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  1. Content type: Research

    Zinc oxide nanoparticle (ZNP) has been applied in various biomedical fields. Here, we investigated the usage of ZNP as an antigen carrier for vaccine development by combining a high affinity peptide to ZNP.

    Authors: Na-Young Ha, Hyun Mu Shin, Prashant Sharma, Hyun Ah Cho, Chan-Ki Min, Hong-il Kim, Nguyen Thi Hai Yen, Jae-Seung Kang, Ik-Sang Kim, Myung-Sik Choi, Young Keun Kim and Nam-Hyuk Cho

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:76

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  2. Content type: Methodology

    The field of structural dynamics of cytoskeletons in living cells is gathering wide interest, since better understanding of cytoskeleton intracellular organization will provide us with not only insights into b...

    Authors: R. Kawamura, K. Shimizu, Y. Matsumoto, A. Yamagishi, Y. R. Silberberg, M. Iijima, S. Kuroda, K. Fukazawa, K. Ishihara and C. Nakamura

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:74

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  3. Content type: Review

    Th antibacterial activity of metal oxide nanoparticles has received marked global attention as they can be specifically synthesized to exhibit significant toxicity to bacteria. The importance of their applicat...

    Authors: Slavica Stankic, Sneha Suman, Francia Haque and Jasmina Vidic

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:73

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  4. Content type: Research

    In infected periapical tissues, Enterococcus faecalis is one of the most common dominant bacteria. Chlorhexidine has been proved to show strong antibacterial ability against E. faecalis but is ineffective in prom...

    Authors: Wei Fan, Yanyun Li, Qing Sun, Tengjiao Ma and Bing Fan

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:72

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    Photodynamic therapy (PDT) as promising alternative to conventional cancer treatments works by irradiation of a photosensitizer (PS) with light, which creates reactive oxygen species and singlet oxygen (1O2), tha...

    Authors: Doris Hinger, Susanna Gräfe, Fabrice Navarro, Bernhard Spingler, Devaraj Pandiarajan, Heinrich Walt, Anne-Claude Couffin and Caroline Maake

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:71

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    Quantum dots (QDs) have great potential as fluorescent labels but cytotoxicity relating to extra- and intracellular degradation in biological systems has to be addressed prior to biomedical applications. In th...

    Authors: Henrike Peuschel, Thomas Ruckelshausen, Silke Kiefer, Yuliya Silina and Annette Kraegeloh

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:70

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  7. Content type: Research

    While nanotechnology is advancing rapidly, nanosafety tends to lag behind since general mechanistic insights into cell-nanoparticle (NP) interactions remain rare. To tackle this issue, standardization of nanos...

    Authors: Freya Joris, Daniel Valdepérez, Beatriz Pelaz, Stefaan J. Soenen, Bella B. Manshian, Wolfgang J. Parak, Stefaan C. De Smedt and Koen Raemdonck

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:69

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    Photosensitizers are used in photodynamic therapy (PDT) to destruct tumor cells, however, their limited solubility and specificity hampers routine use, which may be overcome by encapsulation. Several promising...

    Authors: Doris Hinger, Fabrice Navarro, Andres Käch, Jean-Sébastien Thomann, Frédérique Mittler, Anne-Claude Couffin and Caroline Maake

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:68

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  9. Content type: Research

    A new type of superparamagnetic nanoparticles with chemical formula Fe7C3@C (MNPs) showed higher value of magnetization compared to traditionally used iron oxide-based nanoparticles as was shown in our previou...

    Authors: Irina B. Alieva, Igor Kireev, Anastasia S. Garanina, Natalia Alyabyeva, Antoine Ruyter, Olga S. Strelkova, Oxana A. Zhironkina, Varvara D. Cherepaninets, Alexander G. Majouga, Valery A. Davydov, Valery N. Khabashesku, Viatcheslav Agafonov and Rustem E. Uzbekov

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:67

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  10. Content type: Research

    Wnt proteins modulate development, stem cell fate and cancer through interactions with cell surface receptors. Wnts are cysteine-rich, glycosylated, lipid modified, two domain proteins that are prone to aggreg...

    Authors: Nahal R. Lalefar, Andrzej Witkowski, Jens B. Simonsen and Robert O. Ryan

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:66

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  11. Content type: Review

    Presently, nanotechnology is a multi-trillion dollar business sector that covers a wide range of industries, such as medicine, electronics and chemistry. In the current era, the commercial transition of nanote...

    Authors: Chiranjib Chakraborty, Ashish Ranjan Sharma, Garima Sharma and Sang-Soo Lee

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:65

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  12. Content type: Research

    A promising approach to improve the performance of neural implants consists of adding nanomaterials, such as nanowires, to the surface of the implant. Nanostructured interfaces could improve the integration an...

    Authors: Lina Gällentoft, Lina M. E. Pettersson, Nils Danielsen, Jens Schouenborg, Christelle N. Prinz and Cecilia Eriksson Linsmeier

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:64

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  13. Content type: Research

    The antimicrobial activity of silver nanoparticles (AgNP) has led to interest in their use in consumer products such as food contact materials, utensils, and storage containers. Incorporation of these material...

    Authors: Katherine M. Williams, Kuppan Gokulan, Carl E. Cerniglia and Sangeeta Khare

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:62

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  14. Content type: Research

    Tumor targeting of radiotherapy represents a great challenge. The addition of multimodal nanoparticles, such as 3 nm gadolinium-based nanoparticles (GdBNs), has been proposed as a promising strategy to amplify...

    Authors: Lenka Štefančíková, Sandrine Lacombe, Daniela Salado, Erika Porcel, Eva Pagáčová, Olivier Tillement, François Lux, Daniel Depeš, Stanislav Kozubek and Martin Falk

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:63

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  15. Content type: Research

    In recent times, studies have demonstrated that carbon nanotubes are good candidates for use as vehicles for transfection of exogenous material into the cells. However, there are few studies evaluating the beh...

    Authors: Luan P. Calegari, Roberto S. Dias, Michelle D. de Oliveira, Carine Ribeiro Pessoa, André S. de Oliveira, Ana F. C. S. Oliveira, Cynthia C. da Silva, Flavio G. Fonseca, Alice F. Versiani and Sérgio O. De Paula

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:61

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  16. Content type: Research

    Amyloidoses are characterized by the extracellular deposition of insoluble fibrillar proteinaceous aggregates highly organized into cross-β structure and referred to as amyloid fibrils. Nowadays, the diagnosis...

    Authors: Marie Plissonneau, Jonathan Pansieri, Laurence Heinrich-Balard, Jean-François Morfin, Nathalie Stransky-Heilkron, Pascaline Rivory, Pierre Mowat, Mireille Dumoulin, Richard Cohen, Éric Allémann, Éva Tόth, Maria Joao Saraiva, Cédric Louis, Olivier Tillement, Vincent Forge, François Lux…

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:60

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  17. Content type: Research

    Nanoparticles’ unique features have been highly explored in cellular therapies. However, nanoparticles can be cytotoxic. The cytotoxicity can be overcome by coating the nanoparticles with an appropriated surfa...

    Authors: Luisa H. A. Silva, Jaqueline R. da Silva, Guilherme A. Ferreira, Renata C. Silva, Emilia C. D. Lima, Ricardo B. Azevedo and Daniela M. Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:59

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  18. Content type: Research

    Due to increasing antibiotic resistance, the use of silver coated single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs-Ag) and antimicrobial peptides (APs) is becoming popular due to their antimicrobial properties against a...

    Authors: Atul A. Chaudhari, D’andrea Ashmore, Subrata deb Nath, Kunal Kate, Vida Dennis, Shree R. Singh, Don R. Owen, Chris Palazzo, Robert D. Arnold, Michael E. Miller and Shreekumar R. Pillai

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:58

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  19. Content type: Research

    Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal of human malignancies known to date and shows relative insensitivity towards most of the clinically available therapy regimens. 3,5-bis(2-fluorobenzylidene)-4-piperi...

    Authors: Savita Bisht, Martin Schlesinger, Alexander Rupp, Rolf Schubert, Jens Nolting, Jörg Wenzel, Stefan Holdenrieder, Peter Brossart, Gerd Bendas and Georg Feldmann

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:57

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  20. Content type: Research

    Precisely targeted nanoparticle delivery is critically important for therapeutic applications. However, our knowledge on how the distinct physical and chemical properties of nanoparticles determine tissue pene...

    Authors: Kata Kenesei, Kumarasamy Murali, Árpád Czéh, Jordi Piella, Victor Puntes and Emília Madarász

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:55

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  21. Content type: Research

    Isothiouronium salts are well known in their variety of antimicrobials activities. The use of polymeric biocides, polymers with antimicrobial activities, is expected to enhance the efficacy of some existing an...

    Authors: Sarit Cohen, Chen Gelber, Michal Natan, Ehud Banin, Enav Corem-Salkmon and Shlomo Margel

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:56

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  22. Content type: Research

    Magnesium oxide nanoparticles (MgO nanoparticles, with average size of 20 nm) have considerable potential as antimicrobial agents in food safety applications due to their structure, surface properties, and sta...

    Authors: Yiping He, Shakuntala Ingudam, Sue Reed, Andrew Gehring, Terence P. Strobaugh Jr. and Peter Irwin

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:54

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  23. Content type: Research

    We have previously demonstrated that reduced graphene oxide (rGO) administered intravenously in rats was detected inside the hippocampus after downregulation of the tight and adherens junction proteins of the ...

    Authors: Monique Culturato Padilha Mendonça, Edilene Siqueira Soares, Marcelo Bispo de Jesus, Helder José Ceragioli, Silvia Pierre Irazusta, Ângela Giovana Batista, Marco Aurélio Ramirez Vinolo, Mário Roberto Maróstica Júnior and Maria Alice da Cruz-Höfling

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:53

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  24. Content type: Short Communication

    Metastases are the most common reason of cancer death in patients with solid tumors. Lymph nodes, once invaded by tumor cells, act as reservoirs before cancer cells spread to distant organs. To address the lim...

    Authors: Marta Alonso-Nocelo, Raquel Abellan-Pose, Anxo Vidal, Miguel Abal, Noemi Csaba, Maria Jose Alonso, Rafael Lopez-Lopez and Maria de la Fuente

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:51

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  25. Content type: Review

    Breast cancer (BC) is a serious disease to threat lives of women. Numerous studies have proved that BC originates from cancer stem cells (CSCs). But at present, no one approach can quickly and simply identify ...

    Authors: Hetao Chen, Yu Wang, Tong Wang, Dongxing Shi, Zengrong Sun, Chunhui Xia and Baiqi Wang

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:52

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  26. Content type: Research

    Engineering microorganisms in order to improve the metabolite flux needs a detailed knowledge of the concentrations and flux rates of metabolites and metabolic intermediates in vivo. Fluorescence resonance ene...

    Authors: Seema Ameen, Mohammad Ahmad, Mohd. Mohsin, M. Irfan Qureshi, Mohamed M. Ibrahim, Malik Z. Abdin and Altaf Ahmad

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:49

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  27. Content type: Research

    Safety assessment of nanoparticles (NPs) requires techniques that are suitable to quantify tissue and cellular uptake of NPs. The most commonly applied techniques for this purpose are based on inductively coup...

    Authors: I-Lun Hsiao, Frank S. Bierkandt, Philipp Reichardt, Andreas Luch, Yuh-Jeen Huang, Norbert Jakubowski, Jutta Tentschert and Andrea Haase

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:50

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  28. Content type: Research

    Human antigen R (HuR) is an RNA binding protein that is overexpressed in many human cancers, including lung cancer, and has been shown to regulate the expression of several oncoproteins. Further, HuR overexpre...

    Authors: Ranganayaki Muralidharan, Anish Babu, Narsireddy Amreddy, Kanthesh Basalingappa, Meghna Mehta, Allshine Chen, Yan Daniel Zhao, Uday B. Kompella, Anupama Munshi and Rajagopal Ramesh

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:47

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  29. Content type: Research

    Intense ultrasound, such as that used for tumor ablation, does not differentiate between cancerous and normal cells. A method combining ultrasound and biocompatible gold or magnetic nanoparticles (NPs) was dev...

    Authors: Olga K. Kosheleva, Tsung-Ching Lai, Nelson G. Chen, Michael Hsiao and Chung-Hsuan Chen

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:46

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  30. Content type: Research

    Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Nanotechnology approaches can overcome the side effects of chemotherapy as well as improve the efficacy of drugs. Dendrimers are nanometric ...

    Authors: Natalia Oddone, Nicole Lecot, Marcelo Fernández, Alejandra Rodriguez-Haralambides, Pablo Cabral, Hugo Cerecetto and Juan Claudio Benech

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:45

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  31. Content type: Research

    The addition of an adjuvant to a vaccine is a promising approach to increasing strength and immunogenicity towards antigens. Despite the fact that adjuvants have been used in vaccines for decades, their mechan...

    Authors: Gervais Rioux, Damien Carignan, Alexis Russell, Marilène Bolduc, Marie-Ève Laliberté Gagné, Pierre Savard and Denis Leclerc

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:43

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  32. Content type: Research

    Agricultural soils represent a potential sink for increasing amounts of different nanomaterials that nowadays inevitably enter the environment. Knowledge on the relation between their actual exposure concentra...

    Authors: Alexander Gogos, Janine Moll, Florian Klingenfuss, Marcel van der Heijden, Fahmida Irin, Micah J. Green, Renato Zenobi and Thomas D. Bucheli

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:40

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  33. Content type: Research

    Carbon nanotubes have been shown to improve the germination and growth of some plant species, extending the applicability of the emerging nano-biotechnology field to crop science.

    Authors: Mª Carmen Martínez-Ballesta, Lavinia Zapata, Najla Chalbi and Micaela Carvajal

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:42

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  34. Content type: Research

    It is difficult to discriminate healthy subjects and patients with Parkinson disease (PD) or Parkinson disease dementia (PDD) by assaying plasma α-synuclein because the concentrations of circulating α-synuclei...

    Authors: Shieh-Yueh Yang, Ming-Jang Chiu, Chin-Hsien Lin, Herng-Er Horng, Che-Chuan Yang, Jen-Jie Chieh, Hsin-Hsien Chen and Bing-Hsien Liu

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:41

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  35. Content type: Review

    The rapid development of nanotechnology provides alternative approaches to overcome several limitations of conventional anti-cancer therapy. Drug targeting using functionalized nanoparticles to advance their t...

    Authors: Ewelina Piktel, Katarzyna Niemirowicz, Marzena Wątek, Tomasz Wollny, Piotr Deptuła and Robert Bucki

    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2016 14:39

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  36. Content type: Research

    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

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  37. Content type: Research

    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

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  38. Content type: Research

    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

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  39. Content type: Research

    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

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  40. Content type: Research

    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

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  41. Content type: Research

    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

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  42. Content type: Research

    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

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  43. Content type: Research

    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

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  44. Content type: Research

    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

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  45. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    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

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  46. Content type: Research

    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

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