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Volume 2013, Article ID 545741, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/545741
Research Article

Sponge-Like: A New Protocol for Preparing Bacterial Ghosts

1Department of Protein Research, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Research Institute, Mubarak City for Scientific Research and Technology Applications, Alexandria, Egypt
2Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2457, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
3Department of Pharmaceutics, Kayyali Chair for Pharmaceutical Industries, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2457, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt

Received 6 January 2013; Accepted 31 January 2013

Academic Editors: J. E. Barboza-Corona and K. Bayer

Copyright © 2013 Amro A. Amara 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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