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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 145380, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/145380
Research Article

Antioxidant Effects of Quercetin and Catechin Encapsulated into PLGA Nanoparticles

1Departamento de Investigación y Posgrado en Alimentos, Facultad de Química, Universidad Autónoma de Queretaro, 76010 Queretaro, Mexico
2Laboratorio de Posgrado en Tecnología Farmacéutica, División de Estudios de Posgrado, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlán, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuautitlán Izcalli, 54740 Estado de México, Mexico
3Departamento de Materiales Bio-orgánicos, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Unidad Queretaro, 76230 Queretaro, Mexico
4Laboratorio de Radicais Livres e Estados Excitados en Sistemas Biologicos, Departamento de Bioquímica, Universidade de São Paulo, 05508-000 São Paulo, Brazil
5Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico en Electroquímica S.C., Pedro Escobedo, 76703 Querétaro, Mexico

Received 10 January 2012; Revised 5 July 2012; Accepted 9 July 2012

Academic Editor: Marinella Striccoli

Copyright © 2012 Hector Pool 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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