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Development of a dewaxing protocol for tissue-engineered models of the oral mucosa used for Raman spectroscopic analysis

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Development of a dewaxing protocol for tissue-engineered models of the oral mucosa used for Raman spectroscopic analysis. / Mian, S.A.; Colley, H.E.; Thornhill, M.H.; Rehman, I.U.

In: APPLIED SPECTROSCOPY REVIEWS, Vol. 49, No. 8, 2014, p. 614-617.

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Mian, S.A. ; Colley, H.E. ; Thornhill, M.H. ; Rehman, I.U. / Development of a dewaxing protocol for tissue-engineered models of the oral mucosa used for Raman spectroscopic analysis. In: APPLIED SPECTROSCOPY REVIEWS. 2014 ; Vol. 49, No. 8. pp. 614-617.

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