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Removal of Methylene Blue from Aqueous Solution by Activated Carbon from Aloe Vera Wastes

Yusef Omidi Khaniabadi 1 , * , Hassan Basiri 2 , 3 , Ali Jafari 2 , Sedigheh Saeedi 2 , Gholamreza Goudarzi 4 , Fatemeh Taheri 2 and Mozhdeh Salehi Murkani 1
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1 Health Center of Karoon, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Health, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, IR Iran
3 Rural Water and Wastewater Company, Semnan, IR Iran
4 Environmental Technologies Research Center (ETRC), Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: October 2018, In Press (In Press); e38242
  • Published Online: September 24, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 5, 2016
  • Revised: May 21, 2016
  • Accepted: June 12, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjhs-38242

To Cite: Omidi Khaniabadi Y, Basiri H, Jafari A, Saeedi S, Goudarzi G, et al. Removal of Methylene Blue from Aqueous Solution by Activated Carbon from Aloe Vera Wastes, Jundishapur J Health Sci. 2018 ; In Press(In Press):e38242. doi: 10.17795/jjhs-38242.

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