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Chenbo Dong et al.
Environmental science. Nano, 1(6), 95-603 (2014-12-09)
Toxicity of engineered nanomaterials is associated with their inherent properties, both physical and chemical. Recent studies have shown that exposure to multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) promotes tumors and tumor-associated pathologies and lead to carcinogenesis in model
Farid Ouchani et al.
Investigational new drugs, 33(1), 75-85 (2014-11-19)
Angiogenesis plays a pivotal role in tumorigenesis and also contributes to the pathogenesis of hematologic malignancies. A number of plant compounds have shown efficacy in preclinical and clinical studies and some of them possess an anti-angiogenic activity. Our present findings
Tali Ilovitsh et al.
Biomedical optics express, 6(4), 1262-1272 (2015-04-25)
Localization microscopy provides valuable insights into cellular structures and is a rapidly developing field. The precision is mainly limited by additive noise and the requirement for single molecule imaging that dictates a low density of activated emitters in the field
Ruei-Zeng Lin et al.
Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods, 21(3), 274-283 (2014-08-06)
Endothelial colony-forming cells (ECFCs) are endothelial progenitors that circulate in peripheral blood and are currently the subject of intensive investigation due to their therapeutic potential. However, in adults, ECFCs comprise a very small subset among circulating cells, which makes their
Wen Jen Lin et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 120, 7-14 (2015-02-11)
The aim of this study was to develop hepatocyte-targeting non-viral polymeric nono-carriers for gene delivery. Chitosan was selected as the main polymer. An asialoglycoprotein receptor recognized sugar, galactose, was introduced. The methoxy poly(ethylene glycol) (mPEG) or short chain poly(ethylene glycol)
Ju-Hwan Park et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 121, 380-387 (2014-07-06)
Doxorubicin (DOX)-loaded nanoparticles (NPs) based on interconnected hyaluronic acid-ceramide (HACE) structure were fabricated and their anti-tumor efficacy was evaluated in vitro. Interconnected HACE was synthesized by cross-linking HACE with adipic acid dihydrazide (ADH) and its synthesis was identified by (1)H
Yingying Geng et al.
Talanta, 89, 189-194 (2012-01-31)
Hydrophilic carbon-functionalized magnetic microspheres coated with chitosan (Fe(3)O(4)@C@CHI) were synthesized for the first time. The hydrophilic carbonaceous layer on the Fe(3)O(4) microspheres was formed by the hydrothermal reaction of Fe(3)O(4) microspheres and glucose, and then chitosan was coated on surface
Yichao Wang et al.
Drug delivery, 22(2), 191-198 (2014-01-21)
The incorporation of a high percentage of targeting molecules into drug delivery system is one of the important methods for improving efficacy of targeting therapeutic drugs to cancer cells. PLGA-based drug delivery carriers with folic acid (FA) as targeting molecule
Wanyi Tai et al.
Biomaterials, 35(25), 7194-7203 (2014-05-31)
A graft copolymer with pendant drug segments can fold into nanostructures in a protein folding-like manner. The graft copolymer is constructed by directly polymerizing γ-camptothecin-glutamate N-carboxyanhydride (Glu(CPT)-NCA) on multiple sites of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG)-based main chain via the ring open
David Nutt et al.
Neuropharmacology, 88, 155-163 (2014-09-10)
A range of medications target different aspects of the GABA system; understanding their effects is important to inform further drug development. Effects on the waking EEG comparing these mechanisms have not been reported; in this study we compare the effects
Lianjiang Tan et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 125, 222-229 (2014-12-17)
A new strategy for fabricating water-dispersible AgInS2 quantum dots (QDs) with bright near-infrared (NIR) emission is demonstrated. A type of multidentate polymer (MDP) was synthesized and utilized as a compact capping ligand for the AgInS2 QDs. Using silver nitrate, indium
Shaobo Ruan et al.
Bioconjugate chemistry, 25(6), 1061-1068 (2014-05-24)
Fluorescent carbon nanoparticles (CNP) have gained much attention due to their unique fluorescent properties and safety. In this study, we evaluated the potential application of CNP and PEGylated CNP (PEG-CNP) in noninvasive heart imaging. CNP was prepared by hydrothermal treatment
Kalpana Mandal et al.
Nature communications, 5, 5749-5749 (2014-12-11)
Cells sense and respond to their mechanical environment by exerting forces on their surroundings. The way forces are modulated by extra-cellular matrix (ECM) properties plays a key role in tissue homoeostasis. Using highly resolved micropatterns that constrain cells into the
Peng Yan et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 10(8), 3786-3794 (2014-05-13)
The fabrication of highly efficient nonviral gene carriers with low cytotoxicity remains a challenge in gene therapy. This paper reports a facile strategy to combine the advantages of gold nanorods (Au NRs) and polycations through surface functionalization. Different Au NR
Or-Yam Revach et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 9466-9466 (2015-03-31)
Invadopodia are actin-rich membrane protrusions through which cells adhere to the extracellular matrix and degrade it. In this study, we explored the mechanical interactions of invadopodia in melanoma cells, using a combination of correlative light and electron microscopy. We show
Mohamed Badr et al.
Biological chemistry, 395(12), 1461-1466 (2014-09-11)
An immunotoxin composed of gelonin, a basic ribosome-inactivating protein, type I of 30 kDa, isolated from the seeds of the Indian plant Gelonium multiflorum and methotrexate (MTX) has been studied as a potential tool of gelonin delivery into the cytoplasm
Jin-Ho Kim et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 12(4), 1230-1241 (2015-02-17)
Water-insoluble anticancer drugs, including paclitaxel, present severe clinical side effects when administered to patients, primarily associated with the toxicity of reagents used to solubilize the drugs. In efforts to develop alternative formulations of water-insoluble anticancer drugs suitable for intravenous administration
Yanyan Song et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 11(7), 2250-2261 (2014-06-04)
A folate-decorated, disulfide-based cationic dextran conjugate having dextran as the main chain and disulfide-linked 1,4-bis(3-aminopropyl)piperazine (BAP) residues as the grafts was designed and successfully prepared as a multifunctional gene delivery vector for targeted gene delivery to ovarian cancer SKOV-3 cells
Xiaoying Lei et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 7824-7824 (2015-01-17)
The pentameric serum IgMs are critical to immune defense and surveillance through cytotoxicity against microbes and nascent cancer cells. Ficolins, a group of oligomeric lectins with an overall structure similar to C1q and mannose-binding lectin (MBL) participate in microbe infection
Katanchalee Mai-Ngam et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 112, 440-447 (2014-08-19)
The synthesis of two comb-like dextran surfactant polymers, that are different in their dextran molecular weight (MW) distribution and the presence of carboxylic groups, and their characterization are reported. A bimodal carboxylic dextran surfactant polymer consists of poly(vinyl amine) (PVAm)
Rammohan Devulapally et al.
ACS nano, 9(3), 2290-2302 (2015-02-06)
The current study shows the therapeutic outcome achieved in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) by simultaneously antagonizing miR-21-induced antiapoptosis and miR-10b-induced metastasis, using antisense-miR-21-PS and antisense-miR-10b-PS delivered by polymer nanoparticles (NPs). We synthesized the antisense-miR-21 and antisense-miR-10b loaded PLGA-b-PEG polymer
Yung-Chih Kuo et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 479(1), 138-149 (2015-01-07)
Lactoferrin (Lf) and folic acid (FA) were crosslinked on poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) nanoparticles (NPs) for transporting etoposide across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and treating human brain malignant glioblastoma. Lf- and FA-grafted PLGA NPs (Lf/FA/PLGA NPs) were employed to permeate the monolayer
Bryan Hoang et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 471(1-2), 224-233 (2014-05-24)
Docetaxel (DTX) remains the only effective drug for prolonging survival and improving quality of life of metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients. Despite some clinical successes with DTX-based therapies, advent of cumulative toxicity and development of drug resistance limit
Siwen Li et al.
Oncotarget, 5(11), 3622-3635 (2014-07-09)
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 C22 natural fatty acid serving as a precursor for metabolic and biochemical pathways, was reported as a targeting ligand of anticancer drugs. However, its tumor targeting ability and mechanism has not been claimed. Here we
Ruchi Dangi et al.
Journal of microencapsulation, 31(5), 479-487 (2014-04-05)
Liver cancer is widespread liver malignancy in the world, for an estimated one million deaths annually. In present work, lactobionic acid conjugated PLGA nanoparticles (LDNPs) bearing 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) were developed for targeted delivery to hepatocellular carcinoma. Lactobionic acid conjugated PLGA
Rees F Garmann et al.
Journal of virology, 88(18), 10472-10479 (2014-06-27)
We have recently discovered (R. D. Cadena-Nava et al., J. Virol. 86:3318-3326, 2012, doi:10.1128/JVI.06566-11) that the in vitro packaging of RNA by the capsid protein (CP) of cowpea chlorotic mottle virus is optimal when there is a significant excess of
Chaemyeong Lee et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 127, 89-95 (2015-02-07)
Adopting the strong metal binding moiety of a mussel protein, a novel bolaamphiphile molecule was prepared and applied to the fabrication of magnetic core-shell nanoparticles. The novel bolaamphiphile molecule with 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (DOPA) end groups was synthesized and its self-assembly was
Quirin M Kainz et al.
ChemSusChem, 6(4), 721-729 (2013-02-22)
An operationally simple method for the acylation of amines utilizing carbon-coated metal nanoparticles as recyclable supports is reported. Highly magnetic carbon-coated cobalt (Co/C) and iron (Fe/C) nanobeads were functionalized with a norbornene tag (Nb-tag) through a "click" reaction followed by
Christophe Marchand et al.
Molecular cancer therapeutics, 13(8), 2116-2126 (2014-07-16)
Drug screening against novel targets is warranted to generate biochemical probes and new therapeutic drug leads. TDP1 and TDP2 are two DNA repair enzymes that have yet to be successfully targeted. TDP1 repairs topoisomerase I-, alkylation-, and chain terminator-induced DNA
Mi Lan Kang et al.
Biomaterials, 35(37), 9984-9994 (2014-09-23)
We developed an intra-articular (IA) drug delivery system to treat osteoarthritis (OA) that consisted of kartogenin conjugated chitosan (CHI-KGN). Kartogenin, which promotes the selective differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) into chondrocytes, was conjugated with low-molecular-weight chitosan (LMWCS) and medium-molecular-weight
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