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Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 715217, 10 pages
Research Article

Impact Assessment of Mercury Accumulation and Biochemical and Molecular Response of Mentha arvensis: A Potential Hyperaccumulator Plant

1Plant Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biotechnology Lab, Department of Biotechnology, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636 011, India
2Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Boulevard, No. 11080, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1080, USA

Received 16 July 2014; Accepted 15 September 2014

Academic Editor: Wendong Tao

Copyright © 2015 R. Manikandan 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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