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Influence of the Chemical Structure and Physicochemical Properties of Chitin- and Chitosan-Based Materials on Their Biomedical Activity

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Jolanta Kumirska, Mirko X. Weinhold, Małgorzata Czerwicka, Zbigniew Kaczyński, Anna Bychowska, Krzysztof Brzozowski,Jorg Thöming, and Piotr Stepnowski

Submitted: 03 May 2010 Published: 08 January 2011

DOI: 10.5772/13481

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Biomedical Engineering, Trends in Materials Science

Edited by Anthony N. Laskovski

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Written By

Jolanta Kumirska, Mirko X. Weinhold, Małgorzata Czerwicka, Zbigniew Kaczyński, Anna Bychowska, Krzysztof Brzozowski,Jorg Thöming, and Piotr Stepnowski

Submitted: 03 May 2010 Published: 08 January 2011