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Potential of Microbial Biomass for Heavy Metal Removal: A Review

@inproceedings{Mahajan2015PotentialOM,
  title={Potential of Microbial Biomass for Heavy Metal Removal: A Review},
  author={Garima Mahajan and Dhiraj Sud},
  year={2015}
}
Present review paper deals with extensive literature survey in exploring the potential of microbial biomass for the sequestering of toxic heavy metals from aquatic streams. Presently more than half billion people are underprivileged and deprived of fresh water, clean air, soil and pure food. Contamination of aquatic streams due to release of toxic metal ions is a stern issue demanding global concern. Toxic metals such as Cr (VI), Cd (II), Pb (II), Zn (II), Ni (II) and many more are being… 

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