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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 816496, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/816496
Research Article

Mesoporous Silica SBA-16 Functionalized with Alkoxysilane Groups: Preparation, Characterization, and Release Profile Study

1Laboratório de Materiais Nanoestruturados para Bioaplicações, Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, Av. Antônio Carlos 6.627, Pampulha, 31270-901 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2Universidade Estadual de Campinas—Instituto de Química, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz Distrito de Barão Geraldo, 13083-970 Campinas, SP, Brazil

Received 8 March 2012; Accepted 22 May 2012

Academic Editor: Anukorn Phuruangrat

Copyright © 2012 Gracielle Ferreira Andrade 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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