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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Nitrite

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

"What is Nitrate?"

Sodium nitrate is a naturally-occurring substance in vegetables, water, soil, and even the air. Originally discovered as an impurity in salt, small amounts have been used for thousands of years to cure meats.

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