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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 740726, 8 pages
Research Article

Insights into the Alteration of Osteoblast Mechanical Properties upon Adhesion on Chitosan

Laboratory of Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, 26504 Rio, Patras, Greece

Received 31 October 2013; Revised 16 April 2014; Accepted 13 May 2014; Published 29 May 2014

Academic Editor: Andrea Scribante

Copyright © 2014 Antonia G. Moutzouri and George M. Athanassiou. 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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