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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2016, Article ID 7697031, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7697031
Review Article

Alginate: Current Use and Future Perspectives in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications

1Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Medical University of Białystok, Mickiewicza 2c, 15-222 Białystok, Poland
2Department of Microbioanalytics, Warsaw University of Technology, Noakowskiego 3, 00-664 Warsaw, Poland

Received 26 September 2016; Revised 16 November 2016; Accepted 5 December 2016

Academic Editor: Muhammet U. Kahveci

Copyright © 2016 Marta Szekalska 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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