Removal of Rotenone from Contaminated Water Using Molecularly Imprinted Polymeric Microspheres

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A new method of removing rotenone from contaminated water using molecularly imprinted polymeric microspheres (MIPMs) is described. The MIPMs were prepared by the emulsifier-free polymerization method. The removal efficiency and selective recognition ability of the MIPMs were studied. The highest removal efficiency was observed at pH = 8. Moreover, the MIPMs can be re-used for at least 10 times without losing any removal efficiency. The MIPMs provided a selective, simple, reliable and practicable solution to remove rotenone from contaminated water.

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Edited by:

Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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1425-1428

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.71-78.1425

Citation:

K. C. Zhang et al., "Removal of Rotenone from Contaminated Water Using Molecularly Imprinted Polymeric Microspheres", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1425-1428, 2011

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July 2011

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