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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016, Article ID 7350516, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7350516
Research Article

Poly-γ-Glutamic Acid Nanoparticles Based Visible Light-Curable Hydrogel for Biomedical Application

1Department of Biomaterials and Prosthetic Dentistry, University of Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Debrecen 4032, Hungary
2Department of Periodontology, University of Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Debrecen 4032, Hungary
3Department of Solid State Physics, University of Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Debrecen 4032, Hungary
4Department of Physiology, University of Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Debrecen 4032, Hungary
5Department of Applied Mathematics and Probability Theory, University of Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Debrecen 4032, Hungary

Received 18 January 2016; Accepted 12 May 2016

Academic Editor: Ester Vazquez

Copyright © 2016 József Bakó 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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