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The process of uptake heavy metals from wastewater is called as Biosorption.

(a) True

(b) False

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This question is from Biological Removal, Biotransformation and Biosorption of Metal Ions from Contaminated Wastewater in chapter Bacterial Metabolism in Wastewater Treatment Systems of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right choice is (a) True

Explanation: The ability of some biological materials to accumulate heavy metals from wastewater through metabolically mediated pathways to uptake heavy metals is called as Biosorption.

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