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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 289537, 11 pages
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Research Article

Physiological and Biochemical Responses of Ulva prolifera and Ulva linza to Cadmium Stress

1College of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Key Laboratory of Marine Biology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210095, China
2Zhejiang Mariculture Research Institute, Zhejiang Key Laboratory of Exploitation and Preservation of Coastal Bio-Resource, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325005, China
3College of Oceanography, Huaihai Institute of Technology, Lianyungang, Jiangsu 222005, China

Received 2 January 2013; Accepted 3 February 2013

Academic Editors: J. Huang and Z. Wang

Copyright © 2013 He-ping Jiang 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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