“PHYTOREMEDIATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS”


Swarna Shikha

Abstract


ABSTRACT:

Objective: This study focuses on application of phytoremediation technology in remediation of some pharmaceutical products like antibiotics (ciprofloxacin) and hormones (progesterone and estrogen).

Methods: Cicer arientum is well studied and documented plant for phytoremediation of heavy metals, in specific. Here we tried to focus this potential of this plant for the pharmaceutical products by UV-VIS Spectrophotometric method in Hoagland-Arnon solution.

Results: The results implies that Cicer arientum can be used for phytoremediation of pharmaceutical products with an average of 60% of the pollutant being  remediated.

Conclusion: The percentage remediation of  pollutants are 60, 64.66 and 63.3 of Ciprofloxacin, progesterone and estrogen, respectively by Cicer arientum.

Keywords: Antibiotics, hormones, Cicer arientum, UV spectrophometre, pharmaceutical products.


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“PHYTOREMEDIATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS”

Date

01-06-2016

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Innovare Journal of Life Sciences
Vol 4 Issue 3 2016 (Jun-Jul) Page: 14-17

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2321-550X

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Swarna Shikha
Jaypee Institute of Informational Technology,JIIt noida.


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