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Optimization of Affective Parameter on Cadmium Removal From an Aqueous Solution by Citrullus colocynthis Powdered Fruits by Response Surface

Mohammad Reza Rezaei Kahkha 1 , * , Massoud Kaykhaii 2 and Gholamreza Ebrahimzadeh 1
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1 Faculty of Health, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, IR Iran
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: February 14, 2015, 4 (1); e20667
  • Published Online: February 10, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 25, 2014
  • Revised: August 25, 2014
  • Accepted: September 4, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-20667

To Cite: Rezaei Kahkha M R, Kaykhaii M, Ebrahimzadeh G. Optimization of Affective Parameter on Cadmium Removal From an Aqueous Solution by Citrullus colocynthis Powdered Fruits by Response Surface, Health Scope. 2015 ; 4(1):e20667. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-20667.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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