However, the law of mass action is valid only for concerted one-step reactions that proceed through a single transition state and is not valid in general because rate equations do not, in general, follow the stoichiometry of the reaction as Guldberg and Waage had proposed see, for example, nucleophilic aliphatic substitution by SN1 or reaction of hydrogen and bromine to form hydrogen bromide. Equality of forward and backward reaction rates, however, is a necessary condition for chemical equilibrium, though it is not sufficient to explain why equilibrium occurs.
It was found that acid solutions can increase the concentration of SAFGs, while alkaline solutions reduce it. The XSS treated in 0. The SAFG contents were remarkably increased by treatments with ethanol and acetone, due to the outstanding enhancement of phenolic hydroxyl. These changes in the SAFGs of XSS brought about by treatments with various solutions could be a theoretical foundation for modifying this residue to create a new type of highly efficient absorbent material.
The surface chemical characteristics of a biomaterial determine its adsorption efficiencies. Earlier results showed that acid modification of the biomaterials could improve their absorption performance. There have been many studies focused on the application performance, especially on the adsorption capacity of raw or treated biomaterials, while the chemical characteristics of biomaterial itself have not been deeply studied.
The superficial knowledge about the chemical characters of the material itself and the mechanisms of its surface effects have made it important to further investigate and excavate the potential utilities of the rich biomass resources.
The State Forestry Administration of China has planned to develop 1. These indicated that the adsorption mechanism should be an ion exchanging process during which the hydroxyl ions from the adsorbent are forced into the solutions and, that different solvents and pH value could change the surface properties of this biomass both from its porosity and chemical functional groups, thus affecting the adsorption capacity for pollutants.
The husk is modified by immersing its powder into different intensities of acid, alkali, and organic solvents to elucidate their effects on the surface acid oxygen-containing functional groups. Its basic properties were measured by the following methods, and those results were shown in Table 1.
The moisture and ash content of the shell were measured according to the standard methods used for food GB Point of zero charge, SAFG: Surface acidic functional groups, CG: Phenolic hydroxyl group, TAFG: The solid matter was filtered from the mixture after 48 h of agitation at RPM at room temperature and washed with distilled water until it was neutral.
Controlled trials were conducted by immersing the materials in water simultaneously. Then, 20 mL of 0. Then, the suspension was filtered into conical flasks containing 20 mL of 0. The filtrate and liquid detergent were merged, and the mixture was titrated with a standard solution of 0.
The primary procedures to measure the quantity of carboxylic acid groups were similar to the steps above, but the reacting solution was changed to 50 mL of 0. To reduce errors and confirm the results, each experiment was repeated in triplicate under the same conditions.
Blank tests without sorbents were also conducted. The number of these functional groups may be calculated by reference to the formulas of Prado. Four kinds of strong and weak acid and alkali solvents with each of four different concentrations, including almost the fullest extent of pH value, were used to modify the shell, and their effects on its surface acidic functional group concentration are shown in Fig.
Compared with the control untreated shellthe general trend is that the alkaline treatment reduced the contents of the total acidic functional groups significantly, and the lowest amount of acidic functional groups was found on the shell immersed in NaOH solution.
The reduction can be attributed to the decrease in phenolic hydroxyl content Fig. With increase of ammonia solution concentration, carboxyl content slightly increased, and that of phenolic hydroxyl and total acid function group decreased accordingly.
The other two acidic groups significantly decreased with increasing NaOH concentration. The effect of acid treatments depended on the acid types and their concentrations. Under our experimental conditions, the most abundant acidic functional groups were on the shell treated with 0.
The acetic acid lowered the phenolic hydroxyl content, so the increase in total acidic groups is credited with the carboxyl enhancement. From a pH perspective, taking the 0. HCl 1, acetic acid 3, ammonia 10, and NaOH 13, with the pH value increasing sharply, these acidic functional groups decreased significantly.
There are several impossible reasons for the different effects that resulted from modifying this material using acid and alkali solvents.
In addition, strong acid or alkali solvents can destroy the surface structure, breaking some chemical bonds in functional groups.THE EFFECT OF ACETIC ACID ON THE STABILITY OF SERUM PROTEINS* BY GERTRUDE E.
PERLMANNt AND DOROTHY KAUFMAN (From the Medical Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston) (Received for . Oct 30, · Usually, this state results when the forward reaction proceeds at the same rate as the reverse reaction.
The reaction rates of the forward and backward reactions are generally not zero, but equal. Thus, there are no net changes in the concentrations of the reactant(s) and product(s).
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