Tetsushi Taguchi

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Affiliation: National Institute for Materials Science
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Crosslinking liposomes/cells using cholesteryl group-modified tilapia gelatin
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Int J Mol Sci 15:13123-34. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Induced albumin secretion from HepG2 spheroids prepared using poly(ethylene glycol) derivative with oleyl groups
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 22:2357-63. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Swelling behavior of hyaluronic acid and type II collagen hydrogels prepared by using conventional crosslinking and subsequent additional polymer interactions
    T Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 13:43-52. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Encapsulation of chondrocytes in injectable alkali-treated collagen gels prepared using poly(ethylene glycol)-based 4-armed star polymer
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, 305 0044 Ibaraki, Japan
    Biomaterials 26:1247-52. 2005
  5. doi request reprint The effect of VEGF-immobilized nickel-free high-nitrogen stainless steel on viability and proliferation of vascular endothelial cells
    Makoto Sasaki
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 92:1-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Poly-(L-lactic acid) and citric acid-crosslinked gelatin composite matrices as a drug-eluting stent coating material with endothelialization, antithrombogenic, and drug release properties
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 101:2049-57. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Enhanced insulin secretion of physically crosslinked pancreatic beta-cells by using a poly(ethylene glycol) derivative with oleyl groups
    Michiko Ito
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Acta Biomater 5:2945-52. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Enhanced tissue penetration-induced high bonding strength of a novel tissue adhesive composed of cholesteryl group-modified gelatin and disuccinimidyl tartarate
    Miyuki Matsuda
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 91:48-56. 2012
  9. doi request reprint An antithrombogenic citric acid-crosslinked gelatin with endothelialization activity
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Bio Field, Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    Adv Healthc Mater 1:573-81. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of a novel glue consisting of naturally-derived biomolecules: citric acid and human serum albumin
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 7:742-7. 2007

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  1. pmc Crosslinking liposomes/cells using cholesteryl group-modified tilapia gelatin
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Int J Mol Sci 15:13123-34. 2014
    ..The resulting organization can be applied to various biomedical fields, such as drug delivery systems, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. ..
  2. doi request reprint Induced albumin secretion from HepG2 spheroids prepared using poly(ethylene glycol) derivative with oleyl groups
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 22:2357-63. 2011
    ..This cell adhesive will be a key material for liver tissue engineering when it will apply to primary hepatocytes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Swelling behavior of hyaluronic acid and type II collagen hydrogels prepared by using conventional crosslinking and subsequent additional polymer interactions
    T Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 13:43-52. 2002
    ..The hydrophobic and electrostatic interactions in the matrix were maintained in water, even at low temperatures, while in salt solutions at elevated temperatures, these interactions were nullified...
  4. ncbi request reprint Encapsulation of chondrocytes in injectable alkali-treated collagen gels prepared using poly(ethylene glycol)-based 4-armed star polymer
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, 305 0044 Ibaraki, Japan
    Biomaterials 26:1247-52. 2005
    ..These results suggest that this in situ gel system is useful for regenerating cartilage in vitro and for minimally invasive therapy for cartilage defects...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of VEGF-immobilized nickel-free high-nitrogen stainless steel on viability and proliferation of vascular endothelial cells
    Makoto Sasaki
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 92:1-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, VEGF-A-immobilized HNS could be applied as a basic material for coronary stents...
  6. doi request reprint Poly-(L-lactic acid) and citric acid-crosslinked gelatin composite matrices as a drug-eluting stent coating material with endothelialization, antithrombogenic, and drug release properties
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 101:2049-57. 2013
    ..Am80 was continuously released from the resulting stent at ∼40%, up to 28 days without burst release. Therefore, Am80-eluting stent with its antithrombogenic and endothelialization properties has great potential for clinical use...
  7. doi request reprint Enhanced insulin secretion of physically crosslinked pancreatic beta-cells by using a poly(ethylene glycol) derivative with oleyl groups
    Michiko Ito
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Acta Biomater 5:2945-52. 2009
    ..These results indicate that the promoted cell function was due to the cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions in the spheroid, suggesting that this polymeric crosslinker was useful for the formation of cell spheroids...
  8. doi request reprint Enhanced tissue penetration-induced high bonding strength of a novel tissue adhesive composed of cholesteryl group-modified gelatin and disuccinimidyl tartarate
    Miyuki Matsuda
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 91:48-56. 2012
    ..This novel tissue adhesive may become a useful material in the clinical field for the treatment of aortic dissection...
  9. doi request reprint An antithrombogenic citric acid-crosslinked gelatin with endothelialization activity
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Bio Field, Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    Adv Healthc Mater 1:573-81. 2012
    ..These findings show that TSC-crosslinked gelatin has the potential for use in biomedical devices in contact with blood, such as stents, artificial blood vessels, and artificial heart valves...
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of a novel glue consisting of naturally-derived biomolecules: citric acid and human serum albumin
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 7:742-7. 2007
    ..These results suggested that this developed adhesive had both tissue compatibility and bonding strength for use in clinical field...
  11. ncbi request reprint An attempt to construct the stroma of cornea using primary cultured corneal cells
    Masabumi Kato
    Biomaterials Center National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba 305 0044, Japan
    J Nanosci Nanotechnol 7:748-51. 2007
    ..Further study including for example, such as the addition of dynamic stress or co-culture with endothelial cells, are therefore required in order to produce artificial constructs with the same superstructure as natural corneal tissue...
  12. ncbi request reprint Investigations on the interaction of tartaric acid derivative/human serum albumin tissue adhesive with J774A.1 mouse macrophage cells through SEM, IL-6 cytokine and gene expression techniques
    Rao Sethumadhavan
    Biomaterial Center, National Institute for Material Sciences, Ibaraki, Japan
    Biomed Mater Eng 17:209-17. 2007
    ..On the whole, 0.3 mM TAD with 44% HSA could be considered as a challenging material as a tissue adhesive material for use in the field of tissue engineering...
  13. doi request reprint Development of amphiphilic, enzymatically-degradable PEG-peptide conjugate as cell crosslinker for spheroid formation
    Zhi Rao
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 101:223-7. 2013
    ..This novel kind of cell crosslinker will be a promising material for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improved synthesis with high yield and increased molecular weight of poly(alpha,beta-malic acid) by direct polycondensation
    Tetsuto Kajiyama
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Biomacromolecules 5:169-74. 2004
    ..The method for alpha,beta-PMA synthesis established here will facilitate production of alpha,beta-PMA of various molecular weights, which may have a potential utility as biomaterials...
  15. doi request reprint Quick self-healing and thermo-reversible liposome gel
    Zhi Rao
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 82:196-202. 2011
    ..Dynamic light scattering studies proved that the particle size of liposome remained almost unchanged before and after the addition of the polymer...
  16. ncbi request reprint An improved method to prepare hyaluronic acid and type II collagen composite matrices
    Tetsushi Taguchi
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res 61:330-6. 2002
    ..The HyA-collagen composite matrices using this improved method will be useful in the preparation of cartilage regenerative scaffolds, and this methodology may be applied to other polyanion-polycation combinations as well...
  17. pmc Preparation and biological evaluation of hydroxyapatite-coated nickel-free high-nitrogen stainless steel
    Makoto Sasaki
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8577, Japan Biomaterials Unit, Nano Bio Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    Sci Technol Adv Mater 13:064213. 2012
    ..The HAp-coated HNS stimulated the alkaline-phosphate activity of the MG-63 culture after 7 days. Therefore, HAp-coated HNS is suitable for orthopedic devices and soft tissue adhesion materials...
  18. pmc Tamibarotene-loaded citric acid-crosslinked alkali-treated collagen matrix as a coating material for a drug-eluting stent
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    Sci Technol Adv Mater 13:064208. 2012
    ..A matrix with a high crosslinking density had a prolonged tamibarotene elution time. These results demonstrate that tamibarotene-loaded matrices have great potential as a coating material for drug-eluting stents...
  19. doi request reprint Promotion of initial cell adhesion on trisuccinimidyl citrate-modified nickel-free high-nitrogen stainless steel
    Makoto Sasaki
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 24:951-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, TSC-immobilized HNS may enable the rapid integration of soft tissues through its reaction with the patient's serum proteins and extracellular proteins around the surgical site...
  20. ncbi request reprint Antitumor effect of an injectable in-situ forming drug delivery system composed of a novel tissue adhesive containing doxorubicin hydrochloride
    Sachiro Kakinoki
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 67:676-81. 2007
    ..The in-situ forming DDS with the novel tissue adhesive containing DOX, therefore, is a useful technique for cancer chemotherapy...
  21. doi request reprint Spectroscopic studies on interactions between cholesterol-end capped polyethylene glycol and liposome
    Zhi Rao
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 97:248-53. 2012
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  22. pmc Quantitative biocompatibility evaluation of nickel-free high-nitrogen stainless steel in vitro/in vivo
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 102:68-72. 2014
    ..These differences may be related to the amounts of nickel ion eluted from the stents, as HNS did not elute nickel ion. These data suggest that HNS may be useful as a material for coronary artery stents...
  23. doi request reprint Effects of ultraviolet irradiation on bonding strength between Co-Cr alloy and citric acid-crosslinked gelatin matrix
    Motoki Inoue
    1Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Biomater Appl 28:880-6. 2014
    ..Ultraviolet irradiation and subsequent immobilization of a gelatin matrix using citric acid derivatives is thus an effective way to functionalize biometal surfaces. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Investigations on inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) gene expression and SEM analysis during the interaction of a novel tissue adhesive with J774A.1 mouse macrophage cells
    Rao Sethumadhavan
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Material Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Biomed Mater Eng 17:159-68. 2007
    ..On the whole 0.3 mmol TAD with 44% HSA could be considered as a challenging material as a tissue adhesive for use in the field of tissue engineering. Ours is the first report on iNOS gene expression on a tissue adhesive...
  25. pmc Biodegradable organic acid-crosslinked alkali-treated gelatins with anti-thrombogenic and endothelialization properties
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    Sci Technol Adv Mater 13:064215. 2012
    ..All the organic acid-crosslinked alkali-treated gelatins showed excellent anti-thrombogenic and endothelialization properties, superior to those of glutaraldehyde-crosslinked alkali-treated gelatins...
  26. doi request reprint Fabrication of reactive poly(vinyl alcohol) membranes for prevention of bone cement leakage
    Motoki Inoue
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 102:1786-91. 2014
    ..Since the GMA-PVA membrane adhered firmly to the PMMA-based bone cement, the membrane was able to completely cover the PMMA-based bone cement...
  27. doi request reprint UV irradiation enhances the bonding strength between citric acid-crosslinked gelatin and stainless steel
    Motoki Inoue
    Nano Bio Field, Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 88:260-4. 2011
    ..This has practical applications for medical devices such as drug-eluting stents, dental implants, and metallic artificial bone...
  28. ncbi request reprint Injectable in situ forming drug delivery system for cancer chemotherapy using a novel tissue adhesive: characterization and in vitro evaluation
    Sachiro Kakinoki
    Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Ibaraki, Japan
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 66:383-90. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the release of DOX from HSA-TAD gels was sustained for approximately 100 h in an in vitro evaluation. The novel tissue adhesive, therefore, is expected to be applicable for use as an injectable in situ forming DDS...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cartilaginous tissue formation from bone marrow cells using rotating wall vessel (RWV) bioreactor
    Yoshimi Ohyabu
    Nanotechnology Research Institute NRI, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba Central 6, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Biotechnol Bioeng 95:1003-8. 2006
    ..Their cartilaginous properties were demonstrated by toluidine blue, safranin-O staining, and polarization...
  30. doi request reprint Effect of alkyl chain length on the interfacial strength of surgical sealants composed of hydrophobically-modified Alaska-pollock-derived gelatins and poly(ethylene)glycol-based four-armed crosslinker
    Ryo Mizuta
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan Polymeric Biomaterials Group, Biomaterials Field, Research Center for Functional Materials, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 146:212-20. 2016
    ..Therefore, the developed sealant, in particular the Ste-ApGltn/4S-PEG-based sealant, has potential applications in the field of cardiovascular surgery as well as thoracic surgery. ..
  31. pmc In vitro evaluation of tissue adhesives composed of hydrophobically modified gelatins and disuccinimidyl tartrate
    Miyuki Matsuda
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8577, Japan Biomaterials Unit, Nano Bio Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0044, Japan
    Sci Technol Adv Mater 13:064212. 2012
    ..Therefore, 10Ste-disuccinimidyl tartrate is a promising adhesive for use in aortic dissection...
  32. doi request reprint Enhanced Sealing by Hydrophobic Modification of Alaska Pollock-Derived Gelatin-Based Surgical Sealants for the Treatment of Pulmonary Air Leaks
    Ryo Mizuta
    Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8577, Japan
    Macromol Biosci . 2016
    ..In addition, binding constants between hm-ApGltn and extracellular matrix proteins such as fibronectin and fibrillin are increased. Therefore, the new hm-ApGltn/4S-PEG-based sealant has the potential for applications in thoracic surgery...
  33. doi request reprint Enhanced ALP activity of MG63 cells cultured on hydroxyapatite-poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogel composites prepared using EDTA-OH
    Temmei Ito
    Biomaterials Unit, Nano Life Field, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics MANA National Institute for Materials Science NIMS, 1 1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0044, Japan Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan
    Biomed Mater 10:015025. 2015
    ..Therefore, the HAp-PEG composite prepared using EDTA-OH has potential as a bone substitute material...
  34. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo biocompatibility and corrosion behaviour of a bioabsorbable magnesium alloy coated with octacalcium phosphate and hydroxyapatite
    Sachiko Hiromoto
    Biomaterials Unit, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics WPI MANA, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba 305 0044, Japan Electronic address
    Acta Biomater 11:520-30. 2015
    ..Dissolution behaviour of OCP crystals in vivo was different from that in vitro. It was demonstrated that the HAp and OCP coatings developed have great potential for a biocompatible and corrosion protection coating...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ca-adsorption and apatite deposition on silk fabrics modified with phosphate polymer chains
    Y Tamada
    National Institute of Sericultural and Entomological Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 10:787-93. 1999
    ..X-ray diffraction showed that this crystallite contained hydroxyapatite. These results indicate that pMOEP-grafted silk fabric induce hydroxyapatite formation more effectively than the original silk fabric...
  36. ncbi request reprint Amniotic membrane immobilized poly(vinyl alcohol) hybrid polymer as an artificial cornea scaffold that supports a stratified and differentiated corneal epithelium
    Yuichi Uchino
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 81:201-6. 2007
    ..Corneal epithelialization on PVA-AM in rabbit corneas improved over PVA-COL, suggesting the possibility of using PVA-AM as a biocompatible hybrid material for keratoprosthesis...
  37. ncbi request reprint pH-responsive swelling behavior of collagen gels prepared by novel crosslinkers based on naturally derived di- or tricarboxylic acids
    Hirofumi Saito
    Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Hokkaido, N 14 W 9, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0814, Japan Furuuchi Chemical Corporation, 6 17 17 Minami oi, Shinagawa ku, Tokyo 140 0013, Japan
    Acta Biomater 3:89-94. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the different amounts of carboxyl groups in AlCol-CAD affected the swelling behavior of gels and that this pH-responsive AlCol-CAD has potential for drug delivery systems and tissue engineering...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effect of calcium ion concentration on osteoblast viability, proliferation and differentiation in monolayer and 3D culture
    Shinichi Maeno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University Hospital, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjukuku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Biomaterials 26:4847-55. 2005
    ..Considering the viability of embedded cells, culturing scaffolds in media with Ca2+ concentrations around 5mM is useful for both HAp deposition and osteoblast behavior...
  39. ncbi request reprint Characterization of alkali-treated collagen gels prepared by different crosslinkers
    Hirofumi Saito
    Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Hokkaido, N 14 W 9, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0814, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 19:1297-305. 2008
    ..Therefore, the resulting AlCol-MAD has potential for various biomedical applications like tissue engineering scaffolds and carrier for drug delivery systems...
  40. ncbi request reprint Unusual cell adhesion and antithrombogenic behavior of citric acid-cross-linked collagen matrices
    Hirofumi Saito
    Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Hokkaido, N 14 W 9, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0814, Japan
    Biomacromolecules 8:1992-8. 2007
    ..No thrombus formation was observed on 15% (w/v) AlCol-CAD at CAD concentrations above 20 mM. These results suggested that the 15% (w/v) AlCol-CAD at CAD concentrations above 20 mM has both HUVEC adhesion and antithrombogenic properties...
  41. ncbi request reprint Collagen-immobilized poly(vinyl alcohol) as an artificial cornea scaffold that supports a stratified corneal epithelium
    Hideyuki Miyashita
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 76:56-63. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the epithelium-PVA-COL composite was suturable in the rabbit cornea, suggesting the possibility of using PVA-COL as a biocompatible material for keratoprosthesis...