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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 762705, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/762705
Review Article

Biological Effects of Spirulina (Arthrospira) Biopolymers and Biomass in the Development of Nanostructured Scaffolds

1Laboratory of Microbiology and Biochemical, College of Chemistry and Food Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande, P.O. Box 474, Avenida Itália, Km 8, 96203-900 Rio Grande, RS, Brazil
2Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering, College of Chemistry and Food Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande, P.O. Box 474, 96203-900 Rio Grande, RS, Brazil

Received 2 April 2014; Revised 14 June 2014; Accepted 10 July 2014; Published 23 July 2014

Academic Editor: Costantino Del Gaudio

Copyright © 2014 Michele Greque de Morais 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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