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  1. Liposomes are widely used, from biosensing to drug delivery. Their coating with polymers for stability and functionalization purposes further broadens their set of relevant properties. Poly(dopamine) (PDA), a ...

    Authors: Rebecca van der Westen, Leticia Hosta-Rigau, Duncan S. Sutherland, Kenneth N. Goldie, Fernando Albericio, Almar Postma and Brigitte Städler

    Citation: Biointerphases 2012 7:8

    Content type: In Focus: Nanomedicine - Article

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  2. We present the discovery of a nano-sized protein-derived micellar drug delivery system based on the polycationic albumin precursor protein cBSA-147. The anticancer drug doxorubicin (DOX) was efficiently encaps...

    Authors: Yuzhou Wu, Er Kai Shih, Arvind Ramanathan, Subhash Vasudevan and Tanja Weil

    Citation: Biointerphases 2012 7:5

    Content type: In Focus: Nanomedicine - Article

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  3. The anatomy of human teeth reflects its usage. Spatially resolved X-ray scattering permits quantitative studies of the characteristic arrangement of the anisotropic calcium phosphate crystallites and the colla...

    Authors: Sebastian Gaiser, Hans Deyhle, Oliver Bunk, Shane N. White and Bert Müller

    Citation: Biointerphases 2012 7:4

    Content type: In Focus: Nanomedicine - Article

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  4. Non-fouling surfaces that resist non-specific adsorption of proteins, bacteria, and higher organisms are of particular interest in diverse applications ranging from marine coatings to diagnostic devices and bi...

    Authors: Bidhari Pidhatika, Mathias Rodenstein, Yin Chen, Ekaterina Rakhmatullina, Andreas Mühlebach, Canet Acikgöz, Marcus Textor and Rupert Konradi

    Citation: Biointerphases 2012 7:1

    Content type: In Focus: Nanomedicine - Article

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  5. Neural and skeletal communication is essential for the maintenance of bone mass and transmission of pain, yet the mechanism(s) of signal transduction between these tissues is unknown. The authors established a...

    Authors: Mary E. Boggs, William R. Thompson, Mary C. Farach-Carson, Randall L. Duncan and Thomas P. Beebe Jr.

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:8

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  6. The effectiveness of modified nanodiamonds (NDs) for the adsorption of mycotoxins, aflatoxin B1 (AfB1) and ochratoxin A (OTA), are investigated in this paper. Binding and release mechanisms of the mycotoxins w...

    Authors: N. M. Gibson, T. J. M. Luo, D. W. Brenner and O. Shenderova

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:9

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  7. The development of biomaterials with controllable interfacial features which have the capability to instruct cellular behavior are required to produce functional scaffolds for the treatment of spinal cord inju...

    Authors: Kun Zhou, Gui Zhi Sun, Claude C. Bernard, George A. Thouas, David R. Nisbet and John S. Forsythe

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:7

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  8. Backfilling a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) of long poly (ethylene glycol) (PEG) with short PEG is a well-known strategy to improve its potential to resist fouling. Here it is shown, using xray photoelectron ...

    Authors: Arcot R. Lokanathan, Shuai Zhang, Viduthalai R. Regina, Martin A. Cole, Ryosuke Ogaki, Mingdong Dong, Flemming Besenbacher, Rikke L. Meyer and Peter Kingshott

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:6

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  9. Collecting information at the interface between living cells and artificial substrates is exceedingly difficult. The extracellular matrix (ECM) mediates all cell-substrate interactions, and its ordered, fibril...

    Authors: Mark-Oliver Diesner, Alexander Welle, Murat Kazanci, Peter Kaiser, Joachim Spatz and Patrick Koelsch

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:5

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  10. Nanobubbles formed on monocrystalline gold/water interface by means of the ethanol-to-water solvent exchange were exposed to the solutions of either bovine serum albumin or papain proteins. Both proteins do no...

    Authors: Viliam Kolivosška, Miroslav Gá, Magdaléna Hromadová, Štěpánka Lachmanová and Lubomír Pospíšil

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:4

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  11. Nanotextured polymeric surfaces with inclined rods reveal highly anisotropic properties concerning wetting and adhesion. In this work, we report on the interaction of fibroblast cells with these highly anisotr...

    Authors: Christof Christophis, Koray Sekeroglu, Gokhan Demirel, Isabel Thome, Michael Grunze, Melik C. Demirel and Axel Rosenhahn

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:3

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  12. Polymersomes are stable self-assembled architectures which mimic cell membranes. For characterization, membrane proteins can be incorporated into such bio-mimetic membranes by reconstitution methods, leading t...

    Authors: Madhavan Nallani, Mirjam Andreasson-Ochsner, Cherng-Wen Darren Tan, Eva-Kathrin Sinner, Yudi Wisantoso, Susana Geifman-Shochat and Walter Hunziker

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:2

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  13. Cellular micropatterning with bio-adhesive and nonadhesive areas has attracted increasing interest for the precise design of cell-to-surface attachment in cell biology studies, tissue engineering, cell-based b...

    Authors: Ning-Ping Huang, Hai Yu, Yan-Yan Wang, Jun-Cai Shi and Xi Mao

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:1

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  14. Cosmetic powders are regularly employed in skin creams and cosmetic formulations to improve performance and enhance skin feel. A previous study investigated the effect of particle concentration and size on the...

    Authors: K. Timm, C. Myant, H. A. Spikes, M. Schneider, T. Ladnorg and M. Grunze

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:5

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  15. The deformation of suspended cells inside microchannel restrictions mimics passive cell transportation in the blood circulation system of the body. The cells traverse or get stuck in narrow vessels, as, e.g., ...

    Authors: Nadine Walter, Alexandre Micoulet, Thomas Seufferlein and Joachim P. Spatz

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:4

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  16. Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) functionalized with a short chain amine-terminated alkanethiol (HS-(CH2)2NH2 or C2 NH2-thiol) are prepared via a direct synthesis method and then ligand-exchanged with a long chain amin...

    Authors: Sirnegeda D. Techane, Lara J. Gamble and David G. Castner

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:2

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  17. Methods for organizing functional materials at the nanometer scale are essential for the development of novel fabrication techniques. One of the most relevant areas of research in nanobiotechnology concerns te...

    Authors: Judith Ferner-Ortner-Bleckmann, Angelika Schrems, Nicola Ilk, Eva M. Egelseer, Uwe B. Sleytr and Bernhard Schuster

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:4

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  18. In simple epithelia, such as living epithelial pancreatic cancer cells (Panc-1), unusual amounts of keratin filaments can be found, which makes these cells an ideal model system to study the role of keratin fo...

    Authors: Nadine Walter, Tobias Busch, Thomas Seufferlein and Joachim P. Spatz

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:6

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  19. We used X-ray reflectivity to investigate the structures of phospholipid multilayers with transcription-activating-factor-derived peptide (TDP) as a function of the membrane charge density. Mixed phospholipid ...

    Authors: Huaiyu Jing, Heesuk Kim, Dongjin Choi, Dong Ryeol Lee, Jeong Soo Lee, Chung-Jong Yu and Kwanwoo Shin

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:5

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  20. Coatings of biomaterials or implants that facilitate biomineralization possess a great potential for applications focused to the replacement, augmentation, and regeneration of bone tissue. Biomimetic approache...

    Authors: Steffi Grohmann, Holger Rothe, Susanne Eisenhuth, Christian Hoffmann and Klaus Liefeith

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:3

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  21. An ideal surface for implantable glucose sensors would be able to evade the events leading to chronic inflammation and fibrosis, thereby extending its utility in an in vivo environment. Nafion™, a perfluorinated ...

    Authors: Thelma I. Valdes, Winston Ciridon, Buddy D. Ratner and James D. Bryers

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:2

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  22. This comprehensive overview of block copolymer micelle nanolithography (BCMN) will discuss the synthesis of inorganic nanoparticle arrays by means of micellar diblock copolymer approach and the resulting exper...

    Authors: Theobald Lohmüller, Daniel Aydin, Marco Schwieder, Christoph Morhard, Ilia Louban, Claudia Pacholski and Joachim P. Spatz

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:5

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  23. Recently, numerous innovative approaches have attempted to overcome the shortcomings of standard tissue culturing by providing custom-tailored substrates with superior features. In particular, tunable surface ...

    Authors: Marcus P. Abel, Sigrid R. Riese, Oliver Schlicker, Nickolay V. Bukoreshtliev, Hans-Hermann Gerdes, Joachim P. Spatz and Amin Rustom

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:4

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  24. In the present work, the authors produce a Ti surface with a TiO2 nanotube coating and investigate the electrochemical filling of these layers with MoO3. The authors demonstrate that using a potential cycling tec...

    Authors: Kathrin Lorenz, Sebastian Bauer, Kai Gutbrod, Josef Peter Guggenbichler, Patrik Schmuki and Cordt Zollfrank

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:3

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  25. Photolithographic techniques have been used to fabricate polymer brush micro- and nanostructures. On exposure to UV light with a wavelength of 244 nm, halogens were selectively removed from films of chlorometh...

    Authors: Shah Alang Ahmad, Graham J. Leggett, Angus Hucknall and Ashutosh Chilkoti

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:2

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  26. Cyclic β-helical peptides have been developed as model structured biomolecules for examining peptide adsorption and conformation on surfaces. As a key prerequisite to circular-dichroism (CD) analysis of these mod...

    Authors: John L. Kulp III, Jeffrey C. Owrutsky, Dmitri Y. Petrovykh, Kenan P. Fears, Rosina Lombardi, Laurence A. Nafie and Thomas D. Clark

    Citation: Biointerphases 2011 6:1

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  27. With a coupled spectroscopic ellipsometry-quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-D) experimental setup, quantitative information can be obtained about the amount of buffer components (water molecule...

    Authors: Eva Bittrich, Keith Brian Rodenhausen, Klaus-Jochen Eichhorn, Tino Hofmann, Mathias Schubert, Manfred Stamm and Petra Uhlmann

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50400159

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  28. Biomaterial bridges constructed from electrospun fibers offer a promising alternative to traditional nerve tissue regeneration substrates. Aligned and unaligned polycaprolactone (PCL) electrospun fibers were p...

    Authors: Nicole E. Zander, Joshua A. Orlicki, Adam M. Rawlett and Thomas P. Beebe

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50400149

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  29. In medical technologies concerning the surface immobilization of proteins in a defined orientation, maintaining their activity is a critical aspect. Therefore, in this study, the authors have investigated the ...

    Authors: Andreas Kerstan, Tatjana Ladnorg, Christian Grunwald, Tobias Vöpel, Denise Zacher, Christian Herrmann and Christof Wöll

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50400131

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  30. The authors have studied microstructure evolution during thermally induced phase separation in a class of binary supported lipid bilayers using a quantitative application of imaging ellipsometry. The bilayers ...

    Authors: Alan W. Szmodis, Craig D. Blanchette, Marjorie L. Longo, Christine A. Orme and Atul N. Parikh

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50400120

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  31. Phosphoinositides are involved in a large number of processes in cells and it is very demanding to study individual protein-lipid interactions in vivo due to their rapid turnover and involvement in simultaneou...

    Authors: Martina K. Baumann, Esther Amstad, Alireza Mashaghi, Marcus Textor and Erik Reimhult

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50400114

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  32. The authors demonstrate a novel, efficient, and widely applicable approach to direct the patterning of ligand-functionalized organic nanoparticles derived from albumin on nonconductive, biodegradable polymeric...

    Authors: María Pía Rossi, Jing Xu, Jean Schwarzbauer and Prabhas V. Moghe

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50400105

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  33. The kinetics of adsorption and desorption of two highly asymmetrical model peptides were studied at methyl- and carboxylic acid-terminated alkylthiolate self-assembled monolayer (SAM) surfaces on gold. The mod...

    Authors: Julia S. Apte, Lara J. Gamble, David G. Castner and Charles T. Campbell

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50400097

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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  34. Self-assembling protein cages have been exploited as templates for nanoparticle synthesis. The ferritin molecule, a protein cage present in most living systems, stores excess soluble ferrous iron in the form o...

    Authors: Barindra Sana, Eric Johnson, Kenneth Sheah, Chueh Loo Poh and Sierin Lim

    Citation: Biointerphases 2010 5:50300048

    Content type: OriginalPaper

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