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Themed collection Antibacterial Biomaterials

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Functionalized biomaterials to combat biofilms

Pathogenic microbial biofilms that readily form on implantable medical devices or human tissues have posed a great threat to worldwide healthcare.

Graphical abstract: Functionalized biomaterials to combat biofilms
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Review Article

Design of nanoengineered antibacterial polymers for biomedical applications

This review thus provides a feasible guide to developing nanoengineered antibacterial polymers by presenting both broad and in-depth bench research, and it offers suggestions for their potential in biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: Design of nanoengineered antibacterial polymers for biomedical applications
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Review Article

The recent advances in surface antibacterial strategies for biomedical catheters

This review focus on the recent advances in surface modification strategies of biomedical catheters used to prevent CRIs.

Graphical abstract: The recent advances in surface antibacterial strategies for biomedical catheters
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Tuning Surface Topographies on Biomaterials to Control Bacterial Infection

From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Role and Modulation of Secondary Structure of Antimicrobial Peptides to Improve Selectivity

From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Review Article

Photothermal bactericidal surfaces: killing bacteria using light instead of biocides

Recent developments of photothermal bactericidal surfaces based on immobilized photothermal agents to kill bacteria through hyperthermia effects are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Photothermal bactericidal surfaces: killing bacteria using light instead of biocides
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
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An on-demand nanoplatform for enhanced elimination of drug-resistant bacteria

We establish an “on-demand” nanoplatform based on acid-degradable scaffolds by conjugating glycomimetic-based galactose ligands to target a key lectin on P. aeruginosa and guanidine moieties.

Graphical abstract: An on-demand nanoplatform for enhanced elimination of drug-resistant bacteria
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Paper

A natural polymer based bioadhesive with self-healing behavior and improved antibacterial properties

Bioadhesives are of great interest for tissue/wound closure to reduce surgical time, minimize treatment invasiveness, and prevent body fluid leakage.

Graphical abstract: A natural polymer based bioadhesive with self-healing behavior and improved antibacterial properties
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Paper

The rapid photoresponsive bacteria-killing of Cu-doped MoS2

This material of Cu doped MoS2 can produce reactive oxygen species and photothermal under 660 nm light, thus achieving a rapid bacterial effect. Which is a kind of good photothermal and photodynamic material.

Graphical abstract: The rapid photoresponsive bacteria-killing of Cu-doped MoS2
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Paper

Amyloid-like protein aggregates combining antifouling with antibacterial activity

A new class of biopolymer coating based on amyloid-like protein aggregates is reported to combine both antifouling and antibacterial activity.

Graphical abstract: Amyloid-like protein aggregates combining antifouling with antibacterial activity
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Paper

The synergistic effect of hierarchical structure and alkyl chain length on the antifouling and bactericidal properties of cationic/zwitterionic block polymer brushes

A well-organized hierarchical structure and appropriate alkyl chain length facilitate the synergistic anti-biofilm effect.

Graphical abstract: The synergistic effect of hierarchical structure and alkyl chain length on the antifouling and bactericidal properties of cationic/zwitterionic block polymer brushes
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
Paper

Amino-containing tannic acid derivative-mediated universal coatings for multifunctional surface modification

An amino-containing tannic acid derivative was self-polymerized to form colorless and uniform coatings on various substrate surfaces, and the resultant coatings can be further utilized to construct bioactive, antifouling and antibacterial surfaces.

Graphical abstract: Amino-containing tannic acid derivative-mediated universal coatings for multifunctional surface modification
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
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A dual-functional implant with an enzyme-responsive effect for bacterial infection therapy and tissue regeneration

An enzyme-responsive nanoplatform was fabricated on Ti substrates to treat implant-associated bacterial infection and accelerate tissue growth in vivo.

Graphical abstract: A dual-functional implant with an enzyme-responsive effect for bacterial infection therapy and tissue regeneration
From the themed collection: Antibacterial Biomaterials
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About this collection

A collection presenting the latest advances in antibacterial biomaterial development and biological applications, and offering an overview of various cutting-edge strategies combating bacterial infections. The collection includes original research and reviews on topics of, but not limited to, antibacterial materials with therapeutic applications, the design, synthesis and mechanistic studies of novel antibacterial materials and antibacterial properties of materials at the surface.
This collection is Guest Edited by Professor Runhui Liu (East China University of Science and Technology) and Jianfeng Cai (University of South Florida).

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