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A selective uranium extraction agent prepared by polymer imprinting.

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Journal publication date2000
JournalChemical Communications
Volume4
Number of pages2
Pages273-274
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Using a modified method in the preparation of an imprinted polymer, we report here the synthesis of a uranyl-imprinted copolymer of chloroacrylic acid and ethylene glycol dimethacrylate, which—after removal of the template—selectively extracts uranium from dilute aqueous solution over a range of +2, +3 and +4 competitor metal ions.