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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 309207, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/309207
Research Article

Sensing of Zinc-Containing Nanopollutants with an Ionic Liquid

1School of Pharmacy, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
2Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
3Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital-Kaoshiung, Kaoshiung 813, Taiwan
4Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, National United University, Miao-Li 630, Taiwan
5Department of Medical Sociology and Social Work, College of Health Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaoshiung 800, Taiwan

Received 29 August 2010; Revised 12 November 2010; Accepted 2 December 2010

Academic Editor: Sherine Obare

Copyright © 2010 Michelle Wang 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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