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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Although engineered nanomaterials (ENM) are currently regulated either in the context of a new chemical, or as a new use of an existing chemical, hazard assessment is still to a large extent reliant on informa...

    Authors: Yong Ho Kim, Elizabeth Boykin, Tina Stevens, Katelyn Lavrich and M Ian Gilmour
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:47
  17. Magnetic nanoparticles functionalized antibodies are used for in-vitro assays on bio-markers. This work demonstrates the synthesis of high-quality magnetic nanoparticles coated with antibodies against carcinoembr...

    Authors: Che-Chuan Yang, Shieh-Yueh Yang, Chia-Shin Ho, Jui-Feng Chang, Bing-Hsien Liu and Kai-Wen Huang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:44
  18. Active targeting endocytosis mediated by the specific interaction between folic acid and its receptor has been a hotspot in biological therapy of many human cancers. Various studies have demonstrated that fola...

    Authors: Yijie Shi, Chang Su, Wenyu Cui, Hongdan Li, Liwei Liu, Bo Feng, Ming Liu, Rongjian Su and Liang Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:43
  19. Nanoparticles (Ag NPs) have recently received much attention for their possible applications in biotechnology and biomedical. However, little is known about the toxicity in reproductive organs of animal model ...

    Authors: Mansee Thakur, Himanshu Gupta, Dipty Singh, Ipseeta R Mohanty, Ujjwala Maheswari, Geeta Vanage and DS Joshi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:42
  20. Iron oxide impregnated casein nanoparticles (IOICNPs) were prepared by in-situ precipitation of iron oxide within the casein matrix. The resulting iron oxide impregnated casein nanoparticles (IOICNPs) were cha...

    Authors: Anamika Singh, Jaya Bajpai and Anil Kumar Bajpai
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:38
  21. Graphene is the 2D form of carbon that exists as a single layer of atoms arranged in a honeycomb lattice and has attracted great interest in the last decade in view of its physical, chemical, electrical, elast...

    Authors: Sangiliyandi Gurunathan, Jae Woong Han, Eunsu Kim, Deug-Nam Kwon, Jin-Ki Park and Jin-Hoi Kim
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:41
  22. Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in burn and immune-compromised patients. In recent studies, researchers have drawn their attention towards ecofriendly synthesis of ...

    Authors: Khushboo Singh, Manju Panghal, Sangeeta Kadyan, Uma Chaudhary and Jaya Parkash Yadav
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:40
  23. Inhalation of chemotherapeutic drugs directly into the lungs augments the drug exposure to lung cancers. The inhalation of free drugs however results in over exposure and causes severe adverse effect to normal...

    Authors: Jian-Ting Long, Tuck-yun Cheang, Shu-Yu Zhuo, Rui-Fang Zeng, Qiang-Sheng Dai, He-Ping Li and Shi Fang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:37
  24. The aim of this study was to compare various formulations solid dispersion pellets (SDP), nanostructured lipid carriers (NLCs) and a self-microemulsifying drug delivery system (SMEDDS) generally accepted to be...

    Authors: Tengfei Weng, Jianping Qi, Yi Lu, Kai Wang, Zhiqiang Tian, Kaili Hu, Zongning Yin and Wei Wu
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:39
  25. Type I collagen is an abundant natural polymer with several applications in medicine as matrix to regenerate tissues. Silver nanoparticles is an important nanotechnology material with many utilities in some ar...

    Authors: Vinicius S Cardoso, Patrick V Quelemes, Adriany Amorin, Fernando Lucas Primo, Graciely Gomides Gobo, Antonio C Tedesco, Ana C Mafud, Yvonne P Mascarenhas, José Raimundo Corrêa, Selma AS Kuckelhaus, Carla Eiras, José Roberto SA Leite, Durcilene Silva and José Ribeiro dos Santos Júnior
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:36
  26. Porous silicon particles (PSiPs) have been used extensively as drug delivery systems, loaded with chemical species for disease treatment. It is well known from silicon producers that silicon is characterized b...

    Authors: Roberto Fenollosa, Eduardo Garcia-Rico, Susana Alvarez, Rosana Alvarez, Xiang Yu, Isabel Rodriguez, Susana Carregal-Romero, Carlos Villanueva, Manuel Garcia-Algar, Pilar Rivera-Gil, Angel R de Lera, Wolfgang J Parak, Francisco Meseguer and Ramón A Alvarez-Puebla
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:35
  27. Conjugated and drug loaded silver nanoparticles are getting an increased attention for various biomedical applications. Nanoconjugates showed significant enhancement in biological activity in comparison to fre...

    Authors: Syeda Sohaila Naz, Muhammad Raza Shah, Nazar Ul Islam, Ajmal Khan, Samina Nazir, Sara Qaisar and Syed Sartaj Alam
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:34
  28. Cytochrome c is an essential mediator of apoptosis when it is released from the mitochondria to the cytoplasm. This process normally takes place in response to DNA damage, but in many cancer cells (i.e., cance...

    Authors: Moraima Morales-Cruz, Cindy M Figueroa, Tania González-Robles, Yamixa Delgado, Anna Molina, Jessica Méndez, Myraida Morales and Kai Griebenow
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:33
  29. Selol is an oily mixture of selenitetriacylglycerides that was obtained as a semi-synthetic compound containing selenite. Selol is effective against cancerous cells and less toxic to normal cells compared with...

    Authors: Ludmilla Regina de Souza, Luis Alexandre Muehlmann, Mayara Simonelly Costa dos Santos, Rayane Ganassin, Rosana Simón-Vázquez, Graziella Anselmo Joanitti, Ewa Mosiniewicz-Szablewska, Piotr Suchocki, Paulo César Morais, África González-Fernández, Ricardo Bentes Azevedo and Sônia Nair Báo
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:32
  30. With the increased use of nanoparticles in biomedical applications there is a growing need to understand the effects that nanoparticles may have on cell function. Identifying these effects and understanding th...

    Authors: Kirstie Salinas, Zurab Kereselidze, Frank DeLuna, Xomalin G Peralta and Fidel Santamaria
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:31
  31. Glutamate, the main excitatory neurotransmitter, is involved in learning and memory processes but at higher concentration results excitotoxic causing degeneration and neuronal death. Adenosine is a nucleoside ...

    Authors: Davide Giust, Tatiana Da Ros, Mairena Martín and José Luis Albasanz
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:27
  32. The use of near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging techniques has gained great interest for early detection of cancer owing to the negligible absorption and autofluorescence of water and other intrinsic biomo...

    Authors: Michal Kolitz-Domb, Igor Grinberg, Enav Corem-Salkmon and Shlomo Margel
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:30
  33. Recently, non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma sources have been used for biomedical applications such as sterilization, cancer treatment, blood coagulation, and wound healing. Gold nanoparticles (gNPs) hav...

    Authors: Sang Rye Park, Hyun Wook Lee, Jin Woo Hong, Hae June Lee, Ji Young Kim, Byul bo-ra Choi, Gyoo Cheon Kim and Young Chan Jeon
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:29
  34. Inorganic antibacterial factors provide high bacterial resistance and thermal stability. Inorganic nanomaterial consists of modern formulation, biological, chemical, and physical properties produced on the bas...

    Authors: Bahareh Salehi, Sedigheh Mehrabian and Mehdi Ahmadi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:26
  35. The hydrogel based system is found to be rarely reported for the delivery of hydrophobic drug due to the incompatibility of hydrophilicity of the polymer network and the hydrophobicity of drug. This problem ca...

    Authors: Jisha Jayadevan Pillai, Arun Kumar Theralikattu Thulasidasan, Ruby John Anto, Devika Nandan Chithralekha, Ashwanikumar Narayanan and Gopalakrishnapillai Sankaramangalam Vinod Kumar
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:25
  36. Immuno-compromised patients such as those undergoing cancer chemotherapy are susceptible to bacterial infections leading to biofilm matrix formation. This surrounding biofilm matrix acts as a diffusion barrier...

    Authors: Pavlos Anastasiadis, Kristina D A Mojica, John S Allen and Michelle L Matter
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:24
  37. The periodontitis is one of the most prevalent diseases with alveolar resorption in adult people and is the main cause of the tooth loss. To investigate the possibility for protecting the loss of alveolar bone...

    Authors: Zhiwei Ma, Chuanxu Yang, Wen Song, Qintao Wang, Jørgen Kjems and Shan Gao
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:23
  38. Plants have been recognized as a good source of insecticidal agents, since they are able to produce their own defensives to insect attack. Moreover, there is a growing concern worldwide to develop pesticides w...

    Authors: Caio Pinho Fernandes, Fernanda Borges de Almeida, Amanda Nunes Silveira, Marcelo Salabert Gonzalez, Cicero Brasileiro Mello, Denise Feder, Raul Apolinário, Marcelo Guerra Santos, José Carlos Tavares Carvalho, Luis Armando Cândido Tietbohl, Leandro Rocha and Deborah Quintanilha Falcão
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:22
  39. In hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), different signaling pathways are de-regulated, and among them, the expression of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Tyrphostin AG-1478 is a lipophilic low molecular...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Bondì, Antonina Azzolina, Emanuela Fabiola Craparo, Chiara Botto, Erika Amore, Gaetano Giammona and Melchiorre Cervello
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:21
  40. Multiple emulsions have excellent encapsulating potential and this investigation has been aimed to encapsulate two different plant extracts as functional cosmetic agents in the W/O/W multiple emulsions and the...

    Authors: Tariq Mahmood, Naveed Akhtar and Sivakumar Manickam
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:20
  41. Trivalent inactivated flu vaccines (TIV) are currently the best means to prevent influenza infections. However, the protection provided by TIV is partial (about 50%) and it is needed to improve the efficacy of...

    Authors: Gervais Rioux, Claudia Mathieu, Alexis Russell, Marilène Bolduc, Marie-Eve Laliberté-Gagné, Pierre Savard and Denis Leclerc
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:19
  42. As a potent antimicrobial agent, silver nanostructures have been used in nanosensors and nanomaterial-based assays for the detection of food relevant analytes such as organic molecules, aroma, chemical contami...

    Authors: George Seghal Kiran, Asha Dhasayan, Anuj Nishanth Lipton, Joseph Selvin, Mariadhas Valan Arasu and Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:18
  43. Recent reports that TLR4 and TLR7 ligands can synergistically trigger Th1 biased immune responses suggest that an adjuvant that contains both ligands would be an excellent candidate for co-administration with ...

    Authors: Christopher B Fox, Sandra J Sivananthan, Malcolm S Duthie, Julie Vergara, Jeffrey A Guderian, Elliot Moon, David Coblentz, Steven G Reed and Darrick Carter
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:17
  44. Both the functionalized and non functionalized carbon nanomaterials influence fruit and crop production in edible plants and vegetables. The fullerene, C60 and carbon nanotubes have been shown to increase the wat...

    Authors: Azamal Husen and Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:16
  45. MWCNT and CNF are interesting NPs that possess great potential for applications in various fields such as water treatment, reinforcement materials and medical devices. However, the rapid dissemination of NPs c...

    Authors: Michele M Pereira, Ludovic Mouton, Claude Yéprémian, Alain Couté, Joanne Lo, José M Marconcini, Luiz O Ladeira, Nádia RB Raposo, Humberto M Brandão and Roberta Brayner
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:15
  46. H. influenzae is a natural competent bacterium that can uptake DNA from the environment and recombine into bacterial genome. The outbreaks of Brazilian purpuric fever, heavily polluted areas of a different H. in...

    Authors: Julia Nogueira Varela, Cecília Cecília Krähenbühl Amstalden, Rafaella Fabiana Carneiro Pereira, Luciana Maria de Hollanda, Helder José Ceragioli, Vitor Baranauskas and Marcelo Lancellotti
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:14
  47. A challenge in gene therapy is the efficient delivery of DNA/siRNA to the diseased cells. The physicochemical characteristics of siRNA, such as high molecular weight, negative charges and hydrophilic nature—pr...

    Authors: Xuemei Ge, Jia Feng, Shun Chen, Can Zhang, Yuanming Ouyang, Zhenguo Liu and Weien Yuan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:13

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