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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 365163, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/365163
Research Article

Biosorption of Zinc from Aqueous Solution Using Chemically Treated Rice Husk

1School of Resource and Environment, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin 150030, China
2State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resource and Environment, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150090, China
3School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong

Received 11 March 2013; Revised 29 May 2013; Accepted 29 May 2013

Academic Editor: Abdelwahab Omri

Copyright © 2013 Ying Zhang 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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