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A reversible wet/dry adhesive inspired by mussels and geckos
The adhesive strategy of the gecko relies on foot pads composed of specialized keratinous foot-hairs called setae, which are subdivided into terminal spatulae of approximately 200 nm (ref. 1).Expand
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Structure-related inhibition of human hepatic caffeine N3-demethylation by naturally occurring flavonoids.
The effects of flavonoids on caffeine N3-demethylation, a marker activity of CYP1A2, in human liver microsomes were investigated to elucidate the inhibition mechanism and the structure-activityExpand
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Cleaning strategies for flux recovery of an ultrafiltration membrane fouled by natural organic matter.
One of the most common problems encountered in water treatment applications of membranes is fouling. Natural organic matter (NOM) represents a particularly problematic foulant. Membranes may beExpand
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DNA transfection using linear poly(ethylenimine) prepared by controlled acid hydrolysis of poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline).
A series of linear poly(ethylenimine) (L-PEI) containing varying amounts of cationic charge density in its backbone was produced by controlled hydrolysis of poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) (PEtOz) forExpand
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Target-specific delivery of siRNA by stabilized calcium phosphate nanoparticles using dopa-hyaluronic acid conjugate.
  • M. S. Lee, J. Lee, +6 authors J. Jeong
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of controlled release : official journal…
  • 28 October 2014
Low cytotoxicity and high cellular gene delivery capability are among the most important prerequisites for the selection of a non-viral carrier. Although calcium phosphate (CAP) nanoparticles haveExpand
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Catechol-functionalized chitosan/pluronic hydrogels for tissue adhesives and hemostatic materials.
Bioinspired from adhesion behaviors of mussels, injectable and thermosensitive chitosan/Pluronic composite hydrogels were synthesized for tissue adhesives and hemostatic materials. ChitosanExpand
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N-Terminal Site-Specific Mono-PEGylation of Epidermal Growth Factor
AbstractPurpose. N-terminal site-specific mono-PEGylation of recombinant human epidermal growth factor (EGF) was accomplished using polyethyleneglycol (PEG) derivatives (Mw = 2000 and 5000) through aExpand
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Chitosan-catechol: a polymer with long-lasting mucoadhesive properties.
Numerous mucoadhesive polymers have been exploited for prolonging the residence time of formulated drugs or pharmaceuticals at specific delivery sites. However, it has been difficult to achieveExpand
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PEG grafted polylysine with fusogenic peptide for gene delivery: high transfection efficiency with low cytotoxicity.
  • H. Lee, J. Jeong, T. Park
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of controlled release : official journal…
  • 19 February 2002
For efficient gene delivery into cells, a new formulation method based on using polyethylene glycol (PEG) grafted poly(L-lysine) (PLL) and a fusogenic peptide is presented in this study. First, PEGExpand
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Polydopamine Surface Chemistry: A Decade of Discovery.
Polydopamine is one of the simplest and most versatile approaches to functionalizing material surfaces, having been inspired by the adhesive nature of catechols and amines in mussel adhesiveExpand
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