Development and application of fish scale wastes as versatile natural biomaterials

Published on Jan 15, 2022in Chemical Engineering Journal10.652
· DOI :10.1016/J.CEJ.2021.131102
Di Qin2
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Shichao Bi9
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(Ocean University of China)
+ 6 AuthorsXiguang Chen61
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(Ocean University of China)
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