Geobacter: The Electric Microbe! Efficient Microbial Fuel Cells to Generate Clean, Cheap Electricity

  • Sushmita Poddar
  • Surbhi Khurana
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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