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  1. Introduction of effective point-of-care devices for use in medical diagnostics is part of strategies to combat accelerating health-care costs. Molecular motor driven nanodevices have unique potentials in this ...

    Authors: Saroj Kumar, Lasse ten Siethoff, Malin Persson, Nuria Albet-Torres and Alf Månsson
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:14
  2. The conjugation of gold nanoparticles with biocides such as natural products, oligosaccharides, DNA, proteins has attracted great attention of scientists recently. Gold NPs covered with biologically important ...

    Authors: Syeda Sohaila Naz, Nazar Ul Islam, Muhammad Raza Shah, Syed Sartaj Alam, Zafar Iqbal, Massimo Bertino, Louis Franzel and Afifa Ahmed
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:13
  3. Controlled restriction of cellular movement using microfluidics allows one to study individual cells to gain insight into aspects of their physiology and behaviour. For example, the use of micron-sized growth ...

    Authors: M Charl Moolman, Zhuangxiong Huang, Sriram Tiruvadi Krishnan, Jacob WJ Kerssemakers and Nynke H Dekker
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:12
  4. The interface between engineering and molecular life sciences has been fertile ground for advancing our understanding of complex biological systems. Engineered microstructures offer a diverse toolbox for cellu...

    Authors: Cecilia A Brunello, Ville Jokinen, Prasanna Sakha, Hideyuki Terazono, Fumimasa Nomura, Tomoyuki Kaneko, Sari E Lauri, Sami Franssila, Claudio Rivera, Kenji Yasuda and Henri J Huttunen
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:11
  5. The potential nanocarrier polyamidoamine (PAMAM) generation 5 (G5-NH2) dendrimer has been shown to evoke lasting neuronal depolarization and cell death in a concentration-dependent manner. In this study we explor...

    Authors: Gabriella Nyitrai, László Héja, István Jablonkai, Ildikó Pál, Júlia Visy and Julianna Kardos
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:9
  6. Zero-mode waveguides (ZMWs) are photonic nanostructures that create highly confined optical observation volumes, thereby allowing single-molecule-resolved biophysical studies at relatively high concentrations ...

    Authors: Igor D Vilfan, Yu-Chih Tsai, Tyson A Clark, Jeffrey Wegener, Qing Dai, Chengqi Yi, Tao Pan, Stephen W Turner and Jonas Korlach
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:8
  7. Silver nanoparticles (AgNP), the most popular nano-compounds, possess unique properties. Albizia adianthifolia (AA) is a plant of the Fabaceae family that is rich in saponins. The biological properties of a novel...

    Authors: Rishalan Govender, Alisa Phulukdaree, Robert M Gengan, Krishnan Anand and Anil A Chuturgoon
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:5
  8. Magnetic fluids containing superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles represent an attractive platform as nanocarriers in chemotherapy. Recently, we developed a formulation of maghemite nanoparticles coated wi...

    Authors: Marcella Lemos Brettas Carneiro, Raphael CA Peixoto, Graziela A Joanitti, Ricardo GS Oliveira, Luis AM Telles, Ana L Miranda-Vilela, Anamélia L Bocca, Leonora MS Vianna, Izabel CR da Silva, Aparecido R de Souza, Zulmira GM Lacava and Sônia N Báo
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:4
  9. Naturally occurring nanoparticles isolated from English ivy (Hedera helix) have previously been proposed as an alternative to metallic nanoparticles as sunscreen fillers due to their effective UV extinction prope...

    Authors: Yujian Huang, Scott C Lenaghan, Lijin Xia, Jason N Burris, C Neal Jr Stewart and Mingjun Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:3
  10. Nanobiotechnology applies the capabilities of biological systems in generating a variety of nano-sized structures. Plants, algae, fungi and bacteria are some systems mediating such reactions. In fungi, the syn...

    Authors: Mugdha Apte, Gauri Girme, Ashok Bankar, Ameeta RaviKumar and Smita Zinjarde
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:2
  11. Aerosolized therapeutics hold great potential for effective treatment of various diseases including lung cancer. In this context, there is an urgent need to develop novel nanocarriers suitable for drug deliver...

    Authors: Navin Kumar Verma, Kieran Crosbie-Staunton, Amro Satti, Shane Gallagher, Katie B Ryan, Timothy Doody, Colm McAtamney, Ronan MacLoughlin, Paul Galvin, Conor S Burke, Yuri Volkov and Yurii K Gun’ko
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2013 11:1
  12. Semiconductor Quantum dots (QDs) have become quite popular thanks to their properties and wide use in biological and biomedical studies. However, these same properties entail new challenges in understanding, p...

    Authors: Patricia Rodríguez-Fragoso, Jorge Reyes-Esparza, Angel León-Buitimea and Lourdes Rodríguez-Fragoso
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:47
  13. The aim of present study was to develop the novel methods for chemical and physical modification of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) with polymers via covalent bonding entrapment. These modi...

    Authors: Abolfazl Akbarzadeh, Mohammad Samiei, Sang Woo Joo, Maryam Anzaby, Younes Hanifehpour, Hamid Tayefi Nasrabadi and Soodabeh Davaran
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:46

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2019 17:5

  14. Various obstacles are encountered by mammalian spermatozoa during their journey through the female genital tract, and only few or none will reach the site of fertilization. Currently, there are limited technic...

    Authors: Jean M Feugang, Ramey C Youngblood, Jonathan M Greene, Abed S Fahad, William A Monroe, Scott T Willard and Peter L Ryan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:45
  15. Particulates incorporating DNA are promising vehicles for gene delivery, with the ability to protect DNA and provide for controlled, localized, and sustained release and transfection. Zein, a hydrophobic prote...

    Authors: Mary C Regier, Jessica D Taylor, Tyler Borcyk, Yiqi Yang and Angela K Pannier
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:44
  16. Silver nanoparticles (AgNps) have attracted much interest in biomedical engineering, since they have excellent antimicrobial properties. Therefore, AgNps have often been considered for incorporation into medic...

    Authors: Carolina Alves dos Santos, Angela Faustino Jozala, Adalberto Pessoa Jr and Marcelo Martins Seckler
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:43
  17. English ivy (Hedera helix) is well known for its adhesive properties and climbing ability. Essential to its ability to adhere to vertical surfaces is the secretion of a nanocomposite adhesive containing spherical...

    Authors: Jason N Burris, Scott C Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang and C Neal Stewart
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:41
  18. Nanoparticles (NPs) are currently used in a wide variety of fields such as technology, medicine and industry. Due to the novelty of these applications and to ensure their success, a precise characterization of...

    Authors: Juan A Varela, Mariana G Bexiga, Christoffer Åberg, Jeremy C Simpson and Kenneth A Dawson
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:39
  19. Nanoparticle based delivery of anticancer drugs have been widely investigated. However, a very important process for Research & Development in any pharmaceutical industry is scaling nanoparticle formulation te...

    Authors: Amalendu P Ranjan, Anindita Mukerjee, Lawrence Helson and Jamboor K Vishwanatha
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:38
  20. Inflammation plays an important role in many pathologies, including cardiovascular diseases, neurological conditions and oncology, and is considered an important predictor for disease progression and outcome. In ...

    Authors: Tessa Geelen, Sin Yuin Yeo, Leonie EM Paulis, Lucas WE Starmans, Klaas Nicolay and Gustav J Strijkers
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:37
  21. Intrinsically fluorescent glucose derived carbon nanospheres (CSP) efficiently enter mammalian cells and also cross the blood brain barrier (BBB). However, the mechanistic details of CSP entry inside mammalian...

    Authors: Ruthrotha B Selvi, Snehajyoti Chatterjee, Dinesh Jagadeesan, Piyush Chaturbedy, Bangalore Srinivas Suma, Muthusamy Eswaramoorthy and Tapas K Kundu
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:35
  22. The application of nanotechnology in biology and medicine represents a significant paradigm shift in the approach to the treatment of cancer. Evidence suggests that when exposed to near-infrared radiation (NIR...

    Authors: Aaron Tan, Seyed Yazdan Madani, Jayakumar Rajadas, Giorgia Pastorin and Alexander M Seifalian
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:34
  23. Superparamagnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) have been progressively explored for their potential in biomedical applications and in particular as a contrast agent for diagnostic imaging, for magnetic drug delivery a...

    Authors: Silvia Panseri, Carla Cunha, Teresa D’Alessandro, Monica Sandri, Gianluca Giavaresi, Maurilio Marcacci, Clark T Hung and Anna Tampieri
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:32
  24. Nanobiotechnology is the application of nanotechnology in biological fields. Nanotechnology is a multidisciplinary field that currently recruits approach, technology and facility available in conventional as w...

    Authors: Md Fakruddin, Zakir Hossain and Hafsa Afroz
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:31

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:40

  25. Dengue is a global public health problem for which no drug or vaccine is available. Currently, there is increasing interest in developing non-replicating dengue vaccines based on a discrete antigenic domain of...

    Authors: Upasana Arora, Poornima Tyagi, Sathyamangalam Swaminathan and Navin Khanna
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:30
  26. Time-resolved quantitative colocalization analysis is a method based on confocal fluorescence microscopy allowing for a sophisticated characterization of nanomaterials with respect to their intracellular traff...

    Authors: Christoph Schweiger, Raimo Hartmann, Feng Zhang, Wolfgang J Parak, Thomas H Kissel and Pilar Rivera_Gil
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:28
  27. Iron oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) have increasing applications in biomedicine, however fears over long term stability of polymer coated particles have arisen. Gold coating IONPs results in particles of increase...

    Authors: Clare Hoskins, Yue Min, Mariana Gueorguieva, Craig McDougall, Alexander Volovick, Paul Prentice, Zhigang Wang, Andreas Melzer, Alfred Cuschieri and Lijun Wang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:27
  28. The upregulation of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) on the endothelium of blood vessels in response to pro-inflammatory stimuli is of major importance for the regulation of local inflammation in car...

    Authors: Leonie EM Paulis, Igor Jacobs, Nynke M van den Akker, Tessa Geelen, Daniel G Molin, Lucas WE Starmans, Klaas Nicolay and Gustav J Strijkers
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:25
  29. The interaction of a nanomaterial (NM) with a biological system depends not only on the size of its primary particles but also on the size, shape and surface topology of its aggregates and agglomerates. A meth...

    Authors: Pieter-Jan De Temmerman, Elke Van Doren, Eveline Verleysen, Yves Van der Stede, Michel Abi Daoud Francisco and Jan Mast
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:24
  30. Electrospun nanofibers have been widely used as substrata for mammalian cell culture owing to their structural similarity to natural extracellular matrices. Structurally consistent electrospun nanofibers can b...

    Authors: Dongju Jung, Itsunari Minami, Sahishnu Patel, Jonghwan Lee, Bin Jiang, Qinghua Yuan, Liu Li, Sachiko Kobayashi, Yong Chen, Ki-Bum Lee and Norio Nakatsuji
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:23
  31. Despite the availability of conventional devices for making single-cell manipulations, determining the hardness of a single cell remains difficult. Here, we consider the cell to be a linear elastic body and ap...

    Authors: Koichi Nakanishi, Akinori Kogure, Takenao Fujii, Ryohei Kokawa and Keiji Deuchi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:22
  32. One of the goals in the field of structural DNA nanotechnology is the use of DNA to build up 2- and 3-D nanostructures. The research in this field is motivated by the remarkable structural features of DNA as w...

    Authors: Elad D Mentovich, Konstantin Livanov, Deepak K Prusty, Mukules Sowwan and Shachar Richter
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:21
  33. Alpha 1- antitrypsin (α1AT) belongs to the superfamily of serpins and inhibits different proteases. α1AT protects the lung from cellular inflammatory enzymes. In the absence of α1AT, the degradation of lung ti...

    Authors: Nazanin Pirooznia, Sadegh Hasannia, Abbas Sahebghadam Lotfi and Mostafa Ghanei
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:20
  34. Diseases such as tuberculosis (TB) have always had a large impact on human health. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is used as a surrogate for TB during the development of anti-TB drugs. Nanoparticles (NPs) have...

    Authors: Yan Zhou, Ying Kong, Subrata Kundu, Jeffrey D Cirillo and Hong Liang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:19
  35. In the past decade spherical and rod-like viruses have been used for the design and synthesis of new kind of nanomaterials with unique chemical positioning, shape, and dimensions in the nanosize regime. Wild t...

    Authors: Jing C Zhou, Carissa M Soto, Mu-San Chen, Michael A Bruckman, Martin H Moore, Edward Barry, Banahalli R Ratna, Pehr E Pehrsson, Bradley R Spies and Tammie S Confer
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:18
  36. Novel approaches for synthesis of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are of utmost importance owing to its immense applications in diverse fields including catalysis, optics, medical diagnostics and therapeutics. We r...

    Authors: Sougata Ghosh, Sumersing Patil, Mehul Ahire, Rohini Kitture, Deepanjali D Gurav, Amit M Jabgunde, Sangeeta Kale, Karishma Pardesi, Vaishali Shinde, Jayesh Bellare, Dilip D Dhavale and Balu A Chopade
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:17
  37. Since silver-nanoparticles (NPs) possess an antibacterial activity, they were commonly used in medical products and devices, food storage materials, cosmetics, various health care products, and industrial prod...

    Authors: Liming Xu, Xuefei Li, Taro Takemura, Nobutaka Hanagata, Gang Wu and Laisheng Lee Chou
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:16
  38. Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles (MNP's) have an increasing number of biomedical applications. As such in vitro characterisation is essential to ensure the bio-safety of these particles. Little is known on th...

    Authors: Clare Hoskins, Alfred Cuschieri and Lijun Wang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:15
  39. To better understand the potential ecotoxicological impacts of silver nanoparticles released into freshwater environments, the Daphnia magna 48-hour immobilization test was used.

    Authors: Saba Asghari, Seyed Ali Johari, Ji Hyun Lee, Yong Seok Kim, Yong Bae Jeon, Hyun Jung Choi, Min Chaul Moon and Il Je Yu
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:14
  40. Dengue is a major public health problem worldwide, especially in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Infection with a single Dengue virus (DENV) serotype causes a mild, self-limiting febrile illnes...

    Authors: Elisângela F Silva, Mariana Orsi, Ângela L Andrade, Rosana Z Domingues, Breno M Silva, Helena RC de Araújo, Paulo FP Pimenta, Michael S Diamond, Eliseu SO Rocha, Erna G Kroon, Luiz CC Malaquias and Luiz FL Coelho
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:13

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