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Polysaccharides and their derivatives for versatile tissue engineering application.
Research and development in the design, synthesis, modification, evaluation, and characterization of polysaccharide-based bioactive polymeric materials for guiding and promoting new tissue in-growthExpand
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Developing High‐Fidelity Hepatotoxicity Models From Pluripotent Stem Cells
Faithfully recapitulating human physiology “in a dish” from a renewable source remains a holy grail for medicine and pharma. Many procedures have been described that, to a limited extent, exhibitExpand
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Designing Smart Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering
  • F. Khan, M. Tanaka
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • International journal of molecular sciences
  • 21 December 2017
The engineering of human tissues to cure diseases is an interdisciplinary and a very attractive field of research both in academia and the biotechnology industrial sector. Three-dimensional (3D)Expand
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Strategies for cell manipulation and skeletal tissue engineering using high-throughput polymer blend formulation and microarray techniques.
A combination of high-throughput material formulation and microarray techniques were synergistically applied for the efficient analysis of the biological functionality of 135 binary polymer blends.Expand
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Large animal in vivo evaluation of a binary blend polymer scaffold for skeletal tissue‐engineering strategies; translational issues
Binary blend polymers offer the opportunity to combine different desirable properties into a single scaffold, to enhance function within the field of tissue engineering. Previous in vitro and murineExpand
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Mulching as water-saving technique in dryland agriculture: review article
Agricultural water resources have been limited over the years due to global warming and irregular rainfall in the arid and semi-arid regions. To mitigate the water stress in agriculture, mulching hasExpand
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Versatile biocompatible polymer hydrogels: scaffolds for cell growth.
A three-dimensional, biocompatible hydrogel (see picture) was generated by combining two cationic polymers, chitosan and poly(ethylenimine). The hydrogels were stable under cell-culture conditionsExpand
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A microarray approach to the identification of polyurethanes for the isolation of human skeletal progenitor cells and augmentation of skeletal cell growth.
The present study has examined the efficacy of a polymer microarray platform to screen a library of polyurethanes for applications such as human skeletal progenitor cell isolation and surfaceExpand
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Stimulation of fat storage by prostacyclin and selective agonists of prostanoid IP receptor during the maturation phase of cultured adipocytes
We have previously shown that cultured adipocytes have the ability to biosynthesize prostaglandin (PG) I2 called alternatively as prostacyclin during the maturation phase by the positive regulationExpand
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Effects of postdeposition treatments on surfaces of CdTe/CdS solar cells
Soft x-ray spectroscopy has been used to follow the effects of postdeposition steps (CdCl2 activation and back contact treatment) on surfaces and interfaces in CdTe-based superstrate solar cells. WeExpand
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