Engineering a Proteoliposome Transporter to Capture Radioactive Cesium from Water
|Abstract||Radioactive cesium (137Cs), released from nuclear power plants and nuclear accidental releases, is a problem due to difficulties regarding its removal. Efforts have been focused on removing cesium and the remediation of the contaminated environment. Traditional treatment techniques include Prussian blue and nano zero-valent ion (nZVI) and nano-Fe/Cu particles to remove Cs from water; however, they are not efficient at removing Cs when present at low concentrations of about 10 parts-per-billion (ppb), typical of concentrations found in the radioactive contaminated sites.
The objective of this study was to develop an innovative and simple method to remove Cs+ present at low concentrations by engineering a proteoliposome transporter composed... (more)
|Contributor||Hakim Elahi, Sepideh (Author) / Conroy-Ben, Otakuye (Advisor) / Abbaszadegan, Morteza (Committee member) / Fox, Peter (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)|
|Subject||Environmental engineering / Microbiology / Biology / Kup / liposome / protein extraction and purification / proteoliposome transporter / radioactive cesium removal / water|
|Note||Doctoral Dissertation Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering 2018|
|Collaborating Institutions||Graduate College / ASU Library|
|Additional Formats||MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS|