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Author(s): Ashok Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Sunil Chopra, Anil Sindhu


DOI: 10.52711/0974-4150.2023.00063   

Address: Ashok Kumar1, Pawan Kumar2, Sunil Chopra2, Anil Sindhu2
1Department of Chemistry, RKSD College, Kaithal -136027, Haryana.
2Department of Biotechnology, DCR University of Science and Technology, Murthal -131039, Haryana.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 5,     Year - 2023

The biopolymer chitosan is a biodegradable, biocompatible polymer that has been scientifically proven to be an efficient organic compound for the adsorption of heavy metals from a variety of industrial wastewater. Heavy metals are toxic and can cause a variety of harmful health effects, even in low concentrations. Therefore, it is important to remove them from the wastewater to ensure the water is safe for consumption and other uses. Chitosan is a superior adsorbent because it contains functional groups like hydroxyl and amino. Nano-chitosan can be fabricated using various methods but modern nanotechnology research focuses on developing highly efficient and cost-effective green technology. The remarkable physicochemical features of nano-chitosan make it suited for usage in enhancing the durability and washability of textile supplies as well as giving them antibacterial capabilities.

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Ashok Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Sunil Chopra, Anil Sindhu. Application of Chitosan Nanoparticles in the Adsorption of Heavy Metals from Wastewater: A Concise Review. Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry. 2023; 16(5):389-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-4150.2023.00063

Ashok Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Sunil Chopra, Anil Sindhu. Application of Chitosan Nanoparticles in the Adsorption of Heavy Metals from Wastewater: A Concise Review. Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry. 2023; 16(5):389-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-4150.2023.00063   Available on:

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