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Synthesis of Quercetin Loaded Nanoparticles Based on Alginate for Pb(II) Adsorption in Aqueous Solution.

Qi Y, Jiang M, Cui YL, Zhao L, Zhou X - Nanoscale Res Lett (2015)

Bottom Line: Characterization of AN and Q-AN were analysed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Fourier transform infrared spectrometry (FT-IR), X-ray diffractometer (XRD), and thermogravimetric analysis (TG-DTG-DSC).AN and Q-AN, with a diameter of 95.06 and 58.23 nm, were constituted by many small primary nanoparticles.AN and Q-AN would probably be applied as adsorbents to remove Pb(II) and then recover it from wastewater for the advantages of simple preparation, high adsorption capacity, and recyclability.

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Affiliation: Faculty of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, No. 92, Weijin Rd., Nankai District, Tianjin, 300072, China. qiyun@tju.edu.cn.

ABSTRACT
Pb(II) is a representative heavy metal in industrial wastewater, which may frequently cause serious hazard to living organisms. In this study, comparative studies between alginate nanoparticles (AN) and quercetin-decorated alginate nanoparticles (Q-AN) were investigated for Pb(II) ion adsorption. Characterization of AN and Q-AN were analysed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Fourier transform infrared spectrometry (FT-IR), X-ray diffractometer (XRD), and thermogravimetric analysis (TG-DTG-DSC). The main operating conditions such as pH, initial concentration of Pb(II), and co-existing metal ions were also investigated using a batch experiment. AN and Q-AN, with a diameter of 95.06 and 58.23 nm, were constituted by many small primary nanoparticles. It revealed that when initial concentration of Pb(II) is between 250 and 1250 mg L(-1), the adsorption rate and equilibrium adsorption were increased with the increase of pH from 2 to 7. The maximum adsorption capacities of 147.02 and 140.37 mg L(-1) were achieved by AN and Q-AN, respectively, with 0.2 g adsorbents in 1000 mg L(-1) Pb(II) at pH 7. The adsorption rate of Pb(II) was little influenced by the co-existing metal ions, such as Mn(II), Co(II), and Cd(II). Desorption experiments showed that Q-AN possessed a higher desorption rate than AN, which were 90.07 and 83.26 %, respectively. AN and Q-AN would probably be applied as adsorbents to remove Pb(II) and then recover it from wastewater for the advantages of simple preparation, high adsorption capacity, and recyclability.

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a FT-IR spectra and b X-ray diffraction spectra of sodium alginate, quercetin, AN, and Q-AN
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Fig3: a FT-IR spectra and b X-ray diffraction spectra of sodium alginate, quercetin, AN, and Q-AN

Mentions: One approach to provide information on molecular interaction of nanoparticles was to monitor changes in the FT-IR spectra of their component parts. The FT-IR spectra of sodium alginate, quercetin, AN, and Q-AN are shown in Fig. 3. In the FT-IR spectra of alginate (Fig. 3a), the major peaks observed were as follows: a strong-broad band at 3435.09 cm−1 (O–H stretching), a weak peak at 2925.81 cm−1 (C–H stretching), a medium-sharp peak at 1623.60 cm−1 and a medium-shoulder peak 1419.73 cm−1 (asymmetric and symmetric COO–stretching), and then peaks at 1109.22 cm−1 and 1029.25 cm−1 (C–O stretching [6]).Fig. 3


Synthesis of Quercetin Loaded Nanoparticles Based on Alginate for Pb(II) Adsorption in Aqueous Solution.

Qi Y, Jiang M, Cui YL, Zhao L, Zhou X - Nanoscale Res Lett (2015)

a FT-IR spectra and b X-ray diffraction spectra of sodium alginate, quercetin, AN, and Q-AN
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Fig3: a FT-IR spectra and b X-ray diffraction spectra of sodium alginate, quercetin, AN, and Q-AN
Mentions: One approach to provide information on molecular interaction of nanoparticles was to monitor changes in the FT-IR spectra of their component parts. The FT-IR spectra of sodium alginate, quercetin, AN, and Q-AN are shown in Fig. 3. In the FT-IR spectra of alginate (Fig. 3a), the major peaks observed were as follows: a strong-broad band at 3435.09 cm−1 (O–H stretching), a weak peak at 2925.81 cm−1 (C–H stretching), a medium-sharp peak at 1623.60 cm−1 and a medium-shoulder peak 1419.73 cm−1 (asymmetric and symmetric COO–stretching), and then peaks at 1109.22 cm−1 and 1029.25 cm−1 (C–O stretching [6]).Fig. 3

Bottom Line: Characterization of AN and Q-AN were analysed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Fourier transform infrared spectrometry (FT-IR), X-ray diffractometer (XRD), and thermogravimetric analysis (TG-DTG-DSC).AN and Q-AN, with a diameter of 95.06 and 58.23 nm, were constituted by many small primary nanoparticles.AN and Q-AN would probably be applied as adsorbents to remove Pb(II) and then recover it from wastewater for the advantages of simple preparation, high adsorption capacity, and recyclability.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Faculty of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, No. 92, Weijin Rd., Nankai District, Tianjin, 300072, China. qiyun@tju.edu.cn.

ABSTRACT
Pb(II) is a representative heavy metal in industrial wastewater, which may frequently cause serious hazard to living organisms. In this study, comparative studies between alginate nanoparticles (AN) and quercetin-decorated alginate nanoparticles (Q-AN) were investigated for Pb(II) ion adsorption. Characterization of AN and Q-AN were analysed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Fourier transform infrared spectrometry (FT-IR), X-ray diffractometer (XRD), and thermogravimetric analysis (TG-DTG-DSC). The main operating conditions such as pH, initial concentration of Pb(II), and co-existing metal ions were also investigated using a batch experiment. AN and Q-AN, with a diameter of 95.06 and 58.23 nm, were constituted by many small primary nanoparticles. It revealed that when initial concentration of Pb(II) is between 250 and 1250 mg L(-1), the adsorption rate and equilibrium adsorption were increased with the increase of pH from 2 to 7. The maximum adsorption capacities of 147.02 and 140.37 mg L(-1) were achieved by AN and Q-AN, respectively, with 0.2 g adsorbents in 1000 mg L(-1) Pb(II) at pH 7. The adsorption rate of Pb(II) was little influenced by the co-existing metal ions, such as Mn(II), Co(II), and Cd(II). Desorption experiments showed that Q-AN possessed a higher desorption rate than AN, which were 90.07 and 83.26 %, respectively. AN and Q-AN would probably be applied as adsorbents to remove Pb(II) and then recover it from wastewater for the advantages of simple preparation, high adsorption capacity, and recyclability.

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