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  1. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) combines light, molecular oxygen and a photosensitizer to induce oxidative stress in target cells. Certain hydrophobic photosensitizers, such as aluminium-phthalocyanine chloride (Al...

    Authors: Luis Alexandre Muehlmann, Mosar Corrêa Rodrigues, João Paulo Figueiró Longo, Mônica Pereira Garcia, Karen Rapp Py-Daniel, Aline Bessa Veloso, Paulo Eduardo Narciso de Souza, Sebastião William da Silva and Ricardo Bentes Azevedo

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:36

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  2. Solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes various deleterious effects, and UV blockage is recommended for avoiding sunburn. Nanosized titanium dioxide and zinc oxide offer effective protection and enhance cosmet...

    Authors: Meng-Si Wu, Der-Shan Sun, Yu-Chung Lin, Chia-Liang Cheng, Shih-Che Hung, Po-Kong Chen, Jen-Hung Yang and Hsin-Hou Chang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:35

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  3. Iron oxide (IO) nanoparticles (NPs) of sizes less than 50 nm are considered to be non-toxic, biodegradable and superparamagnetic. We have previously described the generation of IO NPs coated with Human Serum A...

    Authors: Itay Levy, Ifat Sher, Enav Corem-Salkmon, Ofra Ziv-Polat, Amilia Meir, Avraham J Treves, Arnon Nagler, Ofra Kalter-Leibovici, Shlomo Margel and Ygal Rotenstreich

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:34

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  4. Nanobodies (Nbs) are single-domain antigen-binding fragments derived from the camelids heavy-chain only antibodies (HCAbs). Their unique advantageous properties make Nbs highly attractive in various applicatio...

    Authors: Junrong Yan, Pingyan Wang, Min Zhu, Guanghui Li, Ema Romão, Sheng Xiong and Yakun Wan

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:33

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  5. Ceragenins, synthetic mimics of endogenous antibacterial peptides, are promising candidate antimicrobial agents. However, in some settings their strong bactericidal activity is associated with toxicity towards...

    Authors: Katarzyna Niemirowicz, Urszula Surel, Agnieszka Z Wilczewska, Joanna Mystkowska, Ewelina Piktel, Xiaobo Gu, Zbigniew Namiot, Alina Kułakowska, Paul B Savage and Robert Bucki

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:32

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  6. Luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots (QD), possess highly desirable optical properties that account for development of a variety of exciting biomedical techniques. These propertie...

    Authors: Yekaterina I Brandt, Therese Mitchell, Gennady A Smolyakov, Marek Osiński and Rebecca S Hartley

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:31

    Content type: Methodology

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  7. In the present study, invertase-mediated nanogold clusters were synthesized on onion membranes, and their application for sucrose biosensor fabrication was investigated. Transmission electron microscopy reveal...

    Authors: Dipali Bagal-Kestwal, Rakesh Mohan Kestwal and Been-Huang Chiang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:30

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  8. Novel polymeric nanoparticles (NPs) specifically designed for delivering chemotherapeutics in the body and aimed at improving treatment activity and selectivity, cover a very relevant area in the field of nano...

    Authors: Sara Maiolino, Annapina Russo, Valentina Pagliara, Claudia Conte, Francesca Ungaro, Giulia Russo and Fabiana Quaglia

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:29

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  9. We studied the effect of carbon black (CB) agglomerated nanomaterial on biological membranes as revealed by shapes of human erythrocytes, platelets and giant phospholipid vesicles. Diluted human blood was incu...

    Authors: Manca Pajnič, Barbara Drašler, Vid Šuštar, Judita Lea Krek, Roman Štukelj, Metka Šimundić, Veno Kononenko, Darko Makovec, Henry Hägerstrand, Damjana Drobne and Veronika Kralj-Iglič

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:28

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  10. Two-photon polymerization, optionally combined with stimulated emission depletion (STED) lithography, allows two and three dimensional polymer fabrication with structure sizes and resolution below the diffract...

    Authors: Clemens Wolfesberger, Richard Wollhofen, Bianca Buchegger, Jaroslaw Jacak and Thomas A Klar

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:27

    Content type: Methodology

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  11. Targeted delivery of anticancer chemotherapeutics such as mitoxantrone (MTX) can significantly intensify their cytotoxic effects selectively in solid tumors such as breast cancer. In the current study, folic a...

    Authors: Jaleh Barar, Vala Kafil, Mostafa Heidari Majd, Abolfazl Barzegari, Sajjad Khani, Mohammad Johari-Ahar, Davoud Asgari, George Cokous and Yadollah Omidi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:26

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:59

  12. The poor prognosis of patients with drug resistant ovarian cancer and the lack of targeted therapy have raised the need for alternative treatments. Albendazole (ABZ) is an anti-parasite compound capable of imp...

    Authors: Lubna Noorani, Martina Stenzel, Roger Liang, Mohammad H Pourgholami and David L Morris

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:25

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  13. GoldMag nanoparticles (GMNPs) possess the properties of colloid gold and superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles, which make them useful for delivery, separation and molecular imaging. However, because of t...

    Authors: Mingfu Gong, Hua Yang, Song Zhang, Yan Yang, Dong Zhang, Yueyong Qi and Liguang Zou

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:24

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  14. Resistance of food borne pathogens such as Salmonella to existing antibiotics is of grave concern. Silver coated single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs-Ag) have broad-spectrum antibacterial activity and may be a ...

    Authors: Atul A Chaudhari, Shanese L Jasper, Ejovwoke Dosunmu, Michael E Miller, Robert D Arnold, Shree R Singh and Shreekumar Pillai

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:23

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  15. The combination of chemotherapeutic drugs with different pharmacological action has emerged as a promising therapeutic strategy in the treatment of cancers. Present study examines the antitumor potential of pa...

    Authors: Bing Wang, Xiu-Chun Yu, Song-Feng Xu and Ming Xu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:22

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  16. Electrospinning is a simple and effective method for fabricating micro- and nanofiber matrices. Electrospun fibre matrices have numerous advantages for use as tissue engineering scaffolds, such as high surfac...

    Authors: Yong Cheol Shin, Jong Ho Lee, Linhua Jin, Min Jeong Kim, Yong-Joo Kim, Jung Keun Hyun, Tae-Gon Jung, Suck Won Hong and Dong-Wook Han

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:21

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  17. Magnetic resonance imaging is the ideal modality for non-invasive in vivo cell tracking allowing for longitudinal studies over time. Cells labeled with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles have been shown t...

    Authors: Milagros Ramos-Gómez, Emma G Seiz and Alberto Martínez-Serrano

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:20

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  18. During the last decade nanoparticles have gained attention as promising drug delivery agents that can transport through the blood brain barrier. Recently, several studies have demonstrated that specifically ta...

    Authors: Malka Shilo, Anat Sharon, Koby Baranes, Menachem Motiei, Jean-Paul M Lellouche and Rachela Popovtzer

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:19

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  19. Carrageenans are naturally occurring hydrophilic, polyanionic polysaccharide bioploymers with wide application in pharmaceutical industries for controlled drug delivery. Magnetic nanoparticles with their excep...

    Authors: Maya Raman, Viswambari Devi and Mukesh Doble

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:18

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  20. Cholangiocarcinoma (CC) is one of the fatal malignant neoplasms with poor prognosis. The traditional chemotherapy has been resistant to CC and does not improve the quality of life. The aim of the present study...

    Authors: Nan Du, Lin-Ping Song, Xiao-Song Li, Lei Wang, Ling Wan, Hong-Ying Ma and Hui Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:17

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  21. Different superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles have been tested for their potential use in cancer treatment, as they enter into cells with high effectiveness, do not induce cytotoxicity, and are retained...

    Authors: Macarena Calero, Michele Chiappi, Ana Lazaro-Carrillo, María José Rodríguez, Francisco Javier Chichón, Kieran Crosbie-Staunton, Adriele Prina-Mello, Yuri Volkov, Angeles Villanueva and José L Carrascosa

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:16

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  22. The hepatitis B virus core (HBc) particle is known as a promising new carrier for the delivery of drugs and nucleic acids. However, since the arginine-rich domain that is located in the C-terminal region of th...

    Authors: Izzat Fahimuddin Bin Mohamed Suffian, Yuya Nishimura, Kenta Morita, Sachiko Nakamura-Tsuruta, Khuloud T Al-Jamal, Jun Ishii, Chiaki Ogino and Akihiko Kondo

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:15

    Content type: Short Communication

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  23. Advances in nanostructure materials are leading to novel strategies for drug delivery and targeting, contrast media for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), agents for hyperthermia and nanocarriers. Superparamagn...

    Authors: Paula Solar, Guillermo González, Cristian Vilos, Natalia Herrera, Natalia Juica, Mabel Moreno, Felipe Simon and Luis Velásquez

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:14

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  24. Determination of β-hydroxybutyrate (βHBA) is a gold standard for diagnosis of Subclinical Ketosis (SCK), a common disease in dairy cows that causes significant economic loss. Early detection of SCK can help re...

    Authors: Xuan Weng, Wenting Zhao, Suresh Neethirajan and Todd Duffield

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:13

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  25. Nano drugs have attracted increased attention due to their unique mode of action that offers tumor-inhibiting effects. Therefore, we have previously explored functionalized and drug-loaded graphene-gold nanoco...

    Authors: Yi Yuan, Yaqin Zhang, Bin Liu, Heming Wu, Yanjun Kang, Ming Li, Xin Zeng, Nongyue He and Gen Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:12

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  26. For intraoperative imaging in operating theaters or preoperative imaging in clinics, compact and economic integration rather than large and expensive equipment is required to coregister structural and function...

    Authors: Jen-Jie Chieh, Kai-Wen Huang, Yi-Yan Lee and Wen-Chun Wei

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:11

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  27. In molecular medicine, the manipulation of cells is prerequisite to evaluate genes as therapeutic targets or to transfect cells to develop cell therapeutic strategies. To achieve these purposes it is essential...

    Authors: Markus Schomaker, Dag Heinemann, Stefan Kalies, Saskia Willenbrock, Siegfried Wagner, Ingo Nolte, Tammo Ripken, Hugo Murua Escobar, Heiko Meyer and Alexander Heisterkamp

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:10

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  28. Cancer metastasis caused by circulating tumor cells (CTCs) accounts for 90% cancer-related death worldwide. Blocking the circulation of CTCs in bloodstream and their hetero-adhesion to vascular endothelia of t...

    Authors: Jingjing Xie, Haiyan Dong, Hongning Chen, Rongli Zhao, Patrick J Sinko, Weiyu Shen, Jichuang Wang, Yusheng Lu, Xiang Yang, Fangwei Xie and Lee Jia

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:9

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  29. Tumor-target fluorescence bioimaging is an important means of early diagnosis, metal nanoclusters have been used as an excellent fluorescent probe for marking tumor cells due to their targeted absorption. We h...

    Authors: Wei Ge, Yuanyuan Zhang, Jing Ye, Donghua Chen, Fawad Ur Rehman, Qiwei Li, Yun Chen, Hui Jiang and Xuemei Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:8

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  30. Mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) have several attractive properties as a drug delivery system, such as ordered porous structure, large surface area, controllable particle size as well as interior and ext...

    Authors: Guilan Quan, Xin Pan, Zhouhua Wang, Qiaoli Wu, Ge Li, Linghui Dian, Bao Chen and Chuanbin Wu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:7

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:89

  31. This study evaluates the time-dependent pro-inflammatory response of the model human lung epithelial cells (A549) to industrially relevant zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs). In terms of toxicity, ZnO-NPs are ...

    Authors: Shruti R Saptarshi, Bryce N Feltis, Paul FA Wright and Andreas L Lopata

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:6

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  32. Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) displayed strong activities in anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal studies and were reportedly efficient in treating otitis media. Information on distribution of AgNPs in ...

    Authors: Jing Zou, Markus Hannula, Superb Misra, Hao Feng, Roberto Hanoi Labrador, Antti S Aula, Jari Hyttinen and Ilmari Pyykkö

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:5

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  33. TNF-α is an inflammatory cytokine that plays an important role in insulin resistance observed in obesity and chronic inflammation. Many cellular components involved in insulin signaling cascade are known to be...

    Authors: Min Jung Kim, Sabarinathan Rangasamy, Yumi Shim and Joon Myong Song

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:4

    Content type: Methodology

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  34. Iron nanoparticles (FeNPs) have attracted increasing attention over the past two decades owing to their promising application as biomedical agents. However, to ensure safe application, their potential nanotoxi...

    Authors: Ling Zhang, Xin Wang, Jinglu Zou, Yingxun Liu and Jinke Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:3

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  35. The morphology of spermatozoa is a fundamental aspect to consider in fertilization, sperm pathology, assisted reproduction and contraception. Head, neck, midpiece, principal and terminal part of flagellum are ...

    Authors: Laura Andolfi, Elisa Trevisan, Barbara Troian, Stefano Prato, Rita Boscolo, Elena Giolo, Stefania Luppi, Monica Martinelli, Giuseppe Ricci and Marina Zweyer

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:2

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  36. Nanoparticle (NPs) functionalization has been shown to affect their cellular toxicity. To study this, differently functionalized silver (Ag) and gold (Au) NPs were synthesised, characterised and tested using l...

    Authors: Paul Schlinkert, Eudald Casals, Matthew Boyles, Ulrike Tischler, Eva Hornig, Ngoc Tran, Jiayuan Zhao, Martin Himly, Michael Riediker, Gertie Janneke Oostingh, Victor Puntes and Albert Duschl

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:1

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  37. It is becoming recognised that traditional methods of culture in vitro on flat substrates do not replicate physiological conditions well, and a number of studies have indicated that the physical environment is cr...

    Authors: Lynn M Murray, Volker Nock, John J Evans and Maan M Alkaisi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:60

    Content type: Methodology

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  38. Fluorescent carbon dots (Cdots) have attracted increasing attention due to their potential applications in sensing, catalysis, and biomedicine. Currently, intensive research has been concentrated on the synthe...

    Authors: Qing Wang, Chunlei Zhang, Guangxia Shen, Huiyang Liu, Hualin Fu and Daxiang Cui

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:58

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  39. Increasing use of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) in various products is resulting in a greater likelihood of human exposure to these materials. Nevertheless, little is still known about the influence of carbohy...

    Authors: David C Kennedy, Guillermo Orts-Gil, Chian-Hui Lai, Larissa Müller, Andrea Haase, Andreas Luch and Peter H Seeberger

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:59

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  40. Molecular sensing/imaging utilizing fluorophores has been one of the most frequently used techniques in biomedical research. As for any molecular imaging techniques, fluorescence mediated sensing always seeks ...

    Authors: Kyung Aih Kang and Jianting Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:56

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  41. The interest for gold nanorods in biomedical optics is driven by their intense absorbance of near infrared light, their biocompatibility and their potential to reach tumors after systemic administration. Examp...

    Authors: Sonia Centi, Francesca Tatini, Fulvio Ratto, Alessio Gnerucci, Raffaella Mercatelli, Giovanni Romano, Ida Landini, Stefania Nobili, Andrea Ravalli, Giovanna Marrazza, Enrico Mini, Franco Fusi and Roberto Pini

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:55

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  42. SiO2 nanoparticle is one of the most popular nanomaterial which has been used in various fields, such as wastewater treatment, environmental remediation, food processing, industrial and household applications, bi...

    Authors: Van Nhan Le, Yukui Rui, Xin Gui, Xuguang Li, Shutong Liu and Yaning Han

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:50

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  43. Green synthesis of nanomaterials finds the edge over chemical methods due to its environmental compatibility. Herein, we report green synthesis of silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) mediated with dextran. Dextran w...

    Authors: Muhammad Ajaz Hussain, Abdullah Shah, Ibrahim Jantan, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Muhammad Raza Shah, Riaz Ahmed and Syed Nasir Abbas Bukhari

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:53

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  44. Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) displayed strong activities in anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal studies and was reportedly efficient in treating otitis media .The potential impact of AgNPs on the inner...

    Authors: Jing Zou, Hao Feng, Marika Mannerström, Tuula Heinonen and Ilmari Pyykkö

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:52

    Content type: Research

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  45. Patch tests are often used in the clinical diagnosis of metal allergies. In currently available patch tests, high concentrations of metal salt solutions are used. However, diagnosis accuracy can be influenced ...

    Authors: Tomoko Sugiyama, Motohiro Uo, Takahiro Wada, Toshio Hongo, Daisuke Omagari, Kazuo Komiyama, Hitoshi Sasaki, Heishichiro Takahashi, Mikio Kusama and Yoshiyuki Mori

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:51

    Content type: Short Communication

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  46. Chitin nanofibers sheets (CNFSs) with nanoscale fiber-like surface structures are nontoxic and biodegradable biomaterials with large surface-to-mass ratio. CNFSs are widely applied as biomedical materials such...

    Authors: Vinh Quang Nguyen, Masayuki Ishihara, Jun Kinoda, Hidemi Hattori, Shingo Nakamura, Takeshi Ono, Yasushi Miyahira and Takemi Matsui

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:49

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  47. Titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) are widely used in the biological sciences. The increasing use of TiO2 NPs increases the risk of humans and the environment being exposed to NPs. We previously showed tha...

    Authors: Karim Samy El-Said, Ehab Mostafa Ali, Koki Kanehira and Akiyoshi Taniguchi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:48

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  48. Nanomedicine studies have showed a great potential for drug delivery into the lung. In this manuscript nanostructured lipid carriers (NLC) containing Fluticasone propionate (FP) were prepared and their biocomp...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Bondì, Maria Ferraro, Serena Di Vincenzo, Stefania Gerbino, Gennara Cavallaro, Gaetano Giammona, Chiara Botto, Mark Gjomarkaj and Elisabetta Pace

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:46

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