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Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 483943, 4 pages
Activated Charcoal—A Potential Material in Glucoamylase Recovery
1Department of Microbiology, University of Agriculture, PMB 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria
2Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, PMB 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria
Received 28 April 2011; Revised 20 September 2011; Accepted 21 September 2011
Academic Editor: J. Guisan
Copyright © 2011 S. O. Kareem et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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