Strong adsorption of Polychlorinated Biphenyls by processed montmorillonite clays: Potential applications as toxin enterosorbents during disasters and floods

Meichen Wang, Stephen Safe, Sara E. Hearon, Timothy D. Phillips

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Abstract

Capsule: APMs were shown to be broad-acting sorbents that can tightly bind PCBs and mixtures of PCBs, mitigating toxicity in a living organism and reducing potential exposures to humans and animals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number113210
JournalEnvironmental Pollution
Volume255
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adsorption
  • Aroclors
  • Hydra assay
  • Montmorillonite clay
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • Pollution
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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