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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 4712813, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4712813
Research Article

Characterization of Alginate/Silver Nanobiocomposites Synthesized by Solution Plasma Process and Their Antimicrobial Properties

1Division of Life Sciences, Incheon National University, Incheon 406-772, Republic of Korea
2Division of Bioengineering, Incheon National University, Incheon 406-772, Republic of Korea

Received 14 September 2015; Revised 25 January 2016; Accepted 27 January 2016

Academic Editor: Lavinia Balan

Copyright © 2016 Sangwoo Nam 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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