Decolorisation of synthetic dye by Guava (Psidiumguajava) leaf powder - A statistical approach

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Abstract

Guava (Psidiumguajava) leaf powder was used as an adsorbent to remove a synthetic dye Coomassie Brilliant Blue. A two level full-factorial design of three factors namely, pH, adsorbent dosage and temperature were performed and the effects of each parameter was analysed by statistical techniques. A regression model was proposed and it was statistically significant. pH had a major negative effect on biosorption process and it had an interaction effect with temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3239-3244
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research
Volume4
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 30-07-2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmaceutical Science

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