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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 509628, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/509628
Research Article

Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles in the Detection and Control of the Growth of Pathogen

Environmental Nanotechnology Division, Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Alwarkurichi, Tamil Nadu 627412, India

Received 17 July 2013; Revised 15 September 2013; Accepted 30 September 2013

Academic Editor: Thomas Thundat

Copyright © 2013 Kethirabalan Chitra and Gurusamy Annadurai. 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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