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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 209049, 7 pages
Fabrication of Nanohydroxyapatite/Poly(caprolactone) Composite Microfibers Using Electrospinning Technique for Tissue Engineering Applications
1Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering (FBME), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
2Miniaturized Medical Devices Program, Institute of Microelectronics, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore 117685
Received 19 March 2014; Revised 5 June 2014; Accepted 16 June 2014; Published 25 June 2014
Academic Editor: Zhongkui Hong
Copyright © 2014 Mohd Izzat Hassan 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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