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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2014, Article ID 764031, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/764031
Research Article

Preparation of Polyvinyl Alcohol/Xylan Blending Films with 1,2,3,4-Butane Tetracarboxylic Acid as a New Plasticizer

1State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510641, China
2Institute of Biomass Chemistry and Technology, College of Materials Science and Technology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China

Received 24 January 2014; Accepted 17 February 2014; Published 27 March 2014

Academic Editor: Ming-Guo Ma

Copyright © 2014 Cun-dian Gao 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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