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Bio-Oil Production from Sargassum Macroalgae: A Green and Healthy Source of Energy

Hossein Rahbari 1 , Asadollah Akram 1 , * , Maryam Pazoki 2 and Mortaza Aghbashlo 1
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1 Department of Agricultural Machinery Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran
2 Department of Environmental Engineering, Graduate Faculty of Environment, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: January 31, 2019, 11 (1); e84301
  • Published Online: January 8, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 15, 2018
  • Revised: December 23, 2018
  • Accepted: December 25, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhs.84301

To Cite: Rahbari H, Akram A, Pazoki M, Aghbashlo M. Bio-Oil Production from Sargassum Macroalgae: A Green and Healthy Source of Energy, Jundishapur J Health Sci. 2019 ; 11(1):e84301. doi: 10.5812/jjhs.84301.

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