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  1. Many in vitro studies have demonstrated that silencing of cancerous genes by siRNAs is a potential therapeutic approach for blocking tumor growth. However, siRNAs are not cell type-selective, cannot specifically ...

    Authors: Nianxi Zhao, Hitesh G Bagaria, Michael S Wong and Youli Zu
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:2
  2. Natural biomaterials from bone-like minerals derived from avian eggshells have been considered as promising bone substitutes owing to their biodegradability, abundance, and lower price in comparison with synth...

    Authors: Amirhossein Tavangar, Bo Tan and Krishnan Venkatakrishnan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2011 9:1
  3. We have evaluated the antimicrobial properties of Ag-based nanoparticles (Np s) using two solid phase bioassays and found that 10-20 μL of 0.3-3 μM keratin-stabilized Np s (depending on the starting bacterial con...

    Authors: Peter Irwin, Justin Martin, Ly-Huong Nguyen, Yiping He, Andrew Gehring and Chin-Yi Chen
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:34
  4. Understanding the endocytosis process of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) is important for the drug delivery and photodynamic therapy applications. The endocytosis in living cells is usually studied by fluorescent m...

    Authors: Sheng-Hann Wang, Chia-Wei Lee, Arthur Chiou and Pei-Kuen Wei
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:33
  5. Treatment of inner ear diseases remains a problem because of limited passage through the blood-inner ear barriers and lack of control with the delivery of treatment agents by intravenous or oral administration...

    Authors: Jing Zou, Rohit Sood, Sanjeev Ranjan, Dennis Poe, Usama A Ramadan, Paavo KJ Kinnunen and Ilmari Pyykkö
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:32
  6. During production and processing of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), they may be inhaled and may enter the pulmonary circulation. It is essential that interactions with involved body fluids like the pul...

    Authors: Michael Gasser, Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Harald F Krug, Peter Gehr, Mathias Nelle, Bing Yan and Peter Wick
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:31
  7. Multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles are important class of materials in the field of nanobiotechnology, as it is an emerging area of research for material science and molecular biology researchers. One of t...

    Authors: Ashwin Murugappan Chockalingam, Heman Kumar Ramiya Ramesh Babu, Raghuraman Chittor and Jai Prakash Tiwari
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:30
  8. Isolated hepatocytes removed from their microenvironment soon lose their hepatospecific functions when cultured. Normally hepatocytes are commonly maintained under limited culture medium supply as well as scaf...

    Authors: Jonathan Wu, Núria Marí-Buyé, Teresa Fernández Muiños, Salvador Borrós, Pietro Favia and Carlos E Semino
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:29
  9. A highly specific and novel dual-label time-resolved immunofluorometric assay was developed exploiting the unique emission wavelengths of the intrinsically fluorescent terbium (Tb3+) and europium (Eu3+) tracers f...

    Authors: Tiina Myyryläinen, Sheikh M Talha, Sathyamangalam Swaminathan, Raija Vainionpää, Tero Soukka, Navin Khanna and Kim Pettersson
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:27
  10. The development of nanodevices for agriculture and plant research will allow several new applications, ranging from treatments with agrochemicals to delivery of nucleic acids for genetic transformation. But a ...

    Authors: Zuny Cifuentes, Laura Custardoy, Jesús M de la Fuente, Clara Marquina, M Ricardo Ibarra, Diego Rubiales and Alejandro Pérez-de-Luque
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:26
  11. In recent years, near-infrared fluorescence (NIRF)-labeled iron nanoparticles have been synthesized and applied in a number of applications, including the labeling of human cells for monitoring the engraftment...

    Authors: Yong Hou, Yingxun Liu, Zhongping Chen, Ning Gu and Jinke Wang
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:25
  12. Nanotechnology has the potential to provide agriculture with new tools that may be used in the rapid detection and molecular treatment of diseases and enhancement of plant ability to absorb nutrients, among ot...

    Authors: Ana R Santos, Ana S Miguel, Leonor Tomaz, Rui Malhó, Christopher Maycock, Maria C Vaz Patto, Pedro Fevereiro and Abel Oliva
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:24
  13. Regulation of cell cycle progression in changing environments is vital for cell survival and maintenance, and different regulation mechanisms based on cell size and cell cycle time have been proposed. To deter...

    Authors: Kazunori Matsumura, Toshiki Yagi, Akihiro Hattori, Mikhail Soloviev and Kenji Yasuda
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:23
  14. The mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene results in CF. The most common mutation, ΔF508-CFTR, is a temperature-sensitive, trafficking mutant with reduced chloride tra...

    Authors: Neeraj Vij, Taehong Min, Rhul Marasigan, Christopher N Belcher, Steven Mazur, Hong Ding, Ken-Tye Yong and Indrajit Roy
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:22
  15. Bio-conjugated nanoparticles are important analytical tools with emerging biological and medical applications. In this context, in situ conjugation of nanoparticles with biomolecules via laser ablation in an aque...

    Authors: Johanna G Walter, Svea Petersen, Frank Stahl, Thomas Scheper and Stephan Barcikowski
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:21
  16. The search for naturally occurring nanocomposites with diverse properties for tissue engineering has been a major interest for biomaterial research. In this study, we investigated a nanofiber and nanoparticle ...

    Authors: Mingjun Zhang, Scott C Lenaghan, Lijin Xia, Lixin Dong, Wei He, William R Henson and Xudong Fan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:20
  17. Silver nanoparticles possess many unique properties that make them attractive for use in biological applications. Recently they received attention when it was shown that 10 nm silver nanoparticles were bacteri...

    Authors: Janice L Speshock, Richard C Murdock, Laura K Braydich-Stolle, Amanda M Schrand and Saber M Hussain
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:19
  18. The redox dye, DCPIP, has recently shown to exhibit anti-melanoma activity in vitro and in vivo. On the other hand, there is increasing evidence that synthetic nanoparticles can serve as highly efficient carriers...

    Authors: Fadee G Mondalek, Sivapriya Ponnurangam, Janita Govind, Courtney Houchen, Shrikant Anant, Panayotis Pantazis and Rama P Ramanujam
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:17
  19. Oxidative stress is imperative for its morbidity towards diabetic complications, where abnormal metabolic milieu as a result of hyperglycemia, leads to the onset of several complications. A biological antioxid...

    Authors: Selvaraj BarathManiKanth, Kalimuthu Kalishwaralal, Muthuirulappan Sriram, SureshBabu Ram Kumar Pandian, Hyung-seop Youn, SooHyun Eom and Sangiliyandi Gurunathan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:16
  20. Previous in vitro studies have demonstrated that polyvinylpyrrolidone coated silver nanoparticles (PVP-coated AgNPs) have antiviral activity against HIV-1 at non-cytotoxic concentrations. These particles also dem...

    Authors: Humberto H Lara, Liliana Ixtepan-Turrent, Elsa N Garza-Treviño and Cristina Rodriguez-Padilla
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:15
  21. Recently we reported a nanocontainer based reduction triggered release system through an engineered transmembrane channel (FhuA Δ1-160; Onaca et al., 2008). Compound fluxes within the FhuA Δ1-160 channel protein ...

    Authors: Arcan Güven, Marco Fioroni, Bernhard Hauer and Ulrich Schwaneberg
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:14
  22. The rapid growth of the nanotechnology industry and the wide application of various nanomaterials have raised concerns over their impact on the environment and human health. Yet little is known about the mecha...

    Authors: Yan Xiao, Samuel P Forry, Xiugong Gao, R David Holbrook, William G Telford and Alessandro Tona
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:13
  23. Over the last decade safety concerns have arisen about the use of metal-based nanoparticles in the cosmetics field. Metal-based nanoparticles have been linked to both environmental and animal toxicity in a var...

    Authors: Lijin Xia, Scott C Lenaghan, Mingjun Zhang, Zhili Zhang and Quanshui Li
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:12
  24. Quantum dots (QDs) are crystalline nanoparticles that are compatible with biological systems to provide a chemically and photochemically stable fluorescent label. New ligand probes with fluorescent reporter gr...

    Authors: Arijit Das, Gangadhar J Sanjayan, Miklós Kecskés, Lena Yoo, Zhan-Guo Gao and Kenneth A Jacobson
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:11
  25. Micrometer resolution placement and immobilization of probe molecules is an important step in the preparation of biochips and a wide range of lab-on-chip systems. Most known methods for such a deposition of se...

    Authors: Michael Breitenstein, Ralph Hölzel and Frank F Bier
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:10
  26. Many techniques in molecular biology, clinical diagnostics and biotechnology rely on binary affinity tags. The existing tags are based on either small molecules (e.g., biotin/streptavidin or glutathione/GST) o...

    Authors: Enrico Ferrari, Frédéric Darios, Fan Zhang, Dhevahi Niranjan, Julian Bailes, Mikhail Soloviev and Bazbek Davletov
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:9
  27. The unique and tuneable photonic properties of Quantum Dots (QDs) have made them potentially useful tools for imaging biological entities. However, QDs though attractive diagnostic and therapeutic tools, have ...

    Authors: Babu R Prasad, Natalia Nikolskaya, David Connolly, Terry J Smith, Stephen J Byrne, Valérie A Gérard, Yurii K Gun'ko and Yury Rochev
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:7
  28. Plasmid DNA encoding a luciferase reporter gene was complexed with each of six different hybrid nanoparticles (NPs) synthesized from mixtures of poly (D, L-lactide-co-glycolide acid) (PLGA 50:50) and the catio...

    Authors: Qiu Zhong, Dakshina Murthy Devanga Chinta, Sarala Pamujula, Haifan Wang, Xin Yao, Tarun K Mandal and Ronald B Luftig
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:6
  29. Cosmeceuticals are cosmetic-pharmaceutical hybrids intended to enhance health and beauty of the skin. Nanocosmeceuticals use nano-sized system for the delivery of active ingredients to the targeted cells for b...

    Authors: Brian Sheng Xian Teo, Mahiran Basri, Mohd Rezuwan Shah Zakaria, Abu Bakar Salleh, Raja Noor Zaliha Raja Abdul Rahman and Mohd Basyaruddin Abdul Rahman
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:4
  30. Nucleic acid based recognition of viral sequences can be used together with label-free biosensors to provide rapid, accurate confirmation of viral infection. To enhance detection sensitivity, gold nanoparticle...

    Authors: Yildiz Uludağ, Richard Hammond and Matthew A Cooper
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:3
  31. Silver nanoparticles have proven to exert antiviral activity against HIV-1 at non-cytotoxic concentrations, but the mechanism underlying their HIV-inhibitory activity has not been not fully elucidated. In this...

    Authors: Humberto H Lara, Nilda V Ayala-Nuñez, Liliana Ixtepan-Turrent and Cristina Rodriguez-Padilla
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2010 8:1
  32. The aim of this study is to determine the effects of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NP) on vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-and interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β)-induced vascular permeability, and to detect the un...

    Authors: Sardarpasha Sheikpranbabu, Kalimuthu Kalishwaralal, Deepak Venkataraman, Soo Hyun Eom, Jongsun Park and Sangiliyandi Gurunathan
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2009 7:8
  33. Scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM) is a suitable tool for imaging surfaces of living cells in a contact-free manner. We have shown previously that SICM in backstep mode allows one to trace the outlines...

    Authors: Patrick Happel and Irmgard D Dietzel
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2009 7:7
  34. Ultrashort pulsed laser ablation in liquids represents a powerful tool for the generation of pure gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) avoiding chemical precursors and thereby making them especially interesting for biom...

    Authors: Svea Petersen, Jan T Soller, Siegfried Wagner, Andreas Richter, Jörn Bullerdiek, Ingo Nolte, Stephan Barcikowski and Hugo Murua Escobar
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2009 7:6
  35. The unique photonic properties of the recently developed fluorescent semiconductor nanocrystals (QDs) have made them a potential tool in biological research. However, QDs are not yet a part of routine laborato...

    Authors: Helena Montón, Carme Nogués, Emma Rossinyol, Onofre Castell and Mònica Roldán
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2009 7:4
  36. F1-ATPase is an enzyme acting as a rotary nano-motor. During catalysis subunits of this enzyme complex rotate relative to other parts of the enzyme. Here we demonstrate that the combination of two input stimuli ....

    Authors: Zorica Ristic, Marco Vitali, Alessandro Duci, Christian Goetze, Klaus Kemnitz, Werner Zuschratter, Holger Lill and Dirk Bald
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2009 7:3
  37. Carcinogenicity of nickel compounds has been well documented. However, the carcinogenic effect of metallic nickel is still unclear. The present study investigates metallic nickel nano- and fine particle-induce...

    Authors: Jinshun Zhao, Linda Bowman, Xingdong Zhang, Xianglin Shi, Binghua Jiang, Vincent Castranova and Min Ding
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2009 7:2
  38. Antisense oligonucleotides (AOs) have been shown to induce dystrophin expression in muscles cells of patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and in the mdx mouse, the murine model of DMD. However, ineffec...

    Authors: Shashank R Sirsi, Rebecca C Schray, Margaret A Wheatley and Gordon J Lutz
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2009 7:1
  39. Poly(amidoamine)s (PAAs) are synthetic polymers endowed with many biologically interesting properties, being highly biocompatible, non toxic and biodegradable. Hydrogels based on PAAs can be easily modified du...

    Authors: Emanuela Jacchetti, Elisa Emilitri, Simona Rodighiero, Marco Indrieri, Antonella Gianfelice, Cristina Lenardi, Alessandro Podestà, Elisabetta Ranucci, Paolo Ferruti and Paolo Milani
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:14
  40. Potential routes of nanomaterial exposure include inhalation, dermal contact, and ingestion. Toxicology of inhalation of ultra-fine particles has been extensively studied; however, risks of nanomaterial exposu...

    Authors: Lin Wang, Dattatri K Nagesha, Selvapraba Selvarasah, Mehmet R Dokmeci and Rebecca L Carrier
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:11

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