Synthesis and evaluation of a molecularly imprinted polymer for Pb(II) ion uptake

Yusof, Nor Azah and Beyan, Appri and Haron, Md. Jelas and Ibrahim, Nor Azowa (2009) Synthesis and evaluation of a molecularly imprinted polymer for Pb(II) ion uptake. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 17 (1). pp. 155-161. ISSN 0128-7680

Full text not available from this repository.

Official URL: http://www.pertanika2.upm.edu.my/home.php

Abstract

A molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP), with the ability to bind Pb(II) ion, was prepared using the non-covalent molecular imprinting methods and evaluated as a sorbent for the Pb(II) ion uptake. 4-vinylbenzoic acid was chosen as the complexing monomer. The imprinted polymer was synthesized by radical polymerization. The template (Pb(II) ions)was removed using 0.1 M HCl. As a result, the efficient adsorption was found to occur at pH 7. The result also showed the applicability of the Langmuir model for the sorption, with the maximum sorption capacity of 204.08 μg/mg.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Ion imprinting; Molecular recognition; Pb(II) removal; Metal extraction
Subject:Imprinted polymers - Synthesis
Subject:Molecular recognition
Subject:Ions - Absorption and adsorption
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Science
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
ID Code:16940
Deposited By: Najwani Amir Sariffudin
Deposited On:30 Aug 2012 08:43
Last Modified:30 Aug 2012 08:57

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Document Download Statistics

This item has been downloaded for since 30 Aug 2012 08:43.

View statistics for "Synthesis and evaluation of a molecularly imprinted polymer for Pb(II) ion uptake"


Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository

Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository is an on-line digital archive that serves as a central collection and storage of scientific information and research at the Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Currently, the collections deposited in the IR consists of Master and PhD theses, Master and PhD Project Report, Journal Articles, Journal Bulletins, Conference Papers, UPM News, Newspaper Cuttings, Patents and Inaugural Lectures.

As the policy of the university does not permit users to view thesis in full text, access is only given to the first 24 pages only.