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Environmental Pollution


Widespread contamination by heavy metals (HMs) and dyes poses a major health risk to people and ecosystems requiring effective treatment. In this work, rice husk (RH) and shrimp shells were extracted to obtain amorphous silica and chitosan, respectively, which were utilized to produce nano-chitosan-coated silica (NCCS). To ensure the stability of the nanoparticles, silica was freeze-dried after being coated with nano-chitosan. Functional groups (-NH


Humans, Chitosan, Cadmium, Oryza, Coloring Agents, Water, Ecosystem, Lead, Metals, Heavy, Silicon Dioxide, Adsorption, Water Pollutants, Chemical, Kinetics, Hydrogen-Ion Concentration



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