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International Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2018, Article ID 2952085, 29 pages
Review Article

Anticancer Activity of Chitosan, Chitosan Derivatives, and Their Mechanism of Action

1Department of Chemistry, Western Region Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Pokhara, Nepal
2Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Correspondence should be addressed to Paras Nath Yadav; moc.liamg@912vadaynp

Received 28 July 2018; Revised 26 November 2018; Accepted 4 December 2018; Published 30 December 2018

Academic Editor: Alexander Seifalian

Copyright © 2018 Hari Sharan Adhikari and Paras Nath Yadav. 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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