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Xylan, a Promising Hemicellulose for Pharmaceutical Use

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Acarília Eduardo da Silva, Henrique Rodrigues Marcelino, Monique Christine Salgado Gomes, Elquio Eleamen Oliveira, Toshiyuki Nagashima Jr and Eryvaldo Sócrates Tabosa Egito

Submitted: 15 April 2011 Published: 07 March 2012

DOI: 10.5772/33070

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Products and Applications of Biopolymers

Edited by Casparus Johannes Reinhard Verbeek

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Written By

Acarília Eduardo da Silva, Henrique Rodrigues Marcelino, Monique Christine Salgado Gomes, Elquio Eleamen Oliveira, Toshiyuki Nagashima Jr and Eryvaldo Sócrates Tabosa Egito

Submitted: 15 April 2011 Published: 07 March 2012