Cation-exchange equilibrium and mass balance in the lichen Umbilicaria muhlenbergii Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Equilibrium studies on the thallus of U. muhlenbergii (Ach.) Tuck. confirmed that the mass balance of the exchange of Ni2+ for Sr2+, Sr2+ for Tl+, and Sr2+ for H+ was consistent with a cation-exchange mechanism of metal-ion uptake.

authors

  • Nieboer, Evert
  • Lavoie, P
  • Sasseville, RLP
  • Puckett, KJ
  • Richardson, DHS

publication date

  • April 15, 1976