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  1. Nanomedicine studies have showed a great potential for drug delivery into the lung. In this manuscript nanostructured lipid carriers (NLC) containing Fluticasone propionate (FP) were prepared and their biocomp...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Bondì, Maria Ferraro, Serena Di Vincenzo, Stefania Gerbino, Gennara Cavallaro, Gaetano Giammona, Chiara Botto, Mark Gjomarkaj and Elisabetta Pace

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:46

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  2. Although engineered nanomaterials (ENM) are currently regulated either in the context of a new chemical, or as a new use of an existing chemical, hazard assessment is still to a large extent reliant on informa...

    Authors: Yong Ho Kim, Elizabeth Boykin, Tina Stevens, Katelyn Lavrich and M Ian Gilmour

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:47

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  3. Magnetic nanoparticles functionalized antibodies are used for in-vitro assays on bio-markers. This work demonstrates the synthesis of high-quality magnetic nanoparticles coated with antibodies against carcinoembr...

    Authors: Che-Chuan Yang, Shieh-Yueh Yang, Chia-Shin Ho, Jui-Feng Chang, Bing-Hsien Liu and Kai-Wen Huang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:44

    Content type: Methodology

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  4. Active targeting endocytosis mediated by the specific interaction between folic acid and its receptor has been a hotspot in biological therapy of many human cancers. Various studies have demonstrated that fola...

    Authors: Yijie Shi, Chang Su, Wenyu Cui, Hongdan Li, Liwei Liu, Bo Feng, Ming Liu, Rongjian Su and Liang Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:43

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  5. Nanoparticles (Ag NPs) have recently received much attention for their possible applications in biotechnology and biomedical. However, little is known about the toxicity in reproductive organs of animal model ...

    Authors: Mansee Thakur, Himanshu Gupta, Dipty Singh, Ipseeta R Mohanty, Ujjwala Maheswari, Geeta Vanage and DS Joshi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:42

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  6. Iron oxide impregnated casein nanoparticles (IOICNPs) were prepared by in-situ precipitation of iron oxide within the casein matrix. The resulting iron oxide impregnated casein nanoparticles (IOICNPs) were cha...

    Authors: Anamika Singh, Jaya Bajpai and Anil Kumar Bajpai

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:38

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  7. Graphene is the 2D form of carbon that exists as a single layer of atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice and has attracted great interest in the last decade in view of its physical, chemical, electrical, elast...

    Authors: Sangiliyandi Gurunathan, Jae Woong Han, Eunsu Kim, Deug-Nam Kwon, Jin-Ki Park and Jin-Hoi Kim

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:41

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  8. Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in burn and immune-compromised patients. In recent studies, researchers have drawn their attention towards ecofriendly synthesis of ...

    Authors: Khushboo Singh, Manju Panghal, Sangeeta Kadyan, Uma Chaudhary and Jaya Parkash Yadav

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:40

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  9. Inhalation of chemotherapeutic drugs directly into the lungs augments the drug exposure to lung cancers. The inhalation of free drugs however results in over exposure and causes severe adverse effect to normal...

    Authors: Jian-Ting Long, Tuck-yun Cheang, Shu-Yu Zhuo, Rui-Fang Zeng, Qiang-Sheng Dai, He-Ping Li and Shi Fang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:37

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  10. The aim of this study was to compare various formulations solid dispersion pellets (SDP), nanostructured lipid carriers (NLCs) and a self-microemulsifying drug delivery system (SMEDDS) generally accepted to be...

    Authors: Tengfei Weng, Jianping Qi, Yi Lu, Kai Wang, Zhiqiang Tian, Kaili Hu, Zongning Yin and Wei Wu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:39

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  11. Type I collagen is an abundant natural polymer with several applications in medicine as matrix to regenerate tissues. Silver nanoparticles is an important nanotechnology material with many utilities in some ar...

    Authors: Vinicius S Cardoso, Patrick V Quelemes, Adriany Amorin, Fernando Lucas Primo, Graciely Gomides Gobo, Antonio C Tedesco, Ana C Mafud, Yvonne P Mascarenhas, José Raimundo Corrêa, Selma AS Kuckelhaus, Carla Eiras, José Roberto SA Leite, Durcilene Silva and José Ribeiro dos Santos Júnior

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:36

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  12. Porous silicon particles (PSiPs) have been used extensively as drug delivery systems, loaded with chemical species for disease treatment. It is well known from silicon producers that silicon is characterized b...

    Authors: Roberto Fenollosa, Eduardo Garcia-Rico, Susana Alvarez, Rosana Alvarez, Xiang Yu, Isabel Rodriguez, Susana Carregal-Romero, Carlos Villanueva, Manuel Garcia-Algar, Pilar Rivera-Gil, Angel R de Lera, Wolfgang J Parak, Francisco Meseguer and Ramón A Alvarez-Puebla

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:35

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  13. Conjugated and drug loaded silver nanoparticles are getting an increased attention for various biomedical applications. Nanoconjugates showed significant enhancement in biological activity in comparison to fre...

    Authors: Syeda Sohaila Naz, Muhammad Raza Shah, Nazar Ul Islam, Ajmal Khan, Samina Nazir, Sara Qaisar and Syed Sartaj Alam

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:34

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  14. Cytochrome c is an essential mediator of apoptosis when it is released from the mitochondria to the cytoplasm. This process normally takes place in response to DNA damage, but in many cancer cells (i.e., cance...

    Authors: Moraima Morales-Cruz, Cindy M Figueroa, Tania González-Robles, Yamixa Delgado, Anna Molina, Jessica Méndez, Myraida Morales and Kai Griebenow

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:33

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  15. Selol is an oily mixture of selenitetriacylglycerides that was obtained as a semi-synthetic compound containing selenite. Selol is effective against cancerous cells and less toxic to normal cells compared with...

    Authors: Ludmilla Regina de Souza, Luis Alexandre Muehlmann, Mayara Simonelly Costa dos Santos, Rayane Ganassin, Rosana Simón-Vázquez, Graziella Anselmo Joanitti, Ewa Mosiniewicz-Szablewska, Piotr Suchocki, Paulo César Morais, África González-Fernández, Ricardo Bentes Azevedo and Sônia Nair Báo

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:32

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  16. With the increased use of nanoparticles in biomedical applications there is a growing need to understand the effects that nanoparticles may have on cell function. Identifying these effects and understanding th...

    Authors: Kirstie Salinas, Zurab Kereselidze, Frank DeLuna, Xomalin G Peralta and Fidel Santamaria

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:31

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  17. Glutamate, the main excitatory neurotransmitter, is involved in learning and memory processes but at higher concentration results excitotoxic causing degeneration and neuronal death. Adenosine is a nucleoside ...

    Authors: Davide Giust, Tatiana Da Ros, Mairena Martín and José Luis Albasanz

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:27

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  18. The use of near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging techniques has gained great interest for early detection of cancer owing to the negligible absorption and autofluorescence of water and other intrinsic biomo...

    Authors: Michal Kolitz-Domb, Igor Grinberg, Enav Corem-Salkmon and Shlomo Margel

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:30

    Content type: Research

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  19. Recently, non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma sources have been used for biomedical applications such as sterilization, cancer treatment, blood coagulation, and wound healing. Gold nanoparticles (gNPs) hav...

    Authors: Sang Rye Park, Hyun Wook Lee, Jin Woo Hong, Hae June Lee, Ji Young Kim, Byul bo-ra Choi, Gyoo Cheon Kim and Young Chan Jeon

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:29

    Content type: Research

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  20. Inorganic antibacterial factors provide high bacterial resistance and thermal stability. Inorganic nanomaterial consists of modern formulation, biological, chemical, and physical properties produced on the bas...

    Authors: Bahareh Salehi, Sedigheh Mehrabian and Mehdi Ahmadi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:26

    Content type: Research

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  21. The hydrogel based system is found to be rarely reported for the delivery of hydrophobic drug due to the incompatibility of hydrophilicity of the polymer network and the hydrophobicity of drug. This problem ca...

    Authors: Jisha Jayadevan Pillai, Arun Kumar Theralikattu Thulasidasan, Ruby John Anto, Devika Nandan Chithralekha, Ashwanikumar Narayanan and Gopalakrishnapillai Sankaramangalam Vinod Kumar

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:25

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  22. Immuno-compromised patients such as those undergoing cancer chemotherapy are susceptible to bacterial infections leading to biofilm matrix formation. This surrounding biofilm matrix acts as a diffusion barrier...

    Authors: Pavlos Anastasiadis, Kristina D A Mojica, John S Allen and Michelle L Matter

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:24

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  23. The periodontitis is one of the most prevalent diseases with alveolar resorption in adult people and is the main cause of the tooth loss. To investigate the possibility for protecting the loss of alveolar bone...

    Authors: Zhiwei Ma, Chuanxu Yang, Wen Song, Qintao Wang, Jørgen Kjems and Shan Gao

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:23

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  24. Plants have been recognized as a good source of insecticidal agents, since they are able to produce their own defensives to insect attack. Moreover, there is a growing concern worldwide to develop pesticides w...

    Authors: Caio Pinho Fernandes, Fernanda Borges de Almeida, Amanda Nunes Silveira, Marcelo Salabert Gonzalez, Cicero Brasileiro Mello, Denise Feder, Raul Apolinário, Marcelo Guerra Santos, José Carlos Tavares Carvalho, Luis Armando Cândido Tietbohl, Leandro Rocha and Deborah Quintanilha Falcão

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:22

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  25. In hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), different signaling pathways are de-regulated, and among them, the expression of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Tyrphostin AG-1478 is a lipophilic low molecular...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Bondì, Antonina Azzolina, Emanuela Fabiola Craparo, Chiara Botto, Erika Amore, Gaetano Giammona and Melchiorre Cervello

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:21

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  26. Multiple emulsions have excellent encapsulating potential and this investigation has been aimed to encapsulate two different plant extracts as functional cosmetic agents in the W/O/W multiple emulsions and the...

    Authors: Tariq Mahmood, Naveed Akhtar and Sivakumar Manickam

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:20

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  27. Trivalent inactivated flu vaccines (TIV) are currently the best means to prevent influenza infections. However, the protection provided by TIV is partial (about 50%) and it is needed to improve the efficacy of...

    Authors: Gervais Rioux, Claudia Mathieu, Alexis Russell, Marilène Bolduc, Marie-Eve Laliberté-Gagné, Pierre Savard and Denis Leclerc

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:19

    Content type: Short Communication

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  28. As a potent antimicrobial agent, silver nanostructures have been used in nanosensors and nanomaterial-based assays for the detection of food relevant analytes such as organic molecules, aroma, chemical contami...

    Authors: George Seghal Kiran, Asha Dhasayan, Anuj Nishanth Lipton, Joseph Selvin, Mariadhas Valan Arasu and Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:18

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  29. Recent reports that TLR4 and TLR7 ligands can synergistically trigger Th1 biased immune responses suggest that an adjuvant that contains both ligands would be an excellent candidate for co-administration with ...

    Authors: Christopher B Fox, Sandra J Sivananthan, Malcolm S Duthie, Julie Vergara, Jeffrey A Guderian, Elliot Moon, David Coblentz, Steven G Reed and Darrick Carter

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:17

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  30. Both the functionalized and non functionalized carbon nanomaterials influence fruit and crop production in edible plants and vegetables. The fullerene, C60 and carbon nanotubes have been shown to increase the wat...

    Authors: Azamal Husen and Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:16

    Content type: Review

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  31. MWCNT and CNF are interesting NPs that possess great potential for applications in various fields such as water treatment, reinforcement materials and medical devices. However, the rapid dissemination of NPs c...

    Authors: Michele M Pereira, Ludovic Mouton, Claude Yéprémian, Alain Couté, Joanne Lo, José M Marconcini, Luiz O Ladeira, Nádia RB Raposo, Humberto M Brandão and Roberta Brayner

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:15

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  32. H. influenzae is a natural competent bacterium that can uptake DNA from the environment and recombine into bacterial genome. The outbreaks of Brazilian purpuric fever, heavily polluted areas of a different H. in...

    Authors: Julia Nogueira Varela, Cecília Cecília Krähenbühl Amstalden, Rafaella Fabiana Carneiro Pereira, Luciana Maria de Hollanda, Helder José Ceragioli, Vitor Baranauskas and Marcelo Lancellotti

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:14

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  33. A challenge in gene therapy is the efficient delivery of DNA/siRNA to the diseased cells. The physicochemical characteristics of siRNA, such as high molecular weight, negative charges and hydrophilic nature—pr...

    Authors: Xuemei Ge, Jia Feng, Shun Chen, Can Zhang, Yuanming Ouyang, Zhenguo Liu and Weien Yuan

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:13

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  34. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays an important role in tumor detection/diagnosis. The use of exogenous contrast agents (CAs) helps to improve the discrimination between lesion and neighbouring tissue, but...

    Authors: Ana Paula Candiota, Milena Acosta, Rui Vasco Simões, Teresa Delgado-Goñi, Silvia Lope-Piedrafita, Ainhoa Irure, Marco Marradi, Oscar Bomati-Miguel, Nuria Miguel-Sancho, Ibane Abasolo, Simó Schwartz Jr, Jesús Santamaria, Soledad Penadés and Carles Arús

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:12

    Content type: Methodology

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  35. An affibody-displaying bio-nanocapsule (ZHER2-BNC) with a hepatocyte specificity derived from hepatitis B virus (HBV) was converted into an affibody, ZHER2, that recognizes HER2 receptors. This affibody was previ...

    Authors: Yuya Nishimura, Koichi Takeda, Ryosuke Ezawa, Jun Ishii, Chiaki Ogino and Akihiko Kondo

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:11

    Content type: Short Communication

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  36. After a cardiac event, proper treatment and care of the damaged tissue is crucial in restoring optimal cardiac function and preventing future cardiac events. Recently, thymosin β4 has been found to play a vita...

    Authors: Arun Kumar, Arjun Patel, Louise Duvalsaint, Mehir Desai and Edward D Marks

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:10

    Content type: Research

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  37. Human immunodeficiency virus continued to be the greatest challenge and killer disease of the 21st century despite the advent of potent highly active antiretroviral therapy which are limited by their severe ad...

    Authors: Jimma Likisa Lenjisa, Minyahil Alebachew Woldu and Gizaw Dabessa Satessa

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:9

    Content type: Review

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  38. The interaction between biotin and avidin is utilized in a wide range of assay and diagnostic systems. A robust material capable of binding biotin should offer scope in the development of reusable assay materi...

    Authors: Louise Elmlund, Subramanian Suriyanarayanan, Jesper G Wiklander, Teodor Aastrup and Ian A Nicholls

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:8

    Content type: Research

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  39. The detection of biological and chemical species is of key importance to numerous areas of medical and life sciences. Therefore, a great interest exists in developing new, rapid, miniature, biocompatible and h...

    Authors: Anna Peled, Alexander Pevzner, Hagit Peretz Soroka and Fernando Patolsky

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:7

    Content type: Research

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  40. Conspicuous facial pores are therapeutic targets for cosmeceuticals. Here we examine the effect of topical fullerene on conspicuous facial pores using a new image analyser called the VISIA® system. Ten healthy Ja...

    Authors: Shigeki Inui, Ayako Mori, Masayuki Ito, Sayuri Hyodo and Satoshi Itami

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:6

    Content type: Short Communication

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  41. With the rapid advancement of nanoscience and nanotechnology, detailed knowledge of interactions between engineered nanomaterials and cells, tissues and organisms has become increasingly important, especially ...

    Authors: Li Shang, Karin Nienhaus and Gerd Ulrich Nienhaus

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:5

    Content type: Review

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  42. Glass ionomer cements (GICs) are a class of dental biomaterials. They have a wide range of uses including permanent restorations (fillings), cavity linings, fissure sealants and adhesives. One of the most comm...

    Authors: Edward R Hook, Olivia J Owen, Candice A Bellis, James A Holder, Dominic J O’Sullivan and Michele E Barbour

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:3

    Content type: Research

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  43. Nanomedicine is now being introduced as a recent trend in the field of medicine. It has been documented that metal nanoparticles have antimicrobial effects for bacteria, fungi and viruses. Recent advances in t...

    Authors: Navindra Kumari Palanisamy, Nas Ferina, Athirah Nur Amirulhusni, Zaini Mohd-Zain, Jamal Hussaini, Liew Jian Ping and Rajkumar Durairaj

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:2

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  44. Nanosuspensions are an important class of delivery system for vaccine adjuvants and drugs. Previously, we developed a nanosuspension consisting of the synthetic TLR4 ligand glucopyranosyl lipid adjuvant (GLA) ...

    Authors: HW Millie Fung, Traci JT Mikasa, Julie Vergara, Sandra J Sivananthan, Jeffrey A Guderian, Malcolm S Duthie, Thomas S Vedvick and Christopher B Fox

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:43

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  45. In the present contribution, we describe the synthesis of highly dispersed silver nanorods (NRs) of different aspect ratios using a chemical route. The shape and size of the synthesized NRs were characterized ...

    Authors: Animesh K Ojha, Stefan Forster, Sumeet Kumar, Siddharth Vats, Sangeeta Negi and Ingo Fischer

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:42

    Content type: Research

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  46. The increasing incidence of cancer and the search for more effective therapies with minimal collateral effects have prompted studies to find alternative new treatments. Among these, photodynamic therapy (PDT) ...

    Authors: Flávia Arruda Portilho, Cláudio Eduardo deOliveira Cavalcanti, Ana Luisa Miranda-Vilela, Luciana Landim Carneiro Estevanato, João Paulo Figueiró Longo, Maria deFátimaMenezes Almeida Santos, Anamélia Lorenzetti Bocca, Olímpia Paschoal Martins, Andreza R Simioni, Paulo César Morais, Ricardo Bentes Azevedo, Antonio Claudio Tedesco and Zulmira GuerreroMarques Lacava

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:41

    Content type: Research

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