Modeling the structure‐property relationships of nanoneedles: A journey toward nanomedicine

@article{Poater2009ModelingTS,
  title={Modeling the structure‐property relationships of nanoneedles: A journey toward nanomedicine},
  author={Albert Poater and Ana Gallegos Saliner and Ramon Carb{\'o}-Dorca and Jordi Poater and Miquel Sol{\`a} and Luigi Cavallo and Andrew Paul Worth},
  journal={Journal of Computational Chemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={30}
}
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