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1. Novel synthesis of fluorescent carbon dots from bio-based Carica Papaya leaves: optical and structural properties with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities.

Fluorescent carbon dots (CDs) are prepared from a natural resource Carica Papaya Leaves, by sand bath method. The as-synthesized CDs optical and structural properties were characterized by UltraViolet-Visible, FT- IR, and fluorescence spectroscopy. Also the size, shape, and particle size...

Author(s) : Gudimella, K. K.; Gangaraju Gedda; Kumar, P. S.; Babu, B. K.; Bhaskar Yamajala; Rao, B. V.; Singh, P. P.; Deepak Kumar; Ajit Sharma

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.40

2. Green approaches in synthesising nanomaterials for environmental nanobioremediation: technological advancements, applications, benefits and challenges.

Green synthesis approaches of nanomaterials (NMs) have received considerable attention in recent years as it addresses the sustainability issues posed by conventional synthesis methods. However, recent works of literature do not present the complete picture of biogenic NMs. This paper addresses the ...

Author(s) : Ahmed, S. F.; Mofijur, M.; Nazifa Rafa; Chowdhury, A. T.; Sidratun Chowdhury; Muntasha Nahrin; Islam, A. B. M. S.; Ong, H. C.

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Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.241

3. Preparation of pamam modified pvdf membrane and its adsorption performance for copper ions.

As one of the main pollutants of water pollution, the potential toxicity of heavy metal ions always threatens the safety of human and nature. Therefore, how to effectively remove heavy metal ions has become an important research topic in environmental protection. In the existing research,...

Author(s) : Sun HeYu; Ji ZhiCheng; He Yang; Wang LianHuan; Zhan Jiang; Chen Li; Zhao YiPing

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.59

4. Removal of lead ions from wastewater using lanthanum sulfide nanoparticle decorated over magnetic graphene oxide.

In this study, the new lanthanum sulfide nanoparticle (La2S3) was synthesized and incorporated onto magnetic graphene oxide (MGO) sheets surface to produce potential adsorbent (MGO@LaS) for efficient removal of lead ions (Pb2+) from wastewater. The synthesized MGO@LaS adsorbent was characterized...

Author(s) : Rezania, S.; Mojiri, A.; Park Junboum; Nawrot, N.; Wojciechowska, E.; Najat Marraiki; Zaghloul, N. S. S.

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Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.50

5. The mechanistic pathways of arsenic transport in rice cultivars: soil to mouth.

Rice cultivars are major conduit of arsenic (As) poisoning to human. We quantified transferability of fifteen rice cultivars representing three groups i.e., high yielding variety (HYV), local aromatic rice (LAR) and hybrid for As from soil to cooked rice and its ingestion led health risk,...

Author(s) : Rubina Khanam; Kulsum, P. G. P. S.; Biswapati Mandal; Hazra, G. C.; Dipa Kundu

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.54

6. The toxicity of hexavalent chromium to soil microbial processes concerning soil properties and aging time.

Chromium (Cr) pollution has attracted much attention due to its biological toxicity. However, little is known regarding Cr toxicity to soil microorganisms. The present study assesses the toxicity of Cr(VI) on two microbial processes, potential nitrification rate (PNR) and substrate-induced...

Author(s) : Zhang XueMeng; Zhang Xin; Li LinFeng; Fu GengXue; Liu XiaoYing; Xing ShuPing; Feng HaiYan; Chen BaoDong

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.117

7. Synthesis of core-heteroshell structure for ZIF-67/VTM and its efficient activation of peroxymonosulfate in treatment of levofloxacin from an aqueous solution.

A core-heteroshell structural magnetic composite of ZIF-67/Vanadium-titanium magnetite (VTM) was successfully synthesized through a feasible solvothermal method and efficiently used in activation of peroxymonosulfate (PMS) for the treatment of levofloxacin (LVF) in an aqueous solution. The...

Author(s) : Wan HongYou; Yan JingWei; Guo Cong; Cui QuanTao; Zhang Wei

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.71

8. Enhancing the mediated electrochemical reduction process combined with developed liquid-gas electrochemical flow sensors for sustainable N2O removal at room temperature.

New electrocatalysts with high reduction efficiency are needed to upgrade the mediated electrochemical reduction for real applications. In addition, automation is required to quantify active electrocatalysts in alkaline media and air pollution. In this study, N2O was removed sustainably by...

Author(s) : Silambarasan, P.; Moon, I. S.

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Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.40

9. C12-HSL is an across-boundary signal molecule that could alleviate fungi Galactomyces's filamentation: A new mechanism on activated sludge bulking.

Fungal bulking is caused by fungi excessive growth and morphological changes, resulting from the evolution toward fungi dominant activated sludge. Communication across fungi and bacteria boundary that mediated by bacterial signal molecules (SMs) probably is the central induce caused fungal bulking...

Author(s) : Lu Xin; Wang Yue; Chen CongLi; Feng ZhiXuan; Huo Yang; Zhou DanDan

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.54

10. Biosustainable production of nanoparticles via mycogenesis for biotechnological applications: a critical review.

The demand for the green synthesis of nanoparticles has gained prominence over the conventional chemical and physical syntheses, which often entails toxic chemicals, energy consumption and ultimately lead to negative environmental impact. In the green synthesis approach, naturally available...

Author(s) : Sudheer, S.; Bai, R. G.; Muthoosamy, K.; Tuvikene, R.; Gupta, V. K.; Manickam, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.149

11. Comparative degradation of 5-fluorouracil in aqueous solution by using H2O2-modified subcritical water, photocatalytic oxidation and electro-Fenton processes.

This study investigated the degradation of the antineoplastic agent 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) widely applied to treat different cancers using different advanced oxidation processes such as electro-Fenton (EF), photocatalysis with TiO2, and H2O2-modified subcritical water oxidation. The treatment with...

Author(s) : Kulaksiz, E.; Kayan, B.; Gözmen, B.; Kalderis, D.; Oturan, N.; Oturan, M. A.

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Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.85

12. Nanostructured graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4)-CTAB modified electrode for the highly sensitive detection of amino-triazole and linuron herbicides.

In agro-areas, linuron (LNR) and amino-triazole (ATZ) are the widely used herbicides to protect crops, but their widespread use pollutes the environment, especially when these are mixed with water or soil. In efforts to address these environmental issues and to detect trace quantities of the...

Author(s) : Davalasab Ilager; Shetti, N. P.; Reddy, K. R.; Tuwar, S. M.; Aminabhavi, T. M.

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Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.75

13. Fabrication of graphene oxide-p-Phenylenediamine nanocomposites as fluorescent chemosensors for detection of metal ions.

In this work, graphene oxide-p-Phenylenediamine nanocomposites of two different ratios of Graphene oxide: p-Phenylenediamine (1:1 and 1:5) were prepared and characterized by using analytical, spectroscopic and microscopic studies (GO-pPD 11 and GO-pPD 15). These nanocomposites were employed as...

Author(s) : Rajivgandhi, G.; Bhavya, K.; Vidhya, B.; Alharbi, N. S.; Shine Kadaikunnan; Khaled, J. M.; Alanzi, K. F.; Nandhakumar, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.39

14. Effect of substrate structure on medium chain fatty acids production and reactor microbiome.

The medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs) produced from organic wastes can replace part fossil-fuel-based products to promote the sustainable development of economy and environment. However, the selection and collocation of feedstocks for MCFAs production are lack of reference basis. This study thereby...

Author(s) : Wu QingLian; Ren WeiTong; Guo WanQian; Ren NanQi

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.37

15. Substantial improvement in the adsorption behavior of montmorillonite toward Tartrazine through hexadecylamine impregnation.

In the present work, the surface of montmorillonite K10 was successfully modified by hexadecylamine surfactant (Mt-HDA) and its intercalation and characteristics were assessed by XRD, FTIR, SEM, EDX and BET methods. Also, its adsorption performance was systematically examined in the removal of...

Author(s) : Tabrizi, S. H.; Tanhaei, B.; Ayati, A.; Ranjbari, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.71

16. Agricultural waste materials for adsorptive removal of phenols, chromium (VI) and cadmium (II) from wastewater: a review.

Management of basic natural resources and the spent industrial and domestic streams to provide a sustainable safe environment for healthy living is a magnum challenge to scientists and environmentalists. The present remedial approach to the wastewater focuses on recovering pure water for reuse and...

Author(s) : Othmani, A.; Magdouli, S.; Senthil Kumar, P.; Ashish Kapoor; Chellam, P. V.; Gökkus, Ö.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.224

17. Seasonal and short-term variations of bacteria and pathogenic bacteria on road deposited sediments.

The bacteria (including pathogenic bacteria) attached to road deposited sediments (RDS) may interrelate with the microbe in the atmosphere, soil and water through resuspension and wash-off, and is of great significance to human and ecological health. However, the characteristics of bacterial...

Author(s) : Wang JingShu; Huang Jinhui [Huang, J. J.]; Lynch, I.

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Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.68

18. Effect of rhamnolipids on the fungal elimination of toluene vapor in a biotrickling filter under stressed operational conditions.

The application of rhamnolipids in a fungal-cultured biotrickling filter (BTF) has a significant impact on toluene removal. Two BTFs were used; BTF-A, a control bed, and BTF-B fed with rhamnolipids. The effect of empty bed residence times (EBRTs) on toluene bioavailability was investigated. Removal ...

Author(s) : Dewidar, A. A.; Sorial, G. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.91

19. Role of nanomaterials in deactivating multiple drug resistance efflux pumps - a review.

The changes in lifestyle and living conditions have affected not only humans but also microorganisms. As man invents new drugs and therapies, pathogens alter themselves to survive and thrive. Multiple drug resistance (MDR) is the talk of the town for decades now. Many generations of medications...

Author(s) : Nibedita Dey; Kamatchi, C.; Vickram, A. S.; Anbarasu, K.; Thanigaivel, S.; Jeyanthi Palanivelu; Pugazhendhi, A.; Ponnusamy, V. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.200

20. Statistical optimization of silver nanoparticle synthesis by green tea extract and its efficacy on colorimetric detection of mercury from industrial waste water.

For the optimization of silver nanoparticle production, a central composite design was used with three parameters: AgNO3 concentration, green tea extract concentration, and temperature at three different levels. The size of the synthesized silver nanoparticle, its UV absorbance, zeta potential, and ...

Author(s) : Prema, P.; Veeramanikandan, V.; Rameshkumar, K.; Gatasheh, M. K.; Hatamleh, A. A.; Balasubramani, R.; Balaji, P.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.82

21. Adsorption of metolachlor by a novel magnetic illite-biochar and recovery from soil.

In this study, we investigated a highly efficient adsorbent that can be recycled from the soil. Walnut shells were used as raw materials to prepare original ecological biochar (OBC), illite modified biochar (IBC), FeCl3 modified biochar (magnetic biochar; MBC), and illite and FeCl3 modified biochar ...

Author(s) : Liu Lu; Wang XiaoRou; Fang WanYi; Li XiaoHan; Shan DeXin; Dai YingJie

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.69

22. Optimization of the photocatalyst coating and operating conditions in an intimately coupled photocatalysis and biodegradation reactor: towards stable and efficient performance.

Intimately coupled photocatalysis and biodegradation (ICPB) is an attractive novel technology for the mineralization and detoxification of persistent organics. Good photocatalytic performance is essential for an advanced ICPB operation, and the photocatalyst coating and illumination conditions are...

Author(s) : Guo Yun; Dong ShuangShi; Zhou DanDan

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.35

23. Facile synthesis of a novel BaSnO3/MXene nanocomposite by electrostatic self-assembly for efficient photodegradation of 4-nitrophenol.

Photocatalysis is regarded as one of the most effective strategies for the removal of the toxic organic pollutants from aqueous solutions. However, a lack of the efficient photocatalysts prevents the widespread practical application. Herein, the electrostatic self-assembly method has been designed...

Author(s) : Chen Shu; Liu Rui; Kuai ZeYuan; Li XueZhi; Lian ShanShan; Jiang DongLin; Tang JianFeng; Li Ling; Wu Ruoxi; Peng Chang

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.49

24. Shape optimization of egg-shaped sewer pipes based on the nondominated sorting genetic algorithm (NSGA-II).

Overflow pollution is an undesired issue that commonly occurs in combined sewers under wet weather conditions. There is a lack of existing studies on the structural optimization of sewers to prevent siltation, and no previous study on egg-shaped sewers with this purpose has confirmed satisfactory...

Author(s) : Wu HanTing; Huang YangRui; Chen Lei; Zhu YingJie; Li HuaiZheng

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.40

25. Rapid and efficient reduction of chromate by novel Pd/Fe@biomass derived from Enterococcus faecalis.

Efficient reduction of chromate is highly desirable for its detoxification and remediation of the contaminated environment. This study described a fusion of the concepts of precious metal biorecovery and fabrication of Pd/Fe@biomass derived from simulated wastewater. The effectiveness of...

Author(s) : Wei XiaoRong; Zhu NengWu; Huang, J.; Kang NaiXin; Li Fei; Wu PingXiao; Dang Zhi

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.39