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International Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 632698, 9 pages
Antifungal Activity of Chitosan Nanoparticles and Correlation with Their Physical Properties
1Drug Delivery and Novel Targeting Research Group, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Campus, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Novel Antibiotic Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Campus, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Received 8 February 2012; Revised 11 May 2012; Accepted 11 May 2012
Academic Editor: Thomas J. Webster
Copyright © 2012 Ling Yien Ing 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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