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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 104246, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/104246
Research Article

Preparation of Tween 80-Zn/Al-Levodopa-Layered Double Hydroxides Nanocomposite for Drug Delivery System

1Laboratory of Vaccine and Immunotherapeutic, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Selangor, Malaysia
2Laboratory of Molecular Biomedicine, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Selangor, Malaysia
3Faculty of pharmacy, Isra university, P.O. Box 22, Amman 11622, Jordan
4Materials Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory, Institute of Advanced Technology (ITMA), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Selangor, Malaysia
5Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Pharmacology Unit, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Selangor, Malaysia

Received 19 December 2013; Accepted 1 February 2014; Published 23 March 2014

Academic Editors: Y. Chai and X. Ke

Copyright © 2014 Aminu Umar Kura 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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