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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2008, Article ID 623838, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/623838
Research Article

Nanostructural Organization of Naturally Occurring Composites—Part I: Silica-Collagen-Based Biocomposites

1Max Bergmann Center of Biomaterials and Institute of Materials Science, Dresden University of Technology, 01069 Dresden, Germany
2Max Planck Institute of Chemical Physics of Solids, 01187 Dresden, Germany
3Institute of Chemistry and Applied Ecology, Far Eastern National University, 690650 Vladivostok, Russia
4P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nahimovsky pr. 36, 117997 Moscow, Russia

Received 2 November 2007; Accepted 31 December 2007

Academic Editor: Donglu Shi

Copyright © 2008 Hermann Ehrlich 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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