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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 519516, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/519516
Research Article

Property Evaluation of Bletilla striata/Polyvinyl Alcohol Nano Fibers and Composite Dressings

1Laboratory of Fiber Application and Manufacturing, Department of Fiber and Composite Materials, Feng Chia University, Taichung 40724, Taiwan
2School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taichung 40601, Taiwan
4Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
5Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Science, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
6Department of Aerospace and Systems Engineering, Feng Chia University, Taichung 40724, Taiwan
7Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Material Science, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taichung 40601, Taiwan

Received 19 June 2012; Accepted 25 September 2012

Academic Editor: Xiao-Miao Feng

Copyright © 2012 Jia-Horng Lin 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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