Advertisement

Environmental Science and Pollution Research

, Volume 25, Issue 36, pp 36661–36670 | Cite as

Chitosan grafted SiO2–Fe3O4 nanoparticles for removal of antibiotics from water

  • Selen Tuğba Danalıoğlu
  • Özge Kerkez Kuyumcu
  • Mohamed Abdel Salam
  • Şahika Sena Bayazit
Research Article
  • 54 Downloads

Abstract

The antibiotic wastes in environment are very dangerous for human being because of the spread of epidemics due to increasing of the antibiotic-resistant bacteria. For reducing the proliferation of these bacteria, an environmental-friendly, cheap and non-toxic adsorbent, chitosan-grafted SiO2/Fe3O4, was developed in this study. The chitosan-grafted SiO2/Fe3O4 (Chi-SiO2/Fe3O4) nanoparticles were prepared and characterised by different physical and chemical techniques such as X-ray diffraction spectroscopy (XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), N2 adsorption-desorption isotherms (BET), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and zeta-potential analysis. The prepared nanoparticles were used for ciprofloxacin (CPX) adsorption from water. The nonlinear Langmuir and Freundlich isotherms were applied to experimental data. And Langmuir isotherm showed the best fit. The nonlinear pseudo-first-order and pseudo-second-order kinetic models and Weber-Morris intraparticle diffusion model were applied to kinetic data. The adsorption process followed the pseudo-second-order kinetic model. And the rate-limiting step was intraparticle diffusion step. The most suitable eluent for CPX desorption was determined as phosphate buffer solution rather than ethanol, and NaCl solution. It desorbed the 100% of CPX solution in 5 h.

Graphical abstract

Keywords

Ciprofloxacin Adsorption SiO2 Chitosan Magnetic materials 

Notes

Funding information

This study was supported by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK, Project no. 213 M376).

References

  1. Avisar D, Lester Y, Mamane H (2010) pH induced polychromatic UV treatment for the removal of a mixture of SMX, OTC and CIP from water. J Hazard Mater 175:1068–1074.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2009.10.122 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Cao E, Duan W, Wang A, Zheng Y (2017) Oriented growth of poly(m-phenylenediamine) on Calotropis gigantea fiber for rapid adsorption of ciprofloxacin. Chemosphere 171:223–230.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.12.087 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Carvalho IT, Santos L (2016) Antibiotics in the aquatic environments: a review of the European scenario. Environ Int 94:736–757.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.ENVINT.2016.06.025 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Chen H, Deng C, Zhang X (2010) Synthesis of Fe3O4@SiO2@PMMA core-shell-shell magnetic microspheres for highly efficient enrichment of peptides and proteins for MALDI-ToF MS analysis. Angew Chem Int Ed 49:607–611.  https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.200904885 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Freundlich H (1906) Adsorption in solids. Z Phys Chem 57:385–470Google Scholar
  6. Frieden T (2013) Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States, 2013 | antibiotic/antimicrobial resistance report. In: U.S. Dep. Heal. Hum. Serv. Centers Dis. Control Prev. https://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/threat-report-2013/. Accessed 30 Mar 2018
  7. Ho YS, McKay G (1999) Pseudo-second order model for sorption processes. Process Biochem 34:451–465.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0032-9592(98)00112-5 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Khan A, Wang J, Li J, Wang X, Chen Z, Alsaedi A, Hayat T, Chen Y, Wang X (2017) The role of graphene oxide and graphene oxide-based nanomaterials in the removal of pharmaceuticals from aqueous media: a review. Environ Sci Pollut Res 24:7938–7958.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-8388-8 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Kumar A, Kumar A, Sharma G, Naushad M, Stadler FJ, Ghfar AA, Dhiman P, Saini RV (2017) Sustainable nano-hybrids of magnetic biochar supported g-C3N4/FeVO4 for solar powered degradation of noxious pollutants—synergism of adsorption, photocatalysis & photo-ozonation. J Clean Prod 165:431–451.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JCLEPRO.2017.07.117 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Kümmerer K (2001) Drugs in the environment: emission of drugs, diagnostic aids and disinfectants into wastewater by hospitals in relation to other sources—a review. Chemosphere 45:957–969.  https://doi.org/10.1016/S0045-6535(01)00144-8 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Langmuir I (1918) The adsorption of gases on plane surfaces of glass, mica and platinum. J Am Chem Soc 40:1361–1403.  https://doi.org/10.1021/ja02242a004 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Lei Z, Pang X, Li N, Lin L, Li Y (2009) A novel two-step modifying process for preparation of chitosan-coated Fe3O4/SiO2 microspheres. J Mater Process Technol 209:3218–3225.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JMATPROTEC.2008.07.044 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Li Z, Hong H, Liao L, Ackley CJ, Schulz LA, MacDonald RA, Mihelich AL, Emard SM (2011) A mechanistic study of ciprofloxacin removal by kaolinite. Colloids Surf B: Biointerfaces 88:339–344.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.07.011 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Li X, Wang W, Dou J, Gao J, Chen S, Quan X, Zhao H (2016) Dynamic adsorption of ciprofloxacin on carbon nanofibers: quantitative measurement by in situ fluorescence. J Water Process Eng 9:e14–e20.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2014.12.006 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Lin J, Wang L (2009) Comparison between linear and non-linear forms of pseudo-first-order and pseudo-second-order adsorption kinetic models for the removal of methylene blue by activated carbon. Front Environ Sci Eng China 3:320–324.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11783-009-0030-7 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Lu W, Ling M, Jia M et al (2014) Facile synthesis and characterization of polyethylenimine-coated Fe3 O4 superparamagnetic nanoparticles for cancer cell separation. Mol Med Rep 9:1080–1084CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Mondal SK, Saha AK, Sinha A (2018) Removal of ciprofloxacin using modified advanced oxidation processes: kinetics, pathways and process optimization. J Clean Prod 171:1203–1214.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JCLEPRO.2017.10.091 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Peng X, Hu F, Huang J, Wang Y, Dai H, Liu Z (2016) Preparation of a graphitic ordered mesoporous carbon and its application in sorption of ciprofloxacin: kinetics, isotherm, adsorption mechanisms studies. Microporous Mesoporous Mater 228:196–206.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2016.03.047 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Qi L, Xu Z, Jiang X, Hu C, Zou X (2004) Preparation and antibacterial activity of chitosan nanoparticles. Carbohydr Res 339:2693–2700.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.CARRES.2004.09.007 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Ren Y, Abbood HA, He F, Peng H, Huang K (2013) Magnetic EDTA-modified chitosan/SiO2/Fe3O4 adsorbent: preparation, characterization, and application in heavy metal adsorption. Chem Eng J 226:300–311.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.CEJ.2013.04.059 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Shi S, Fan Y, Huang Y (2013) Facile low temperature hydrothermal synthesis of magnetic mesoporous carbon nanocomposite for adsorption removal of ciprofloxacin antibiotics. Ind Eng Chem Res 52:2604–2612.  https://doi.org/10.1021/ie303036e CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Simonin J-P (2016) On the comparison of pseudo-first order and pseudo-second order rate laws in the modeling of adsorption kinetics. Chem Eng J 300:254–263.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.CEJ.2016.04.079 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Ventola CL (2015) The antibiotic resistance crisis: part 1: causes and threats. Pharm Ther 40:277–283Google Scholar
  24. Wan J, Tao T, Zhang Y, Liang X, Zhou A, Zhu C (2016) Phosphate adsorption on novel hydrogel beads with interpenetrating network (IPN) structure in aqueous solutions: kinetics, isotherms and regeneration. RSC Adv 6:23233–23241.  https://doi.org/10.1039/C5RA25485J CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Wang J, Zheng S, Shao Y, Liu J, Xu Z, Zhu D (2010) Amino-functionalized Fe3O4@SiO2 core–shell magnetic nanomaterial as a novel adsorbent for aqueous heavy metals removal. J Colloid Interface Sci 349:293–299.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JCIS.2010.05.010 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Wang YX, Ngo HH, Guo WS (2015) Preparation of a specific bamboo based activated carbon and its application for ciprofloxacin removal. Sci Total Environ 533:32–39.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.06.087 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Weber WJ, Morris JC (1963) Kinetics of adsorption on carbon from solution. J Santi Eng Div ASCE 89:31–59Google Scholar
  28. Wong S, Ngadi N, Inuwa IM, Hassan O (2018) Recent advances in applications of activated carbon from biowaste for wastewater treatment: a short review. J Clean Prod 175:361–375.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JCLEPRO.2017.12.059 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. Wu S, Zhao X, Li Y, Zhao C, du Q, Sun J, Wang Y, Peng X, Xia Y, Wang Z, Xia L (2013) Adsorption of ciprofloxacin onto biocomposite fibers of graphene oxide/calcium alginate. Chem Eng J 230:389–395.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2013.06.072 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Yang Y, Song W, Lin H, Wang W, du L, Xing W (2018) Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes in global lakes: a review and meta-analysis. Environ Int 116:60–73.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.ENVINT.2018.04.011 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Yu B, Bai Y, Ming Z, Yang H, Chen L, Hu X, Feng S, Yang ST (2017) Adsorption behaviors of tetracycline on magnetic graphene oxide sponge. Mater Chem Phys 198:283–290.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.MATCHEMPHYS.2017.05.042 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Zandipak R, Sobhanardakani S (2018) Novel mesoporous Fe3O4/SiO2/CTAB–SiO2 as an effective adsorbent for the removal of amoxicillin and tetracycline from water. Clean Techn Environ Policy 20:871–885.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10098-018-1507-5 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Zhang B, Zhang H, Li X, Lei X, Li C, Yin D, Fan X, Zhang Q (2013) Synthesis of BSA/Fe3O4 magnetic composite microspheres for adsorption of antibiotics. Mater Sci Eng C 33:4401–4408.  https://doi.org/10.1016/J.MSEC.2013.06.038 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. Zhuang Y, Yu F, Ma J, Chen J (2015) Adsorption of ciprofloxacin onto graphene–soy protein biocomposites. New J Chem 39:3333–3336.  https://doi.org/10.1039/C5NJ00019J CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Sciences Departmentİstanbul UniversityİstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering, Chemical Engineering DepartmentMarmara UniversityİstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Chemistry Department, Faculty of ScienceKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  4. 4.Engineering & Architecture Faculty, Chemical Engineering DepartmentBeykent UniversityIstanbulTurkey

Personalised recommendations