U Ripamonti

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Witwatersrand
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. Ripamonti U, Dix Peek T, Parak R, Milner B, Duarte R. Profiling bone morphogenetic proteins and transforming growth factor-βs by hTGF-β3 pre-treated coral-derived macroporous bioreactors: the power of one. Biomaterials. 2015;49:90-102 pubmed publisher
    ..The latter may be the result of the initiation of a sequential chain of cellular induction rapidly recruiting pericytic perivascular myoblastic cells adjacent to the implanted bioreactors directly transformed into secreting osteoblasts. ..
  2. Ripamonti U, Duarte R, Ferretti C. Re-evaluating the induction of bone formation in primates. Biomaterials. 2014;35:9407-22 pubmed publisher
  3. Ripamonti U, Ferretti C, Teare J, Blann L. Transforming growth factor-beta isoforms and the induction of bone formation: implications for reconstructive craniofacial surgery. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:1544-55 pubmed publisher
    ..ursinus without the exogenous application of the osteogenic soluble molecular signals of the TGF-beta superfamily. ..
  4. Ripamonti U. Biomimetism, biomimetic matrices and the induction of bone formation. J Cell Mol Med. 2009;13:2953-72 pubmed publisher
  5. Ripamonti U, Klar R, Parak R, Dickens C, Dix Peek T, Duarte R. Tissue segregation restores the induction of bone formation by the mammalian transforming growth factor-β(3) in calvarial defects of the non-human primate Papio ursinus. Biomaterials. 2016;86:21-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The dura is the common regulator of the induction of calvarial bone formation modulated by the presence or absence of the SupraFOIL(®) membrane with or without hTGF-β3. ..
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    Ripamonti U. Recapitulating development: a template for periodontal tissue engineering. Tissue Eng. 2007;13:51-71 pubmed
    ..Periodontal tissue regeneration develops as a mosaic structure in which the OPs of the TGF-beta superfamily singly, synergistically, and synchronously initiate and maintain tissue induction and morphogenesis. ..
  7. Ripamonti U, Parak R, Petit J. Induction of cementogenesis and periodontal ligament regeneration by recombinant human transforming growth factor-beta3 in Matrigel with rectus abdominis responding cells. J Periodontal Res. 2009;44:81-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Two regenerative treatments using human recombinant transforming growth factor-b3 were examined after implantation in mandibular furcation defects of the nonhuman primate, Papio ursinus...
  8. Ripamonti U, Crooks J, Khoali L, Roden L. The induction of bone formation by coral-derived calcium carbonate/hydroxyapatite constructs. Biomaterials. 2009;30:1428-39 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates for the first time that partially converted HA/CC constructs also induce spontaneous differentiation of bone, albeit only seen one year post-implantation...
  9. Ripamonti U, Petit J, Teare J. Cementogenesis and the induction of periodontal tissue regeneration by the osteogenic proteins of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily. J Periodontal Res. 2009;44:141-52 pubmed publisher

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Publications19

  1. Ripamonti U, Petit J. Bone morphogenetic proteins, cementogenesis, myoblastic stem cells and the induction of periodontal tissue regeneration. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 2009;20:489-99 pubmed publisher
  2. Ripamonti U, Klar R, Renton L, Ferretti C. Synergistic induction of bone formation by hOP-1, hTGF-beta3 and inhibition by zoledronate in macroporous coral-derived hydroxyapatites. Biomaterials. 2010;31:6400-10 pubmed publisher
  3. Ripamonti U, Roden L. Induction of bone formation by transforming growth factor-beta2 in the non-human primate Papio ursinus and its modulation by skeletal muscle responding stem cells. Cell Prolif. 2010;43:207-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Four adult non-human primates Papio ursinus were used to study induction of bone formation by recombinant human transforming growth factor-beta(2) (hTGF-beta(2)) together with muscle-derived stem cells...
  4. Ripamonti U, Roden L, Renton L. Osteoinductive hydroxyapatite-coated titanium implants. Biomaterials. 2012;33:3813-23 pubmed publisher
    ..These data in non-human primates indicate that geometrically-constructed plasma-sprayed titanium implants are per se osteogenic, the concavities providing a unique microenvironment to initiate bone differentiation by induction...
  5. Ripamonti U, Ramoshebi L, Teare J, Renton L, Ferretti C. The induction of endochondral bone formation by transforming growth factor-beta(3): experimental studies in the non-human primate Papio ursinus. J Cell Mol Med. 2008;12:1029-48 pubmed publisher
  6. Klar R, Duarte R, Dix Peek T, Ripamonti U. The induction of bone formation by the recombinant human transforming growth factor-?3. Biomaterials. 2014;35:2773-88 pubmed publisher
    ..These results unequivocally demonstrate that hTGF-?3 elicits bone induction by up-regulation of endogenous BMP-2 and is blocked by hNoggin. ..
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    Ripamonti U, Richter P, Thomas M. Self-inducing shape memory geometric cues embedded within smart hydroxyapatite-based biomimetic matrices. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007;120:1796-807 pubmed
  8. Ripamonti U, Parak R, Klar R, Dickens C, Dix Peek T, Duarte R. The synergistic induction of bone formation by the osteogenic proteins of the TGF-? supergene family. Biomaterials. 2016;104:279-96 pubmed publisher
  9. Ripamonti U, Richter P, Nilen R, Renton L. The induction of bone formation by smart biphasic hydroxyapatite tricalcium phosphate biomimetic matrices in the non-human primate Papio ursinus. J Cell Mol Med. 2008;12:2609-21 pubmed publisher
  10. Ripamonti U, Ferretti C, Heliotis M. Soluble and insoluble signals and the induction of bone formation: molecular therapeutics recapitulating development. J Anat. 2006;209:447-68 pubmed