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News Items: Texas A&M University

Superfund Research Program

Mitigation of Chemical and Mixture Effects Through Broad-Acting Sorbents

Project Leader: Timothy D. Phillips
Co-Investigator: Phanourios Tamamis
Grant Number: P42ES027704
Funding Period: 2017-2022

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  • Edible Sorbents May Protect Against Metal Toxicity
    Research Brief - November 2020
    A new study from NIEHS-funded Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center researchers suggests that edible sorbents may be an effective treatment to reduce heavy metal exposure from consumption of contaminated water and food. According to the researchers, this is the first evidence that edible sorbents can bind heavy metal mixtures and protect against their toxicity in a living organism.
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