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Photocatalyzed degradation of a pesticide derivative glyphosate in aqueous suspensions of titanium dioxide

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Photocatalyzed degradation of a pesticide derivative glyphosate in aqueous suspensions of titanium dioxide. / Muneer, Mohammad; Boxall, Colin.

In: International Journal of Photoenergy, 2008.

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title = "Photocatalyzed degradation of a pesticide derivative glyphosate in aqueous suspensions of titanium dioxide",
abstract = "The photocatalytic degradation of a herbicide derivative, glyphosate [(N-phosphonomethyl) glycine] has been investigated in aqueous suspensions of titanium dioxide at different pH values. This compound was found to degrade more efficiently under alkaline pH, where no adsorption takes place on the surface of the catalyst in the dark. The main degradation route involves the cleavage of the P-C bond giving rise to sarcosine and glycine as the intermediate products formed during the photooxidation process.",
keywords = "ORGANIC POLLUTANTS, WATER, SOIL, ADSORPTION, OXIDATION, SUNLIGHT",
author = "Mohammad Muneer and Colin Boxall",
year = "2008",
doi = "10.1155/2008/197346",
language = "English",
journal = "International Journal of Photoenergy",
issn = "1110-662X",
publisher = "Hindawi Publishing Corporation",

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AU - Boxall, Colin

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N2 - The photocatalytic degradation of a herbicide derivative, glyphosate [(N-phosphonomethyl) glycine] has been investigated in aqueous suspensions of titanium dioxide at different pH values. This compound was found to degrade more efficiently under alkaline pH, where no adsorption takes place on the surface of the catalyst in the dark. The main degradation route involves the cleavage of the P-C bond giving rise to sarcosine and glycine as the intermediate products formed during the photooxidation process.

AB - The photocatalytic degradation of a herbicide derivative, glyphosate [(N-phosphonomethyl) glycine] has been investigated in aqueous suspensions of titanium dioxide at different pH values. This compound was found to degrade more efficiently under alkaline pH, where no adsorption takes place on the surface of the catalyst in the dark. The main degradation route involves the cleavage of the P-C bond giving rise to sarcosine and glycine as the intermediate products formed during the photooxidation process.

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KW - OXIDATION

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DO - 10.1155/2008/197346

M3 - Journal article

JO - International Journal of Photoenergy

JF - International Journal of Photoenergy

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