Calcium-Enriched Nanofibrillated Cellulose/Poloxamer in-situ Forming Hydrogel Scaffolds as a Controlled Delivery System of Raloxifene HCl for Bone Engineering [Retraction]
Kamel R, El-Wakil NA, Elkasabgy NA. Int J Nanomedicine. 2021;16:6807–6824.
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