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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 928728, 6 pages
Preparation and Characterization of Zein and Zein-Chitosan Microspheres with Great Prospective of Application in Controlled Drug Release
Grupo de Materiais Poliméricos e Compósitos (GMPC), Departamento de Química, Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM),
Avenue Colombo, 5790, Maringá, 87020-900, Paraná, Brazil
Received 2 June 2010; Revised 26 July 2010; Accepted 6 September 2010
Academic Editor: Libo Wu
Copyright © 2011 Vinícius Müller 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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