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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 912458, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/912458
Research Article

New Guar Biopolymer Silver Nanocomposites for Wound Healing Applications

Department of Chemical Technology, University of Calcutta, 92 A.P.C. Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700009, India

Received 30 April 2013; Revised 10 August 2013; Accepted 18 August 2013

Academic Editor: Antonio Salgado

Copyright © 2013 Runa Ghosh Auddy 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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