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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 291512, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/291512
Research Article

Characterization of Sucrose Thin Films for Biomedical Applications

1Department of Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications, National Institute of Materials Physics, P.O. Box MG7, Magurele, 077125 Bucharest, Romania
2Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Bucharest, 050095 Bucharest, Romania

Received 29 July 2010; Accepted 8 February 2011

Academic Editor: Kui Yu

Copyright © 2011 S. L. Iconaru 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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