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PAMAM dendrimer for mitigating humic foulant

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Abstract

Poly(amidoamine) (PAMAM) dendrimers have been established as efficient ligands for the removal of humic acid (HA) foulant, based upon electrostatic and hydrophobic interactions, as well as hydrogen bonding. This proof-of-concept study indicates the broad utility of dendritic nanotechnology for water treatment and environmental applications.

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The article was received on 21 Jun 2012, accepted on 16 Jul 2012 and first published on 16 Jul 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21245E
Citation: RSC Adv., 2012,2, 7997-8001
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    PAMAM dendrimer for mitigating humic foulant

    P. Bhattacharya, N. Conroy, A. M. Rao, B. A. Powell, D. A. Ladner and P. C. Ke, RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 7997
    DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21245E

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