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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Capillary electrophoresis coupled with laser-induced fluorescence was used for the characterization of quantum dots and their conjugates to biological molecules. The CE-LIF was laboratory-built and capable of ...

    Authors: Mark Pereira and Edward PC Lai
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:10
  27. The propensity of circulating particles to drift laterally towards the vessel walls (margination) in the microcirculation has been experimentally studied using a parallel plate flow chamber. Fluorescent polyst...

    Authors: Francesco Gentile, Antonio Curcio, Ciro Indolfi, Mauro Ferrari and Paolo Decuzzi
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:9
  28. Celecoxib, a selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitor has been recommended orally for the treatment of arthritis and osteoarthritis. Long term oral administration of celecoxib produces serious gastrointestinal si...

    Authors: Faiyaz Shakeel, Sanjula Baboota, Alka Ahuja, Javed Ali and Sheikh Shafiq
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:8
  29. Luminescence color multiplexing is one of the most intriguing benefits, which might occur by using semiconductor Quantum Dots (QDs) as labels for biomolecules. It was found, that the luminescence of QDs can be...

    Authors: Jürgen Riegler, Franck Ditengou, Klaus Palme and Thomas Nann
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:7
  30. The binding reaction of the biomolecules streptavidin and anti-biotin antibody, both labelled by magnetic nanoparticles (MNP), to biotin coated on agarose beads, was quantified by magnetorelaxometry (MRX). Hig...

    Authors: Dietmar Eberbeck, Christian Bergemann, Frank Wiekhorst, Uwe Steinhoff and Lutz Trahms
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:4
  31. Polymers are attractive materials for both biomedical engineering and cardiovascular applications. Although nano-topography has been found to influence cell behaviour, no established method exists to understan...

    Authors: Caterina Minelli, Akemi Kikuta, Nataliya Tsud, Michael D Ball and Akiko Yamamoto
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:3
  32. Novel approaches to treat human cancer that are effective with minimal toxicity profiles are needed. We evaluated gold nanoparticles (GNPs) in human hepatocellular and pancreatic cancer cells to determine: 1) ...

    Authors: Christopher J Gannon, Chitta Ranjan Patra, Resham Bhattacharya, Priyabrata Mukherjee and Steven A Curley
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:2
  33. This project involved the synthesis of N-hexanoyl chitosan or simply modified chitosan (MC) stabilized iron oxide nanoparticles (MC-IOPs) and the biological evaluation of MC-IOPs. IOPs containing MC were prepared...

    Authors: Shanta R Bhattarai, Remant B Kc, Sun Y Kim, Manju Sharma, Myung S Khil, Pyoung H Hwang, Gyung H Chung and Hak Y Kim
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2008 6:1
  34. In the recent years the nanobiotechnology field and the Journal of Nanobiotechnology readership have witnessed an increase in interest towards the nanoparticles and their biological effects and applications. T...

    Authors: Mikhail Soloviev
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2007 5:11
  35. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent cells with the potential to differentiate into bone, cartilage, fat and muscle cells and are being investigated for their utility in cell-based transplantation the...

    Authors: Barbara J Muller-Borer, Maria C Collins, Philip R Gunst, Wayne E Cascio and Alan P Kypson
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2007 5:9
  36. This work concerns exposing cultured human epithelial-like HeLa cells to single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) dispersed in cell culture media supplemented with serum. First, the as-received CoMoCAT SWNT-cont...

    Authors: Hadi N Yehia, Rockford K Draper, Carole Mikoryak, Erin Kate Walker, Pooja Bajaj, Inga H Musselman, Meredith C Daigrepont, Gregg R Dieckmann and Paul Pantano
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2007 5:8
  37. The localization of specific mRNA generates cell polarity by controlling the translation sites of specific proteins. Although most of these events depend on differences in gene expression, no method is availab...

    Authors: Hironori Uehara, Yuji Kunitomi, Atsushi Ikai and Toshiya Osada
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2007 5:7
  38. The amphiphilic fullerene monomer (AF-1) consists of a "buckyball" cage to which a Newkome-like dendrimer unit and five lipophilic C12 chains positioned octahedrally to the dendrimer unit are attached. In this st...

    Authors: Ranga Partha, Melinda Lackey, Andreas Hirsch, S Ward Casscells and Jodie L Conyers
    Citation: Journal of Nanobiotechnology 2007 5:6

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