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  1. Content type: Research

    Although assemblies of hydrophobic-modified bacitracin A with PLGA (Nano-BAPLGA) have demonstrated promising antibacterial activities against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, the desirable antibacte...

    Authors: Wei Hong, Lipeng Liu, Yining Zhao, Yinghui Liu, Dexian Zhang and Mingchun Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:66

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2019 17:36

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    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a chronic disease that causes excessive hepatic lipid accumulation. Reducing hepatic lipid deposition is a key issue in treatment and inhibition of NAFLD evolution....

    Authors: Jun Liang, Ying Liu, Jinguang Liu, Zhe Li, Qiangyuan Fan, Zifei Jiang, Fei Yan, Zhi Wang, Peiwen Huang and Nianping Feng

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:64

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    Epidermal growth factor (EGF) can promote cell proliferation as well as migration, which is feasible in tissue wound healing. Oil bodies have been exploited as an important platform to produce exogenous protei...

    Authors: Weidong Qiang, Tingting Zhou, Xinxin Lan, Xiaomei Zhang, Yongxin Guo, Muhammad Noman, Linna Du, Jie Zheng, Wenqing Li, Haoyang Li, Yubin Lu, Hongyu Wang, Lili Guan, Linbo Zhang, Xiaokun Li, Jing Yang…

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:62

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    Extracellular vesicles (EVs) and exosomes are nano-sized, membrane-bound vesicles shed by most eukaryotic cells studied to date. EVs play key signaling roles in cellular development, cancer metastasis, immune ...

    Authors: Travis J. Antes, Ryan C. Middleton, Kristin M. Luther, Takeshi Ijichi, Kiel A. Peck, Weixin Jane Liu, Jackie Valle, Antonio K. Echavez and Eduardo Marbán

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:61

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    Stable and non-toxic fluorescent markers are gaining attention in molecular diagnostics as powerful tools for enabling long and reliable biological studies. Such markers should not only have a long half-life u...

    Authors: Francisco Morales-Zavala, Nathalie Casanova-Morales, Raúl B. Gonzalez, América Chandía-Cristi, Lisbell D. Estrada, Ignacio Alvizú, Victor Waselowski, Fanny Guzman, Simón Guerrero, Marisol Oyarzún-Olave, Cristian Rebolledo, Enrique Rodriguez, Julien Armijo, Heman Bhuyan, Mario Favre, Alejandra R. Alvarez…

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:60

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    Various nanocarriers have been used to deliver subunit vaccines specifically to dendritic cells (DCs) for the improvement of immunogenicity. However, due to their insufficient DC priming ability, these vaccine...

    Authors: Hidenori Matsuo, Masaharu Somiya, Masumi Iijima, Takeshi Arakawa and Shun’ichi Kuroda

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:59

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    The transcription factor NF-kB plays an important role in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Effective treatment of RA is hindered due to the lack of specificity of small molecules in the inflamed ...

    Authors: Weifeng Duan and Huan Li

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:58

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    Matrix-metalloproteinases, which are overexpressed in many types of cancer, can be applied to improve the bioavailability of chemotherapeutic drugs and guide therapeutic targeting. Thus, we aimed to develop en...

    Authors: Fangyuan Guo, Jiangqing Wu, Wenchao Wu, Dongxue Huang, Qinying Yan, Qingliang Yang, Ying Gao and Gensheng Yang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:57

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    Chemotherapeutic agents (anti-cancer drugs) are small cytostatic or cytotoxic molecules that often bind to double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) resulting in modifications of their structural and nanomechanical properti...

    Authors: Dennis Kreft, Ying Wang, Michael Rattay, Katja Toensing and Dario Anselmetti

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:56

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2019 17:28

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    Autophagy regulation through exogenous materials has aroused intensive attention to develop treatment protocols according to diverse human diseases. However, to the best of our knowledge, few examples have bee...

    Authors: Long Yuan, Fan Zhang, Xiaowei Qi, Yongjun Yang, Chang Yan, Jun Jiang and Jun Deng

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:55

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    Tumor metastasis is the primary cause of mortality in cancer patients. Migratory breast cancer cells in lymphatic and blood vessels seek new sites and form metastatic colonies in the lung and bone, and then th...

    Authors: Yanxia Qin, Kui Chen, Weihong Gu, Xinghua Dong, Ruihong Lei, Yanan Chang, Xue Bai, Shibo Xia, Li Zeng, Jiaxin Zhang, Sihan Ma, Juan Li, Shan Li and Gengmei Xing

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:54

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    Titanium dioxide (TiO2) particles are commonly used as a food additive (E171 in the EU) for its whitening and opacifying properties. However, the risk of gut barrier disruption is an increasing concern because of...

    Authors: Pauline Talbot, Joanna M. Radziwill-Bienkowska, Jasper B. J. Kamphuis, Karine Steenkeste, Sarah Bettini, Véronique Robert, Marie-Louise Noordine, Camille Mayeur, Eric Gaultier, Philippe Langella, Catherine Robbe-Masselot, Eric Houdeau, Muriel Thomas and Muriel Mercier-Bonin

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:53

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    Nanoparticles have become one of the most promising among the potential materials used for biomedical applications. However, few researchers have focused on their effects on analgesia. Despite the fact that va...

    Authors: Ping-Ching Wu, Dar-Bin Shieh, Hung-Tsung Hsiao, Jeffery Chi-Fei Wang, Ya-Chi Lin and Yen-Chin Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:49

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    Nano-PCR is a recent tool that is used in viral diseases diagnosis. The technique depends on the fundamental effects of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and is considered a very effective and sensitive tool in the d...

    Authors: Mervat E. Hamdy, Michele Del Carlo, Hussein A. Hussein, Taher A. Salah, Ayman H. El-Deeb, Mohamed M. Emara, Guilia Pezzoni and Dario Compagnone

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:48

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    Tumour-derived exosomes can be released to serum and provide information on the features of the malignancy, however, in order to perform systematic studies in biological samples, faster diagnostic techniques a...

    Authors: Sheila López-Cobo, Carmen Campos-Silva, Amanda Moyano, Myriam Oliveira-Rodríguez, Annette Paschen, María Yáñez-Mó, María Carmen Blanco-López and Mar Valés-Gómez

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:47

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    As a promising candidate for artificial enzymes, catalytically active nanomaterials show several advantages over natural enzymes, such as controlled synthesis at low cost, tunability of catalytic activities, a...

    Authors: Lin Long, Jianbo Liu, Kaishun Lu, Tao Zhang, Yunqing Xie, Yinglu Ji and Xiaochun Wu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:46

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2019 17:4

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    So far, how the animals evade the environmental nanomaterials is still largely unclear. In this study, we employed in vivo assay system of Caenorhabditis elegans to investigate the aversive behavior of nematodes ...

    Authors: Guosheng Xiao, He Chen, Natalia Krasteva, Qizhan Liu and Dayong Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:45

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    Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) have many potential applications in various fields. Especially, the unique physicochemical properties make them as the prime candidates for applications in biomedical fi...

    Authors: Song Zhu, Fei Luo, Jian Li, Bin Zhu and Gao-Xue Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:44

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    Suitable fluorophores are the core of fluorescence imaging. Among the most exciting, yet controversial, labels are quantum dots (QDs) with their unique optical and chemical properties, but also considerable to...

    Authors: Hana Buchtelova, Vladislav Strmiska, Zuzana Skubalova, Simona Dostalova, Petr Michalek, Sona Krizkova, David Hynek, Lukas Kalina, Lukas Richtera, Amitava Moulick, Vojtech Adam and Zbynek Heger

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:43

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    Ag2S has the characteristics of conventional quantum dot such as broad excitation spectrum, narrow emission spectrum, long fluorescence lifetime, strong anti-bleaching ability, and other optical properties. Moreo...

    Authors: Xiao-Shuai Zhang, Yang Xuan, Xiao-Quan Yang, Kai Cheng, Ruo-Yun Zhang, Cheng Li, Fang Tan, Yuan-Cheng Cao, Xian-Lin Song, Jie An, Xiao-Lin Hou and Yuan-Di Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:42

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    Radioactive isotope-labeled gold nanomaterials have potential biomedical applications. Here, we report the synthesis and characterization of PEGylated crushed gold shell-radioactive iodide-124-labeled gold cor...

    Authors: Sang Bong Lee, Dinesh Kumar, Yinghua Li, In-Kyu Lee, Sung Jin Cho, Sang Kyoon Kim, Sang-Woo Lee, Shin Young Jeong, Jaetae Lee and Yong Hyun Jeon

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:41

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  22. Content type: Review

    Nanobiotechnology has the potential to revolutionize diverse sectors including medicine, agriculture, food, textile and pharmaceuticals. Disease diagnostics, therapeutics and crop protection strategies are fas...

    Authors: Vrantika Chaudhary, Sumit Jangra and Neelam R. Yadav

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:40

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  23. Content type: Research

    Virus-like-particles (VLPs) are attractive nanoparticulate scaffolds for broad applications in material/biological sciences and medicine. Prior their functionalization, specific adaptations have to be carried ...

    Authors: Jens Schumacher, Tijana Bacic, René Staritzbichler, Matin Daneschdar, Thorsten Klamp, Philipp Arnold, Sabrina Jägle, Özlem Türeci, Jürgen Markl and Ugur Sahin

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:39

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    Multidrug resistance-associated protein 1 (MRP1) overexpression plays a major role in chemoresistance in glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) contributing to its notorious deadly nature. Although MRP1-siRNA transfect...

    Authors: Wing Yin Tong, Mohammed Alnakhli, Richa Bhardwaj, Sinoula Apostolou, Sougata Sinha, Cara Fraser, Tim Kuchel, Bryone Kuss and Nicolas H. Voelcker

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:38

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    Short nucleic acid oligomers have found a wide range of applications in experimental physics, biology and medicine, and show potential for the treatment of acquired and genetic diseases. These applications rel...

    Authors: Donny de Bruin, Nelli Bossert, Annemieke Aartsma-Rus and Dirk Bouwmeester

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:37

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  26. Content type: Research

    Theranostic perfluorocarbon nanoprobes have recently attracted attention due to their fascinating versatility in integrating diagnostics and therapeutics into a single system. Furthermore, although 17β-estradi...

    Authors: Xueli Zhao, Wen Luo, Jing Hu, Lei Zuo, Jing Wang, Rui Hu, Bo Wang, Lei Xu, Jing Li, Meng Wu, Pan Li and Liwen Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:36

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  27. Content type: Research

    Cilomilast is a phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitor for treating inflammatory lung diseases. This agent has a narrow therapeutic index with significant adverse effects on the nervous system. This study was co...

    Authors: Fu-Chao Liu, Huang-Ping Yu, Cheng-Yu Lin, Ahmed O. Elzoghby, Tsong-Long Hwang and Jia-You Fang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:35

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  28. Content type: Research

    Peptide-drug-conjugates (PDCs) are being developed as an effective strategy to specifically deliver cytotoxic drugs to cancer cells. However one of the challenges to their successful application is the relativ...

    Authors: Kalishwaralal Kalimuthu, Bat-Chen Lubin, Andrii Bazylevich, Gary Gellerman, Ofer Shpilberg, Galia Luboshits and Michael A. Firer

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:34

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    Dynein is a cytoskeletal molecular motor protein that transports cellular cargoes along microtubules. Biomimetic synthetic peptides designed to bind dynein have been shown to acquire dynamic properties such as...

    Authors: Inmaculada Dalmau-Mena, Pablo del Pino, Beatriz Pelaz, Miguel Ángel Cuesta-Geijo, Inmaculada Galindo, María Moros, Jesús M. de la Fuente and Covadonga Alonso

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:33

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  30. Content type: Research

    Memantine, drug approved for moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease, has not shown to be fully effective. In order to solve this issue, polylactic-co-glycolic (PLGA) nanoparticles could be a suitable solution to ...

    Authors: Elena Sánchez-López, Miren Ettcheto, Maria Antonia Egea, Marta Espina, Amanda Cano, Ana Cristina Calpena, Antoni Camins, Nuria Carmona, Amélia M. Silva, Eliana B. Souto and Maria Luisa García

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:32

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  31. Content type: Research

    Synthesis of silver nano-compounds with enhanced antimicrobial effects is of great interest for the development of new antibacterial agents. Previous studies have reported the antibacterial properties of pegyl...

    Authors: Seong B. Park, Christy S. Steadman, Atul A. Chaudhari, Shreekumar R. Pillai, Shree R. Singh, Peter L. Ryan, Scott T. Willard and Jean M. Feugang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:31

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  32. Content type: Research

    The rational design of theranostic nanoprobe to present responsive effect of therapeutic potency and enhanced diagnostic imaging in tumor milieu plays a vital role for efficient personalized cancer therapy and...

    Authors: Xi Huang, Yaping Yuan, Weiwei Ruan, Lianhua Liu, Maili Liu, Shizhen Chen and Xin Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:30

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    Gene therapy has been developed and used in medical treatment for many years, especially for the enhancement of endothelialization and angiogenesis. But slow endosomal escape rate is still one of the major bar...

    Authors: Qian Li, Xuefang Hao, Syed Saqib Ali Zaidi, Jintang Guo, Xiangkui Ren, Changcan Shi, Wencheng Zhang and Yakai Feng

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:29

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    The systemic administration of cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agents for cancer treatment often has toxic side effects, limiting the usage dose. To increase chemotherapeutic efficacy while reducing toxic effects, ...

    Authors: Ashraf Alemi, Javad Zavar Reza, Fateme Haghiralsadat, Hossein Zarei Jaliani, Mojtaba Haghi Karamallah, Seyed Ahmad Hosseini and Somayeh Haghi Karamallah

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:28

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  35. Content type: Research

    Vascular homeostasis is ensured by a dynamic interplay involving the endothelium, the platelets and the coagulation system. Thus, the vascular safety of particulate materials must address this integrated syste...

    Authors: Catarina Santos, Suzy Turiel, Pedro Sousa Gomes, Elísio Costa, Alice Santos-Silva, Paulo Quadros, José Duarte, Sílvia Battistuzzo and Maria Helena Fernandes

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:27

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    Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women and represents 14% of death in women around the world. The standard diagnosis method for breast tumor is mammography, which is often relate...

    Authors: Akhil Jain, Pierrick G. J. Fournier, Vladimir Mendoza-Lavaniegos, Prakhar Sengar, Fernando M. Guerra-Olvera, Enrique Iñiguez, Thomas G. Kretzschmar, Gustavo A. Hirata and Patricia Juárez

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:26

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    The size and receptor-binding abilities of plasma lipoproteins are closely related with their structure/functions. Presently, the sizes of native lipoproteins have been measured by various methods including at...

    Authors: Chaoye Gan, Kun Wang, Qisheng Tang and Yong Chen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:25

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  38. Content type: Research

    Nanotechnology-based drug delivery systems have been widely used for oral and systemic dosage forms delivery depending on the mucoadhesive interaction, and keratin has been applied for biomedical applications ...

    Authors: Zhongjun Cheng, Xiaoliang Chen, Dongliang Zhai, Feiyan Gao, Tingwang Guo, Wenfeng Li, Shilei Hao, Jingou Ji and Bochu Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:24

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  39. Content type: Research

    Silver and photothermal therapy (PTT) have been widely used for eradicating the drug-resistant bacteria. However, the risks of excess of silver for humans and the low efficiency of PTT still limit their in viv...

    Authors: Menglong Liu, Danfeng He, Tao Yang, Wei Liu, Li Mao, Yang Zhu, Jun Wu, Gaoxing Luo and Jun Deng

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:23

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    Recent work has developed solid drug nanoparticles (SDNs) of efavirenz that have been demonstrated, preclinically, improved oral bioavailability and the potential to enable up to a 50% dose reduction, and is c...

    Authors: Neill J. Liptrott, Marco Giardiello, Tom O. McDonald, Steve P. Rannard and Andrew Owen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:22

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    Near-infrared quantum dots (NIR QDs) are a new class of fluorescent labels with excellent bioimaging features, such as high fluorescence intensity, good fluorescence stability, sufficient electron density, and...

    Authors: Jlenia Brunetti, Giulia Riolo, Mariangela Gentile, Andrea Bernini, Eugenio Paccagnini, Chiara Falciani, Luisa Lozzi, Silvia Scali, Lorenzo Depau, Alessandro Pini, Pietro Lupetti and Luisa Bracci

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:21

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    Due to the increased emergence of antimicrobial resistance, alternatives to minimize the usage of antibiotics become attractive solutions. Biophysical manipulation of material surface topography to prevent bac...

    Authors: Songmei Wu, Flavia Zuber, Katharina Maniura-Weber, Juergen Brugger and Qun Ren

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:20

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  43. Content type: Research

    Photodynamic therapy is a promising cancer therapy modality but its application for deep-seated tumor is mainly hindered by the shallow penetration of visible light. X-ray-mediated photodynamic therapy (PDT) h...

    Authors: Prakhar Sengar, Patricia Juárez, Andrea Verdugo-Meza, Danna L. Arellano, Akhil Jain, Kanchan Chauhan, Gustavo A. Hirata and Pierrick G. J. Fournier

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:19

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  44. Content type: Research

    Recent advances in nanomedicine have shown the great interest of active targeting associated to nanoparticles. Single chain variable fragments (scFv) of disease-specific antibodies are very promising targeting...

    Authors: Christophe Alric, Katel Hervé-Aubert, Nicolas Aubrey, Souad Melouk, Laurie Lajoie, William Même, Sandra Même, Yann Courbebaisse, Anastasia A. Ignatova, Alexey V. Feofanov, Igor Chourpa and Emilie Allard-Vannier

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:18

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  45. Content type: Research

    Tamoxifen is the standard endocrine therapy for breast cancers, which require metabolic activation by cytochrome P450 enzymes (CYP). However, the lower and variable concentrations of CYP activity at the tumor ...

    Authors: Kanchan Chauhan, Juan M. Hernandez-Meza, Ana G. Rodríguez-Hernández, Karla Juarez-Moreno, Prakhar Sengar and Rafael Vazquez-Duhalt

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:17

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  46. Content type: Research

    Understanding the molecular mechanisms of nanomaterial interacting with cellular systems is important for appropriate risk assessment. The identification of early biomarkers for potential (sub-)chronic effects...

    Authors: Daniela Schwotzer, Monika Niehof, Dirk Schaudien, Heiko Kock, Tanja Hansen, Clemens Dasenbrock and Otto Creutzenberg

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2018 16:16

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