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Molybdate ion uptake both by raw chitosan and by glutaraldehyde cross-linked chitosan beads was investigated. This study focused on the identification of sorption mechanisms by means of several analytical procedures such as infra-red and reflectance spectrophotometries and CP-MAS 13C NMR analyses. Although the amine functions of glucosamine residues remain(More)
An outbreak of bacillary dysentery in 1978 affecting 928 persons, most of whom were living in the village of St-Jacques, PQ, is described. An epidemiologic study suggested the water supply as the source of the infection, and it was established that the water carried by the municipal aqueduct was contaminated by feces containing the causal agent, Shigella(More)
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