Plant Extracellular Trapping

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Martha Hawes
Professor, Plant Sciences
Gilberto Curlango-Rivera
Researach Associate, SWES
David Huskey
Graduate Associate, SWES
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Tod McCauley
Sr. Licensing Manager (520) 626-7916

Title: Plant Extracellular Trapping

 

Invention: The invention is a method to remove toxins from soil and water.

 

Applications:

  • Waste removal
  • Environmental protection
  • Agriculture

 

Advantages:

  • Prevents uptake of the following metals: Aluminum, Arsenic, Cadmium, Copper, Lead, Mercury, Iron, Zinc
  • Preliminary studies have shown a removal of 85% of lead within 30 minutes
  • Environmentally friendly

 

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