Constituent of Natural Organic Matter (NOM) and its effect in water

Korea Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry
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Journal Article
Journal of the Korean Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2006, 17 (2), pp. 119 - 124
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Natural organic matter (NOM) should be carefully considered in terms of its constituent and effect because NOM is complex substances that occur in spatially and seasonally varying concentrations in natural water. This review presents characteristics of natural organic matter present in water. These compounds mainly include humic substances, carbohydrates, proteins (amino acids), hexosamines, fats, oils, greases, and trace organic compounds (endocrine disrupting chemicals and pharmaceuticals and personal care products)
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