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Association between biomechanical alterations and migratory ability of semaphorin-3A-treated thymocytes.
Lins, M. P., da Silva, E. C. O., da Silva, G. R., de Souza, S. T., de Medeiros, N. C., da Silva Fonseca, E. J., & Smaniotto, S. 2018
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects. Read abstract
Nanosecond pulsed electric field induced changes in cell surface charge density.
Dutta, D., Palmer, X.-L., Asmar, A., Stacey, M., & Qian, S. 2017
Micron, 100(April), 45–49. Read abstract
Characterization of CNL like protein fragment (CNL-LPF) from mature Lageneria siceraria seeds.
Kumari, N., Chaturvedi, S. K., Khan, R., Sharma, A., Khan, R. H., & Yadav, S. 2017
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. Read abstract
Adverse effect of CdTe quantum dots on the cell membrane of Bacillus subtilis: Insight from microscopy.
Kumari, A., Khare, S. K., & Kundu, J. 2017
Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects 12 (2017): 19-26. Read abstract
Antibodies Against Pathological Forms of TDP-43 and Uses Thereof
Chen, Yun-ru (Taipei, TW) 2017
United States Patent Application 20170298124 Read abstract
Feasibility of binary composition in development of nanoethosomal glycolic vesicles of triamcinolone acetonide using Box-behnken design: in vitro and ex vivo characterization.
Akhtar, N., Verma, A., & Pathak, K. 2016
Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology, 1401(July), 1–9. Read abstract
High quality fluorescent cellulose nanofibers from endemic rice husk: isoaltion and characterization
Kalita E, et al 2015
Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 122, 20 May 2015, pp 306-313 Read abstract
Anti-fibrillation potency of caffeic acid against an antidepressant induced fibrillogenesis of human alpha-synuclein: Implications for Parkinson's disease
Fazili N, et al 2015
Biochimie, Volume 108, January 2015, Pages 178-185 Read abstract
Probing the role of aromatic residues in the self-assembly of A$\beta$(16–22) in fluorinated alcohols and their aqueous mixtures
Lin, Chia-Hsien 2015
Biochem. Biophys. Reports, pp. 1–13, 2015 Read abstract
Chou, Wei-Yang 2015
Dig. J. Nanomater. Biostructures, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 299–313, 2015 Read abstract
Eugenol nanocapsule for enhanced therapeutic activity against periodontal infections
Pramod, Kannissery; Aji Alex, M. R.; Singh, Manisha; Dang, Shweta; Ansari, Shahid H. & Ali, Javed 2015
J. Drug Target., vol. 2330, pp. 1–10, 2015 Read abstract
Effects of nanosecond pulse electric fields on cellular elasticity
Dutta, Diganta; Asmar, Anthony & Stacey, Michael 2015
Micron, vol. 72, pp. 15–20, 2015 Read abstract
Development of a single cell electroporation method using a scanning ion conductance microscope with a theta type probe pipette
Sakuarai S, et al 2014
DOI: 10.1109/MHS.2014.7006070 Read abstract
Macrophage adhesion on fibronectin evokes an increase in the elastic property of the cell membrane and cytoskeleton: an atomic force microscopy study
Souza ST, et al 2014
European Biophysics Journal, October 2014 Read abstract
Nanoporous carbons from natural lignin: study of structural-textural properties and application to organic-based supercapacitors
Navarro-Suarez A, et al 2014
Royal Society of Chemistry, DOI: 10.1039/C4RA08218D Read abstract
Interaction of fixed number of photons with retinal rod cells
Phan NM, et al 2014
American Physical Society, 29 May 2014 Read abstract
Tuning the architecture of three-dimensional collagen hydrogels by physiologica macromolecular crowding
Dewavrin JY, et al 2014
Acta Biomaterialia, Volume 10, issue 10, pp4351-4359 Read abstract
Electrochemical cortisol immunosensors based on sonochemically synthesized zinc oxide 1D nanorods and 2D nanoflakes
Vabbina PK, et al 2014
Biosensors and Bioelectronics 63, January 2015, pp. 124-130 Read abstract
Curcumin-loaded lipid nanocarrier for improving bioavailability, stability and cytotoxicity against malignant glioma cells
Kumar A, et al 2014
Drug Deliv, Early Online: 1–16 2014 Informa Healthcare USA, Inc. DOI: 10.3109/10717544.2014.909906 Read abstract
STIM1 controls neuronal Ca2+ signaling, mGluR1-dependent synaptic transmission, and cerebellar motor behavior
Hartmann J, et al 2014
Neuron 82, 635–644, May 7, 2014 ª2014 Elsevier Inc. 6 Read abstract
Atomic Force Microscopy in Biofilm Study
Chatterjee S, et al 2014
Microscopy, 2014, 1–10 doi: 10.1093/jmicro/dfu013 Read abstract
Preparation of gamma cyclodextrin stabilized solid lipid nanoparticles (SLNS) using stearic acid-gamma-cyclodextrin inclusion complex
Negi J. S. et al 2014
J Incl Phenom Macrocycl Chem DOI 10.1007/s10847-014-0415-5 Read abstract
Characterization and evaluation of cytotoxicity of biphasic calcium phosphate synthesized by solid state reaction route
Webler GD, et al 2014
Current Applied Physics, Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2014, pp 876-880 Read abstract
Counterion Effects on Nano-confined Metal-Drug-DNA Complexes
Biswas N, et al 2014
arXiv:1404.1430 Read abstract
Effects of Counterions on Nano-confined DNA Thin Films
Biswas N, et al 2014
arXiv:1404.0782 Read abstract
Analysis of human alveolar osteoblast behavior on a nano-hydroxyapatite substrate: an in vitro study
Pilloni A, et al 2014
Pilloni et al. BMC Oral Health 2014, 14:22 Read abstract
Local electroporation of a single cell using a scanning ion conductance microscope
Iwata F, et al 2014
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 53 036701 doi:10.7567/JJAP.53.036701 Read abstract
A zoom into the nanoscale texture of secondary cell walls
Keplinger T, et al 2014
Plant Methods 2014, 10:1 doi:10.1186/1746-4811-10-1 Read abstract
Controllable stimulation of retinal rod cells using single photons
Phan NM, et al 2013
arXiv:1308.0670v3 [quant-ph] 23 Oct 2013 Read abstract
Evaluation of Effect of Various Nanofillers on Technological Properties of NBR/NR blend Vulcanized using BIAT-CBS system
Thomas SP, et al 2013
Journal of Polymers Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 798232 Read abstract
Highly sensitive electrochemical biosensor for glucose, DNA and protein using gold-polyaniline nanocomposites as common matrix
Chowdhury A D, et al 2013
Sensors and Actuators B 190 (2014) 348– 356 Read abstract
Human gingival fibroblast functions are stimulated by oxidized nano-structured titanium surfaces.
Luigi G. et al 2013
Luigi G, et al. Human gingival fibroblast functions are stimulated by oxidized nano-structured titanium surfaces. Journal of Dentistry (2013), Read abstract
Anticancer activity of Indian stingless bee propolis: an in vitro study.
Choudhari M. K. et al 2013
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 928280, 10 pages Read abstract
Nanoscopic Amyloid Pores Formed via Stepwise Protein Assembly
Bhattacharya M. et al 2013
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 480?485 Read abstract
Development and evaluation of glyceryl behenate based solid lipid nanoparticles (SLNs) using hot self-nanoemulsification (SNE) technique
Negi J. S. et al 2013
doi: 10.1007/s12272-013-0154-y Read abstract
The chemical origin of enhanced signals from tip-enhanced Raman detection of functionalized nanoparticles.
Wang H. et al 2013
Analyst, 2013, 138, 3150 Read abstract
Supramolecular hybrid assemblies based on gold nanoparticles, amphiphilic cyclodextrin and porphyrins with combined phototherapeutic action
Trapani M. et al 2013
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 5607-5614, DOI: 10.1039/C3RA40204E Read abstract
Selective virus detection in complex sample matrices with photonic crystal optical cavities
Pal S. et al 2013
Biosensors and Bioelectronics 44 (2013) 229–234 Read abstract
Characterization and analysis of mycobacteria and Gram-negative bacteria and co-culture mixtures by Raman microspectroscopy, FTIR, and atomic force microscopy.
Tang M. et al 2013
Anal Bioanal Chem (2013) 405:1577–1591 DOI 10.1007/s00216-012-6556-8 Read abstract
Structural characterization of thermostable, solvent tolerant, cytosafe tannase from Bacillus subtilis PAB2
Jana A. et al 2013
A. Jana, C. Maity, S.K. Halder, A. Das, B.R. Pati, K.C. Mondal, P.K.D. Mohapatra, Structural characterization of thermostable, solvent tolerant, cytosafe tannase from Bacillus subtilis PAB2, Biochemical Engineering Journal (2013) Read abstract
Nonlinear excitation power dependence of surface enhanced fluorescence from a nanostructured Ag film
Tai, KY et al 2013
16 December 2013 | Vol. 21, No. 25 | DOI:10.1364/OE.21.031293 | OPTICS EXPRESS 31293 Read abstract
Detection and Structural Characterization of Insulin Prefibrilar Oligomers Using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)
Kurousky, D et al 2013
Biotechnology Progress DOI 10.1002/btpr.1852 Read abstract
Antifungal activity of Ag:hydroxyapatite thin films synthesized by pulsed laser deposition on Ti and Ti modified by TiO2 nanotubes substrates
Erakovic, S et al 2013
Applied Surface Science Read abstract
Deep-UV confocal fluorescence imaging and super-resolution optical microscopy of biological samples
Smith T. A. et al 2012
Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences Vol. 5, No. 4 (2012) 1250025 (9 pages) DOI: 10.1142/S1793545812500253 Read abstract
Atomic force microscopy characterization of collagen "nanostraws" in human costal cartilage
Stacey M. et al 2012
Stacey, M., et al., Atomic force microscopy characterization of collagen "nanostraws" in human costal cartilage. Micron (2012), Read abstract
Tip preparation for near-field ablation at mid-infrared wavelengths
Hoffmann J. A. et al 2012
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83, 103703 (2012) Read abstract
The Role of Lateral Tension in Calcium-Induced DPPS Vesicle Rupture
Marr J. M. et al 2012
Langmuir 2012, 28, 11874?11880 Read abstract
Tip-Enhanced Raman Detection of Antibody Conjugated Nanoparticles on Cellular Membranes
Alexander K. D. et al 2012
Anal. Chem. 2012, 84, 7408?7414 Read abstract
Label free polyaniline based impedimetric biosensor for detection of E. coli O157:H7 Bacteria
Chowdhury A D, et al 2012
A.D. Chowdhury, et al., Label free polyaniline based impedimetric biosensor for detection of E. coli O157:H7 Bacteria, Sens. Actuators B: Chem. (2012), Read abstract
Near-field ablation threshold of cellular samples in the mid-infrared wavelength region
Raghu, D et al 2012
Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 203703 (2012); Read abstract
mplementation of NSOM to Biological Samples
Prauzner-Bechcicki, S. 2012
ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA A. No. 2, Vol. 121 (2012) Read abstract
Assembly of biomacromolecule loaded polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules by using water soluble sacrificial templates
Beyer S. et al 2012
Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2760-2768 Read abstract
Electric field standing wave artefacts in FTIR micro-spectroscopy of biological materials
Filik, J. at al 2012
Analyst, 2012, 137, 853-861 DOI: 10.1039/c2an15995c Read abstract
Reverse contrast and substructures in protein micro-patterns on 3D polymer surfaces
Zem?a J. et al 2011
J. Zem?a, et al., Reverse contrast and substructures in protein micro-patterns on 3D polymer surfaces, Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (2011), doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.10.011 Read abstract
Spectroscopic and microscopic characterization of biosensor surfaces with protein/amino-organosilane/silicon structure
Awsiuk K. et al 2011
K. Awsiuk, et al., Spectroscopic and microscopic characterization of biosensor surfaces with protein/aminoorganosilane/ silicon structure, Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces (2011), doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2011.10.017 Read abstract
Biosynthesis and characterization of silver and gold nanoparticles using aqueous leaf extraction of pyhllanthus amarus Schum. & Thonn
Annamalai, A. et al 2011
World Applied Science Journal 13 (8): 1833-1840, 2011 Read abstract
Protein–ligand binding investigated by a single nanoparticle TERS approach
Carrier. L. S. et al 2011
Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 2065-2067 Read abstract
Biological response of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells to fluoride-modified titanium surfaces
Guida, L. et al 2010
Clin Oral Implants Res. 2010 Nov;21(11):1234-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2010.01929.x. Epub 2010 Aug 19. Read abstract
Biological Response of Human Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Fluoride-Modified Titanium Surfaces
Guida, L. et al 2010
Clin. Oral Impl. Res. 21(11), pp. 1234-1241 (2010) Read abstract
Monitoring Intermediate States of Bacteriorhodopsin Monolayers Using Near-Field Optical Microscopy.
Arun, N. et al 2010
Applied Optics, 49(7), pp. 1131-1138 (2010) Read abstract
Atomic Force Microscopy, Biochemical Analysis of 3T3-L1 Cells Differentiated in the Absence and Presence of Insulin.
Pandey, V. et al 2009
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1790, pp. 57-64 (2009) Read abstract
Effect of titanium carbide coating on the osseointegration response in vitro and in vivo
Brama, al 2007
Biomaterials , Volume 28, Issue 4, February 2007, Pages 595–608 Read abstract
Organization of mesenchymal stem cells is controlled by micropatterned silicon substrates
Zohar, D. et al 2007
Materials Science and Engineering C 27 (2007) 117–121 Read abstract
A Novel Method for Dissolution and Stabilization of Non-Mulberry Silk Gland Protein Fibroin Using Anionic Surfactant Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate
Mandal, B.B, et al 2007
Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 99(6), pp. 1482-1489 (2007) Read abstract
Bacterial Community Composition and Structure of Biofilms Developing on Nanofiltration Membranes Applied to Wastewater Treatment.
Ivnitsky, H. et al 2007
Water Research 41(17), pp. 3924-3935 (2007) Read abstract
Forces Applied by Cilia Measured on Explants from Mucociliary Tissue.
Teff, Z. et al 2007
Biophysical Journal 92(5), pp. 1813 - 1823 (2007) Read abstract
Protein and Polymer Immobilized La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Nanoparticles for Possible Biomedical Applications.
Bhayani, K.R. et al 2007
Nanotechnology, 18(34), pp. 1-7 (2007) Read abstract
Nanogold - Pharmaceutics: The use of Colloidal Gold to Treat Experimentally-Induced Arthritis in Rat Models; Characterization of the Gold in Swama Bhasma, a Microparticulate used in Traditional Indian Medicine.
Brown, C.L. et al 2007
Gold Bulletin, 40(3), pp. 245-250 (2007) Read abstract
Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging Protein Arrays for Analysis of Triple Protein Interactions of HPV, E6, E6AP, and p53
Ro, H.S, et al 2006
Proteomics 6(7), pp. 2108-2111 (2006) Read abstract
Therapeutic Ultrasound-Mediated DNA to Cell and Nucleus: Bioeffects Revealed by Confocal and Atomic Force Microscopy.
Duvshani-Eshet, M. et al 2006
Gene Therapy 13, pp. 163-172 (2006) Read abstract
Domain Structure in Model Membrane Bilayers Investigated by Simultaneous Atomic Force Microscopy and Fluorescence Imaging.
Burns, A. R 2006
Langmuir 19(2), pp. 8358-8363 (2006) Read abstract
Revealing the Topography of Cellular Membrane Domains by Combined Atomic Force Microscopy/Fluorescence Imaging.
Frankel, D.J. et al 2006
Biophysical Journal 90(7), pp. 2404-2413 (2006) Read abstract
Utilization of Amylose-Lipid Complexes as Molecular Nanocapsules for Conjugated Linoleic Acid.
Lalush, I. et al 2005
Biomacromolecules 6(1), pp. 121-130 (2005) Read abstract
Investigation of the Liquid-Liquid Interface with High Spatial Resolution Using Near-Field Raman Spectroscopy.
De Serio, M. et al 2005
Chemical Physics Letters, 417, pp. 452-456 (2005) Read abstract
Therapeutic Ultrasound-Mediated DNA to Cell and Nucleus: Bioeffects Revealed by Confocal and Atomic Force Microscopy.
Duvshani-Eshet, M. et al 2005
Nature Publishing Group, 13, pp. 163-172 (2005) Read abstract
The Molecular Mechanics of P- and L-Selectin Lectin Domains Binding to PSGL-1.
Rinko, L. J. et al 2004
Biophysical Journal, 86, pp. 544-554 (2004) Read abstract
Utilization of Amylose-Lipid Complexes as Molecular Nanocapsules for Conjugated Linoleic Acid.
Lalush, I. et al 2004
Biomacromolecules, 6, pp. 121-130 (2004) Read abstract
Observation of the in-vivo Reporter of Green Fluorescent Protein in a Plant Root by Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy
Sun, J.L, et al 2002
Chinese Phys. Lett, 19(9), pp. 1389-1391 (2002) Read abstract
Immobilization in Surface-Tethered Lipid Vesicles as a New Tool for Single Biomolecule Spectroscopy.
Boukobza, E et al 2001
Journal of Physical Chemistry B(105), pp. 12165-12170 (2001) Read abstract
GFP is a Selective Non-Linear Optical Sensor of Electrophysiological Processes in Caenorhabditis Elegans.
Khatchatouriants, A. et al 2000
Biophysical Journal, 79(5), pp. 2345-2352 (2000) Read abstract
Nonlinear Optical Measurement of Membrane Potential Around Single Molecules at Selected Cellular Sites.
Peleg, G. et al 1999
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 96(12), pp. 6700-6704 (1999) Read abstract

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