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Microbiological testing of Polymers and resins used in conservation of Linen Textiles

Omar Abdel-Kareem
Microbiology Dept., Cracow Univ. of Economics, ul. Sienkiewicza 5, 30-033 Krakow, Poland
Permanent address: Conservation Dept., Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo Univ., Egypt.
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Abstract

Introduction

Materials and methods

Methods of measurement of biodeterioration

Results and discussion

Conclusion

References

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