Analysis of δ15N values in mollusk shell organic matrix by elemental analysis/isotope ratio mass spectrometry without acidification: an evaluation and effects of long-term preservation
Versteegh, E., Gillikin, D. P. and Dehairs, F. (2011) Analysis of δ15N values in mollusk shell organic matrix by elemental analysis/isotope ratio mass spectrometry without acidification: an evaluation and effects of long-term preservation. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 25 (5). pp. 675-680. ISSN 0951-4198
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