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Closing Domestic Nutrient Cycles Using Microalgae. / Fernandes, T.V.; Shrestha, R.; Sui, Yixing; Papini, Gustavo; Zeeman, Grietje; Vet, L.E.M.; Wijffels, Rene; Lamers, Packo.

In: Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 49, No. 20, 2015, p. 12450-12456.

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Fernandes, TV, Shrestha, R, Sui, Y, Papini, G, Zeeman, G, Vet, LEM, Wijffels, R & Lamers, P 2015, 'Closing Domestic Nutrient Cycles Using Microalgae' Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 49, no. 20, pp. 12450-12456. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02858

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Fernandes, T. V., Shrestha, R., Sui, Y., Papini, G., Zeeman, G., Vet, L. E. M., ... Lamers, P. (2015). Closing Domestic Nutrient Cycles Using Microalgae. Environmental Science and Technology, 49(20), 12450-12456. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02858

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Fernandes TV, Shrestha R, Sui Y, Papini G, Zeeman G, Vet LEM et al. Closing Domestic Nutrient Cycles Using Microalgae. Environmental Science and Technology. 2015;49(20):12450-12456. Available from, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02858

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Fernandes, T.V. ; Shrestha, R. ; Sui, Yixing ; Papini, Gustavo ; Zeeman, Grietje ; Vet, L.E.M. ; Wijffels, Rene ; Lamers, Packo. / Closing Domestic Nutrient Cycles Using Microalgae. In: Environmental Science and Technology. 2015 ; Vol. 49, No. 20. pp. 12450-12456

BibTeX

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