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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 380979, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/380979
Research Article

Antibacterial Activity of Hydrophobic Composite Materials Containing a Visible-Light-Sensitive Photocatalyst

1Collaborative Research Center, Daido University, 10-3 Takiharu-cho, Minami-ku, Nagoya 457-8530, Japan
2Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, 3-2-1 Sakado, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 213-0012, Japan
3Department of Urology and Molecular Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-004, Japan
4Division of Photocatalyst for Energy and Environment, Research Institute for Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
5Department of Information Design, Daido University, 10-3 Takiharu-cho, Minami-ku, Nagoya 457-8530, Japan

Received 15 March 2011; Revised 25 August 2011; Accepted 7 September 2011

Academic Editor: J. Anthony Byrne

Copyright © 2011 Kentaro Yamauchi 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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