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  1. Gold-nanobeacons (Au-nanobeacons) have proven to be versatile systems for molecular diagnostics and therapeutic actuators. Here, we present the development and characterization of two gold nanobeacons combined...

    Authors: M. Cordeiro, L. Giestas, J. C. Lima and P. M. V. Baptista
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:38
  2. The ability to direct and manipulate neuronal cells has important potential in therapeutics and neural network studies. An emerging approach for remotely guiding cells is by incorporating magnetic nanoparticle...

    Authors: Michal Marcus, Moshe Karni, Koby Baranes, Itay Levy, Noa Alon, Shlomo Margel and Orit Shefi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:37
  3. Nanoparticles are produced and used worldwide and are released to the environment, e.g., into soil systems. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles (NPs), carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and cerium dioxide (CeO2) NPs are a...

    Authors: Janine Moll, Alexander Gogos, Thomas D. Bucheli, Franco Widmer and Marcel G. A. van der Heijden
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:36
  4. It has been reported that both chemical and physical surface patterns influence cellular behaviors, such as cell alignment and elongation. However, it still remains unclear how actin filament and microtubules ...

    Authors: Kyunghee Lee, Ee Hyun Kim, Naeun Oh, Nguyen Anh Tuan, Nam Ho Bae, Seok Jae Lee, Kyoung G. Lee, Chi-Yong Eom, Evelyn K. Yim and Sungsu Park
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:35
  5. Virus-like particles (VLPs) represent a significant advance in the development of subunit vaccines, combining high safety and efficacy. Their particulate nature and dense repetitive subunit organization makes ...

    Authors: Susan Thrane, Christoph M. Janitzek, Sungwa Matondo, Mafalda Resende, Tobias Gustavsson, Willem Adriaan de Jongh, Stine Clemmensen, Will Roeffen, Marga van de Vegte‑Bolmer, Geert Jan van Gemert, Robert Sauerwein, John T. Schiller, Morten A. Nielsen, Thor G. Theander, Ali Salanti and Adam F. Sander
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:30
  6. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is one of the most common nanoparticles found in industry ranging from food additives to energy generation. Approximately four million tons of TiO2 particles are produced worldwide each ye...

    Authors: Yan Xu, Ming-Tzo Wei, H. Daniel Ou-Yang, Stephen G. Walker, Hong Zhan Wang, Chris R. Gordon, Shoshana Guterman, Emma Zawacki, Eliana Applebaum, Peter R. Brink, Miriam Rafailovich and Tatsiana Mironava
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:34
  7. Uncoordinated cellular proliferation and dysregulated angiogenesis in solid tumors are coupled with inadequate tissue, blood, and lymphatic vascularization. Consequently, tumors are often characterized by hypo...

    Authors: Lee B. Sims, Louis T. Curtis, Hermann B. Frieboes and Jill M. Steinbach-Rankins
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:33
  8. A folate-receptor-targeted poly (lactide-co-Glycolide) (PLGA)-Polyethylene glycol (PEG) nanoparticle is developed for encapsulation and delivery of disulfiram into breast cancer cells. After a comprehensive ch...

    Authors: Hamidreza Fasehee, Rassoul Dinarvand, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh, Mehdi Esfandyari-Manesh, Hanieh Moradian, Shahab Faghihi and Seyed Hamidollah Ghaffari
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:32
  9. The Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics in Moscow recently developed a new nanoaerosol generator. This study evaluated this novel technology, which has the potential to enhance therapeutic del...

    Authors: Crystal N. Propst, Albert O. Nwabueze, Igor L. Kanev, Rachel E. Pepin, Bradford W. Gutting, Victor N. Morozov and Monique L. van Hoek
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:29
  10. A recent review article entitled “Carbon and fullerene nanomaterials in plant system” published in this journal, misinterprets a component of our (published) work on the interactions of carbon nanotubes with p...

    Authors: N. Dasgupta-Schubert, D. K. Tiwari and L. M. Villaseñor Cendejas
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:28
  11. The present study takes advantage of the beneficial effects of resveratrol as a neuroprotective compound. Resveratrol-loaded solid lipid nanoparticles were functionalized with apolipoprotein E which can be rec...

    Authors: Ana Rute Neves, Joana Fontes Queiroz and Salette Reis
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:27
  12. Curcumin (Ccm) has shown immense potential as an antimalarial agent; however its low solubility and less bioavailability attenuate the in vivo efficacy of this potent compound. In order to increase Ccm’s bioav...

    Authors: Shadab Alam, Jiban Jyoti Panda, Tapan Kumar Mukherjee and Virander Singh Chauhan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:26
  13. Nanodiamonds are one of the most perspective nano-sized particles with superb physical and chemical properties, which are mainly composed of carbon sp3 structures in the core with sp2 and disorder/defect carbons ...

    Authors: Natalia Pozdnyakova, Artem Pastukhov, Marina Dudarenko, Maxim Galkin, Arsenii Borysov and Tatiana Borisova
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:25
  14. Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) have shown great promise as scaffolds for gene therapy vectors due to their attractive physiochemical properties which include biocompatibility, ease of functionalization via the nea...

    Authors: Elizabeth R. Figueroa, J. Stephen Yan, Nicolette K. Chamberlain-Simon, Adam Y. Lin, Aaron E. Foster and Rebekah A. Drezek
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:24
  15. The potential transfer of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) from plants into the food chain has raised widespread concerns. In order to investigate the effects of ENPs on plants, young cabbage plants (Brassica oler...

    Authors: Yunyun Chen, Carlos Sanchez, Yuan Yue, Mauricio de Almeida, Jorge M. González, Dilworth Y. Parkinson and Hong Liang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:23

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:31

  16. Interactions between nanoparticles and cells are now the focus of a fast-growing area of research. Though many nanoparticles interact with cells without any acute toxic responses, metal oxide nanoparticles inc...

    Authors: Viviana R. Lopes, Vesa Loitto, Jean-Nicolas Audinot, Narges Bayat, Arno C. Gutleb and Susana Cristobal
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:22
  17. Nanoparticles have emerged as key materials for developing applications in nanomedicine, nanobiotechnology, bioimaging and theranostics. Existing bioimaging technologies include bioluminescent resonance energy...

    Authors: Erick S. Vasquez, Jean M. Feugang, Scott T. Willard, Peter L. Ryan and Keisha B. Walters
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:20
  18. It is still unknown which types of nanomaterials and associated doses represent an actual danger to humans and environment. Meanwhile, there is consensus on applying the precautionary principle to these novel ...

    Authors: Amela Groso, Alke Petri-Fink, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Heinrich Hofmann and Thierry Meyer
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:21
  19. Apoptotic neuronal death is known as programmed cell death. Inhibition of this progression might contribute to a new treatment strategy. However, methods for in vivo detection of live apoptotic cells are in ne...

    Authors: Atsushi Saito, Moataz M. Mekawy, Akira Sumiyoshi, Jorge J. Riera, Hiroaki Shimizu, Ryuta Kawashima and Teiji Tominaga
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:19
  20. Thanks to mechanotransductive components cells are competent to perceive nanoscale topographical features of their environment and to convert the immanent information into corresponding physiological responses...

    Authors: Carsten Schulte, Simona Rodighiero, Martino Alfredo Cappelluti, Luca Puricelli, Elisa Maffioli, Francesca Borghi, Armando Negri, Elisa Sogne, Massimiliano Galluzzi, Claudio Piazzoni, Margherita Tamplenizza, Alessandro Podestà, Gabriella Tedeschi, Cristina Lenardi and Paolo Milani
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:18
  21. Most in vitro studies investigating nanomaterial pulmonary toxicity poorly correlate to in vivo inhalation studies. Alveolar macrophages (AMs) play an outstanding role during inhalation exposure since they eff...

    Authors: Martin Wiemann, Antje Vennemann, Ursula G. Sauer, Karin Wiench, Lan Ma-Hock and Robert Landsiedel
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:16
  22. Recent advances in nanoparticle design have generated new possibilities for nano-biotechnology and nano-medicine. Here we used cryo-soft X-ray tomography (cryo-SXT) to collect comprehensive three-dimensional (...

    Authors: Michele Chiappi, José Javier Conesa, Eva Pereiro, Carlos Oscar Sánchez Sorzano, María Josefa Rodríguez, Katja Henzler, Gerd Schneider, Francisco Javier Chichón and José L. Carrascosa
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:15
  23. DNA microarrays are a core element of modern genomics research and medical diagnostics, allowing the simple and simultaneous determination of the relative abundances of hundreds of thousands to millions of gen...

    Authors: Matej Sack, Kathrin Hölz, Ann-Katrin Holik, Nicole Kretschy, Veronika Somoza, Klaus-Peter Stengele and Mark M. Somoza
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:14
  24. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes severe respiratory infection in infants, children and elderly. Currently, there is no effective vaccine or RSV specific drug for the treatment. However, an antiviral dr...

    Authors: Jesus Valdez, Swapnil Bawage, Idalia Gomez and Shree Ram Singh
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:13
  25. Graphene oxide (GO) is a highly oxidized graphene form with oxygen functional groups on its surface. GO is an excellent platform to support and stabilize silver nanoparticles (AgNP), which gives rise to the gr...

    Authors: Luis Augusto Visani de Luna, Ana Carolina Mazarin de Moraes, Sílvio Roberto Consonni, Catarinie Diniz Pereira, Solange Cadore, Selma Giorgio and Oswaldo Luiz Alves
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:12
  26. Tamoxifen is currently used for the treatment of both early and advanced estrogen receptor (ER) positive breast cancer in pre- and post-menopausal women. However, using tamoxifen routinely to inhibit endogenou...

    Authors: Yu-Ling Lin, Chia-Hung Chen, Hsin-Yi Wu, Nu-Man Tsai, Ting-Yan Jian, Yuan-Ching Chang, Chi-Hsin Lin, Chih-Hsiung Wu, Fei-Ting Hsu, Ting Kai Leung and Kuang-Wen Liao
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:11
  27. The toxicity of CdSe/ZnS quantum dots (QDs) in the environment and biological systems has become a major concern for the nanoparticle community. However, the potential toxicity of QDs on immune cells and its c...

    Authors: Xiaomei Wang, Jinglin Tian, Ken-Tye Yong, Xuedan Zhu, Marie Chia-Mi Lin, Wenxiao Jiang, Jiefeng Li, Qijun Huang and Guimiao Lin
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:10
  28. Cell membranes exhibit abundant types of responses to external stimulations. Intuitively, membrane topography should be sensitive to changes of physical or chemical factors in the microenvironment. We employed...

    Authors: Chia-Wei Lee, Lan-Ling Jang, Huei-Jyuan Pan, Yun-Ru Chen, Chih-Cheng Chen and Chau-Hwang Lee
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:9
  29. Water-soluble form of fullerene C60 is a promising tool for the control of ROS-dependent inflammation including allergic diseases. Anti-inflammatory effects of C60 (nC60) aqueous dispersion were evaluated in the...

    Authors: Nadezda Shershakova, Elena Baraboshkina, Sergey Andreev, Daria Purgina, Irina Struchkova, Oleg Kamyshnikov, Alexandra Nikonova and Musa Khaitov
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:8
  30. In a biological system, an engineered nanomaterial (ENM) surface is altered by adsorbed proteins that modify ENM fate and toxicity. Thus far, protein corona characterizations have focused on protein adsorption...

    Authors: Daniel N. Freitas, Andrew J. Martinolich, Zoe N. Amaris and Korin E. Wheeler
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:7
  31. Cardiovascular diseases are the most prevalent cause of morbidity and mortality affecting millions of people globally. The most effective way to counter cardiovascular complications is early diagnosis and the ...

    Authors: Rajneesh Chaudhary, Kislay Roy, Rupinder Kaur Kanwar, Ken Walder and Jagat Rakesh Kanwar
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:6

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2019 17:33

  32. Chlorophenols are environmental contaminants, which are highly toxic to living beings due to their carcinogenic, mutagenic and cytotoxic properties. Bacterial degradation has been considered a cost-effective a...

    Authors: Jianfeng Hou, Feixia Liu, Nan Wu, Jiansong Ju and Bo Yu
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:5
  33. Nanostructures fabricated by different methods have become increasingly important for various applications in biology and medicine, such as agents for medical imaging or cancer therapy. In order to understand ...

    Authors: Michael Bogdan Margineanu, Khachatur Julfakyan, Christoph Sommer, Jose Efrain Perez, Maria Fernanda Contreras, Niveen Khashab, Jürgen Kosel and Timothy Ravasi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:4
  34. Electrodes for neural stimulation and recording are used for the treatment of neurological disorders. Their features critically depend on impedance and interaction with brain tissue. The effect of surface modi...

    Authors: Svilen D. Angelov, Sven Koenen, Jurij Jakobi, Hans E. Heissler, Mesbah Alam, Kerstin Schwabe, Stephan Barcikowski and Joachim K. Krauss
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:3
  35. Cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs) can act as carriers for therapeutic molecules such as drugs and genetic constructs for medical applications. The triggered release of the molecule into the cytoplasm can be cru...

    Authors: Judith Krawinkel, Undine Richter, Maria Leilani Torres-Mapa, Martin Westermann, Lisa Gamrad, Christoph Rehbock, Stephan Barcikowski and Alexander Heisterkamp
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:2
  36. Poly(alkyl cyanoacrylate) (PACA) nanoparticles have shown promise as drug carriers both to solid tumors and across the blood–brain barrier. Efficient drug delivery requires both high cellular uptake of the na...

    Authors: Einar Sulheim, Habib Baghirov, Eva von Haartman, Andreas Bøe, Andreas K. O. Åslund, Yrr Mørch and Catharina de Lange Davies
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:1
  37. The use of gold nanoparticles (Au-NP) based medical applications is rising due to their unique physical and chemical properties. Diagnostic devices based on Au-NP are already available in the market or are in ...

    Authors: Indrani Mahapatra, Tian Yin Sun, Julian R. A. Clark, Peter J. Dobson, Konrad Hungerbuehler, Richard Owen, Bernd Nowack and Jamie Lead
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:93
  38. Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MW-CNTs) have been extensively explored for their possible beneficial use in the nervous system. CNTs have shown to modulate neuronal growth and electrical properties, but its ef...

    Authors: Joo-Ok Min, Seong Yeol Kim, Ueon Sang Shin and Bo-Eun Yoon
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:92
  39. Candida albicans is the most common pathogenic fungus isolated in bloodstream infections in hospitalized patients, and candidiasis represents the fourth most common infection in United...

    Authors: Humberto H. Lara, Dulce G. Romero-Urbina, Christopher Pierce, Jose L. Lopez-Ribot, M. Josefina Arellano-Jiménez and Miguel Jose-Yacaman
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:91
  40. Pancreatic cancer often goes undiagnosed until late stage disease due in part to suboptimal early detection. Our goal was to develop a Syndecan-1 tagged liposome containing fluorescent dye as an improved contr...

    Authors: Wenyuan Yin, Charles W. Kimbrough, Jorge G. Gomez-Gutierrez, Christopher T. Burns, Phillip Chuong, William E. Grizzle and Lacey R. McNally
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:90
  41. We have investigated the cytotoxic assay of Fe-aminoclay (FeAC) nanoparticles (NPs) and simultaneous imaging in HeLa cells by photoluminescent carbon nanodots (CD) conjugation. Non-cytotoxic, photostable, and ...

    Authors: Kyoung Suk Kang, Hyun Uk Lee, Moon Il Kim, So Young Park, Sung-Jin Chang, Ji-Ho Park, Yun Suk Huh, Jouhahn Lee, Mino Yang, Young-Chul Lee and Hyun Gyu Park
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:88
  42. A number of engineered nanoparticles induce autophagy, the main catabolic pathway that regulates bulk degradation of cytoplasmic material by the lysosomes. Depending on the specific physico-chemical properties...

    Authors: Wensi Song, Lauren Popp, Justin Yang, Ayushi Kumar, Varun Shenoy Gangoli and Laura Segatori
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:87
  43. Apoptosis is a genetically encoded cell death program that involves different processes occurring on molecular and sub-cellular levels. Here we report on its new features—the increased accumulation of fluoresc...

    Authors: Mariia Dekaliuk, Kyrylo Pyrshev and Alexander Demchenko
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:86
  44. Nanoparticles can be used for targeted drug delivery, in particular for brain cancer therapy. However, this requires a detailed analysis of nanoparticles from the associated microvasculature to the tumor, not ...

    Authors: Sheng-Feng Lai, Bai-Hung Ko, Chia-Chi Chien, Chia-Ju Chang, Shun-Ming Yang, Hsiang-Hsin Chen, Cyril Petibois, Dueng-Yuan Hueng, Shuk-Man Ka, Ann Chen, G. Margaritondo and Y. Hwu
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:85
  45. Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are a popular choice for use in medical and biomedical research applications. With suitable functionalisation AuNPs can be applied in drug delivery systems, or can aid in disease di...

    Authors: Matthew S. P. Boyles, Theresa Kristl, Ancuela Andosch, Mirjam Zimmermann, Ngoc Tran, Eudald Casals, Martin Himly, Victor Puntes, Christian G. Huber, Ursula Lütz-Meindl and Albert Duschl
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:84
  46. The safe use in biomedicine of semiconductor nanoparticles, also known as quantum dots (QDs), requires a detailed understanding of the biocompatibility and toxicity of QDs in human beings. The biological chara...

    Authors: Jorge Reyes-Esparza, Alberto Martínez-Mena, Ivonne Gutiérrez-Sancha, Patricia Rodríguez-Fragoso, Gerardo Gonzalez de la Cruz, R. Mondragón and Lourdes Rodríguez-Fragoso
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:83
  47. Biofouling, the colonization of artificial and natural surfaces by unwanted microorganisms, has an important economic impact on a wide range of industries. Low cost antifouling strategies are typically based ...

    Authors: Carolina Parra, Fernando Dorta, Edra Jimenez, Ricardo Henríquez, Cristian Ramírez, Rodrigo Rojas and Patricio Villalobos
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2015 13:82

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