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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 173814, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/173814
Research Article

Synthesis, Characterization and In Vitro Anticancer Evaluation of Itaconic Acid Based Random Copolyester

PG & Research Department of Chemistry, Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai 600 030, India

Received 23 May 2013; Revised 4 October 2013; Accepted 22 October 2013; Published 16 January 2014

Academic Editor: Xinyong Liu

Copyright © 2014 J. Gowsika and R. Nanthini. 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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