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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2017, Article ID 6796412, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6796412
Research Article

Synthesis, Characterization, and Drug Delivery from pH- and Thermoresponsive Poly(N-Isopropylacrylamide)/Chitosan Core/Shell Nanocomposites Made by Semicontinuous Heterophase Polymerization

1Departamento de Ingenieria Mecanica Electrica, Universidad de Guadalajara, Boul. M. García-Barragán #1451, 44430 Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico
2Ingeniería Química, Universidad de Guadalajara, Boul. M. García-Barragán #1451, 44430 Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico
3Física, Universidad de Guadalajara, Boul. M. García-Barragán #1451, 44430 Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico
4Centro de Investigación en Química Aplicada, Av. Ing. E. Reyna #140, 25294 Saltillo, COAH, Mexico

Correspondence should be addressed to Jorge E. Puig; xm.gdu.liam@ejgiup

Received 31 August 2016; Revised 16 December 2016; Accepted 19 December 2016; Published 24 January 2017

Academic Editor: Xuping Sun

Copyright © 2017 Abraham G. Alvarado 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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