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Heavy metal contaminant degradation from environment using potential agents

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Geography, Shri Haridas Kalidas Arts College, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380009, India
  • 2Mehsana Urban Institute of Sciences, Ganpat University, Ganpat Vidhyanagar, Mehsana, Gujarat-384012, India
  • 3Mehsana Urban Institute of Sciences, Ganpat University, Ganpat Vidhyanagar, Mehsana, Gujarat-384012, India
  • 4Mehsana Urban Institute of Sciences, Ganpat University, Ganpat Vidhyanagar, Mehsana, Gujarat-384012, India
  • 5M.G. Science Institute, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380009, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 8, Issue (4), Pages 42-45, October,22 (2019)


Today, environmental pollution is a huge problem because of hazardous waste, inadequate drinking water and restrictions on soil crop production. Use bioremediation to clean contaminated water and soil. In these processes, as a source of nutrients or energy remediate pollutant. Bioremediation is field application for environment sciences. The main research is bioremediation, biotransformation kinetics, co-metabolism, biogeochemical assessment technology modeling, and attenuation and environmental fate models. Heavy metals are present in the earth\'s crust and can be dissolved in groundwater by natural processes or changes in soil pH. Heavy metal pollution of wastewater. Perhaps the whole world is facing serious environmental problems. Our research is reflected in the remediate and degradation of heavy metals from waste. It produces a various toxic compounds. For biological agents, degradation increases concerns about removal of heavy metals, with high level and low cost. Isolated bacterial species have great potential for producing large amounts of biomass, which are widely used for metal adsorption of Pb, Zn, Cd, Cu, Cr, As and Ni. Biomass production offers great potential for the use of metal recovery systems. This article describes the use of biological agents to degrade heavy metal contaminants to find solutions to overcome heavy metal problems.


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