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 M. Samimi, M. Shahriari-Moghadam, Isolation and identification of Delftia lacustris Strain-MS3 as a novel and efficient adsorbent for lead biosorption: Kinetics and thermodynamic studies, optimization of operating variables, Biochem. Eng. J. 173 (2021) 108091.