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  1. Content type: Research

    Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are attracting interest as potential therapeutic agents to treat inflammatory diseases, but their anti-inflammatory mechanism of action is not clear yet. In addition, the effect of o...

    Authors: Suqin Zhu, Xiumei Jiang, Mary D. Boudreau, Guangxin Feng, Yu Miao, Shiyuan Dong, Haohao Wu, Mingyong Zeng and Jun-Jie Yin

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:86

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    The biomedical use of nanosized materials is rapidly gaining interest, which drives the quest to elucidate the behavior of nanoparticles (NPs) in a biological environment. Apart from causing direct cell death,...

    Authors: Bella B. Manshian, Suman Pokhrel, Lutz Mädler and Stefaan J. Soenen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:85

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  3. Content type: Review

    In materials science, “green” synthesis has gained extensive attention as a reliable, sustainable, and eco-friendly protocol for synthesizing a wide range of materials/nanomaterials including metal/metal oxid...

    Authors: Jagpreet Singh, Tanushree Dutta, Ki-Hyun Kim, Mohit Rawat, Pallabi Samddar and Pawan Kumar

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:84

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    In order to explore the possibility of treating breast cancer by local photo-therapy, a photothermal agents loaded in situ hydrogel was established. In detail, The Cu2MnS2 nanoplates were prepared by one-pot synt...

    Authors: Ji-jun Fu, Ming-yue Chen, Jie-xia Li, Jun-hua Zhou, Sheng-nan Xie, Ping Yuan, Bo Tang and Cheng-cheng Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:83

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    The continuously growing human exposure to combustion-derived particles (CDPs) drives in depth investigation of the involved complex toxicological mechanisms of those particles. The current study evaluated the...

    Authors: Hannelore Bové, Jens Devoght, Leentje Rasking, Martijn Peters, Eli Slenders, Maarten Roeffaers, Alvaro Jorge-Peñas, Hans Van Oosterwyck and Marcel Ameloot

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:82

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  6. Content type: Review

    Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are the substances that are released by most types of cells and have an important role in cell to cell communication. Among the most highly researched EVs are exosome. Recent studi...

    Authors: Edwin J. Bunggulawa, Wei Wang, Tieying Yin, Nan Wang, Colm Durkan, Yazhou Wang and Guixue Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:81

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    Engineered inorganic nanoparticles (NPs) are essential components in the development of nanotechnologies. For applications in nanomedicine, particles need to be functionalized to ensure a good dispersibility i...

    Authors: Muhammad Raisul Abedin, Siddesh Umapathi, Harika Mahendrakar, Tunyaboon Laemthong, Holly Coleman, Denise Muchangi, Santimukul Santra, Manashi Nath and Sutapa Barua

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:80

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    Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are promising candidates to design the next generation NP-based drug formulations specifically treating maternal, fetal or placental complications with reduced side effects. Profound...

    Authors: Leonie Aengenheister, Dörthe Dietrich, Amin Sadeghpour, Pius Manser, Liliane Diener, Adrian Wichser, Uwe Karst, Peter Wick and Tina Buerki-Thurnherr

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:79

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  9. Content type: Research

    Differentiation of telomere length is of vital importance because telomere length is closely related with several deadly diseases such as cancer. Additionally, G-quadruplex and i-motif formation in telomeric D...

    Authors: Shuai Wang, Fei Qu, Wenli Han and Jinmao You

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:78

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  10. Content type: Research

    Effectiveness of chemotherapy for treating glioblastoma (GBM) brain tumors is hampered by the blood–brain barrier which limits the entry into the brain of most drugs from the blood. To bypass this barrier, con...

    Authors: Minghan Shi, Malathi Anantha, Mohamed Wehbe, Marcel B. Bally, David Fortin, Laurent-Olivier Roy, Gabriel Charest, Maxime Richer, Benoit Paquette and Léon Sanche

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:77

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    Recently, we found that berberine (BBR) exerts anti-acute myeloid leukemia activity, particularly toward high-risk and relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia MV4-11 cells in vitro. However, the poor water ...

    Authors: Jieping Li, Li Yang, Rui Shen, Li Gong, Zhiqiang Tian, Huarong Qiu, Zhe Shi, Lichen Gao, Hongwu Sun and Guangsen Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:76

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  12. Content type: Review

    Graphene’s unique physical structure, as well as its chemical and electrical properties, make it ideal for use in sensor technologies. In the past years, novel sensing platforms have been proposed with pristin...

    Authors: Janire Peña-Bahamonde, Hang N. Nguyen, Sofia K. Fanourakis and Debora F. Rodrigues

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:75

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  13. Content type: Review

    With the improvement of nanotechnology and nanomaterials, redox-responsive delivery systems have been studied extensively in some critical areas, especially in the field of biomedicine. The system constructed...

    Authors: Xiaoshuang Guo, Yuan Cheng, Xiaotian Zhao, Yanli Luo, Jianjun Chen and Wei-En Yuan

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:74

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  14. Content type: Research

    Galectin-3 (Gal-3) is a promising target in cancer therapy with a high therapeutic potential due to its abundant localization within the tumor tissue and its involvement in tumor development and proliferation....

    Authors: P. Bojarová, M. R. Tavares, D. Laaf, L. Bumba, L. Petrásková, R. Konefał, M. Bláhová, H. Pelantová, L. Elling, T. Etrych, P. Chytil and V. Křen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:73

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    Messenger RNA (mRNA) has gained remarkable attention as an alternative to DNA-based therapies in biomedical research. A variety of biodegradable nanoparticles (NPs) has been developed including lipid-based and...

    Authors: Hanzey Yasar, Alexander Biehl, Chiara De Rossi, Marcus Koch, Xabi Murgia, Brigitta Loretz and Claus-Michael Lehr

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:72

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  16. Content type: Review

    Nanomedicine and nano delivery systems are a relatively new but rapidly developing science where materials in the nanoscale range are employed to serve as means of diagnostic tools or to deliver therapeutic ag...

    Authors: Jayanta Kumar Patra, Gitishree Das, Leonardo Fernandes Fraceto, Estefania Vangelie Ramos Campos, Maria del Pilar Rodriguez-Torres, Laura Susana Acosta-Torres, Luis Armando Diaz-Torres, Renato Grillo, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Shivesh Sharma, Solomon Habtemariam and Han-Seung Shin

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:71

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    Upon ingestion, nanoparticles can interact with the intestinal epithelial barrier potentially resulting in systemic uptake of nanoparticles. Nanoparticle properties have been described to influence the protein...

    Authors: Ashraf Abdelkhaliq, Meike van der Zande, Ans Punt, Richard Helsdingen, Sjef Boeren, Jacques J. M. Vervoort, Ivonne M. C. M. Rietjens and Hans Bouwmeester

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:70

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    Porphyromonas gingivalis adherence to oral streptococci is a key point in the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases (Honda in Cell Host Microbe 10:423–425, 2011). Previous work in our groups has shown that a regio...

    Authors: Mohamed Y. Mahmoud, Donald R. Demuth and Jill M. Steinbach-Rankins

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:69

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  19. Content type: Research

    In recent years, nanoparticles (NPs) including nanostructured lipid carries (NLC) and solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN) captured an increasing amount of attention in the field of transdermal drug delivery system...

    Authors: Yongwei Gu, Meng Yang, Xiaomeng Tang, Ting Wang, Dishun Yang, Guangxi Zhai and Jiyong Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:68

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  20. Content type: Short Communication

    Intracellular protein and proteomic studies using mass spectrometry, imaging microscopy, flow cytometry, or western blotting techniques require genetic manipulation, cell permeabilization, and/or cell lysis. W...

    Authors: Elaheh Shekaramiz, Rupak Doshi and H. Kumar Wickramasinghe

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:67

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  21. Content type: Research

    Although assemblies of hydrophobic-modified bacitracin A with PLGA (Nano-BAPLGA) have demonstrated promising antibacterial activities against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, the desirable antibacte...

    Authors: Wei Hong, Lipeng Liu, Yining Zhao, Yinghui Liu, Dexian Zhang and Mingchun Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:66

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  22. Content type: Research

    Due to the high transfer ability of cancer cell, cancer has been regarded as a world-wide high mortality disease. Quantitative analysis of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) can provide some valuable clinical info...

    Authors: Xuan Wu, Tingyu Xiao, Zhang Luo, Rongxiang He, Yiping Cao, Zhenzhong Guo, Weiying Zhang and Yong Chen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:65

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  23. Content type: Research

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a chronic disease that causes excessive hepatic lipid accumulation. Reducing hepatic lipid deposition is a key issue in treatment and inhibition of NAFLD evolution....

    Authors: Jun Liang, Ying Liu, Jinguang Liu, Zhe Li, Qiangyuan Fan, Zifei Jiang, Fei Yan, Zhi Wang, Peiwen Huang and Nianping Feng

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:64

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  24. Content type: Research

    Epidermal growth factor (EGF) can promote cell proliferation as well as migration, which is feasible in tissue wound healing. Oil bodies have been exploited as an important platform to produce exogenous protei...

    Authors: Weidong Qiang, Tingting Zhou, Xinxin Lan, Xiaomei Zhang, Yongxin Guo, Muhammad Noman, Linna Du, Jie Zheng, Wenqing Li, Haoyang Li, Yubin Lu, Hongyu Wang, Lili Guan, Linbo Zhang, Xiaokun Li, Jing Yang…

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:62

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  25. Content type: Research

    Extracellular vesicles (EVs) and exosomes are nano-sized, membrane-bound vesicles shed by most eukaryotic cells studied to date. EVs play key signaling roles in cellular development, cancer metastasis, immune ...

    Authors: Travis J. Antes, Ryan C. Middleton, Kristin M. Luther, Takeshi Ijichi, Kiel A. Peck, Weixin Jane Liu, Jackie Valle, Antonio K. Echavez and Eduardo Marbán

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:61

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  26. Content type: Research

    Stable and non-toxic fluorescent markers are gaining attention in molecular diagnostics as powerful tools for enabling long and reliable biological studies. Such markers should not only have a long half-life u...

    Authors: Francisco Morales-Zavala, Nathalie Casanova-Morales, Raúl B. Gonzalez, América Chandía-Cristi, Lisbell D. Estrada, Ignacio Alvizú, Victor Waselowski, Fanny Guzman, Simón Guerrero, Marisol Oyarzún-Olave, Cristian Rebolledo, Enrique Rodriguez, Julien Armijo, Heman Bhuyan, Mario Favre, Alejandra R. Alvarez…

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:60

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  27. Content type: Research

    Various nanocarriers have been used to deliver subunit vaccines specifically to dendritic cells (DCs) for the improvement of immunogenicity. However, due to their insufficient DC priming ability, these vaccine...

    Authors: Hidenori Matsuo, Masaharu Somiya, Masumi Iijima, Takeshi Arakawa and Shun’ichi Kuroda

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:59

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  28. Content type: Research

    The transcription factor NF-kB plays an important role in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Effective treatment of RA is hindered due to the lack of specificity of small molecules in the inflamed ...

    Authors: Weifeng Duan and Huan Li

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:58

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  29. Content type: Research

    Matrix-metalloproteinases, which are overexpressed in many types of cancer, can be applied to improve the bioavailability of chemotherapeutic drugs and guide therapeutic targeting. Thus, we aimed to develop en...

    Authors: Fangyuan Guo, Jiangqing Wu, Wenchao Wu, Dongxue Huang, Qinying Yan, Qingliang Yang, Ying Gao and Gensheng Yang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:57

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  30. Content type: Research

    Chemotherapeutic agents (anti-cancer drugs) are small cytostatic or cytotoxic molecules that often bind to double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) resulting in modifications of their structural and nanomechanical properti...

    Authors: Dennis Kreft, Ying Wang, Michael Rattay, Katja Toensing and Dario Anselmetti

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:56

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2019 17:28

  31. Content type: Research

    Autophagy regulation through exogenous materials has aroused intensive attention to develop treatment protocols according to diverse human diseases. However, to the best of our knowledge, few examples have bee...

    Authors: Long Yuan, Fan Zhang, Xiaowei Qi, Yongjun Yang, Chang Yan, Jun Jiang and Jun Deng

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:55

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  32. Content type: Research

    Tumor metastasis is the primary cause of mortality in cancer patients. Migratory breast cancer cells in lymphatic and blood vessels seek new sites and form metastatic colonies in the lung and bone, and then th...

    Authors: Yanxia Qin, Kui Chen, Weihong Gu, Xinghua Dong, Ruihong Lei, Yanan Chang, Xue Bai, Shibo Xia, Li Zeng, Jiaxin Zhang, Sihan Ma, Juan Li, Shan Li and Gengmei Xing

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:54

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    Titanium dioxide (TiO2) particles are commonly used as a food additive (E171 in the EU) for its whitening and opacifying properties. However, the risk of gut barrier disruption is an increasing concern because of...

    Authors: Pauline Talbot, Joanna M. Radziwill-Bienkowska, Jasper B. J. Kamphuis, Karine Steenkeste, Sarah Bettini, Véronique Robert, Marie-Louise Noordine, Camille Mayeur, Eric Gaultier, Philippe Langella, Catherine Robbe-Masselot, Eric Houdeau, Muriel Thomas and Muriel Mercier-Bonin

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:53

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  34. Content type: Research

    Nanoparticles have become one of the most promising among the potential materials used for biomedical applications. However, few researchers have focused on their effects on analgesia. Despite the fact that va...

    Authors: Ping-Ching Wu, Dar-Bin Shieh, Hung-Tsung Hsiao, Jeffery Chi-Fei Wang, Ya-Chi Lin and Yen-Chin Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:49

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  35. Content type: Research

    Nano-PCR is a recent tool that is used in viral diseases diagnosis. The technique depends on the fundamental effects of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and is considered a very effective and sensitive tool in the d...

    Authors: Mervat E. Hamdy, Michele Del Carlo, Hussein A. Hussein, Taher A. Salah, Ayman H. El-Deeb, Mohamed M. Emara, Guilia Pezzoni and Dario Compagnone

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:48

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  36. Content type: Research

    Tumour-derived exosomes can be released to serum and provide information on the features of the malignancy, however, in order to perform systematic studies in biological samples, faster diagnostic techniques a...

    Authors: Sheila López-Cobo, Carmen Campos-Silva, Amanda Moyano, Myriam Oliveira-Rodríguez, Annette Paschen, María Yáñez-Mó, María Carmen Blanco-López and Mar Valés-Gómez

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:47

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  37. Content type: Research

    As a promising candidate for artificial enzymes, catalytically active nanomaterials show several advantages over natural enzymes, such as controlled synthesis at low cost, tunability of catalytic activities, a...

    Authors: Lin Long, Jianbo Liu, Kaishun Lu, Tao Zhang, Yunqing Xie, Yinglu Ji and Xiaochun Wu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:46

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2019 17:4

  38. Content type: Research

    So far, how the animals evade the environmental nanomaterials is still largely unclear. In this study, we employed in vivo assay system of Caenorhabditis elegans to investigate the aversive behavior of nematodes ...

    Authors: Guosheng Xiao, He Chen, Natalia Krasteva, Qizhan Liu and Dayong Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:45

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  39. Content type: Research

    Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) have many potential applications in various fields. Especially, the unique physicochemical properties make them as the prime candidates for applications in biomedical fi...

    Authors: Song Zhu, Fei Luo, Jian Li, Bin Zhu and Gao-Xue Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:44

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  40. Content type: Research

    Suitable fluorophores are the core of fluorescence imaging. Among the most exciting, yet controversial, labels are quantum dots (QDs) with their unique optical and chemical properties, but also considerable to...

    Authors: Hana Buchtelova, Vladislav Strmiska, Zuzana Skubalova, Simona Dostalova, Petr Michalek, Sona Krizkova, David Hynek, Lukas Kalina, Lukas Richtera, Amitava Moulick, Vojtech Adam and Zbynek Heger

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:43

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  41. Content type: Research

    Ag2S has the characteristics of conventional quantum dot such as broad excitation spectrum, narrow emission spectrum, long fluorescence lifetime, strong anti-bleaching ability, and other optical properties. Moreo...

    Authors: Xiao-Shuai Zhang, Yang Xuan, Xiao-Quan Yang, Kai Cheng, Ruo-Yun Zhang, Cheng Li, Fang Tan, Yuan-Cheng Cao, Xian-Lin Song, Jie An, Xiao-Lin Hou and Yuan-Di Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:42

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  42. Content type: Research

    Radioactive isotope-labeled gold nanomaterials have potential biomedical applications. Here, we report the synthesis and characterization of PEGylated crushed gold shell-radioactive iodide-124-labeled gold cor...

    Authors: Sang Bong Lee, Dinesh Kumar, Yinghua Li, In-Kyu Lee, Sung Jin Cho, Sang Kyoon Kim, Sang-Woo Lee, Shin Young Jeong, Jaetae Lee and Yong Hyun Jeon

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:41

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  43. Content type: Review

    Nanobiotechnology has the potential to revolutionize diverse sectors including medicine, agriculture, food, textile and pharmaceuticals. Disease diagnostics, therapeutics and crop protection strategies are fas...

    Authors: Vrantika Chaudhary, Sumit Jangra and Neelam R. Yadav

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:40

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  44. Content type: Research

    Virus-like-particles (VLPs) are attractive nanoparticulate scaffolds for broad applications in material/biological sciences and medicine. Prior their functionalization, specific adaptations have to be carried ...

    Authors: Jens Schumacher, Tijana Bacic, René Staritzbichler, Matin Daneschdar, Thorsten Klamp, Philipp Arnold, Sabrina Jägle, Özlem Türeci, Jürgen Markl and Ugur Sahin

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:39

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  45. Content type: Research

    Multidrug resistance-associated protein 1 (MRP1) overexpression plays a major role in chemoresistance in glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) contributing to its notorious deadly nature. Although MRP1-siRNA transfect...

    Authors: Wing Yin Tong, Mohammed Alnakhli, Richa Bhardwaj, Sinoula Apostolou, Sougata Sinha, Cara Fraser, Tim Kuchel, Bryone Kuss and Nicolas H. Voelcker

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:38

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  46. Content type: Research

    Short nucleic acid oligomers have found a wide range of applications in experimental physics, biology and medicine, and show potential for the treatment of acquired and genetic diseases. These applications rel...

    Authors: Donny de Bruin, Nelli Bossert, Annemieke Aartsma-Rus and Dirk Bouwmeester

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:37

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