Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 10 No. 3, Issue of August 15, 2007
 


Table 2. Maximum removal of Pb, Cr and Mn by Thypha latifolia and Scirpus americanus root cultures.


Metal

T. latifolia (µg g-1)a

S. americanus (µg g-1)a

Cr

90.0 (6)

158.7 (4)

Mn

20.4 (8)

55.6 (6)

Pb

1867 (8)

5000 (8)

aThe number in parenthesis represents the day in which maximum metal uptake was observed.

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