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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 148763, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/148763
Research Article

Hydrodynamic Delivery of Chitosan-Folate-DNA Nanoparticles in Rats with Adjuvant-Induced Arthritis

1Orthopaedics Research Laboratory, Research Centre, Sacré-Coeur Hospital, University of Montreal, 5400 West Gouin Boulevard, Montreal, QC, Canada H4J 1C5
2Faculty of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal, CP 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7
3The key laboratory of Stem Cell Biology, Institute of Health Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (SJTUSM), Shanghai 200025, China
4Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 225 South Chongqing Road, Shanghai 200025, China

Received 14 September 2010; Accepted 29 November 2010

Academic Editor: Oreste Gualillo

Copyright © 2011 Qin Shi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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