Biomedical Applications of Smart Materials

Volume 57

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Fackson Mwale, Michael R. Wertheimer, John Antoniou

Abstract: Degenerative disc disease has been implicated as a major component of spine pathology. However, though biological repair of the degenerate...

Authors: Xin Liu, Tong Lin, J. Fang, Gang Yao, X.G. Wang

Abstract: An effective wound dressing is not only able to protect the wound area from its surroundings to avoid infection and dehydration, but also...

Authors: Shunsuke Saito, Y. Oyake, Teruo Asaoka

Abstract: In the event of a significant injury, human bone must be repaired by artificial means. In the present study, we used titanium (Ti) to...

Authors: Yuji Kajihata, Teruo Asaoka, Katsuko S. Furukawa, Takashi Ushida, T. Tateishi

Abstract: HAp (Hydroxyapatite) and α-TCP (alpha tribasic calcium phosphate) are non-toxic to human cells and, thus, have been studied for...

Authors: N. Koide, K. Suzuki, M. Tsuda, Teruo Asaoka

Abstract: Due to the merits of zirconia ceramics such as high strength, toughness, and abrasion resistance, as well as chemical stability in vivo,...

Authors: Nobuhiko Yui

Abstract: The most definite feature in polyrotaxanes, in which many cyclic compounds are threaded onto a linear polymeric chains capped with bulky...

Authors: J. Schäfer, Johannes Sitterberg, C. Ehrhardt, M.N.V. Ravi Kumar, Udo Bakowsky

Abstract: The preparation and charactersiation of novel lipid coated PLGA nanoparticles was investigated in the presented study. The size of the pure...

Authors: Paola Posocco, Giovanni Maria Pavan, Giulio Scocchi, Jan Willem Handgraaf, Anastasia Malek, Marek Maly, Maurizio Fermeglia, Johannes G.E.M. Fraaije, Carlo V. Catapano, Andrea Danani, Sabrina Pricl

Abstract: Injected, nano-scale drug delivery systems, or nanovectors, are ideal candidates to provide breakthrough solutions to the time-honored...

Authors: Bing Feng Sun, Si Shen Feng

Abstract: Nanoparticles (NPs) of biodegradable polymers as a drug delivery system formulate drug devoid of harmful adjuvant, realize controlled drug...

Authors: Yoshiko Miura, Kiyofumi Yamamoto, Kikuko Yasuda, Yoshihiro Nishida, Kazukiyo Kobayashi

Abstract: Glycopolymers carrying sulfate saccharides were found to suppress the formation of amyloid fibrils by amyloid beta peptides, as evaluated...


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