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Measurement of Pollution Levels Caused by Heavy Metals of Vanadium, Nickel, Lead and Copper Using Bivalve Shells of Timoclea imbricata Species On Bahrakan Coast in Spring 2013

Seyyedeh Marzieh Moosavian 1 , * , Seyyed Mohammad Baghernabavi 2 , Elahe Zallaghi 3 , Maryam Mohammadi Rouzbahani 2 , Elham Hosseini Panah 1 and Moloud Dashtestani 1 , 2
Authors Information
1 Khouzestan Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Environmental Science, Graduate School of the Environment, Science and Research Branch ,Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Young Researchers Club, Khouzestan Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: October 01, 2014, 6 (4); e23473
  • Published Online: October 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 25, 2014
  • Revised: July 26, 2014
  • Accepted: July 28, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhs.23473

To Cite: Moosavian S M, Baghernabavi S M, Zallaghi E, Mohammadi Rouzbahani M, Hosseini Panah E, et al. Measurement of Pollution Levels Caused by Heavy Metals of Vanadium, Nickel, Lead and Copper Using Bivalve Shells of Timoclea imbricata Species On Bahrakan Coast in Spring 2013, Jundishapur J Health Sci. 2014 ; 6(4):e23473. doi: 10.5812/jjhs.23473.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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