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Antifungal Effect of Magnesium Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Silicon Oxide and Copper Oxide Nanoparticles Against Candida albicans

Abbas Karimiyan 1 , Hossein Najafzadeh 2 , * , Masoud Ghorbanpour 3 and Seyed Hossein Hekmati-Moghaddam 4
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1 Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
4 Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Paramedicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: October 28, 2015, 17 (10); e2179
  • Published Online: October 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 1, 2013
  • Accepted: June 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-2179

To Cite: Karimiyan A, Najafzadeh H, Ghorbanpour M, Hekmati-Moghaddam S H. Antifungal Effect of Magnesium Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Silicon Oxide and Copper Oxide Nanoparticles Against Candida albicans, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(10):e2179. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-2179.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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