Substituted hydroxyapatite coatings of bone implants
This review is a comprehensive overview and analysis of the most important advances in the field of substituted hydroxyapatite coatings.
Biodegradable and bioabsorbable sensors based on two-dimensional materials
This review presents a broad overview of recent reports on the biocompatibility and biodegradability of two-dimensional materials and highlights recent progress in their biodegradable and bioabsorbable sensors for diagnostic and therapeutic applications.
Nanomaterial-based gas sensors used for breath diagnosis
Gas-sensing applications commonly use nanomaterials (NMs) because of their unique physicochemical properties, including a high surface-to-volume ratio, enormous number of active sites, controllable morphology, and potential for miniaturisation.
The effect of elasticity on the phagocytosis of micro/nanoparticles
Conjugated polymers as nanoparticle probes for fluorescence and photoacoustic imaging
In this review, the role of conjugated polymer nanoparticles (CPNs) in emerging bioimaging techniques is described.
Advances in functional nucleic acid based paper sensors
This article provides an extensive review of paper-based sensors that utilize functional nucleic acids, particularly DNA aptamers and DNAzymes, as recognition elements.
An antioxidant self-healing hydrogel for 3D cell cultures
An antioxidant self-healing hydrogel has been facilely prepared using the Biginelli reaction and then used for 3D cell culture.
Ag-Conjugated graphene quantum dots with blue light-enhanced singlet oxygen generation for ternary-mode highly-efficient antimicrobial therapy
A broad-spectrum antibacterial system was produced in which silver nanoparticle-conjugated graphene quantum dots were utilised as a blue light-enhanced nanotherapeutic for efficient ternary-mode antimicrobial therapy.
Macrophage polarization plays roles in bone formation instructed by calcium phosphate ceramics
TCPs recruited more macrophages which polarized towards tissue repair macrophages to create a favourable osteo-immune environment for material-instructed bone formation.
Agmatine-grafted bioreducible poly(L-lysine) for gene delivery with low cytotoxicity and high efficiency
Ratiometric fluorescent probes based on through-bond energy transfer of cyanine donors to near-infrared hemicyanine acceptors for mitochondrial pH detection and monitoring of mitophagy
Two ratiometric near-infrared fluorescent probes (A and B) have been developed to selectively and accurately detect mitochondrial pH changes based on highly efficient through-bond energy transfer (TBET) from cyanine donors to near-infrared-emissive hemicyanine acceptors.
Polymer microneedles with interconnected porous structures via a phase inversion route for transdermal medical applications
An efficient yet robust phase inversion strategy for the fabrication of polymer microneedles with highly porous and interconnected structures has been reported.
DOX-loaded peptide dendritic copolymer nanoparticles for combating multidrug resistance by regulating the lysosomal pathway of apoptosis in breast cancer cells
DOX-loaded peptide dendritic copolymer nanoparticles combat multidrug resistance of breast cancer cells by regulating the lysosomal pathway of apoptosis.
Highly potent intradermal vaccination by an array of dissolving microneedle polypeptide cocktails for cancer immunotherapy
We propose an array of dissolving microneedle cocktails, composed of a bioresorbable polypeptide matrix, for pain-free implantation and triggered release of vaccines and adjuvants to elicit strong immunogenicity.
Crossover between anti- and pro-oxidant activities of different manganese oxide nanoparticles and their biological implications
Anti- and pro-oxidant activities of different manganese oxide nanoparticles and their implications in cell viability and redox balances.
A supramolecule based fluorescence turn-on and ratiometric sensor for ATP in aqueous solution
We report a fluorescence turn-on ratiometric sensor for the detection of ATP which operates by the dissociation of Thioflavin-T-sulphated-β-cyclodextrin supramolecular assembly by Zn2+ followed by ATP induced re-association of the same.
Osmotic squat actuation in stiffness adjustable bacterial cellulose composite hydrogel
Highly Aligned Hierarchical Intrafibrillar Mineralization of Collagen Induced by Periodic Fluid Shear Stress
Rituximab conjugated iron oxide nanoparticles for targeted imaging and enhanced treatment against CD20-positive lymphoma
The Fe3O4-PEG-nAb multivalent nanoprobes provide a possible avenue to improve the cancer therapy of rituximab towards clinical application.
Theranostic nanoparticles escorting phosphorylated gemcitabine for advanced pancreatic cancer therapy
Safranin O-Functionalized Cuboid Mesoporous Silica Material for Fluorescent Sensing and Adsorption of Permanganate
Anti-LDLR modified TPZ@Ce6-PEG complexes for tumor hypoxia-targeting chemo-/radio-/photodynamic/photothermal therapy
A tumor hypoxia-targeting theranostic nanoplatform based on Ce6-PEG and tirapazamine for imaging diagnosis and multimodal therapy.
A Bi2S3@mSiO2@Ag nanocomposite for enhanced CT visualization and antibacterial response in the gastrointestinal tract
A dual-functional Bi2S3@mSiO2@Ag nanocomposite can be used as an efficient CT contrast agent to visualize the whole GI tract. And this nanocomposite also has effective antibacterial ability to intestine-infected mouse.
An anticancer agent-loaded PLGA nanomedicine with glutathione-response and targeted delivery for the treatment of lung cancer
Anticancer agent-loaded PLGA nanomedicine with glutathione-response and targeted delivery possesses high therapeutic efficacy and minimum side effects for the treatment of lung cancer.
Antibacterial activity of an NIR-induced Zn ion release film
The polydopamine containing Zn element as an ion carrier and heat-induced release film on GNRs-Ti surface enhanced the antibacterial properties.
A novel multifunctional carbon aerogel-coated platform for osteosarcoma therapy and enhanced bone regeneration
The implantation of multifunctional carbon aerogel (CA)-coated β-TCP scaffolds for synchronously improving the photothermal ablation and enhanced bone regeneration of osteosarcoma.
Influence of pore architectures of silk fibroin/collagen composite scaffolds on the regeneration of osteochondral defects in vivo
The aligned scaffolds facilitate migration of endogenous reparative cells, leading to better regeneration of osteochondral defects.
A fast-dissolving microneedle array loaded with chitosan nanoparticles to evoke systemic immune responses in mice
Schematic illustration of fast-dissolving microneedle (MN) arrays loaded with chitosan nanoparticles (NPs) to achieve lymph nodes (LNs) targeted delivery of antigens and adjuvants to induce adaptive immune responses.
A self-assembled RNA-triple helix hydrogel drug delivery system targeting triple-negative breast cancer
A novel RNA-triple-helix hydrogel for treatment of triple negative breast cancers (TNBCs) by incorporating RNA-triple-helix and siRNA duplexes of CXCR4 into the same RNA nanoparticles was developed, without the synthetic polycationic reagents.
About this collection
This on-going web collection features all the articles published in Journal of Materials Chemistry B in 2020 marked as HOT, as recommended by referees. Congratulations to all the authors whose articles are featured!