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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28274194/the-combined-effects-of-nanotopography-and-sr-ion-for-enhanced-osteogenic-activity-of-bone-marrow-mesenchymal-stem-cells-bmscs
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Dandan Hu, Kai Li, Youtao Xie, Houhua Pan, Jun Zhao, Liping Huang, Xuebin Zheng
Both surface topography and chemistry have a significant influence on the biological performance of orthopedic implant coatings. In our study, a surface modification strategy embodying bioactive trace element incorporation and nanotopography construction was employed to enhance the osteogenic activity of calcium silicate (Ca-Si) coatings. We developed strontium-loaded nanolayer on plasma sprayed Ca-Si (CS) coating via hydrothermal treatment which was denoted as Sr-NT-CS. The original CS coating and the CS coating modified with similar nanotopography (NT-CS) were studied in parallel...
March 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28274193/a-peptide-based-biological-coating-for-enhanced-corrosion-resistance-of-titanium-alloy-biomaterials-in-chloride-containing-fluids
#2
Noah Muruve, Yuanchao Feng, Jaye Platnich, Daniel Hassett, Randall Irvin, Daniel Muruve, Frank Cheng
Titanium alloys are common materials in the manufacturing of dental and orthopedic implants. Although these materials exhibit excellent biocompatibility, corrosion in response to biological fluids can impact prosthesis performance and longevity. In this work, a PEGylated metal binding peptide (D-K122-4-PEG), derived from bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, was applied on a titanium (Ti) alloy, and the corrosion resistance of the coated alloy specimen was investigated in simulated chloride-containing physiological fluids by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and micro-electrochemical measurements, surface characterization, and biocompatibility testing...
March 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28274192/immersed-multilayer-biodegradable-ureteral-stent-with-reformed-biodegradation-an-in-vitro-experiment
#3
Ganggang Yang, Hua Xie, Yichen Huang, Yiqing Lv, Mingqing Zhang, Yafeng Shang, Junmei Zhou, Liping Wang, Jin-Ye Wang, Fang Chen
Objective The aim of this study was to develop a novel immersed multilayer biodegradable ureteral stent with reformed biodegradation and evaluate it in vitro. Methods Poly(glycolic-co-lactic acid) (PGLA), microsphere zein and BaSO4 were employed to produce a multilayer biodegradable stent using immersion technology. Tests of the biodegradable stents and conventional control stents were conducted in human urine in vitro to evaluate the biodegradable properties. The biocompatibility was assessed by the morphology and proliferation of urine-derived cells cultured with extracted media from the biodegradable stent and a latex material positive control...
March 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178904/cit-cus-fe3o4-based-and-enzyme-responsive-magnetic-nanoparticles-for-tumor-chemotherapy-photothermal-and-photodynamic-therapy
#4
Xiali Zhu, Heqing Huang, Yingjie Zhang, Huijuan Zhang, Lin Hou, Zhenzhong Zhang
Safe and efficient drug delivery in a controllable fashion, especially remote and repeatable switch of on-demand drug release, is the subject of widespread attention. A kind of magnetic nanoparticles (DOX-Cit/CuS@Fe3O4-NPs) simultaneously consisted of Cit/CuS@Fe3O4 and doxorubicin (DOX) was presented. The drug release from DOX-Cit/CuS@Fe3O4-NPs could be successfully triggered by the presence of gelatinase, showing great promise for tumor-targeted drug release through an enzymatic degradation mechanism. Compared with free DOX, DOX-Cit/CuS@Fe3O4-NPs could not only specially deliver Cit/CuS@Fe3O4 and DOX into MCF-7 cells, but also could greatly improve the quantity of ROS produced in MCF-7 cells under of 980 nm laser irradiation...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178903/polymeric-micelles-based-on-pegylated-chitosan-g-lipoic-acid-as-carrier-for-efficient-intracellular-drug-delivery
#5
Gongyan Liu, Kaijun Li, Haibo Wang
To develop a drug delivery system with long circulation and controlled drug release in cancer cells, polymeric micelles based on PEGylated chitosan-g-lipoic acid were prepared to use as a drug delivery platform. These micelles possessed good stability and were stable in physiological environment and high salt concentrations. The in vitro drug release results implied that the drug carrier could maintain their stability and minimize the payload leakage in systemic circulation, but release drugs faster under intracellular redox condition...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178902/nanobiomaterials-applications-in-neurodegenerative-diseases
#6
Daniela Silva Adaya, Lucinda Aguirre-Cruz, Jorge Guevara, Emma Ortiz-Islas
The blood-brain barrier is the interface between the blood and brain, impeding the passage of most circulating cells and molecules, protecting the latter from foreign substances, and maintaining central nervous system homeostasis. However, its restrictive nature constitutes an obstacle, preventing therapeutic drugs from entering the brain. Usually, a large systemic dose is required to achieve pharmacological therapeutic levels in the brain, leading to adverse effects in the body. As a consequence, various strategies are being developed to enhance the amount and concentration of therapeutic compounds in the brain...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178901/cellular-interaction-influenced-by-surface-modification-strategies-of-gelatin-based-nanoparticles
#7
Wai Hei Tse, Laszlo Gyenis, David W Litchfield, Jin Zhang
Theranostic applications of gelatin nanospheres require two major components, a method of detection and good biocompatibility. We characterized the response of UTA-6 human osteosarcoma cells to the introduction of functionalized 90 bloom-based gelatin nanospheres (158 ± 49 nm) modified with three elements in different order: (a) hybridization with cadmium-based quantum dots for optical detection, (b) bioconjugation with anti-human IgG FAB (anti-IgG) for cell targeting, with/without (c) capping with polyethylene glycol on the surface for enhanced biocompatibility...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28077052/examinations-of-a-new-long-term-degradable-electrospun-polycaprolactone-scaffold-in-three-rat-abdominal-wall-models
#8
Hanna Jangö, Søren Gräs, Lise Christensen, Gunnar Lose
Alternative approaches to reinforce native tissue in reconstructive surgery for pelvic organ prolapse are warranted. Tissue engineering combines the use of a scaffold with the regenerative potential of stem cells and is a promising new concept in urogynecology. Our objective was to evaluate whether a newly developed long-term degradable polycaprolactone scaffold could provide biomechanical reinforcement and function as a scaffold for autologous muscle fiber fragments. We performed a study with three different rat abdominal wall models where the scaffold with or without muscle fiber fragments was placed (1) subcutaneously (minimal load), (2) in a partial defect (partial load), and (3) in a full-thickness defect (heavy load)...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28077051/facile-preparation-of-antibacterial-highly-elastic-silvered-polyurethane-nanofiber-fabrics-using-silver-carbamate-and-their-dermal-wound-healing-properties
#9
Suk-Min Hong, Jong-Wan Kim, Jonathan C Knowles, Myoung-Seon Gong
In this study, polycarbonate diol/isosorbide-based antibacterial polyurethane nanofiber fabrics containing Ag nanoparticles were prepared by electrospinning process. Bio-based highly elastic polyurethane was prepared from hexamethylene diisocyanate and isosorbide/polycarbonate diol (8/2) by a simple one-shot bulk polymerization. Ag nanoparticles were formed using simple thermal reduction of silver 2-ethylhexylcarbamate at 120℃. The structural and morphological properties of polyurethane/Ag nanofibers were characterized by X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28077049/evaluation-on-biological-compatibility-of-carboxymethyl-chitosan-as-biomaterials-for-antitumor-drug-delivery
#10
Zhiwen Jiang, Baoqin Han, Wanshun Liu, Yanfei Peng
Carboxymethyl-chitosan, a water-soluble derivative of chitosan, has emerged as a promising candidate for biomedical applications due to its excellent water solubility, biodegradation, biocompatibility, hydrating, antimicrobial, and nontoxicity. In this paper, the antitumor proliferation and metastasis was studied in vitro and in vivo to evaluate biocompatibility of carboxymethyl-chitosan as biomaterials for antitumor drug delivery. The results showed that carboxymethyl-chitosan could significantly reduce the clone formation and tumor migration of human cancer cells including kidney cancer cell line OS-RC-2, gastric cancer cell line SGC-7901, colon cancer cell line HT-29, and nonsmall cell lung cancer cell line NCI-H1650 in vitro...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28068861/a-reformative-shear-precipitation-procedure-for-the-fabrication-of-vancomycin-loaded-poly-lactide-co-glycolide-microspheres
#11
Lei Wang, Qinmeng Yang, Yirong Chen, Yu Chai, Jiao Jiao Li, Lin Du, Ruizhe Tan, Shenyu Yang, Mei Tu, Bin Yu
This study reports the encapsulation of vancomycin, as a model hydrophilic drug, into poly(lactide-co-glycolide) microspheres using a novel reformative shear precipitation procedure. In contrast to the external aqueous phase used in the conventional microencapsulation technique based on emulsion solvent evaporation/extraction, the reformative shear precipitation procedure explored in this study uses a shear medium composed of glycerol as the viscous medium and ethanol as polymer antisolvent, which is relatively immiscible with the hydrophilic drug...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28056602/the-potential-of-stromal-cell-derived-factor-1-delivery-using-a-collagen-membrane-for-bone-regeneration
#12
Tadahiro Takayama, Jisen Dai, Keita Tachi, Ryutaro Shohara, Hironori Kasai, Kentaro Imamura, Seiichi Yamano
Stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1) is a cytokine that is important in stem and progenitor cell recruitment in tissue repair after injury. Regenerative procedures using collagen membranes (CMs) are presently well established in periodontal and implant dentistry. The objective of this study is to test the subsequent effects of the released SDF-1 from a CM on bone regeneration compared to platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) in vitro and in vivo. For in vitro studies, cell proliferation, alkaline phosphatase activity, and osteoblastic differentiation marker genes were assessed after MC3T3-E1 mouse preosteoblasts were cultured with CMs containing factors...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27932702/incorporation-of-cerium-oxide-into-hydroxyapatite-coating-regulates-osteogenic-activity-of-mesenchymal-stem-cell-and-macrophage-polarization
#13
Kai Li, Qingyi Shen, Youtao Xie, Mingyu You, Liping Huang, Xuebin Zheng
Biomedical coatings for orthopedic implants should facilitate osseointegration and mitigate implant-induced inflammatory reactions. Cerium oxide (CeO2) ceramics possess anti-oxidative properties and can be used to decrease mediators of inflammation, which makes them attractive for biomedical applications. In our work, two kinds of CeO2 incorporated hydroxyapatite coatings (HA-10Ce and HA-30Ce) were prepared via plasma spraying technique and the effects of CeO2 addition on the responses of bone mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) and RAW264...
February 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28436251/sirolimus-coating-on-heparinized-stents-prevents-restenosis-and-thrombosis
#14
In-Ho Bae, Kyung Seob Lim, Dae Sung Park, Jae-Won Shim, So-Youn Lee, Eun-Jae Jang, Jun-Kyu Park, Ju-Han Kim, Myung Ho Jeong
The aim of this study was to evaluate the inhibitory effect of sirolimus coating on the occurrence of restenosis and thrombosis with heparinized stents. Heparin and dopamine were conjugated by chemical bonding and anchored on the stent surface by a mussel-inspired adhesion mechanism. Subsequently, sirolimus was coated with poly lactic-glycolic acid on the heparinized stent surface. The heparin was well attached to the surface, and the surface was smooth after sirolimus coating. The smoothness of the surface was maintained after expansion of the stent...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28387574/ph-sensitive-phosphorylated-chitosan-hydrogel-as-vaccine-delivery-system-for-intramuscular-immunization
#15
Jianye Wei, Wei Xue, Xifei Yu, Xiaozhong Qiu, Zonghua Liu
In the field of immunotherapy, immune vaccinations have received more and more attention for disease prevention and treatment. In immune vaccination, efficient vaccine adjuvants are necessary due to the weak immunogenicity of vaccines. Some traditional vaccine adjuvants have been widely used but have shown obvious limitations such as poor biosafety. Therefore, researchers make a great effort to develop more functional novel immune adjuvants such as chitosan-based immune adjuvants. However, chitosan is poorly water soluble, which greatly limits its application as immune adjuvants, regardless of its good biocompatibility, biodegradability, and other biological activities...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28376673/effect-of-prolyl-hydroxylase-inhibitor-loaded-collagen-barrier-membranes-on-osteoclastogenesis-and-osteoblastogenesis
#16
Michael Edelmayer, Diana Al-Habbal, Manuela Pensch, Klara Janjić, Hermann Agis
Prolyl hydroxylase inhibitors induce a proangiogenic response and are therefore proposed to optimize regenerative approaches in periodontics and oral surgery. Here the effect of the prolyl hydroxylase inhibitors dimethyloxalylglycine and deferoxamine, released from collagen barrier membranes, on osteoclastogenesis and osteoblastogenesis was evaluated. Collagen barrier membranes were loaded with dimethyloxalylglycine and deferoxamine. Release studies were performed and supernatants were taken after 1, 3, 6, 24, and 48 h...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28376672/evaluation-of-gelatin-hyaluronic-acid-composite-hydrogels-for-accelerating-wound-healing
#17
Song Wu, Liang Deng, Hanson Hsia, Kai Xu, Yu He, Qiangru Huang, Yi Peng, Zhihua Zhou, Cheng Peng
Excellent wound dressings maintain a warm and moist environment, thus accelerating wound healing. In this study, we cross-linked gelatin and hyaluronic acid with ethyl-3-(3-dimethylaminopropyl) carbodiimide hydrochloride in different ratios (gelatin/hyaluronic acid = 8:2, gelatin/hyaluronic acid = 5:5, gelatin/hyaluronic acid = 2:8), and explored the effects and mechanisms of gelatinhyaluronic acid hydrogels on wound healing. This was done by examining dressing properties, such as fluid uptake ability, water vapor transmission rate, and the rate of water evaporation...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28355974/microbial-alginate-dressings-show-improved-binding-capacity-for-pathophysiological-factors-in-chronic-wounds-compared-to-commercial-alginate-dressings-of-marine-origin
#18
Melissa Fischer, Florian Gebhard, Timo Hammer, Christian Zurek, Guido Meurer, Christoph Marquardt, Dirk Hoefer
Marine alginates are well established in wound management. Compared with different modern wound dressings, marine alginates cannot prove superior effects on wound healing. Alginates from bacteria have never been studied for medical applications so far, although the microbial polymer raises expectations for improved binding of wound factors because of its unique O-acetylation. Due to its possible positive effects on wound healing, alginates from bacteria might be a superior future medical product for clinical use...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28350205/a-targeted-drug-delivery-system-based-on-folic-acid-functionalized-upconversion-luminescent-nanoparticles
#19
Xuhua Liang, Jun Fan, Yanyan Zhao, Min Cheng, Xuejun Wang, Ruyi Jin, Tao Sun
In this paper, multifunctional upconversion luminescent NaYF4:Yb,Er nanoparticles with excellent hollow mesoporous structure were first fabricated. The effects of various reaction conditions on the morphology and size of the as-prepared samples were investigated in detail and Ostwald ripening effect was adapted to explain the formation mechanism of the HMUCNPs. Then, folic acid, a well-known ligand for the selective targeting of drugs into tumor cells, was conjugated to the surface of the hollow mesoporous structured upconversion luminescent nanoparticles (HMUCNPs) via amide reaction for targeted delivery of anticancer drugs so as to enhance the therapeutic efficacy...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28350204/carbon-dioxide-modified-polyethylenimine-as-a-novel-gene-delivery-vector-and-its-in%C3%A2-vitro-validation
#20
Dongjie Shao, Hanbing Wu, Fawei Shen, Hua Wu, Jing Quan
In this work, the CO2-modified polyethylenimine, as a novel delivery vector, has been validated by combining with the plasmid DNA to form plasmid DNA/CO2-modified polyethylenimine complexes. We have modified polyethylenimine using CO2 to partially convert amine groups to carbamic acid groups. The buffering capacity and the plasmid DNA binding ability of the CO2-modified polyethylenimine and PEI-25 (polyethylenimine with Mw = 25 kDa) were characterized by acid-base titration and agarose gel electrophoresis, respectively...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Biomaterials Applications
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