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Metal uptake by humic substances

Nicholas David Bryan

Metal uptake by humic substances

a combined experimental and modelling study.

by Nicholas David Bryan

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English

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Manchester thesis (Ph.D.), Department of Chemistry.

ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Department of Chemistry.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages335
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Open LibraryOL16572560M

Humic substances have long been extracted from soils, waters, and organic materials. Their chemical composition has well represented that of natural organic matter. Compost maturation and composition are well represented by their properties. Soil humic studies elucidated metal and organic xenobiotic binding and nutrient cycling. Soluble metal contents were quite different and depend on the type and levels of the humic substances and heavy metal concentrations in the soil samples. Table 4 Soluble heavy metals and metalloid contents in soil samples (S1, S2, S3 and S4) from a multi-metal contaminated site after application of doses of humic acid and fulvic acidCited by: 3.

Properties of humic substances. Humic acids - the fraction of humic substances that is not soluble in water under acidic conditions (pH 2) but is soluble at higher pH can be extracted from soil by various reagents and which is insoluble in dilute acid. Humic acids are the major extractable component of soil humic substances. Applications of humic acids in the treatment of heavy metal contamination S. Mazzuoli, A. Tognazzi, F. Bartolini, S. Loiselle & C. Rossi Department of Chemical and Biosystem Sciences, University of Siena, Italy Abstract Humic substances are macromolecules that naturally occur in all environments in which vegetation matter are present.

TV '7 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Therearemanypeople;friends,family,and instructors;whohaveaidedmeintheirownways duringthetimeIspentworkingonthisdegree. trace gases, and trace metal contaminants. Early efforts to characterize this material resulted in the following fraction-ation scheme based on solubility under acidic or alkaline conditions (1): humin, the insoluble fraction of humic substances; humic acid (HA), the fraction soluble under alkaline conditions but not acidic conditions (generally pHFile Size: KB.

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Possible reactions in the heterogeneous system: humic substances-metal ions-phosphates are schematically Metal uptake by humic substances book in Fig. The principal mechanism of phosphate binding onto humic complexes, dissolved or solid, is complex forming in which metal ions bound to the humic substances act as a bridge between humic macromolecules and phosphate by: As a service to all scientists who are interested in humic substances, we have compiled a list of reference books dealing with humic substances in soils, sediments, and natural waters.

We need input from readers to keep this list up-to-date. If you know of a good book that should be on this list, please inform [ ]. Humic substances can play an important role in determining the mobility and bioavailability of both organic and inorganic trace components in the environment.

The pH and free metal ion activity are the most important factors affecting the binding of metal ions to humic substances. The relevant pH range in environmental systems is very broad. Humic Substances: Interactions with Metal Cations by Monika Übner (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Yet Park et al.

() discussed the potential for humic substance binding with heavy metals to simultaneously diminish soil contamination by the heavy metal but also increase plant uptake of the. Humic substances are organic compounds that are important components of humus, the major organic fraction of soil, peat, and coal (and also a constituent of many upland streams, dystrophic lakes, and ocean water).For a long era in the 19th and 20th centuries, humic substances were often viewed through a lens of acid–base theory that described humic acids, as organic acids, and their.

Molecular Structure of Humic Substances. A focal point of this topic is to verify the existence of a relationship between structure and biological properties of HS.

29 So far the structure of HS is under debated. The main obstacle is the lack of a repetitive sequences and the variety of chemical and biological reactions involved in their genesis, 30 that make HS very complex and multifaceted Cited by: There are several studies in the literature dealing with the effect of metal-humic complexes on plant metal uptake, but none of them correlate the physicochemical properties of the complexes with agronomic results.

Our study covers both aspects under various experimental conditions. A humic extract (SHE) obtained from a sapric peat was selected for preparing the metal–humic complexes used in Cited by: Request PDF | Influence of salinity and humic substances on the uptake of trace metals by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca: Experimental observations and modelling using WHAM | Uptake of the.

Humic substances are ubiquitous in the environment. These remarkable brown biomaterials are found in animals, plants, coals, sediments, soils and water. They are crucial components of the carbon cycle and other life processes. Humic Substances: Nature's Most Versatile Materials contains a compilation of papers presented at the Humic Substances Seminar and will keep.

The Interaction between Humic Substances and Metals, Depending on Structure and Properties of Humic Substances. Diana Dudare1, Maris Klavins1 1 Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia Abstract.

It has been widely studied recent as well as historic accumulation of elements in peat profilesCited by: 3. Humic substances can complex transition metal cations, which can sometimes result in enhanced uptake and sometimes result in competition with the roots resulting in decreased uptake. A small fraction of lower molecular weight components in humic substances can be taken up by plants.

The results pointed out that solubility of metal-humic and fulvic complexes increases as the pH of the suspension increases with strong phosphorus fixation at pH-values between 4 and 6.

The possible mechanism of this binding involves formation of a complex association in which metal ions bound to the humic substances act as a bridge between Cited by: A Donnan-type model for nonspecific binding of electrolyte ions has been combined with the non-ideal competitive adsorption (NICA) model for specific binding to produce a model for ion binding to humic substances.

The model considers site heterogeneity, non-ideality, multicomponent competition, and electrostatic interactions. The NICA-Donnan model was fitted to data for H, Ca, Cd, Cu, and Pb. Heavy metal bioavailability and sequestration by plants via interaction of plant root exudate and soil humic ligands.

In: Proceedings of the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, DC, August R () not available: Proceedings: Fan TWM, Higashi RM, Lane AN. Heavy metal uptake and sequestration via plant chelator. Abstract. Humic substances (HS) are a quantitatively and qualitatively important component of soil organic matter (SOM).

Due to their diverse associations with trace elements, they have a special relevance for many geochemical processes, the mobility and bioavailability of pollutants and micronutrients in the soil environment and can find special application as immobilisers of Cited by: 5.

Humic substances are involved in many processes in soils and natural waters: e.g., soil weathering, plant nutrition, pH buffering, trace metal mobility and toxicity, bioavailability, degradation and transport of hydrophobic organic chemicals, formation of disinfection by-products during water treatment, and heterotrophic production in.

The use of humic substances to improve crop growth has been the subject of a substantial body of research over decades. The term ‘humic substances’ refers to a complex, heterogeneous mixture of organic materials arising from the decay of plant and animal residues (McCarthy et.

According to the biotic ligand model, for a given free metal ion concentration, metal uptake should remain the same in the presence or absence of humic acid.

However, short-term silver uptake in the presence of SRHA was greater than anticipated on the basis of free Ag + concentration. Subsequent determination of silver subcellular distribution. Humic Acid promotes the increased accumulation of chlorophyll, sugar, amino acids and more and improves the efficiency of nitrogen utilization, allowing for reduced fertilizer rates.

One of the primary actions of Humic Acid is to increase the plant’s ability to withstand the stresses of heat, drought, cold, disease, insect and other types of /5(95). Book: Humic Substances and Chemical Contaminants, Humic Substances and Chemical Contaminants, HA functional groups are principal binding sites for metals.

X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) spectral data for metal-loaded humic substances are discussed. Low rates of metal release by HA solids even under basic solution.Full text of "Metal complexation by soil humic substances" See other formats METAL COMPLEXATION BY SOIL HUMIC SUBSTANCES by WILLIAM F.

BLEAM B. A., University of Kansas, A MASTER'S THESIS submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree MASTER OF SCIENCE Department of Agronomy KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Manhattan, Kansas Approved by: Ma .Humic substances, the remarkable brown biomaterials in animals, coals, plants, sediments, soils and waters, are crucial components of the carbon cycle and other life processes.

Thus greater knowledge and understanding of these versatile materials is of great importance to the productivity, health and safety of the world's ecosystems, humans, land and water.4/5(1).