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Application of xidized lignins obtained from banana residues in the treatment of industrial effluents containing heavy metals

Grant number: 19/26924-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2020
Effective date (End): March 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Chemical Engineering - Chemical Technology
Principal researcher:Adilson Roberto Gonçalves
Grantee:Tárik Chaves Taha
Home Institution: Instituto de Pesquisa em Bioenergia (IPBEN). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:17/22401-8 - Fruit-refinery: obtention processes, characterization methods and generation of products derived from residues of the fruitculture, AP.TEM


The objective of the project is to obtain and oxidize lignins from banana residues, quantify and compare the chelating capacity of the oxidized lignins with the aim to add value at a product that can be used in the removal of heavy metals from indutrial effluents.

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