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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2015, Article ID 714254, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/714254
Research Article

Effect of the Addition of Essential Oils and Functional Extracts of Clove on Physicochemical Properties of Chitosan-Based Films

Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Campus Universitario No. 2, Apartado Postal 669, 31125 Chihuahua, CHIH, Mexico

Received 10 February 2015; Revised 6 May 2015; Accepted 18 June 2015

Academic Editor: Xingxun Liu

Copyright © 2015 Paola Reyes-Chaparro 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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