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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 639725, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/639725
Research Article

Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Pinus eldarica Bark Extract

Department of Pharmacognosy and Isfahan Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan 81744-176, Iran

Received 24 April 2013; Accepted 6 August 2013

Academic Editor: Maria Alice Zarur Coelho

Copyright © 2013 Siavash Iravani and Behzad Zolfaghari. 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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