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Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Modified-Zeolite as a Promising Adsorbent for the Removal of Natural Organic Matter From Aqueous Environments

Amir Hosein Mahvi 1 , 2 , Mehdi Vosoughi 3 , 4 , * , Mohammad Javad Mohammadi 3 , 5 , Anvar Asadi 6 , Bayram Hashemzadeh 7 , Amir Zahedi 3 and Soudabeh Pourfadakar 3
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1 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Center for Solid Waste Research, Institute for Environmental Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
4 Student Research Committee, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
5 Clinical Research Development Center, Razi Teaching Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
6 Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
7 Department of Environmental Health, Khoy School of Nursing and Public Health, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: February 01, 2016, 5 (1); e29966
  • Published Online: February 15, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 14, 2015
  • Revised: August 31, 2015
  • Accepted: September 5, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-29966

To Cite: Mahvi A H, Vosoughi M, Mohammadi M J, Asadi A, Hashemzadeh B, et al. Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Modified-Zeolite as a Promising Adsorbent for the Removal of Natural Organic Matter From Aqueous Environments, Health Scope. 2016 ; 5(1):e29966. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-29966.

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