AS(III) Biomass
g/l
Living Dried
Chlorella Oscillatoria Scenedesmus Spirogyra Pandorina Chlorella Oscillatoria Scenedesmus Spirogyra Pandorina
10 mg/l 0.2 g 4 3 5 4 4 5 3 4 5 4
0.4 g 9 7 10 9 9 11 8 11 10 11
0.6 g 15 12 16 15 15 16 13 14 13 15
0.8 g 22 18 23 21 21 22 19 21 17 19
1.0 g 19 16 21 18 17 17 16 19 19 20
20 mg/l 0.2 g 5 4 6 6 5 6 4 6 5 6
0.4 g 12 9 12 11 11 13 10 15 13 15
0.6 g 17 15 18 17 18 18 15 17 16 17
0.8 g 26 23 29 26 27 28 25 27 23 25
1.0 g 20 19 24 21 21 22 20 23 22 23
30 mg/l 0.2 g 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4
0.4 g 15 11 16 12 13 13 9 14 11 12
0.6 g 18 15 18 16 17 18 14 19 15 15
0.8 g 23 24 26 23 27 25 24 28 25 26
1.0 g 20 20 21 19 22 22 20 23 20 21
40 mg/l 0.2 g 6 5 7 7 6 6 4 6 6 6
0.4 g 16 11 17 16 18 16 13 17 15 15
0.6 g 20 19 21 21 22 22 20 23 21 21
0.8 g 28 26 32 29 30 30 28 31 26 29
1.0 g 23 22 27 24 26 27 25 29 25 27
50 mg/l 0.2 g 7 6 7 7 7 7 5 6 6 7
0.4 g 16 13 18 17 17 17 13 17 16 16
0.6 g 21 20 23 21 23 23 17 23 21 22
0.8 g 28 27 33 29 30 31 28 31 27 30
1.0 g 24 23 29 25 26 28 25 29 26 28
Table 5: Biosorption of AS (III) (mg/g) under varying biomass concentrations