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  1. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays an important role in tumor detection/diagnosis. The use of exogenous contrast agents (CAs) helps to improve the discrimination between lesion and neighbouring tissue, but...

    Authors: Ana Paula Candiota, Milena Acosta, Rui Vasco Simões, Teresa Delgado-Goñi, Silvia Lope-Piedrafita, Ainhoa Irure, Marco Marradi, Oscar Bomati-Miguel, Nuria Miguel-Sancho, Ibane Abasolo, Simó Schwartz Jr, Jesús Santamaria, Soledad Penadés and Carles Arús
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:12
  2. An affibody-displaying bio-nanocapsule (ZHER2-BNC) with a hepatocyte specificity derived from hepatitis B virus (HBV) was converted into an affibody, ZHER2, that recognizes HER2 receptors. This affibody was previ...

    Authors: Yuya Nishimura, Koichi Takeda, Ryosuke Ezawa, Jun Ishii, Chiaki Ogino and Akihiko Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:11
  3. After a cardiac event, proper treatment and care of the damaged tissue is crucial in restoring optimal cardiac function and preventing future cardiac events. Recently, thymosin β4 has been found to play a vita...

    Authors: Arun Kumar, Arjun Patel, Louise Duvalsaint, Mehir Desai and Edward D Marks
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:10
  4. Human immunodeficiency virus continued to be the greatest challenge and killer disease of the 21st century despite the advent of potent highly active antiretroviral therapy which are limited by their severe ad...

    Authors: Jimma Likisa Lenjisa, Minyahil Alebachew Woldu and Gizaw Dabessa Satessa
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:9
  5. The interaction between biotin and avidin is utilized in a wide range of assay and diagnostic systems. A robust material capable of binding biotin should offer scope in the development of reusable assay materi...

    Authors: Louise Elmlund, Subramanian Suriyanarayanan, Jesper G Wiklander, Teodor Aastrup and Ian A Nicholls
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:8
  6. The detection of biological and chemical species is of key importance to numerous areas of medical and life sciences. Therefore, a great interest exists in developing new, rapid, miniature, biocompatible and h...

    Authors: Anna Peled, Alexander Pevzner, Hagit Peretz Soroka and Fernando Patolsky
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:7
  7. Conspicuous facial pores are therapeutic targets for cosmeceuticals. Here we examine the effect of topical fullerene on conspicuous facial pores using a new image analyser called the VISIA® system. Ten healthy Ja...

    Authors: Shigeki Inui, Ayako Mori, Masayuki Ito, Sayuri Hyodo and Satoshi Itami
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:6
  8. With the rapid advancement of nanoscience and nanotechnology, detailed knowledge of interactions between engineered nanomaterials and cells, tissues and organisms has become increasingly important, especially ...

    Authors: Li Shang, Karin Nienhaus and Gerd Ulrich Nienhaus
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:5
  9. Glass ionomer cements (GICs) are a class of dental biomaterials. They have a wide range of uses including permanent restorations (fillings), cavity linings, fissure sealants and adhesives. One of the most comm...

    Authors: Edward R Hook, Olivia J Owen, Candice A Bellis, James A Holder, Dominic J O’Sullivan and Michele E Barbour
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:3
  10. Nanomedicine is now being introduced as a recent trend in the field of medicine. It has been documented that metal nanoparticles have antimicrobial effects for bacteria, fungi and viruses. Recent advances in t...

    Authors: Navindra Kumari Palanisamy, Nas Ferina, Athirah Nur Amirulhusni, Zaini Mohd-Zain, Jamal Hussaini, Liew Jian Ping and Rajkumar Durairaj
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2014 12:2
  11. Nanosuspensions are an important class of delivery system for vaccine adjuvants and drugs. Previously, we developed a nanosuspension consisting of the synthetic TLR4 ligand glucopyranosyl lipid adjuvant (GLA) ...

    Authors: HW Millie Fung, Traci JT Mikasa, Julie Vergara, Sandra J Sivananthan, Jeffrey A Guderian, Malcolm S Duthie, Thomas S Vedvick and Christopher B Fox
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:43
  12. In the present contribution, we describe the synthesis of highly dispersed silver nanorods (NRs) of different aspect ratios using a chemical route. The shape and size of the synthesized NRs were characterized ...

    Authors: Animesh K Ojha, Stefan Forster, Sumeet Kumar, Siddharth Vats, Sangeeta Negi and Ingo Fischer
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:42
  13. The increasing incidence of cancer and the search for more effective therapies with minimal collateral effects have prompted studies to find alternative new treatments. Among these, photodynamic therapy (PDT) ...

    Authors: Flávia Arruda Portilho, Cláudio Eduardo deOliveira Cavalcanti, Ana Luisa Miranda-Vilela, Luciana Landim Carneiro Estevanato, João Paulo Figueiró Longo, Maria deFátimaMenezes Almeida Santos, Anamélia Lorenzetti Bocca, Olímpia Paschoal Martins, Andreza R Simioni, Paulo César Morais, Ricardo Bentes Azevedo, Antonio Claudio Tedesco and Zulmira GuerreroMarques Lacava
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:41
  14. Cardiac toxicity is the foremost reason for drug discontinuation from development to clinical evaluation and post market surveillance [Fung 35:293-317, 2001; Piccini 158:317-326 2009]. The Food and Drug Admini...

    Authors: Amalendu P Ranjan, Anindita Mukerjee, Lawrence Helson and Jamboor K Vishwanatha
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:40
  15. Harmonic Nanoparticles are a new family of exogenous markers for multiphoton imaging exerting optical contrast by second harmonic (SH) generation. In this tutorial, we present the application of Hyper-Rayleigh...

    Authors: Cécile Joulaud, Yannick Mugnier, Gnon Djanta, Marc Dubled, Jean-Christophe Marty, Christine Galez, Jean-Pierre Wolf, Luigi Bonacina and Ronan Le Dantec
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11(Suppl 1):S8

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  16. This tutorial describes a method of controlled cell labeling with citrate-coated ultra small superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles. This method may provide basically all kinds of cells with sufficient mag...

    Authors: Jelena Kolosnjaj-Tabi, Claire Wilhelm, Olivier Clément and Florence Gazeau
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11(Suppl 1):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  17. Nanomedicines have gained more and more attention in cancer therapy thanks to their ability to enhance the tumour accumulation and the intracellular uptake of drugs while reducing their inactivation and toxici...

    Authors: Sabrina Valetti, Simona Mura, Barbara Stella and Patrick Couvreur
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11(Suppl 1):S6

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  18. Proteins in their majority act rarely as single entities. Multisubunit macromolecular complexes are the actors in most of the cellular processes. These nanomachines are hold together by weak protein-protein in...

    Authors: Alexandre Durand, Gabor Papai and Patrick Schultz
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11(Suppl 1):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  19. The capacity of proteins to function relies on a balance between molecular stability to maintain their folded state and structural flexibility allowing conformational changes related to biological function. Am...

    Authors: Felix Rico, Annafrancesca Rigato, Laura Picas and Simon Scheuring
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11(Suppl 1):S3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  20. Single-molecule spectroscopy has developed into a widely used method for probing the structure, dynamics, and mechanisms of biomolecular systems, especially in combination with Förster resonance energy transfe...

    Authors: Benjamin Schuler
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11(Suppl 1):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  21. Curcumin is a polyphenolic compound isolated from the rhizomes of the plantCurcuma longa and shows intrinsic anti-cancer properties. Its medical useremains limited due to its extremely low water solubility and...

    Authors: Mehmet H Ucisik, Seta Küpcü, Bernhard Schuster and Uwe B Sleytr
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:37
  22. Tuberculosis accounted for 8.7 million new cases in 2011 and continues to be one of the leading human infectious diseases. Burdensome is the increasing rate of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB) and the...

    Authors: Bruno Veigas, Pedro Pedrosa, Isabel Couto, Miguel Viveiros and Pedro V Baptista
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:38
  23. Because of the need to limit side-effects, nanoparticles are increasingly being studied as drug-carrying and targeting tools. We have previously reported on a scheme to produce protein-based self-assembling na...

    Authors: Yongkun Yang, Tobias Neef, Christian Mittelholzer, Elisa Garcia Garayoa, Peter Bläuenstein, Roger Schibli, Ueli Aebi and Peter Burkhard
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:36
  24. Substrate nanoscale topography influences cell proliferation and differentiation through mechanisms that are at present poorly understood. In particular the molecular mechanism through which cells 'sense’ and ...

    Authors: Margherita Tamplenizza, Cristina Lenardi, Elisa Maffioli, Simona Nonnis, Armando Negri, Stefania Forti, Elisa Sogne, Silvia De Astis, Michela Matteoli, Carsten Schulte, Paolo Milani and Gabriella Tedeschi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:35
  25. In orthopaedic surgery, accumulation of agents such as anti-infectives in the bone as target tissue is difficult. The use of magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) as carriers principally enables their accumulation via...

    Authors: Nina Angrisani, Franziska Foth, Manfred Kietzmann, Stephan Schumacher, Gian Luigi Angrisani, Anne Christel, Peter Behrens and Janin Reifenrath
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:34
  26. If a fixed stress is applied to the three-dimensional z-axis of a solid material, followed by heating, the amount of thermal expansion increases according to a fixed coefficient of thermal expansion. When expa...

    Authors: Koichi Nakanishi, Akinori Kogure, Takenao Fujii, Ryohei Kokawa, Keiji Deuchi, Ritsuko Kuwana and Hiromu Takamatsu
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:33
  27. Tau dysfunction is believed to be the primary cause of neurodegenerative disorders referred to as tauopathies, including Alzheimer’s disease, Pick’s disease, frontotemporal dementia and Parkinsonism. The role ...

    Authors: Micaela Glat, Hadas Skaat, Noa Menkes-Caspi, Shlomo Margel and Edward A Stern
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:32
  28. One of the cardinal requirements for effective therapeutic management of tumors is the selective delivery of cancer drugs to the right site by ligand-decorated nanomedicines. Screening of 2 × 109 clone landscape ...

    Authors: Olusegun A Fagbohun, Robert A Kazmierczak, Valery A Petrenko and Abraham Eisenstark
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:31
  29. Plasmid DNA vaccination is a promising approach, but studies in non-human primates and humans failed to achieve protective immunity. To optimise this technology further with focus on pulmonary administration, ...

    Authors: Simon Heuking, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, David Olivier Raemy, Peter Gehr and Gerrit Borchard
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:29
  30. Engineered multifunctional nanoparticles (NPs) have made a tremendous impact on the biomedical sciences, with advances in imaging, sensing and bioseparation. In particular, the combination of optical and magne...

    Authors: Syed Rahin Ahmed, Jinhua Dong, Megumi Yui, Tatsuya Kato, Jaebeom Lee and Enoch Y Park
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:28
  31. Palm oil esters (POEs) are esters derived from palm oil and oleyl alcohol have great potential in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries due to the excellent wetting behavior of the esters without the oily...

    Authors: Sook Han Ng, Pei Meng Woi, Mahiran Basri and Zahariah Ismail
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:27
  32. Nanotechnological applications increasingly exploit the selectivity and processivity of biological molecules. Integration of biomolecules such as proteins or DNA into nano-systems typically requires their conj...

    Authors: Ingrid Tessmer, Parminder Kaur, Jiangguo Lin and Hong Wang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:25
  33. Self-assembling protein nanotubes (PNTs) are an intriguing alternative to carbon nanotubes for applications in bionanotechnology, in part due to greater inherent biocompatibility. The type IV pilus of the gram...

    Authors: Anna Petrov, Stephanie Lombardo and Gerald F Audette
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:24
  34. Authors: Priyabrata Mukherjee, Resham Bhattacharya, Nancy Bone, Yean K Lee, Chitta Ranjan Patra, Shanfeng Wang, Lichun Lu, Charla Secreto, Pataki C Banerjee, Michael J Yaszemski, Neil E Kay and Debabrata Mukhopadhyay
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:23

    The original article was published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2007 5:4

  35. Acoustophoresis has been utilized successfully in applications including cell trapping, focusing, and purification. One current limitation of acoustophoresis for cell sorting is the reliance on the inherent ph...

    Authors: Leah M Johnson, Lu Gao, C Wyatt Shields IV, Margret Smith, Kirill Efimenko, Kevin Cushing, Jan Genzer and Gabriel P López
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:22
  36. For the design and characterization of ultrasonic particle manipulation devices the pressure field in the fluid cavity is of great interest. The schlieren method provides an optical tool for the visualization ...

    Authors: Dirk Möller, Nicolas Degen and Jurg Dual
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:21
  37. In ultrasonic micro-devices, contrast agent micro-bubbles are known to initiate cavitation and streaming local to cells, potentially compromising cell viability. Here we investigate the effects of US alone by ...

    Authors: Dyan N Ankrett, Dario Carugo, Junjun Lei, Peter Glynne-Jones, Paul A Townsend, Xunli Zhang and Martyn Hill
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:20
  38. Small interfering RNA (siRNA) has attracted attention in the field of nucleic acid medicine as a RNA interference (RNAi) application that leads to gene silencing due to specific messenger RNA (mRNA) destructio...

    Authors: Yuya Nishimura, Hiroaki Mieda, Jun Ishii, Chiaki Ogino, Toshinobu Fujiwara and Akihiko Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:19
  39. Gene therapy is most effective when delivery is both efficient and safe. However, it has often proven difficult to find a balance between efficiency and safety in case of viral or polymeric vectors for gene th...

    Authors: Jiban J Panda, Aditi Varshney and Virander S Chauhan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:18
  40. Gastric cancer is 2th most common cancer in China, and is still the second most common cause of cancer-related death in the world. Successful development of safe and effective nanoprobes for in vivo gastric ca...

    Authors: Zhijun Zhou, Chunlei Zhang, Qirong Qian, Jiebing Ma, Peng Huang, Xi zhang, Liyuan Pan, Guo Gao, Hualin Fu, Shen Fu, Hua Song, Xiao Zhi, Jian Ni and Daxiang Cui
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:17
  41. Dengue is today the most significant of arboviral diseases. Novel tools are necessary to effectively address the problem of dengue. Virus-like particles (VLP) offer a versatile nanoscale platform for developin...

    Authors: Niyati Khetarpal, Ankur Poddar, Satish K Nemani, Nisha Dhar, Aravind Patil, Priyanka Negi, Ashiya Perween, Ramaswamy Viswanathan, Heinrich Lünsdorf, Poornima Tyagi, Rajendra Raut, Upasana Arora, Swatantra K Jain, Ursula Rinas, Sathyamangalam Swaminathan and Navin Khanna
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:15

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