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Heavy metal binding sites in river water

Naturevolume 256pages399401 (1975) | Download Citation

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THE transport of heavy metals (HMs) and their effects on biological systems in natural waters are greatly influenced by their interactions with soluble and insoluble water components1,2.

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  1. Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, K1N 6N5, Canada

    • S. RAMAMOORTHY
    •  & D. J. KUSHNER

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