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Journal of Biophysics
Volume 2016, Article ID 6108056, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6108056
Research Article

Data Acquisition System for In Situ Monitoring of Chemoelectrical Potential in Living Plant Fuel Cells

1Energy, Vibration and Sound Research Group (e-VIBS), Faculty of Science and Natural Resources, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
2Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
3Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
4Preparatory Center for Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Received 3 May 2016; Revised 26 July 2016; Accepted 4 August 2016

Academic Editor: Jianwei Shuai

Copyright © 2016 Fuei Pien Chee 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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