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International Scholarly Research Notices
Volume 2014, Article ID 727049, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/727049
Research Article

Enhancement of Biodegradation of Palm Oil Mill Effluents by Local Isolated Microorganisms

Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

Received 2 March 2014; Revised 25 April 2014; Accepted 5 May 2014; Published 12 August 2014

Academic Editor: Amit Bhatnagar

Copyright © 2014 Mohammadreza Soleimaninanadegani and Soheila Manshad. 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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