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International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 840528, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/840528
Research Article

Chemometric Characterization of Alembic and Industrial Sugar Cane Spirits from Cape Verde and Ceará, Brazil

1Departamento de Química Analítica e Físico-Química, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Campus do Pici, Fortaleza, Ce, Brazil
2Departamento de Hidráulica e Engenharia Ambiental, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Campus do Pici, Fortaleza, Ce, Brazil
3Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia (IFCE), Campus Acaraú, Ceará, Brazil

Received 13 June 2012; Accepted 22 August 2012

Academic Editor: Richard G. Brereton

Copyright © 2012 Regina F. R. Pereira 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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