Mead water mediated by the green alga Nannochloris sp. The results from the incubation studies showed that trimethoprim and carbamazepine were highly… CONTINUE READING
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