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PLGA-Alendronate Conjugate as a New Biomaterial to Produce Osteotropic Drug Nanocarriers

By Rosario Pignatello

Submitted: February 1st 2011Reviewed: July 27th 2011Published: November 16th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/25766

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Rosario Pignatello (November 16th 2011). PLGA-Alendronate Conjugate as a New Biomaterial to Produce Osteotropic Drug Nanocarriers, Biomaterials Applications for Nanomedicine, Rosario Pignatello, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/25766. Available from:

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