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  1. Content type: Research

    Zero-valent iron nanoparticles (ZVI NPs) have been used extensively for the remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater. Owing to their large active surface area, they serve as strong and effective reduct...

    Authors: Yi-Huang Hsueh, Ping-Han Tsai, Kuen-Song Lin, Wan-Ju Ke and Chao-Lung Chiang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:77

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    Stimuli-responsive polymer materials are a new kind of intelligent materials based on the concept of bionics, which exhibits more significant changes in physicochemical properties upon triggered by tiny enviro...

    Authors: Yuan Wang, Xue-Yin Zhang, Yan-Ling Luo, Feng Xu, Ya-Shao Chen and Yu-Yu Su

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:76

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  3. Content type: Research

    Biologics magnetics nanoparticles, magnetosomes, attract attention because of their magnetic characteristics and potential applications. The aim of the present study was to develop and characterize novel magne...

    Authors: Yasmina Hamdous, Imène Chebbi, Chalani Mandawala, Raphael Le Fèvre, François Guyot, Olivier Seksek and Edouard Alphandéry

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:74

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    Multimodal nanomaterials are useful for providing enhanced diagnostic information simultaneously for a variety of in vivo imaging methods. According to our research findings, these multimodal nanomaterials off...

    Authors: Shin-Woo Ha, Hee-Sang Cho, Young Il Yoon, Moon-Sun Jang, Kwan Soo Hong, Emmanuel Hui, Jung Hee Lee and Tae-Jong Yoon

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:73

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    RT-qPCR is routinely used in expression profiling of toxicity pathway genes. However, genetic and molecular level studies used to determine, understand and clarify potential risks of engineered nanomaterials (...

    Authors: Natasha M. Sanabria and Mary Gulumian

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:72

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  6. Content type: Methodology

    Intrinsic iron in biological tissues frequently precludes unambiguous the identification of iron oxide nanoparticles when iron-based detection methods are used. Here we report the full methodology for synthesi...

    Authors: Angela Ariza de Schellenberger, Ralf Hauptmann, Jason M. Millward, Eyk Schellenberger, Yuske Kobayashi, Matthias Taupitz, Carmen Infante-Duarte, Jörg Schnorr and Susanne Wagner

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:71

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  7. Content type: Research

    Due to their natural tendency to self-assemble, proteins and peptides are important components for organic nanotechnology. One particular class of peptides of recent interest is those that form amyloid fibrils...

    Authors: Alexander P. M. Guttenplan, Laurence J. Young, Dijana Matak-Vinkovic, Clemens F. Kaminski, Tuomas P. J. Knowles and Laura S. Itzhaki

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:70

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  8. Content type: Research

    The continuing spread of the newly emerged H7N9 virus among poultry in China, as well as the possibility of human-to-human transmission, has attracted numerous efforts to develop an effective vaccine against H...

    Authors: Ngoc Bich Pham, Thuong Thi Ho, Giang Thu Nguyen, Thuy Thi Le, Ngoc Thu Le, Huan-Cheng Chang, Minh Dinh Pham, Udo Conrad and Ha Hoang Chu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:69

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  9. Content type: Research

    In this study, we grafted bromo-terminated poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAm) brushes onto thin gold films deposited on silicon, and then reacted with NaN3 to produce azido-terminated PNIPAAm brushes. A probe ...

    Authors: Yi-Zu Liu, May-Show Chen, Chih-Chia Cheng, Shih-Hsun Chen and Jem-Kun Chen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:68

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  10. Content type: Research

    Advanced stage cancer treatments are often invasive and painful—typically comprised of surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation treatment. Low transport efficiency during systemic chemotherapy may require high ...

    Authors: Lee B. Sims, Maya K. Huss, Hermann B. Frieboes and Jill M. Steinbach-Rankins

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:67

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  11. Content type: Research

    Tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) that act against the epithelial growth factor receptor (EGFR) were once widely used in chemotherapy for many human cancers. However, acquired chemoresistance occurred in almos...

    Authors: Yan Zheng, Chang Su, Liang Zhao and Yijie Shi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:66

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  12. Content type: Review

    Orthopaedic and dental implants have become a staple of the medical industry and with an ageing population and growing culture for active lifestyles, this trend is forecast to continue. In accordance with the ...

    Authors: Alka Jaggessar, Hesam Shahali, Asha Mathew and Prasad K. D. V. Yarlagadda

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:64

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  13. Content type: Research

    Ultrasound molecular imaging is a novel diagnostic approach for tumors, whose key link is the construction of targeted ultrasound contrast agents. However, available targeted ultrasound contrast agents for mol...

    Authors: Lianhua Zhu, Yanli Guo, Luofu Wang, Xiaozhou Fan, Xingyu Xiong, Kejing Fang and Dan Xu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:63

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  14. Content type: Research

    The parasitic disease malaria remains a major global public health concern and no truly effective vaccine exists. One approach to the development of a malaria vaccine is to target the asexual blood stage that ...

    Authors: Christopher P. Karch, Tais A. P. F. Doll, Sara M. Paulillo, Issa Nebie, David E. Lanar, Giampietro Corradin and Peter Burkhard

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:62

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  15. Content type: Short Communication

    Moth-eye nanostructures are a well-known example of biological antireflective surfaces formed by pseudoregular arrays of nipples and are often used as a template for biomimetic materials. Here, we provide morp...

    Authors: Mikhail Kryuchkov, Jannis Lehmann, Jakob Schaab, Vsevolod Cherepanov, Artem Blagodatski, Manfred Fiebig and Vladimir L. Katanaev

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:61

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  16. Content type: Research

    Pollen Typhae Carbonisata (PTC) is a type of calcined herb drug that has been used as a hemostatic medicine to promote hemostasis for thousands of years. In this study, we discovered a...

    Authors: Xin Yan, Yan Zhao, Juan Luo, Wei Xiong, Xiaoman Liu, Jinjun Cheng, Yongzhi Wang, Meiling Zhang and Huihua Qu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:60

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  17. Content type: Research

    Most methods for monitoring glucose level require an external energy source which may limit their application, particularly in vivo test. Bioluminescence technique offers an alternative way to provide emission...

    Authors: Longyan Chen, Longyi Chen, Michelle Dotzert, C. W. James Melling and Jin Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:59

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  18. Content type: Research

    LiCoO2 is one of the most used cathode materials in Li-ion batteries. Its conventional synthesis requires high temperature (>800 °C) and long heating time (>24 h) to obtain the micronscale rhombohedral layered hi...

    Authors: Jean-Pierre Brog, Aurélien Crochet, Joël Seydoux, Martin J. D. Clift, Benoît Baichette, Sivarajakumar Maharajan, Hana Barosova, Pierre Brodard, Mariana Spodaryk, Andreas Züttel, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Nam Hee Kwon and Katharina M. Fromm

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:58

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  19. Content type: Research

    Nanotechnologies are currently revolutionizing the world around us, improving the quality of our lives thanks to a multitude of applications in several areas including the environmental preservation, with the ...

    Authors: Elena Zanni, Erika Bruni, Chandrakanth Reddy Chandraiahgari, Giovanni De Bellis, Maria Grazia Santangelo, Maurizio Leone, Agnese Bregnocchi, Patrizia Mancini, Maria Sabrina Sarto and Daniela Uccelletti

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:57

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  20. Content type: Research

    Polymer surface-modified inorganic nanoparticles (NPs) provide a multifunctional platform for assisting gene delivery. Rational structure design for enhancing colloidal stability and cellular uptake is an impo...

    Authors: Junbo Li, Sheng Zou, Jiayu Gao, Ju Liang, Huiyun Zhou, Lijuan Liang and Wenlan Wu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:56

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  21. Content type: Research

    Activity retention upon enzyme adsorption on inorganic nanostructures depends on different system parameters such as structure and composition of the support, composition of the medium as well as enzyme loadin...

    Authors: Augusto Márquez, Krisztina Kocsis, Gregor Zickler, Gilles R. Bourret, Andrea Feinle, Nicola Hüsing, Martin Himly, Albert Duschl, Thomas Berger and Oliver Diwald

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:55

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  22. Content type: Research

    Flexuous rod-shaped nanoparticles made of the coat protein (CP) of papaya mosaic virus (PapMV) have been shown to trigger innate immunity through engagement of toll-like receptor 7 (TLR7). PapMV nanoparticles ...

    Authors: Ariane Thérien, Mikaël Bédard, Damien Carignan, Gervais Rioux, Louis Gauthier-Landry, Marie-Ève Laliberté-Gagné, Marilène Bolduc, Pierre Savard and Denis Leclerc

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:54

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  23. Content type: Research

    In addition to conventional chemotherapeutics, nucleic acid-based therapeutics like antisense oligodeoxynucleotides (AS-ODN) represent a novel approach for the treatment of bladder cancer (BCa). An efficient d...

    Authors: Anika Kaufmann, Silke Hampel, Christiane Rieger, David Kunhardt, Darja Schendel, Susanne Füssel, Bernd Schwenzer and Kati Erdmann

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:53

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  24. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Moth-eye nanostructures, discovered to coat corneae of certain nocturnal insects, have inspired numerous technological applications to reduce light reflectance from solar cells, light-emitting diodes, and opti...

    Authors: Mikhail Kryuchkov, Jannis Lehmann, Jakob Schaab, Manfred Fiebig and Vladimir L. Katanaev

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:52

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  25. Content type: Research

    Nutrient-containing nanomaterials have been developed as fertilizers to foster plant growth and agricultural yield through root applications. However, if applied through leaves, how these nanomaterials, e.g. γ-Fe

    Authors: Jing Hu, Huiyuan Guo, Junli Li, Yunqiang Wang, Lian Xiao and Baoshan Xing

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:51

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    Increasing production of nanomaterials requires fast and proper assessment of its potential toxicity. Therefore, there is a need to develop new assays that can be performed in vitro, be cost effective, and all...

    Authors: Yan Xu, M. Hadjiargyrou, Miriam Rafailovich and Tatsiana Mironava

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:50

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  27. Content type: Research

    Nanomedicine offers a promising tool for therapies of brain diseases, but potential effects on neuronal health and neuronal differentiation need to be investigated to assess potential risks. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Angélique D. Ducray, Andrea Felser, Jana Zielinski, Aniela Bittner, Julia V. Bürgi, Jean-Marc Nuoffer, Martin Frenz and Meike Mevissen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:49

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  28. Content type: Research

    Significant progress of nanotechnology, including in particular biomedical and pharmaceutical applications, has resulted in a high number of studies describing the biological effects of nanomaterials. Moreover...

    Authors: Blanka Halamoda-Kenzaoui, Mara Ceridono, Patricia Urbán, Alessia Bogni, Jessica Ponti, Sabrina Gioria and Agnieszka Kinsner-Ovaskainen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:48

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  29. Content type: Research

    Understanding the interaction of graphene-related materials (GRM) with human cells is a key to the assessment of their potential risks for human health. There is a knowledge gap regarding the potential uptake ...

    Authors: Melanie Kucki, Liliane Diener, Nils Bohmer, Cordula Hirsch, Harald F. Krug, Vincenzo Palermo and Peter Wick

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:46

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  30. Content type: Research

    Nanoparticle interactions with cellular membranes and the kinetics of their transport and localization are important determinants of their functionality and their biological consequences. Understanding these p...

    Authors: Bella B. Manshian, Thomas F. Martens, Karsten Kantner, Kevin Braeckmans, Stefaan C. De Smedt, Jo Demeester, Gareth J. S. Jenkins, Wolfgang J. Parak, Beatriz Pelaz, Shareen H. Doak, Uwe Himmelreich and Stefaan J. Soenen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:45

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  31. Content type: Research

    Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have the potential to serve as an alternative to antibiotic. AMPs usually exert bactericidal activity via direct killing of microbial pathogens. Reports have proposed that by harn...

    Authors: Biswaranjan Pradhan, Dipanjan Guha, Krushna Chandra Murmu, Abhinav Sur, Pratikshya Ray, Debashmita Das and Palok Aich

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:44

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  32. Content type: Research

    Selenium is well documented to inhibit cancer at higher doses; however, the mechanism behind this inhibition varies widely depending on the cell type and selenium species. Previously, we have demonstrated that Ba...

    Authors: Praveen Sonkusre and Swaranjit Singh Cameotra

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:43

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  33. Content type: Research

    Iron deficiency in children can have significant neurological consequences, and iron supplementation is an effective treatment of choice. However, traditional routes of iron supplementation do not allow effici...

    Authors: Xueling Guo, Hong Zheng, Yuetong Guo, Yan Wang, Gregory J. Anderson, Yunzhe Ci, Peng Yu, Lina Geng and Yan-Zhong Chang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:42

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  34. Content type: Research

    Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among females worldwide. Among various types of breast cancer, the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-ov...

    Authors: Yu-Hsiang Lee and Yun-Ting Ma

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:41

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  35. Content type: Research

    The object of this study was to develop a thermally and reactive oxygen species-responsive nanocarrier system for cancer therapy.

    Authors: Meiqiong Tang, Ping Hu, Qiang Zheng, Nicola Tirelli, Xiaohong Yang, Zhanlong Wang, Yanfang Wang, Qing Tang and Yun He

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:39

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  36. Content type: Short Communication

    Quantum dot (QD)-based single virus tracking has become a powerful tool for dissecting virus infection mechanism. However, only virus behaviors at the early stage of retrograde trafficking have been dynamicall...

    Authors: Li Wen, Zhen-Hua Zheng, An-An Liu, Cheng Lv, Li-Juan Zhang, Jian Ao, Zhi-Ling Zhang, Han-Zhong Wang, Yi Lin and Dai-Wen Pang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:37

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  37. Content type: Research

    Gold–polyamidoamine (AuPAMAM) has previously been shown to successfully transfect cells with high efficiency. However, we have observed that certain cell types are more amenable to Au–PAMAM transfection than o...

    Authors: Elizabeth Figueroa, Pallavi Bugga, Vishwaratn Asthana, Allen L. Chen, J. Stephen Yan, Emily Reiser Evans and Rebekah A. Drezek

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:36

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  38. Content type: Research

    The conventional and widely used enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), due to specificity and high-sensitivity, were suitable in vitro diagnosis. But enzymes are vulnerable to the external conditions, an...

    Authors: Yanbing Lv, Ruili Wu, Kunrui Feng, Jinjie Li, Qing Mao, Hang Yuan, Huaibin Shen, Xiangdong Chai and Lin Song Li

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:35

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  39. Content type: Research

    Small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) are powerful tools to control gene expression. However, due to their poor cellular permeability and stability, their therapeutic development requires a specific delivery system....

    Authors: Anaïs Vaissière, Gudrun Aldrian, Karidia Konate, Mattias F. Lindberg, Carole Jourdan, Anthony Telmar, Quentin Seisel, Frédéric Fernandez, Véronique Viguier, Coralie Genevois, Franck Couillaud, Prisca Boisguerin and Sébastien Deshayes

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:34

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  40. Content type: Review

    Nanomaterials in agriculture are becoming popular due to the impressive advantages of these particles. However, their bioavailability and toxicity are key features for their massive employment. Herein, we comp...

    Authors: Branislav Ruttkay-Nedecky, Olga Krystofova, Lukas Nejdl and Vojtech Adam

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:33

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  41. Content type: Research

    Bacteriophage survives in at least two extremes of ionic environments: bacterial host (high ionic-cytosol) and that of soil (low ionic-environmental water). The impact of ionic composition in the micro- and macro...

    Authors: Bożena Szermer-Olearnik, Marek Drab, Mateusz Mąkosa, Maria Zembala, Jakub Barbasz, Krystyna Dąbrowska and Janusz Boratyński

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:32

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  42. Content type: Review

    Neurological diseases of diverse aetiologies have significant effects on the quality of life of patients. The limited self-repairing capacity of the brain is considered to be the origin of the irreversible and...

    Authors: Andrés Da Silva-Candal, Bárbara Argibay, Ramón Iglesias-Rey, Zulema Vargas, Alba Vieites-Prado, Esteban López-Arias, Emilio Rodríguez-Castro, Iria López-Dequidt, Manuel Rodríguez-Yáñez, Yolanda Piñeiro, Tomás Sobrino, Francisco Campos, José Rivas and José Castillo

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:30

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  43. Content type: Research

    Carbapenem-resistance is an extremely growing medical threat in antibacterial therapy as the incurable resistant strains easily develop a multi-resistance action to other potent antimicrobial agents. Nonethele...

    Authors: Mona I. Shaaban, Mohamed A. Shaker and Fatma M. Mady

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:29

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  44. Content type: Research

    Autophagy reportedly plays vital and complex roles in many diseases. During times of starvation or energy deficiency, autophagy will occur at higher levels to provide cells with the nutrients or energy necessa...

    Authors: Yan Zheng, Chang Su, Liang Zhao and Yijie Shi

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2017 15:28

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