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Heavy Metals in Propolis

Practical and Simple Procedures to Reduce the Lead Level in the Brazilian Propolis
  • Nivia Macedo Freire Alcici


In order to improve the quality of our propolis, many kinds of analysis carried out and, after a critical study of the results, the lead content in our propolis called our attention.


Ferulic Acid Lead Level Pollen Collector Lead Chromate Sample Propolis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nivia Macedo Freire Alcici
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  1. 1.CONAP—Cooperative Nacional dos Produtores de ApitoxinaBelo HorizonteBrazil

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