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Cuiling Du et al.
Chemistry, an Asian journal, 8(4), 736-742 (2013-02-13)
A reactive template method was used to fabricate alginate-based hydrogel microcapsules. The uniform and well-dispersed hydrogel capsules have a high drug loading capacity. After they are coated by a folate-linked lipid mixture on the surface, the capsules possess higher cell
F Heath Damron et al.
Journal of bacteriology, 195(18), 4020-4036 (2013-06-25)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that can adapt to changing environments and can secrete an exopolysaccharide known as alginate as a protection response, resulting in a colony morphology and phenotype referred to as mucoid. However, how P. aeruginosa senses
Dina Rodrigues et al.
The Science of the total environment, 461-462, 126-138 (2013-05-30)
Silica monoliths have been used for more than half a century in a wide variety of applications, such as stationary phases for microextraction fibers, capillary columns for chromatography, in the encapsulation of biomolecules for affinity chromatography and for microfluidic or
Jian Hua Chen et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 248-249, 285-294 (2013-02-13)
In this study, we prepared 3-aminopropyl-triethoxysilane (APTEOS) functionalized sodium alginate (SA) porous membrane adsorbent (APTEOS/SA) and tested its adsorption performance for removing of Cr(III) ions. The physico-chemical properties of the pristine and Cr(III) ions loaded APTEOS/SA were investigated by FT-IR
Subin M George et al.
Biomicrofluidics, 9(2), 024116-024116 (2015-05-07)
Electro wetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) digital microfluidics (DMF) can be used to develop improved chemical screening platforms using 3-dimensional (3D) cell culture. Alginate hydrogels are one common method by which a 3D cell culture environment is created. This paper presents a study
Dong Xu et al.
Drug delivery, 28(1), 2137-2149 (2021-10-08)
Depression is a primary public health problem. However, current antidepressants work slowly, and together with side effects. Herein, the alginate nanogels were constructed to load albiflorin (albiflorin nanogels), which further formed albiflorin nanogel loaded self-assembled thermosensitive hydrogel system (albiflorin-NGSTH) and
Hae-Rin Jeong et al.
International journal of biological macromolecules, 169, 452-462 (2020-12-29)
Alginate and its derivatives are annually produced approximately 30,000 tons or more and are applied to various industries as they are natural polymers. The global market for alginate and its derivatives has been growing steadily. There is little research compared
Liliang Ouyang et al.
Biofabrication, 7(1), 015010-015010 (2015-02-19)
3D printing has evolved into a versatile technology for fabricating tissue-engineered constructs with spatially controlled cells and biomaterial distribution to allow biomimicking of in vivo tissues. In this paper, we reported a novel study of 3D printing of cell lines
J L Lázaro-Martínez et al.
Revista de enfermeria (Barcelona, Spain), 36(11), 29-34 (2014-01-11)
High levels of bacterial load have shown a deleterious influence on wound healing. Using antimicrobial dressings can control ulcers' bioburden. The aim of our study was to evaluate the improving of infected diabetic foot ulcers due an alginate's fiber and
Christina Monsen et al.
Journal of vascular surgery, 59(1), 145-151 (2013-09-24)
Vacuum-assisted wound closure (VAC) therapy may heal wounds faster than conventional dressings after surgical debridement of perivascular groin infections after vascular surgery. Patients with deep infected wounds (Szilagyi grade III) were surgically revised and left open for secondary healing, then
Bo Xiao et al.
Gastroenterology, 146(5), 1289-1300 (2014-02-08)
Nanoparticles have been explored as carriers of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) and might be developed to treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Overexpression of CD98 on the surface of colonic epithelial cells and macrophages promotes the development and progression
Hnin-Ei Thu et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 454(1), 99-106 (2013-07-17)
In our previous study, a novel alginate-based bilayer film for slow-release wound dressings was successfully developed. We found that alginate alone yielded poor films; however, the addition of gelatine had significantly enhanced the drug dispersion as well as the physical
Sungjun Yoon et al.
Lab on a chip, 13(8), 1522-1528 (2013-02-22)
The importance of creating a three-dimensional (3-D) multicellular spheroid has recently been gaining attention due to the limitations of monolayer cell culture to precisely mimic in vivo structure and cellular interactions. Due to this emerging interest, researchers have utilized new
Qiang Chen et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 130, 199-206 (2015-04-30)
Electrophoretic deposition (EPD) technique has been developed for the fabrication of antibiotic-loaded PHBV microsphere (MS)-alginate antibacterial coatings. The composite coatings deposited from suspensions with different MS concentrations were produced in order to demonstrate the versatility of the proposed method for
Xuanzhi Wang et al.
Frontiers in bioengineering and biotechnology, 9, 761861-761861 (2021-10-19)
Glioblastomas are the most frequently diagnosed and one of the most lethal primary brain tumors, and one of their key features is a dysplastic vascular network. However, because the origin of the tumor blood vessels remains controversial, an optimal preclinical
Saisubramanian Nagarajan et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(15), E1538-E1547 (2014-04-08)
Studies of replicative and chronological lifespan in Saccharomyces cerevisiae have advanced understanding of longevity in all eukaryotes. Chronological lifespan in this species is defined as the age-dependent viability of nondividing cells. To date this parameter has only been estimated under
Rui Yao et al.
International journal of bioprinting, 5(2.1), 194-194 (2020-07-01)
Rapid reconstruction of functional microvasculature is the urgent challenge of regenerative medicine and ischemia therapy development. The purpose of this study was to provide an alternative solution for obtaining functional blood vessel networks in vivo, through assessing whether hydrogel-based microspheres
Chun-Xia Zhu et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 38(20), 3479-3483 (2014-02-05)
To determine the optimum process for preparing Cinnamomi Cortex oil microspheres based on porous silicon dioxide. After porous silica dioxide adsorbed Cinnamomi Cortex oil, Cinnamomi Cortex oil microspheres were prepared by the dropping method, with sodium alginate as the skeleton
Emmanuel C Opara et al.
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1001, 261-266 (2013-03-16)
Islet transplantation is the most exciting treatment option for individuals afflicted with Type 1 diabetes. However, the severe shortage of human pancreas and the need to use risky immunosuppressive drugs to prevent transplant rejection remain two major obstacles for the
Shintaroh Iwanaga et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 109, 301-306 (2013-05-15)
This article describes a rapid and facile method for manufacturing various size-controlled gel particles with utilizing inkjet printing technology. Generally, the size of droplets could be controlled by changing nozzle heads of inkjet printer, from which ink solution is ejected.
Alginate: an alternative to agar in plant protoplast culture.
Adaoha Mbanaso, E.N. and Roscoe, D.H.
Plant Sci. Lett., 25, 61-66 (1982)
Xinda Li et al.
Regenerative biomaterials, 7(2), 131-139 (2020-04-17)
Cellular therapies play a critical role in the treatment of spinal cord injury (SCI). Compared with cell-seeded conduits, fully cellular grafts have more similarities with autografts, and thus might result in better regeneration effects. In this study, we fabricated Schwann
Michael B Ellman et al.
Gene, 524(2), 282-291 (2013-05-07)
Bone-morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP7) is a well-known anabolic and anti-catabolic growth factor on intervertebral disc (IVD) matrix and cell homeostasis. Similarly, Lactoferricin B (LfcinB) has recently been shown to have pro-anabolic, anti-catabolic, anti-oxidative and/or anti-inflammatory effects in bovine disc cells in
Liming Bian et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(25), 10117-10122 (2013-06-05)
Methacrylated hyaluronic acid (HA) hydrogels provide a backbone polymer with which mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can interact through several cell surface receptors that are expressed by MSCs, including CD44 and CD168. Previous studies showed that this 3D hydrogel environment supports
Tianjia Jiang et al.
Food chemistry, 141(2), 954-960 (2013-06-26)
The effect of a novel alginate/nano-Ag coating material on the preservation quality of shiitake mushroom (Lentinus edodes) during 4±1°C storage was investigated. The results showed that the alginate/nano-Ag coating had quite a beneficial effect on the physicochemical and sensory quality
M A Abd El-Ghaffar et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 2095-2102 (2013-02-13)
Chitosan grafted with polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA-g-CS) was prepared via a free-radicals polymerization technique as a carrier for enzyme immobilization. α-Chymotrypsin (CT), as an enzyme model in this study, was immobilized onto the prepared PMMA-g-CS via covalent bonding. Calcium alginate (CA)
Abd El-Shafey I Ahmed et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 1934-1941 (2013-02-13)
New N-halamines (I-Cl and II-Cl) based on cellulose extracted from rice straw have been evaluated in single and multistage filtration systems against bacteria and viruses. Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus were used as examples of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria respectively
Geoffrey I N Waterhouse et al.
Food chemistry, 142, 27-38 (2013-09-05)
This study examines the co-extrusion encapsulation of canola oil by alginate, with an antioxidant (quercetin) incorporated either in the oil core or alginate shell. Optical and environmental scanning electron microscopy revealed spherical beads of diameter ∼350μm and wall thickness ∼65μm.
S Sai Subhashini et al.
Journal of environmental biology, 34(5), 831-835 (2014-02-25)
The uptake and recovery of Pb (II) ions were investigated by using sodium alginate beads. Biosorption experiments are carried out in batch mode. The experimental results showed that the beads were effective in removing Pb (II) ions from solution. Biosorption
Philipp A Jaeger et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(16), 5639-5649 (2015-06-14)
Agar, a seaweed extract, has been the standard support matrix for microbial experiments for over a century. Recent developments in high-throughput genetic screens have created a need to reevaluate the suitability of agar for use as colony support, as modern
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