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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 270273, 6 pages
Effects of Composite Formulation on Mechanical Properties of Biodegradable Poly(Propylene Fumarate)/Bone Fiber Scaffolds
Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Received 15 March 2010; Accepted 9 May 2010
Academic Editor: Shanfeng Wang
Copyright © 2010 Xun Zhu 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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