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Delivery or removal of metals from biological systems

United States Patent

July 8, 2014
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A process for delivering and/or removing metal from a biological system by loading a titanate sorbent with a biometal either before introduction into the system for delivery to a site within the system or after introduction into the system for delivery to a site where there is an excess accumulation of metal and thereafter the sorbent is loaded at the site with the excess metal and is removed from the system.
Hobbs; David T. (N. Augusta, SC), Wataha; John C. (Martinez, GA), Lewis; Jill (Martinez, GA), Messer; Regina L. W. (Martinez, GA)
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
11/ 639,105
December 14, 2006
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH The U.S. Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract number DE-ACO9-96SR18500 between the U.S. Department of Energy and Washington Savannah River Company LLC.