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Synthetic nanoparticles functionalized with biomimetic leukocyte membranes possess cell-like functions.
The therapeutic efficacy of systemic drug-delivery vehicles depends on their ability to evade the immune system, cross the biological barriers of the body and localize at target tissues. White bloodExpand
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Mesoporous silicon particles as a multistage delivery system for imaging and therapeutic applications.
Many nanosized particulate systems are being developed as intravascular carriers to increase the levels of therapeutic agents delivered to targets, with the fewest side effects. The surface of theseExpand
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The impact of nanoparticle protein corona on cytotoxicity, immunotoxicity and target drug delivery.
In a perfect sequence of events, nanoparticles (NPs) are injected into the bloodstream where they circulate until they reach the target tissue. The ligand on the NP surface recognizes its specificExpand
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Nanotechnology for breast cancer therapy
Breast cancer is the field of medicine with the greatest presence of nanotechnological therapeutic agents in the clinic. A pegylated form of liposomally encapsulated doxorubicin is routinely used forExpand
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Tailoring the degradation kinetics of mesoporous silicon structures through PEGylation.
  • B. Godin, J. Gu, +7 authors M. Ferrari
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A
  • 15 September 2010
Injectable and implantable porosified silicon (pSi) carriers and devices for prolonged and controlled delivery of biotherapeutics offer great promise for treatment of various chronic ailments andExpand
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Adult and umbilical cord blood-derived platelet-rich plasma for mesenchymal stem cell proliferation, chemotaxis, and cryo-preservation.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) was prepared from human adult peripheral blood and from human umbilical cord (uc) blood and the properties were compared in a series of in vitro bioassays. QuantificationExpand
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Enabling individualized therapy through nanotechnology.
Individualized medicine is the healthcare strategy that rebukes the idiomatic dogma of 'losing sight of the forest for the trees'. We are entering a new era of healthcare where it is no longerExpand
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Biodegradable silicon nanoneedles delivering nucleic acids intracellularly induce localized in vivo neovascularization.
The controlled delivery of nucleic acids to selected tissues remains an inefficient process mired by low transfection efficacy, poor scalability because of varying efficiency with cell type andExpand
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Multistage nanovectors: from concept to novel imaging contrast agents and therapeutics.
Over the last few decades a great variety of nanotechnology based platforms have been synthesized and fabricated to improve the delivery of active compounds to a disease site. Nanoparticles currentlyExpand
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Evaluation of the osteoinductive potential of a bio-inspired scaffold mimicking the osteogenic niche for bone augmentation.
Augmentation of regenerative osteogenesis represents a premier clinical need, as hundreds of thousands of patients are left with insufficient healing of bony defects related to a host of insultsExpand
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