- Mediation of biomaterial-cell interactions by adsorbed proteins: a review
Cameron J Wilson
Tissue BioRegeneration Domain, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Tissue Eng 11:1-18. 2005
..Hence, one of the key issues yet to be resolved is that of the interface composition actually encountered by osteoblasts within the sequence of inflammation and bone regeneration...
- Toxic potential of materials at the nanolevel
Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Science 311:622-7. 2006
..The establishment of principles and test procedures to ensure safe manufacture and use of nanomaterials in the marketplace is urgently required and achievable...
- Effect of surface properties on nanoparticle-cell interactions
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Small 6:12-21. 2010
..These applications require a firm control over nanoparticle-cell interactions, which are mainly dictated by surface properties of nanoparticles...
- The control of human mesenchymal cell differentiation using nanoscale symmetry and disorder
Matthew J Dalby
Centre for Cell Engineering, Joseph Black Building, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Nat Mater 6:997-1003. 2007
..In addition, the current studies show that topographically treated MSCs have a distinct differentiation profile compared with those treated with osteogenic media, which has implications for cell therapies...
- Nanoparticle size and surface properties determine the protein corona with possible implications for biological impacts
Centre for BioNano Interactions, School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:14265-70. 2008
..the long-lived ("hard") protein corona formed from human plasma for a range of nanoparticles that differ in surface properties and size...
- Factors affecting the clearance and biodistribution of polymeric nanoparticles
Laboratory of Nanomedicine and Biomaterials, Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Mol Pharm 5:505-15. 2008
- Design and self-assembly of two-dimensional DNA crystals
Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
Nature 394:539-44. 1998
..The patterned crystals have been visualized by atomic force microscopy...
- Effects of substrate stiffness on cell morphology, cytoskeletal structure, and adhesion
Institute for Medicine and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
Cell Motil Cytoskeleton 60:24-34. 2005
..These results support the hypothesis that mechanical factors impact different cell types in fundamentally different ways, and can trigger specific changes similar to those stimulated by soluble ligands...
- Exploring and engineering the cell surface interface
Molly M Stevens
Department of Materials and Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BP, UK
Science 310:1135-8. 2005
..Far-reaching implications are emerging for applications including medical implants, cell supports, and materials that can be used as instructive three-dimensional environments for tissue regeneration...
- Effects of particle size and surface charge on cellular uptake and biodistribution of polymeric nanoparticles
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
Biomaterials 31:3657-66. 2010
..These results could serve as a guideline in the rational design of drug nanocarriers with maximized therapeutic efficacy and predictable in vivo properties, in which the control of particle size and surface charge was of significance...
- Ultra-large-scale syntheses of monodisperse nanocrystals
National Creative Research Center for Oxide Nanocrystalline Materials and School of Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 744, Korea
Nat Mater 3:891-5. 2004
..The current synthetic procedure is very general and nanocrystals of many transition metal oxides were successfully synthesized using a very similar procedure...
- Evolution of graphene growth on Ni and Cu by carbon isotope labeling
Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Texas Materials Institute, 1 University Station C2200, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 0292, USA
Nano Lett 9:4268-72. 2009
..This data is critical in guiding the graphene growth process as we try to achieve the highest quality graphene for electronic devices...
- Surface treatments of titanium dental implants for rapid osseointegration
L Le Guehennec
INSERM U791, LIOAD, Osteoarticular and Dental Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Dental Surgery, 1 Place Alexis Ricordeau, 44042 Nantes Cedex 1, France
Dent Mater 23:844-54. 2007
..These therapeutic strategies should ultimately enhance the osseointegration process of dental implants for their immediate loading and long-term success...
- Self-assembled monolayers of thiolates on metals as a form of nanotechnology
J Christopher Love
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Chem Rev 105:1103-69. 2005
- Interfaces and the driving force of hydrophobic assembly
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Nature 437:640-7. 2005
..Despite the basic principles underlying the hydrophobic effect being qualitatively well understood, only recently have theoretical developments begun to explain and quantify many features of this ubiquitous phenomenon...
- Size, charge and concentration dependent uptake of iron oxide particles by non-phagocytic cells
Daniel L J Thorek
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 210 South 33rd Street, 240 Skirkanich Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Biomaterials 29:3583-90. 2008
..5microm, with precisely controlled surface properties, and without the need for transfection agents...
- Graphene thickness determination using reflection and contrast spectroscopy
Z H Ni
Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, 2 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117542
Nano Lett 7:2758-63. 2007
..We also show that the refractive index of graphene is different from that of graphite. The results are compared with those obtained using Raman spectroscopy...
- Surface-structure-regulated cell-membrane penetration by monolayer-protected nanoparticles
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Nat Mater 7:588-95. 2008
..Our results offer a paradigm for analysing the fundamental problem of cell-membrane-penetrating bio- and macro-molecules...
- Antifouling coatings: recent developments in the design of surfaces that prevent fouling by proteins, bacteria, and marine organisms
Howard P Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
Adv Mater 23:690-718. 2011
..While considerable progress has been made in the design of antifouling coatings, ongoing research in this area should result in the development of even better antifouling materials in the future...
- Cellular uptake, cytotoxicity, and innate immune response of silica-titania hollow nanoparticles based on size and surface functionality
Wan Kyu Oh
School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, 599 Gwanangro, Gwanak Gu, Seoul 151 742, Korea
ACS Nano 4:5301-13. 2010
..These findings provide size- and surface functionality-dependent nanotoxicity and uptake of HNPs, and lead to HNPs for bioapplications such as drug delivery and imaging probe...
- Adhesion of osteoblasts to a nanorough titanium implant surface
Institute of General Electrical Engineering, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Int J Nanomedicine 6:1801-16. 2011
..It is therefore plausible that nanorough regions of titanium surfaces with sharp edges and spikes promote the adhesion of osteoblasts...
- Improved bone-forming functionality on diameter-controlled TiO(2) nanotube surface
Karla S Brammer
Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0411, USA
Acta Biomater 5:3215-23. 2009
- Plant surface properties in chemical ecology
Julius von Sachs Institut fur Biowissenschaften, Universitat Wurzburg, Julius von Sachs Platz 3, D 97082 Wurzburg, Germany
J Chem Ecol 31:2621-51. 2005
..Here, we summarize current knowledge about the physical and chemical properties of plant cuticles and their role in interactions with microorganisms, phytophagous insects, and their antagonists...
- Assessing the effect of surface chemistry on gold nanorod uptake, toxicity, and gene expression in mammalian cells
Tanya S Hauck
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, 160 College Street, 4th floor Toronto, ON M5S 3E1, Canada
Small 4:153-9. 2008
..35% of genes examined). These results indicate that gold nanorods are well suited for therapeutic applications, such as thermal cancer therapy, due to their tunable cell uptake and low toxicity...
- Surface properties of sludge and their role in bioflocculation and settleability
B Q Liao
Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, 200 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3E5
Water Res 35:339-50. 2001
..was associated with a larger amount of total EPS but no significant correlation between SVI and the surface properties of sludge was observed...
- Chemistry of aqueous silica nanoparticle surfaces and the mechanism of selective peptide adsorption
Siddharth V Patwardhan
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Centre, School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK
J Am Chem Soc 134:6244-56. 2012
..Follow-on questions about the relation between peptide adsorption on silica nanoparticles and mineralization of silica from peptide-stabilized precursors are raised...
- New approaches to nanofabrication: molding, printing, and other techniques
Byron D Gates
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Chem Rev 105:1171-96. 2005
- Stresses at the cell-to-substrate interface during locomotion of fibroblasts
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 2407, USA
Biophys J 76:2307-16. 1999
..These observations demonstrate that the lamellipodium of the fibroblast is able to generate intense traction stress. The cell body and posterior seem to be mechanically passive structures pulled forward entirely by this action...
- Osteoprogenitor response to semi-ordered and random nanotopographies
Matthew John Dalby
Centre for Cell Engineering, Division of Infection and Immunity, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Joseph Black Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
Biomaterials 27:2980-7. 2006
..The results demonstrated that the nanotopographies stimulated the osteoprogenitor cell differentiation towards an osteoblastic phenotype...
- A second quorum-sensing system regulates cell surface properties but not phenazine antibiotic production in Pseudomonas aureofaciens
Department of Plant Pathology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 67:4305-15. 2001
..These data suggest that gene(s) regulated by the CsaR-CsaI system also plays a role in the rhizosphere competence of P. aureofaciens 30-84...
- Biological factors contributing to failures of osseointegrated oral implants. (II). Etiopathogenesis
Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Goteborg University, Sweden
Eur J Oral Sci 106:721-64. 1998
..Furthermore, it appears that implant surface properties (roughness and type of coating) may influence the failure pattern...
- The role of surface charge on the uptake and biocompatibility of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles with osteoblast cells
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Nanotechnology 22:105708. 2011
..These in vitro results may also provide useful information for investigations of HAP nanoparticle applications in gene delivery and intracellular drug delivery...
- Characterization of nanomaterial dispersion in solution prior to in vitro exposure using dynamic light scattering technique
Richard C Murdock
Applied Biotechnology Branch, Human Effectiveness Directorate Air Force Research Laboratory HEPB, Wright Patterson Air Force Board, Ohio 45433, USA
Toxicol Sci 101:239-53. 2008
..Observations of material-specific surface properties were also recorded...
- Surface-charge-dependent cell localization and cytotoxicity of cerium oxide nanoparticles
NanoScience Technology Center, Suite 400, 12424 Research Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32826, USA
ACS Nano 4:5321-31. 2010
..Taken together, these results indicate that the differential surface-charge-dependent localization of nanoceria in normal and cancer cells plays a critical role in the nanoparticles' toxicity profile...
- Dental microwear texture analysis shows within-species diet variability in fossil hominins
Robert S Scott
1 Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, USA 2 These authors contributed equally to this work
Nature 436:693-5. 2005
..africanus. This suggests that A. africanus ate more tough foods and P. robustus consumed more hard and brittle items, but that both had variable and overlapping diets...
- Increased osteoblast adhesion on nanophase metals: Ti, Ti6Al4V, and CoCrMo
Thomas J Webster
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, 1296Patter Building, West Lafayette, IN 47905, USA
Biomaterials 25:4731-9. 2004
- Physical approaches to biomaterial design
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
Nat Mater 8:15-23. 2009
..In each case, we present examples demonstrating the significance of these properties in biology. We also discuss synthesis methods and biological applications for designer biomaterials, which offer unique physical properties...
- The effect of surface charge on the uptake and biological function of mesoporous silica nanoparticles in 3T3-L1 cells and human mesenchymal stem cells
Tsai Hua Chung
Stem Cell Research Center, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli 350, Taiwan, ROC
Biomaterials 28:2959-66. 2007
..Our results show that MSNs uptake by hMSCs can be regulated by a threshold of positive surface charge but also imply that the modulation of surface charge on MSNs uptake is specific to cell type...
- Switchable adhesive substrates: revealing geometry dependence in collective cell behavior
Claudio G Rolli
Department New Materials and Biosystems, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany
Biomaterials 33:2409-18. 2012
..Additionally, we observe that collective migration characteristics are modulated by the initial incubation time of the cell sheet...
- Cellular uptake and cytotoxicity of gold nanorods: molecular origin of cytotoxicity and surface effects
Alaaldin M Alkilany
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Small 5:701-8. 2009
..The results suggest that physiochemical surface properties of nanomaterials change substantially after coming into contact with biological media...
- Wear mechanisms in metal-on-metal bearings: the importance of tribochemical reaction layers
Markus A Wimmer
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
J Orthop Res 28:436-43. 2010
..This novel finding of a mechanically mixed zone of nanocrystalline metal and organic constituents provides the basis for understanding particle release and may help in identifying new strategies to reduce MoM wear...
- Effect of material characteristics and/or surface topography on biofilm development
Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Clin Oral Implants Res 17:68-81. 2006
..An uncontrolled accumulation and/or metabolism of bacteria on the hard surfaces forms, however, the primary cause of dental caries, gingivitis, periodontitis, peri-implantitis, and stomatitis...
- Prediction of TiO2 nanoparticle phase and shape transitions controlled by surface chemistry
A S Barnard
Center for Nanoscale Materials, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Ave, Argonne, Illinois 60439, USA
Nano Lett 5:1261-6. 2005
..The latter introduces the possibility of inducing phase transitions by changing the surface chemistry...
- The influence of surface functionalization on the enhanced internalization of magnetic nanoparticles in cancer cells
Departamento de Biologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Nanotechnology 20:115103. 2009
- Protein adsorption onto silica nanoparticles: conformational changes depend on the particles' curvature and the protein stability
Molecular Biotechnology IFM, Linkoping University, SE 58183 Linkoping, Sweden
Langmuir 20:10639-47. 2004
..In contrast, the effects on the tertiary structure seem to be independent of the particles' curvature...
- Nanopattern-induced changes in morphology and motility of smooth muscle cells
Evelyn K F Yim
Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Biomaterials 26:5405-13. 2005
..It is proposed that this nanoimprinting technology will provide a valuable platform for studies in cell-substrate interactions and for development of medical devices with nanoscale features...
- Carbon nanotubes with high bone-tissue compatibility and bone-formation acceleration effects
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto Nagano 390 8621, Japan
Small 4:240-6. 2008
..These findings should encourage development of clinical treatment modalities involving CNTs...
- The influence of hierarchical hybrid micro/nano-textured titanium surface with titania nanotubes on osteoblast functions
School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 West ChangLe Road, Xi an 710032, China
Biomaterials 31:5072-82. 2010
..Our study reveals a synergistic role played by the micro and nanotopographies in osteoblast functions and provides insight to the design of better biomedical implant surfaces...
- Age-dependent degradation of the protein adsorption capacity of titanium
Laboratory for Bone and Implant Sciences, The Jane and Jerry Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials and Hospital Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
J Dent Res 88:663-7. 2009
..This time-dependent degradation in protein adsorption of titanium correlated with its naturally decreasing hydrophilicity, which was not observed for the nickel and chromium surfaces, indicating a titanium-specific biological aging...
- Time-dependent degradation of titanium osteoconductivity: an implication of biological aging of implant materials
Laboratory of Bone and Implant Sciences, The Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials and Hospital Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1668, USA
Biomaterials 30:5352-63. 2009
..We also suggest possible underlying mechanisms for this biological degradation that provide new insights into how we could inadvertently lose, and conversely, maximize the osteoconductivity of titanium-based implant materials...
- Enhancing surface free energy and hydrophilicity through chemical modification of microstructured titanium implant surfaces
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Section Medical Materials and Technology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Osianderstrasse 2 8, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
J Biomed Mater Res A 76:323-34. 2006
- Advancing dental implant surface technology--from micron- to nanotopography
Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, Pos Graduacao em Ciencias Genomicas e Biotecnologia, SGAN Quadra 916, Av W5 Norte 70 790 160 Brasília, DF, Brazil
Biomaterials 29:3822-35. 2008
..Nanoscale modification of titanium endosseous implant surfaces can alter cellular and tissue responses that may benefit osseointegration and dental implant therapy...
- Requirement for both micron- and submicron scale structure for synergistic responses of osteoblasts to substrate surface energy and topography
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Biomaterials 28:2821-9. 2007
..This study tested the hypothesis that the synergistic response of osteoblasts to these modified surfaces depends on both surface micro-structure and surface energy...
- Biofilm on dental implants: a review of the literature
Department of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Science, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine and Cranio maxillofacial Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 24:616-26. 2009
- Effects of titanium surface topography on bone integration: a systematic review
Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
Clin Oral Implants Res 20:172-84. 2009
..To analyse possible effects of titanium surface topography on bone integration...
- Nano rough micron patterned titanium for directing osteoblast morphology and adhesion
Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02917, USA
Int J Nanomedicine 3:229-41. 2008
- Antibacterial coatings on titanium implants
School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710072, People s Republic of China
J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 91:470-80. 2009
..One important strategy is to render the implant surface antibacterial by impeding the formation of a biofilm. A number of approaches have been proposed for this purpose and they are reviewed in this article...
- A Staphylococcus aureus ypfP mutant with strongly reduced lipoteichoic acid (LTA) content: LTA governs bacterial surface properties and autolysin activity
Cellular and Molecular Microbiology Division, University of Tubingen, Department of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
Mol Microbiol 65:1078-91. 2007
..We propose to consider LTA and its biosynthetic enzymes as targets for new antibiofilm strategies...
- A generalized ligand-exchange strategy enabling sequential surface functionalization of colloidal nanocrystals
Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States
J Am Chem Soc 133:998-1006. 2011
The ability to engineer surface properties of nanocrystals (NCs) is important for various applications, as many of the physical and chemical properties of nanoscale materials are strongly affected by the surface chemistry...
- The influence of nano-scale surface roughness on bacterial adhesion to ultrafine-grained titanium
Vi K Truong
Swinburne University of Technology, PO Box 218, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
Biomaterials 31:3674-83. 2010
..aeruginosa, while also showing some preference for the ECAP-processed material, was less sensitive to the ECAP processing...
- In vivo evaluation of anodic TiO2 nanotubes: an experimental study in the pig
Cornelius von Wilmowsky
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 89:165-71. 2009
..Because of their simple, low cost, flexible manufacturing and the possibility for the usage as drug or growth factor delivery system, nanotubes seem to be a promising method for future medical implant coatings...
- Electrospun fibers immobilized with bone forming peptide-1 derived from BMP7 for guided bone regeneration
Young Jun Lee
Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, Hanyang University, Seongdong Gu, Seoul 133 791, Republic of Korea
Biomaterials 34:5059-69. 2013
..24% in the groups implanted with PD-coated PLGA and with BFP1-coated PLGA, respectively. Based on these results, our approach may be a promising tool to develop clinically-applicable bioactive membranes for guided bone regeneration."..
- Glycosylation genes expressed in seam cells determine complex surface properties and bacterial adhesion to the cuticle of Caenorhabditis elegans
Maria J Gravato-Nobre
Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Genetics 187:141-55. 2011
..interaction, involving locomotory inhibition by a strain of Bacillus pumilus, reveals diversity in the surface properties of these mutants...
- Surface physicochemical analysis of natural Lactococcus lactis strains reveals the existence of hydrophobic and low charged strains with altered adhesive properties
Unité mixte de recherche en Bioadhesion et Hygiène des Matériaux, UMR 763 INRA AgroParisTech, 25 avenue de la République, 91300 Massy, France
Int J Food Microbiol 131:2-9. 2009
..A global multivariate analysis of the results revealed a high natural diversity of L. lactis cell surface properties. While 52% of the strains present a hydrophilic and electronegative cell wall surface, a group of strikingly ..
- Effect of zirconium-oxide ceramic surface treatments on the bond strength to adhesive resin
Saadet Saglam Atsu
Department of Prosthodontics, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Turkey
J Prosthet Dent 95:430-6. 2006
..Surface treatment methods used for resin bonding to conventional silica-based dental ceramics are not reliable for zirconium-oxide ceramics...
- The immobilization of recombinant human tropoelastin on metals using a plasma-activated coating to improve the biocompatibility of coronary stents
School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Biomaterials 31:8332-40. 2010
..Coatings were characterized for 1) surface properties, 2) mechanical durability, 3) covalent protein binding, 4) endothelial cell interactions and 5) ..
- Enhanced bone apposition to a chemically modified SLA titanium surface
Department of Oral Surgery and Stomatology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Freiburgstrasse 7, PO Box 64, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
J Dent Res 83:529-33. 2004
..30 vs. 29.42%; p = 0.017) and 4 wks (81.91 vs. 66.57%; p = 0.011) of healing. At 8 wks, similar results were observed. It is concluded that the modSLA surface promoted enhanced bone apposition during early stages of bone regeneration...
- Cell sensing and response to micro- and nanostructured surfaces produced by chemical and topographic patterning
Jung Yul Lim
Division of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Center for Biomedical Devices and Functional Tissue Engineering, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Tissue Eng 13:1879-91. 2007
- High surface energy enhances cell response to titanium substrate microstructure
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
J Biomed Mater Res A 74:49-58. 2005
..This suggests that increased bone formation observed on modified Ti surfaces in vivo is due in part to stimulatory effects of high surface energy on osteoblasts...
- Alkyl hydroperoxide reductase has a role in oxidative stress resistance and in modulating changes in cell-surface properties in Azospirillum brasilense Sp245
Department of Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Microbiology 155:1192-202. 2009
..had multiple defects in a large array of cellular functions that were consistent with alteration of cell-surface properties, such as cell morphology in stationary phase, Calcofluor White-, Congo Red- and lectin-binding abilities, as ..
- Three-dimensional plasmonic chiral tetramers assembled by DNA origami
National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, No 11 Beiyitiao, Zhongguancun, Beijing 100190, China
Nano Lett 13:2128-33. 2013
- Quantitative proteomics analysis of adsorbed plasma proteins classifies nanoparticles with different surface properties and size
Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352, USA
Proteomics 11:4569-77. 2011
..proteomics data resulted in distinctive patterns that classified the nanoparticles based on their surface properties and size...
- Tailoring the surface properties of Ti6Al4V by controlled chemical oxidation
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique Energie, Materiaux et Telecommunications, Universite du Quebec, Varennes, Quebec J3X 1S2, Canada
Biomaterials 29:1285-98. 2008
..The resulting new surfaces selectively promote the growth of osteoblasts while inhibiting that of fibroblasts, making them promising tools for regulating the activities of cells in biological environments...
- Graphene-based liquid crystal device
School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Nano Lett 8:1704-8. 2008
..We also discuss the advantages of graphene compared to conventionally used metal oxides in terms of low resistivity, high transparency and chemical stability...
- Interfacing silicon nanowires with mammalian cells
The Molecular Foundry and Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
J Am Chem Soc 129:7228-9. 2007
- Oral implant surfaces: Part 2--review focusing on clinical knowledge of different surfaces
Department of Biomaterials Handicap Research, Institute for Surgical Sciences, Goteborg University, Sweden
Int J Prosthodont 17:544-64. 2004
..This article reviews clinical knowledge of selected oral implant surfaces...
- Surface engineering approaches to micropattern surfaces for cell-based assays
BioInterfaceGroup, Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, Department of Materials, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Biomaterials 27:3044-63. 2006
- Enhanced osteoblast functions on anodized titanium with nanotube-like structures
School of Materials Engineering, 500 Central Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2022, USA
J Biomed Mater Res A 85:157-66. 2008
- The interaction of cells and bacteria with surfaces structured at the nanometre scale
Institut de Sciences des Materiaux de Mulhouse, CNRS LRC, Universite de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
Acta Biomater 6:3824-46. 2010
- Generating triangulated macromolecular surfaces by Euclidean Distance Transform
Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
PLoS ONE 4:e8140. 2009
..Both source code and the executable program of EDTSurf are freely available at http://zhang.bioinformatics.ku.edu/EDTSurf...
- Transfer-free electrical insulation of epitaxial graphene from its metal substrate
Sincrotrone Trieste, S S 14 Km 163 5, 34149 Trieste, Italy
Nano Lett 12:4503-7. 2012
..We follow the reaction steps by X-ray photoemission spectroscopy and demonstrate the electrical insulation using a nanoscale multipoint probe technique...
- Effect of subinhibitory concentration of piperacillin/tazobactam on Pseudomonas aeruginosa
A P Fonseca
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
J Med Microbiol 53:903-10. 2004
..The results obtained indicate that sub-MIC P/T interferes with the pathogenic potential of P. aeruginosa...
- Topography effects of pure titanium substrates on human osteoblast long-term adhesion
Laboratoire de Recherche sur les Biomatériaux et les Biotechnologies, Universite du Littoral Cote d Opale, 52 rue du Dr Calot, 62608 Berck sur Mer Cedex, France
Acta Biomater 1:211-22. 2005
..Its correlation with the order parameter, which describes the organization of the roughness, confirmed once more that human osteoblasts are more sensitive to the organization and morphology of the roughness than to its amplitude...
- Reduced adhesion of macrophages on anodized titanium with select nanotube surface features
Non Ferrous Materials Technology Development Centre, Hyderabad, India
Int J Nanomedicine 6:1765-71. 2011
..This in vitro study thus demonstrated a reduced density of macrophages on anodized Ti, thereby providing further evidence of the greater efficacy of anodized Ti for orthopedic applications...
- DNA surface hybridization: comparison of theory and experiment
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
J Phys Chem B 114:7631-40. 2010
..By delineating conditions under which specific hybridization behaviors are observed, the results advance fundamental knowledge in support of DNA microarray and biosensor applications...
- Insect aquaplaning: Nepenthes pitcher plants capture prey with the peristome, a fully wettable water-lubricated anisotropic surface
Holger F Bohn
Zoologie II, Biozentrum, Am Hubland, 97074 Wurzburg, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:14138-43. 2004
..It is based on special surface properties of the pitcher rim (peristome) and insect "aquaplaning...
- Nanotechnology: pediatric applications
Mary C Machado
Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02919, USA
Pediatr Res 67:500-4. 2010
..This review seeks to examine the antimicrobial properties of both nanoparticles and nanomodified surfaces and to characterize their effectiveness at reducing bacterial colonization on ETT...
- Geometric control of stem cell differentiation rate on surfaces
Department of Chemistry and Carolina Center for Genome Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3290, USA
Langmuir 24:12129-33. 2008
..Furthermore, the cells within the pattern behave more characteristically of a tissue than do individual cells because a certain critical threshold cell density is required to induce differentiation...
- Mechanical and histological evaluation of a PMMA-based bone cement modified with gamma-methacryloxypropyltrimethoxysilane and calcium acetate
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8677, Japan
Biomaterials 27:3897-903. 2006
..The modification was found to be effective in enabling osteoconduction with PMMA bone cement, thus providing stable fixation for a long period after implantation...
- Thickness of multiwalled carbon nanotubes affects their lung toxicity
Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Via P Giuria 7, Torino 10125, Italy
Chem Res Toxicol 25:74-82. 2012
..The data reported herein suggest that the nanotube diameter is an important parameter to be considered in the toxicological assessment of CNTs...
- Bacterial adhesion on PEG modified polyurethane surfaces
K D Park
Biomaterials Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Cheongryang, Seoul, South Korea
Biomaterials 19:851-9. 1998
..These results suggest that surface modification with PEG1k-SO3, PEG3.4k and PEG3.4k-heparin seems to be effective for prevention of bacterial adhesion and subsequent infection...
- Highly selective directed assembly of functional actomyosin on Au surfaces
Langmuir 21:3213-6. 2005
..In vitro motility assays of filament sliding were used to confirm functionality of assembled actomyosin...
- Particle size and surface charge affect particle uptake by human dendritic cells in an in vitro model
Department of Pharmaceutics, The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universitetsparken 2, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Int J Pharm 298:315-22. 2005
..we investigated DC uptake of model fluorescent polystyrene particles with a broad size range and variable surface properties. Localization of particles was investigated using confocal laser scanning microscopy and uptake was ..
- BSA adsorption on differently charged polystyrene nanoparticles using isothermal titration calorimetry and the influence on cellular uptake
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
Macromol Biosci 11:628-38. 2011
..The cellular uptake of particles before and after BSA adsorption was studied using HeLa cells in the presence and absence of supplemented FCS in the cell culture medium...
- Improved current extraction from ZnO/PbS quantum dot heterojunction photovoltaics using a MoO3 interfacial layer
Patrick R Brown
Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States
Nano Lett 11:2955-61. 2011
..5-fold, 2.3-fold, and 4.5-fold enhancements in photovoltaic device efficiency for gold, silver, and ITO anodes, respectively, and result in a power conversion efficiency of 3.5 ± 0.4% for a device employing a gold anode...
- A carpet cloak for visible light
NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of California, Berkeley 3112 Etcheverry Hall, UC Berkeley, California 94720, United States
Nano Lett 11:2825-8. 2011
..This silicon nitride on low index substrate can also be a general scheme for implementation of transformation optical devices at visible frequencies...
- Selective assembly and guiding of actomyosin using carbon nanotube network monolayer patterns
Kyung Eun Byun
Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Shilim Dong, Kwanak gu, Seoul, Korea
Langmuir 23:9535-9. 2007
..This strategy is advantageous over previous methods because it does not require complicated biomolecular linking processes and nonbiological nanostructures are usually more stable than biomolecular linkers...
- Design and ocular tolerance of flurbiprofen loaded ultrasound-engineered NLC
Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII s n, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 81:412-21. 2010
..The developed systems were shown physico-chemically stable with high tolerance for eye instillation...
- Tuning cell adhesion by controlling the roughness and wettability of 3D micro/nano silicon structures
Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, IESL FORTH, Heraklion, Greece
Acta Biomater 6:2711-20. 2010
..The potential use of the patterned Si substrates as model scaffolds for the systematic exploration of the role of 3D micro/nano morphology and/or surface energy on cell adhesion and growth is envisaged...
- Greater osteoblast proliferation on anodized nanotubular titanium upon electrical stimulation
Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Int J Nanomedicine 3:477-85. 2008
..Thus, results of this study suggest that coupling the positive influences of electrical stimulation and nanotubular features on anodized titanium may improve osteoblast responses necessary for enhanced orthopedic implant efficacy...
- Electrospinning of nano/micro scale poly(L-lactic acid) aligned fibers and their potential in neural tissue engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576
Biomaterials 26:2603-10. 2005
..Based on the experimental results, the aligned nanofibrous PLLA scaffold could be used as a potential cell carrier in neural tissue engineering...