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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 641502, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/641502
Research Article

Effects of Chitosan Alkali Pretreatment on the Preparation of Electrospun PCL/Chitosan Blend Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Application

1Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 Skudai, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
2Advanced Membrane Technology Center, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
3Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Department of Polymer, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Received 19 March 2013; Revised 12 July 2013; Accepted 23 July 2013

Academic Editor: Jin Zhang

Copyright © 2013 Fatemeh Roozbahani 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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