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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 670249, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/670249
Research Article

Biosorption of Hexavalent Chromium from Aqueous Medium with Opuntia Biomass

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT), 52 Paseo Alfonso XIII, 30203 Cartagena, Spain

Received 15 January 2014; Accepted 18 March 2014; Published 3 April 2014

Academic Editor: Mahe Talat

Copyright © 2014 José A. Fernández-López 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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