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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012, Article ID 721706, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/721706
Research Article

The Human Stratum Corneum Prevents Small Gold Nanoparticle Penetration and Their Potential Toxic Metabolic Consequences

1Dermatology Research Centre, School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
2Therapeutics Research Centre, School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
3Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
4School of Pharmacy and Medical Science, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia

Received 20 January 2012; Accepted 12 April 2012

Academic Editor: Xiaoming Li

Copyright © 2012 David C. Liu 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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