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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011, Article ID 238474, 4 pages
Research Article

A Simple and Fast Method for the Production and Characterization of Methylic and Ethylic Biodiesels from Tucum Oil via an Alkaline Route

1Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, 14040-901 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
2Departamento de Quıímica Analítica, Instituto de Química, UNESP, 14800-900 Araraquara, SP, Brazil
3Laboratório de energias Renováveis e Meio ambiente do Pontal (LERMAP), UFU, 38302-000 Ituiutaba, MG, Brazil

Received 31 August 2010; Revised 6 February 2011; Accepted 9 March 2011

Academic Editor: Stanley Brul

Copyright © 2011 Marcelo Firmino de Oliveira 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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