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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Nanogold has been investigated in a wide variety of biomedical applications because of the anti-inflammatory properties. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of TPU (Therapeutic Pulsed Ultraso...

    Authors: Eduardo G Victor, Paulo CL Silveira, Jonathann C Possato, Guilherme L da Rosa, Uillian B Munari, Claudio T de Souza, Ricardo A Pinho, Luciano da Silva, Emilio L Streck and Marcos MS Paula
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:11
  17. Angiogenesis is widely investigated in conjunction with cancer development, in particular because of the possibility of early stage detection and of new therapeutic strategies. However, such studies are negati...

    Authors: Chia-Chi Chien, Hsiang-Hsin Chen, Sheng-Feng Lai, Kang-Chao Wu, Xiaoqing Cai, Yeukuang Hwu, Cyril Petibois, Yong Chu and Giorgio Margaritondo
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:10
  18. Nanotechnology-based bioassays that detect the presence and/or absence of a combination of cell markers are increasingly used to identify stem or progenitor cells, assess cell heterogeneity, and evaluate tumor...

    Authors: Veronica Dudu, Veronica Rotari and Maribel Vazquez
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:9
  19. In situation like diagnosis of clinical and forensic samples there exists a need for highly sensitive, rapid and specific DNA detection methods. Though conventional DNA amplification using PCR can provide fast...

    Authors: Padmavathy Bakthavathsalam, Vinoth Kumar Rajendran and Jaffar Ali Baquir Mohammed
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:8
  20. Gene transfer using non-viral vectors offers a non-immunogenic and safe method of gene delivery. Cellular uptake and intracellular trafficking of the nanoparticles can impact on the transfection efficiency of ...

    Authors: Jagbir Singh, Deborah Michel, Jackson M Chitanda, Ronald E Verrall and Ildiko Badea
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:7
  21. The design of biomimetic materials that parallel the morphology and biology of extracellular matrixes is key to the ability to grow functional tissues in vitro and to enhance the integration of biomaterial implan...

    Authors: Jamie L Hass, Erin M Garrison, Sarah A Wicher, Ben Knapp, Nathan Bridges, DN Mcllroy and Gustavo Arrizabalaga
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:6
  22. Nanoparticles (NPs) can potentially cause adverse effects on organ, tissue, cellular, subcellular and protein levels due to their unusual physicochemical properties. Advances in nanotechnology have identified ...

    Authors: Mohamed Anwar K Abdelhalim and Bashir M Jarrar
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:5
  23. The inherent toxicity of unmodified Quantum Dots (QDs) is a major hindrance to their use in biological applications. To make them more potent as neuroprosthetic and neurotherapeutic agents, thioglycolic acid (...

    Authors: Babu R Prasad, Gillian Mullins, Natalia Nikolskaya, David Connolly, Terry J Smith, Valérie A Gérard, Stephen J Byrne, Gemma-Louise Davies, Yurii K Gun'ko and Yury Rochev
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:4
  24. Fe3O4-gold-chitosan core-shell nanostructure can be used in biotechnological and biomedical applications such as magnetic bioseparation, water and wastewater treatment, biodetection and bioimaging, drug delivery,...

    Authors: Hossein Salehizadeh, Elham Hekmatian, Meisam Sadeghi and Kevin Kennedy
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:3
  25. Efficient delivery of anticancer chemotherapies such as paclitaxel (PTX) can improve treatment strategy in a variety of tumors such as breast and ovarian cancers. Accordingly, researches on polymeric nanomicel...

    Authors: Ahmad Yari Khosroushahi, Hossein Naderi-Manesh, Hamid Yeganeh, Jaleh Barar and Yadollah Omidi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:2
  26. The need to functionalize cell membranes in a directed way for specific applications as single cell arrays or to force close cell-to-cell contact for artificial intercellular interaction and/or induction conce...

    Authors: Markus von Nickisch-Rosenegk, Till Teschke and Frank F Bier
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2012 10:1
  27. Light-directed in situ synthesis of DNA microarrays using computer-controlled projection from a digital micromirror device--maskless array synthesis (MAS)--has proved to be successful at both commercial and labor...

    Authors: Christy Agbavwe, Changhan Kim, DongGee Hong, Kurt Heinrich, Tao Wang and Mark M Somoza
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:57
  28. Elucidation of molecular mechanism of silver nanoparticles (SNPs) biosynthesis is important to control its size, shape and monodispersity. The evaluation of molecular mechanism of biosynthesis of SNPs is of pr...

    Authors: Indu Barwal, Peeyush Ranjan, Suneel Kateriya and Subhash Chandra Yadav
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:56
  29. The ability to create nanostructures with biomolecules is one of the key elements in nanobiotechnology. One of the problems is the expensive and mostly custom made equipment which is needed for their developme...

    Authors: Michael Breitenstein, Peter E Nielsen, Ralph Hölzel and Frank F Bier
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:54
  30. This study aimed at verifying the action of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) under the naturally transformable Neisseria meningitidis against two different DNA obtained from isogenic mutants of this microorg...

    Authors: Ives B Mattos, Danilo A Alves, Luciana M Hollanda, Helder J Ceragiogli, Vitor Baranauskas and Marcelo Lancellotti
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:53
  31. The timely and accurate diagnosis of specific influenza virus strains is crucial to effective prophylaxis, vaccine preparation and early antiviral therapy. The detection of influenza A viruses is mainly accomp...

    Authors: Tzu-Chi Chou, Wei Hsu, Ching-Ho Wang, Yu-Ju Chen and Jim-Min Fang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:52
  32. Gelatine coating was previously shown to effectively reduce the cytotoxicity of CdTe Quantum Dots (QDs) which was a first step towards utilising them for biomedical applications. To be useful they also need to...

    Authors: Valérie A Gérard, Ciaran M Maguire, Despina Bazou and Yurii K Gun'ko
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:50
  33. Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were synthesized using Bacillus cereus strains. Earlier, we had synthesized monodispersive crystalline silver nanoparticles using B. cereus PGN1 and ATCC14579 strains. These strains h...

    Authors: Malli Mohan Ganesh Babu, Jayavel Sridhar and Paramasamy Gunasekaran
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:49
  34. The quantification of surface groups attached to non-woven fibers is an important step in developing nanofiber biosensing detection technologies. A method utilizing biotin functionalized quantum dots (QDs) 655...

    Authors: Patrick Marek, Kris Senecal, Dawn Nida, Joshua Magnone and Andre Senecal
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:48
  35. Reproducibly high transfection rates with low methodology-induced cytotoxic side effects are essential to attain the required effect on targeted cells when exogenous DNA is transfected. Different approaches an...

    Authors: María Carolina Durán, Saskia Willenbrock, Annette Barchanski, Jessika-M V Müller, Arianna Maiolini, Jan T Soller, Stephan Barcikowski, Ingo Nolte, Karsten Feige and Hugo Murua Escobar
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:47
  36. An electrochemical sensor for p-aminophenyl phosphate (p APP) is reported. It is based on the electrochemical conversion of 4-aminophenol (4AP) at a quantum dot (QD) modified electrode under illumination. Without...

    Authors: Waqas Khalid, Gero Göbel, Dominik Hühn, Jose-Maria Montenegro, Pilar Rivera-Gil, Fred Lisdat and Wolfgang J Parak
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:46
  37. Carbon nanotubes are increasingly being tested for use in cellular applications. Determining the mode of entry is essential to control and regulate specific interactions with cells, to understand toxicological...

    Authors: Peter N Yaron, Brian D Holt, Philip A Short, Mathias Lösche, Mohammad F Islam and Kris Noel Dahl
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:45
  38. Nanoemulsions have practical application in a multitude of commercial areas, such as the chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Cosmetic industries use rice bran oil in sunscreen formulations, anti ...

    Authors: Daniela S Bernardi, Tatiana A Pereira, Naira R Maciel, Josiane Bortoloto, Gisely S Viera, Gustavo C Oliveira and Pedro A Rocha-Filho
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:44
  39. An increasingly common application is the use of silver nanoparticles for antimicrobial coatings, wound dressings, and biomedical devices. In this present investigation, we report, biomedical potential of silv...

    Authors: Satyavani K, Gurudeeban S, Ramanathan T and Balasubramanian T
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:43
  40. Specific properties of amphiphilic copolymeric micelles like small size, stability, biodegradability and prolonged biodistribution have projected them as promising vectors for drug delivery. To evaluate the po...

    Authors: Lekha Nair K, Sankar Jagadeeshan, S Asha Nair and G S Vinod Kumar
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:42
  41. Nano-emulsions, as non-equilibrium systems, present characteristics and properties which depend not only on composition but also on their method of preparation. To obtain better penetration, nanocosmeceuticals...

    Authors: Tin-hinan Kabri, Elmira Arab-Tehrany, Nabila Belhaj and Michel Linder
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:41
  42. The development of effective drug delivery systems capable of transporting small interfering RNA (siRNA) has been elusive. We have previously reported that colorectal cancer tumor xenograft growth was arrested...

    Authors: Sripathi M Sureban, Randal May, Fadee G Mondalek, Dongfeng Qu, Sivapriya Ponnurangam, Panayotis Pantazis, Shrikant Anant, Rama P Ramanujam and Courtney W Houchen
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:40
  43. Conventional in vitro approach using human ether-a-go-go related gene (hERG) assay has been considered worldwide as the first screening assay for cardiac repolarization safety. However, it does not always oredict...

    Authors: Fumimasa Nomura, Tomoyuki Kaneko, Akihiro Hattori and Kenji Yasuda
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:39
  44. HIV/AIDS pandemic is a worldwide public health issue. There is a need for new approaches to develop new antiviral compounds or other therapeutic strategies to limit viral transmission. The envelope glycoprotei...

    Authors: Humberto H Lara, Liliana Ixtepan-Turrent, Elsa N Garza Treviño and Dinesh K Singh
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:38

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