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Table 1 Percentage of sequestration of Ag NPs, Ag+ and Ag2S NPs by immobilized DMC at different conditions

From: New method for sequestration of silver nanoparticles in aqueous media: in route toward municipal wastewater

Line Time of sequestration (h) Parameters Percentage of sequestration (%)a
1 0.5 25 °C 59.9 ± 4.1
2 2 25 °C 77.7 ± 3.9
3 4 25 °C 84.2 ± 5.8
4 4 2 °C 3.5 ± 0.2
5 4 40 °C 26.9 ± 0.5
6 4 1.34 mg L−1 of Ag+ 100.0 ± 0.0
7 4 4.25 mg L−1 of Ag+ 84.2 ± 4.8
8 4 4.25 mg L−1 of Ag+; with immobilized TMC 28.0 ± 8.4
9 4 With immobilized TMC 23.0 ± 1.4
10 4 +16.0 mg L−1 of Ag2S 24.1 ± 9.1
  1. Ag NPs (120 µg L−1) were added by default excepted in cases where the source of silver is mentioned. Ag+ was added as silver nitrate
  2. aAverage ± SD