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Advancements in Regenerative Strategies Through the Continuum of Burn Care
Burns are caused by several mechanisms including flame, scald, chemical, electrical, and ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. Approximately half a million burn cases are registered annually, of whichExpand
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In situ assembly of the collagen–polyacrylamide interpenetrating network hydrogel: Enabling decoupled control of stiffness and degree of swelling
Abstract In the past several decades, hydrogels have been extensively studied for use in various biomedical and industrial applications. Successful use of hydrogels in these applications greatlyExpand
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Multicompartmental particles for combined imaging and siRNA delivery.
The controlled delivery of genetic material, such as genes, plasmids, or siRNA, holds great promise for the therapy of a number of debilitating diseases. [ 1–3 ] While the fundamental concept ofExpand
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Chemically controlled bending of compositionally anisotropic microcylinders.
Soft materials that can undergo mechanical actuation in response to external stimuli, such as changes in temperature, light, pH value, or ionic strength, have attracted increasing attention becauseExpand
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Non-Spherical Particles for Targeted Drug Delivery.
Nano- and microparticles loaded with various bioimaging contrast agents or therapeutic molecules have been increasingly used for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and tissue defects. TheseExpand
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3D printing enables separation of orthogonal functions within a hydrogel particle
Multifunctional particles with distinct physiochemical phases are required by a variety of applications in biomedical engineering, such as diagnostic imaging and targeted drug delivery. ThisExpand
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Hydrophilic packaging of iron oxide nanoclusters for highly sensitive imaging.
Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) are used as imaging probes to provide contrast in magnetic resonance images. Successful use of SPIONs in targeted applications greatly depends onExpand
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Bacteria-mimicking nanoparticle surface functionalization with targeting motifs.
In recent years, surface modification of nanocarriers with targeting motifs has been explored to modulate delivery of various diagnostic, sensing and therapeutic molecular cargo to desired sites ofExpand
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Enzyme-Induced Matrix Softening Regulates Hepatocarcinoma Cancer Cell Phenotypes.
The progression of cancer is often accompanied by changes in the mechanical properties of an extracellular matrix. However, limited efforts have been made to reproduce these biological events inExpand
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Worm-Like Superparamagnetic Nanoparticle Clusters for Enhanced Adhesion and Magnetic Resonance Relaxivity.
Nanosized bioprobes that can highlight diseased tissue can be powerful diagnostic tools. However, a major unmet need is a tool with adequate adhesive properties and contrast-to-dose ratio. To thisExpand
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