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Influence of the composition and removal characteristics of organic matter on heavy metal distribution in compost leachates.
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PMID:  24595753     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Compost leachates were collected to investigate the influence of the composition and removal of volatile fatty acids (VFAs), humic-like substances (HSs), and dissolved organic nitrogen (DON) on heavy metal distribution during the leachate treatment process. The results showed that acetic and propionic acids accounted for 81.3 to 93.84 % of VFAs, and that these acids were removed by the anaerobic-aerobic process. Humic- and fulvic-like substances were detected by excitation-emission matrix spectroscopy coupled with parallel factor analysis, and their content significantly decreased after the anaerobic and membrane treatments. DON in compost leachates ranged from 26.53 mg L(-1) to 919.46 mg L(-1), comprised of dissolved free amino acids and the protein-like matter bound to humic- and fulvic-like substances, and was removed by the aerobic process. Correlation analysis showed that Mn, Ni, and Pb were bound to VFAs and protein-, fulvic-, and humic-like substances in the leachates. Co was primarily bound to fulvic- and humic-like matter and inorganic sulfurs, whereas Cu, Zn, and Cd interacted with inorganic sulfur.
Authors:
Xiao-Song He; Bei-Dou Xi; Dan Li; Xu-Jing Guo; Dong-Yu Cui; Hong-Wei Pan; Yan Ma
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-3-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Environmental science and pollution research international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1614-7499     ISO Abbreviation:  Environ Sci Pollut Res Int     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
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Created Date:  2014-3-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9441769     Medline TA:  Environ Sci Pollut Res Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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