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  1. Flexible tubular structures fabricated from solution electrospun fibers are finding increasing use in tissue engineering applications. However it is difficult to control the deposition of fibers due to the cha...

    Authors: Toby D. Brown, Anna Slotosch, Laure Thibaudeau, Anna Taubenberger, Daniela Loessner, Cedryck Vaquette, Paul D. Dalton and Dietmar W. Hutmacher
    Citation: Biointerphases 2012 7:13
  2. Antibody-presenting liposomes present high interest as drug delivery systems. The association of antibodies to liposomes is usually realized by covalent coupling of IgGs or their antigen-binding fragments to l...

    Authors: Boris Garnier, Sisareuth Tan, Céline Gounou, Alain R. Brisson, Jeanny Laroche-Traineau, Marie-Josée Jacobin-Valat and Gisèle Clofent-Sanchez
    Citation: Biointerphases 2012 7:11
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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