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  1. Content type: Original article

    The limit of detection of advanced immunoassays, biochips and micro/nano biodetection devices is impacted by the non-specific adsorption of target molecules at the sample surface. In this paper, we present a s...

    Authors: Amandine MC Egea, Emmanuelle Trévisiol and Christophe Vieu

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:37

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    Polyethylenglycol (PEG) hydrogels are widely used as tuneable substrates for biological and technical applications due to their good biocompatibility and their high hydrophilicity. Here we compare the mesh siz...

    Authors: Valentin Hagel, Tamás Haraszti and Heike Boehm

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:36

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  3. Content type: Report

    Topographical modifications of the surface influence several cell functions and can be exploited to modulate cellular activities such as adhesion, migration and proliferation. These complex interactions are ce...

    Authors: Davide Franco, Mirko Klingauf, Marco Cecchini, Volkmar Falk, Christoph Starck, Dimos Poulikakos and Aldo Ferrari

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:34

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  4. Content type: Original article

    The collective migration of cells is fundamental to epithelial biology. One of the hallmarks of collective behavior in migrating cohesive epithelial cell sheets is the emergence of so called leader cells. Thes...

    Authors: Sebastian Rausch, Tamal Das, Jérôme RD Soiné, Tobias W Hofmann, Christian HJ Boehm, Ulrich S Schwarz, Heike Boehm and Joachim P Spatz

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:32

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  5. Content type: Original article

    The determination of the spatially resolved calcium distribution and concentration in bone is essential for the assessment of bone quality. It enables the diagnosis and elucidation of bone diseases, the course...

    Authors: Anja Henss, Marcus Rohnke, Sven Knaack, Matthias Kleine-Boymann, Thomas Leichtweiss, Peter Schmitz, Thaqif El Khassawna, Michael Gelinsky, Christian Heiss and Jürgen Janek

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:31

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  6. Content type: Original article

    Surface-anchored, crystalline and oriented metal organic frameworks (SURMOFs) have huge potential for biological applications due to their well-defined and highly-porous structure. In this work we describe a M...

    Authors: Maria Pilar Arpa Sancet, Maximilian Hanke, Zhengbang Wang, Stella Bauer, Carlos Azucena, Hasan K Arslan, Marita Heinle, Hartmut Gliemann, Christof Wöll and Axel Rosenhahn

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:29

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  7. Content type: Original article

    Reflection interference contrast microscopy (RICM) allows the visualization of the cell’s adhesion topology on substrates. Here it is applied as a new label-free method to measure adhesion forces between tumor...

    Authors: Katharina Klein, Christina E Rommel, Vera C Hirschfeld-Warneken and Joachim P Spatz

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:28

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  8. Content type: Original article

    The response of fibroblast cells to periodically poled LiTaO3 ferroelectric crystals has been studied. While fibroblast cells do not show morphological differences on the two polarization directions, they show a ...

    Authors: Christof Christophis, Elisabetta Ada Cavalcanti-Adam, Maximilian Hanke, Kenji Kitamura, Alexei Gruverman, Michael Grunze, Peter A Dowben and Axel Rosenhahn

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:27

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  9. Content type: Original article

    The bone therapeutic drug zoledronate (ZOL) was loaded at and released by polyelectrolyte complex (PEC) particle films composed of either pure poly(ethyleneimine) (PEI) or maltose-modified poly(ethyleneimine) ...

    Authors: Bernhard Torger, David Vehlow, Birgit Urban, Samaa Salem, Dietmar Appelhans and Martin Müller

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:25

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  10. Content type: Original article

    An unmet need exists for the development of next-generation multifunctional nanocomposite materials for biomedical applications, particularly in the field of cardiovascular regenerative biology. Herein, we des...

    Authors: Aaron Tan, Yasmin Farhatnia, Debbie Goh, Natasha G, Achala de Mel, Jing Lim, Swee-Hin Teoh, Andrey V Malkovskiy, Reema Chawla, Jayakumar Rajadas, Brian G Cousins, Michael R Hamblin, Mohammad S Alavijeh and Alexander M Seifalian

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:23

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  11. Content type: Original article

    Bacterial adhesion and biofilm growth can cause severe biomaterial-related infections and failure of medical implants. To assess the antifouling properties of engineered coatings, advanced approaches are neede...

    Authors: Ima Avalos Vizcarra, Philippe Emge, Philipp Miermeister, Mamta Chabria, Rupert Konradi, Viola Vogel and Jens Möller

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:22

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  12. Content type: Original article

    Titanium is the most widely preferred metal material for bone reconstruction in orthopedics and dentistry. To improve its biological performance, various coatings can be applied. In this investigation, a biomi...

    Authors: Maksym Golub, Dieter Lott, Erik B Watkins, Vasyl Garamus, Berengere Luthringer, Michael Stoermer, Andreas Schreyer and Regine Willumeit

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:21

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  13. Content type: Original article

    By taking advantage of the electron pathway through the heme group in cytochrome c (CytoC) electrochemists have built sensors based upon CytoC immobilized onto metal electrodes. Previous studies have shown tha...

    Authors: Joe E Baio, Tobias Weidner, Dennis Ramey, Leah Pruzinsky and David G Castner

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:18

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  14. Content type: Original article

    Commonly used implants for therapeutic approaches of non-systemically impaired bone do not sufficiently support the healing process of osteoporotic bone. Since strontium (II) has been proven as an effective an...

    Authors: Julia Kokesch-Himmelreich, Matthias Schumacher, Marcus Rohnke, Michael Gelinsky and Jürgen Janek

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:17

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  15. Content type: Original article

    The ability to present signalling molecules within a low fouling 3D environment that mimics the extracellular matrix is an important goal for a range of biomedical applications, both in vitro and in vivo. Cell re...

    Authors: Thomas Ameringer, Francesca Ercole, Kelly M Tsang, Bryan R Coad, Xueliang Hou, Andrew Rodda, David R Nisbet, Helmut Thissen, Richard A Evans, Laurence Meagher and John S Forsythe

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:16

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  16. Content type: Original article

    The inhibition of unspecific adhesion of human white blood cells is a prerequisite for applications requiring the control of defined surface interactions. In this study, a passivation agent based on polyethyle...

    Authors: Alexander Sauter, Gunther Richter, Alexandre Micoulet, Aurora Martinez, Joachim P Spatz and Silke Appel

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:14

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  17. Content type: Original article

    Using density functional theory we look at the quantum mechanics of charge transport along water wires both with free ends and donor/acceptor terminated. With the intermediate geometries in the DFT iterations ...

    Authors: Markus Leopold Karahka and Hans Jürgen Kreuzer

    Citation: Biointerphases 2013 8:13

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