Biosorption of Lead by Beauveria bassiana

Author(s): Tyagi S and Tyagi A

Heavy metal pollution is now a day’s one of the most important natural concerns. Anthropogenic activities like metalliferous mining and smelting, agriculture, waste disposal or industry releases are variety of heavy metals which can produce destructive impacts on human wellbeing when they are taken up in amounts that cannot be handled by the organism. Damage may cause destructive reactions in different organs and biological functions, including reproduction and birth consequences. Various techniques have been employed for the treatment of industrial effluents, which usually include precipitation, adsorption, ion exchange, membrane and electrochemical technologies but these techniques are expensive, not environment well disposed.

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