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Rapid and efficient biphasic liquid extraction of metals with bio- derived lipophilic β-diketone

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JournalRSC Advances
DateAccepted/In press - 30 Sep 2016
DatePublished (current) - 30 Sep 2016
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)95789-95792
Original languageEnglish


A bio-derived lipophilic β-diketone (14,16-hentriacontanedione) was isolated from wheat straw wax and tested in the liquid biphasic removal of Ni2+, Co2+, Cu2+ and Cr3+ in comparison to dibenzoylmethane and acetylacetone. The bio-derived β-diketone exhibited excellent capacity for metal ions extraction from aqueous solutions.

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