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Extracting pharmaceuticals from water using metal–organic frameworks

A metal–organic framework enables the removal of emerging organic contaminants from the effluent of a wastewater treatment plant.

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Fig. 1: Synthesis, structure and pharmaceutical removal mechanisms of SU-102.


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Hanikel, N., Yaghi, O.M. Extracting pharmaceuticals from water using metal–organic frameworks. Nat Water 1, 418–419 (2023).

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