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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 412458, 6 pages
Preparation of Biodegradable Silk Fibroin/Alginate Blend Films for Controlled Release of Antimicrobial Drugs
Biodegradable Polymers Research Unit, Department of Chemistry and Center of Excellence for Innovation in Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham 44150, Thailand
Received 6 May 2013; Revised 29 July 2013; Accepted 15 August 2013
Academic Editor: Jie Dai
Copyright © 2013 Yaowalak Srisuwan and Yodthong Baimark. 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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