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Research Journal of Applied Sciences
Year: 2010 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 2 | Page No.: 146-150
DOI: 10.3923/rjasci.2010.146.150  
Heavy Metal Levels in Animal Muscle Tissue: A Case Study of Nigerian Raised Cattle
D.O. Nwude, P.A.C. Okoye and J.O. Babayemi
 
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