What to Know about Lanthanum


Catherine C. Bradley (Editor)

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications
BISAC: SCI013000
DOI: 10.52305/JWMC9723

This book contains four chapters discussing essential facts about lanthanum. Chapter One describes lanthanum complexes with variable coordination and versatile applications. Chapter Two reviews the effects of lanthanum on aquatic organisms. Chapter Three discusses the synthesis and properties of nanodispersed luminescent structures based on lanthanum fluoride and phosphate for optopharmacology and photodynamic therapy of tumor diseases localized in cranial organs and bone tissues. Chapter Four discusses the removal and recovery of lanthanum from aqueous solutions by biosorption.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Lanthanum: Complexes with Variable Coordination and Versatile Applications
Vibha Vinayakumar Bhat¹ and P. R. Chetana²
¹Department of Chemistry, M S Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce, MSR Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
²Department of Chemistry, Central College Campus, Bengaluru City University, Bengaluru, India

Chapter 2. The Effects of Lanthanum on Aquatic Organisms
C. Figueiredo¹, P. Brito¹,², M. Caetano¹,² and J. Raimundo¹,²
¹CIIMAR – Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, Matosinhos, Portugal
²Division of Oceanography and Marine Environment, IPMA – Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere, Algés, Portugal

Chapter 3. Synthesis and Properties of Nanodispersed Luminescent Structures Based on Lanthanum Fluoride and Phosphate for Optopharmacology and Photodynamic Therapy of Tumor Diseases Localized in Cranial Organs and Bone Tissues
А. Kusyak¹, А. Petranovska¹, O. Oranska¹, S. Turanska¹, Ya. Shuba², D. Kravchuk², L. Kravchuk², G. Sotkis², V. Nazarenko³, R. Kravchuk³, V. Dubok⁴, O. Bur’yanov⁵, V. Chornyi⁵, Yu. Sobolevsʹkyy⁵ and P. Gorbyk¹
¹Department of Nanomaterials, Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
²Department of Neuromuscular Physiology, Bogomolets Institute of Physiology of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
³Department of Physics of Crystals, Institute of Physics of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
⁴Department of Solids Structural Chemistry, Frantsevich Institute of Problems of Materials Science, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
⁵Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine

Chapter 4. Removal and Recovery of Lanthanum from Aqueous Solutions by Biosorption
Ellen C. Giese
Center for Mineral Technology, CETEM, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil


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