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  1. Content type: Review

    Interest in subcellular organelle-targeting theranostics is substantially increasing due to the significance of subcellular organelle-targeting drug delivery for maximizing therapeutic effects and minimizing s...

    Authors: Han Chang Kang

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:34

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) are, due to their pluripotency, useful sources of cells for stem cell therapy and tissue regeneration. The phenotypes of hMSCs are strongly influenced by their microenviron...

    Authors: Hatice O. Ozguldez, Junghwa Cha, Yoonmi Hong, Ilkyoo Koh and Pilnam Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:32

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  3. Content type: Short Report

    Black phosphorus (BP) has emerged as a novel class of nanomaterials owing to its unique optical and electronic properties. BP, a two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterial, is a structure where phosphorenes are stacked...

    Authors: Yong Cheol Shin, Su-Jin Song, Yu Bin Lee, Moon Sung Kang, Hyun Uk Lee, Jin-Woo Oh and Dong-Wook Han

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:31

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Mucoadhesive polymers, which may increase the contact time between the polymer and the tissue, have been widely investigated for pharmaceutical formulations. In this study, we developed a new polysaccharide-ba...

    Authors: Ik Sung Cho, Hye Min Oh, Myeong Ok Cho, Bo Seul Jang, Jung-Kyo Cho, Kyoung Hwan Park, Sun-Woong Kang and Kang Moo Huh

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:30

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  5. Content type: Review

    Recently, cancer immunotherapy has become standard for cancer treatment. Immunotherapy not only treats primary tumors, but also prevents metastasis and recurrence, representing a major advantage over conventio...

    Authors: Wooram Park, Young-Jae Heo and Dong Keun Han

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:24

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  6. Content type: Review

    The main purpose of drug delivery systems is to deliver the drugs at the appropriate concentration to the precise target site. Recently, the application of a thin film in the field of drug delivery has gained ...

    Authors: Sohyeon Park, Uiyoung Han, Daheui Choi and Jinkee Hong

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:29

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  7. Content type: Review

    Cell behavior is the key to tissue regeneration. Given the fact that most of the cells used in tissue engineering are anchorage-dependent, their behavior including adhesion, growth, migration, matrix synthesis...

    Authors: Ibrahim Fatih Cengiz, Joaquim Miguel Oliveira and Rui L. Reis

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:26

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The chondrogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) is regulated by many factors, including oxygen tensions, growth factors, and cytokines. Evidences have suggested that low oxygen tension seems ...

    Authors: Hyun Cheol Bae, Hee Jung Park, Sun Young Wang, Ha Ru Yang, Myung Chul Lee and Hyuk-Soo Han

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:28

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Biogenic fabrication of silver nanoparticles from naturally occurring biomaterials provides an alternative, eco-friendly and cost-effective means of obtaining nanoparticles. It is a favourite pursuit of all sc...

    Authors: Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi, M. Rashid, A. Rahman, Tajuddin, Azamal Husen and Sumbul Rehman

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:23

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Antigen-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs), which eliminate target cells bearing antigenic peptides presented by surface major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I molecules, play a key role in cancer...

    Authors: Jung Min Shin, Seok Ho Song, N. Vijayakameswara Rao, Eun Sook Lee, Hyewon Ko and Jae Hyung Park

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:21

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic progressive metabolic disease that involves uncontrolled elevation of blood glucose levels. Among various therapeutic approaches, GLP-1 prevents type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2...

    Authors: Seungbin Cha, Sun Hwa Lee, Sung Hun Kang, Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, Young Jun Kim, Sungpil Cho and Yong-Kyu Lee

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:19

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Electrospun fibrous matrices are of great importance for tissue engineering and drug delivery device. However, relatively low mechanical strength of the fibrous matrix is one of the major disadvantages. NDs wi...

    Authors: Guk Young Ahn, Tae-Kyung Ryu, Yu Ri Choi, Ju Ri Park, Min Jeong Lee and Sung-Wook Choi

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:16

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  13. Content type: Retraction Note

    This article [1] has been retracted by the authors due to lack of permission to use and publish the data reported. All authors agree to this retraction.

    Authors: Sarath Chandra Veerla, Da Reum Kim and Sung Yun Yang

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:15

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    The original article was published in Biomaterials Research 2018 22:7

  14. Content type: Research article

    Successful nerve regeneration depends upon directed migration of morphologically specialized repair state Schwann cells across a nerve defect. Although several groups have studied directed migration of Schwann...

    Authors: Elisabeth B. Evans, Samantha W. Brady, Anubhav Tripathi and Diane Hoffman-Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:14

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Formation of mature and functional articular cartilage is still challenging in cartilage tissue engineering. This study investigates the potential of using heparin-grafted decellularized extracellular matrix (...

    Authors: Yong Kwan Noh, Ping Du, Avelino Dos Santos Da Costa and Kwideok Park

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:12

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  16. Content type: Review

    The worldwide demand for the organ replacement or tissue regeneration is increasing steadily. The advancements in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine have made it possible to regenerate such damaged o...

    Authors: Janarthanan Gopinathan and Insup Noh

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:11

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  17. Content type: Review

    In the past decade, stem cells, with their ability to differentiate into various types of cells, have been proven to be resourceful in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. Despite the ability to repai...

    Authors: Ee-Seul Kang, Da-Seul Kim, Intan Rosalina Suhito, Wanhee Lee, Inbeom Song and Tae-Hyung Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:10

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Controlled drug delivery system is highly important for not only prolonged the efficacy of drug but also cellular development for tissue engineering. A number of biopoly...

    Authors: Sarath Chandra Veerla, Da Reum Kim and Sung Yun Yang

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:7

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Biomaterials Research 2018 22:15

  19. Content type: Research article

    Biomaterials that promote the self-renewal ability and differentiation capacity of neural stem cells (NSCs) are desirable for improving stem cell therapy to treat neurodegenerative diseases. Incorporation of m...

    Authors: Jung Seung Lee, Kisuk Yang, Ann-Na Cho and Seung-Woo Cho

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:5

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Zwitterionic molecules have been widely studied as coating materials for preparing anti-fouling surfaces because they possess strong hydration properties that can resist non-specific protein adsorption. Numero...

    Authors: Se Yeong Lee, Yunki Lee, Phuong Le Thi, Dong Hwan Oh and Ki Dong Park

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:3

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Tissue engineering is an interdisciplinary field that attempts to restore or regenerate tissues and organs through biomimetic fabrication of scaffolds with specific functionality. In recent years, graphene oxi...

    Authors: Jiyong Kim, Hwan D. Kim, Jungha Park, Eun-seo Lee, Eugene Kim, Seunghun S. Lee, Jin-Kyung Yang, Yoon-Sik Lee and Nathaniel S. Hwang

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2018 22:1

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  22. Content type: Research article

    An electrically conductive hydrogel has emerged to regulate cellular secretion activities with electrical stimulation. However, the electrical conductivity of typical hydrogel systems decreases with increasing...

    Authors: Ross J. DeVolder, Yongbeom Seo and Hyunjoon Kong

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:24

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  23. Content type: Review

    Intervertebral disc degeneration has an annual worldwide socioeconomic impact masked as low back pain of over 70 billion euros. This disease has a high prevalence over the working age class, which raises the s...

    Authors: Sebastião van Uden, Joana Silva-Correia, Joaquim Miguel Oliveira and Rui Luís Reis

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:22

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The three-dimensional (3D) system is one of the important factors to engineer a biocompatible and functional scaffold for the applications of cell-based therapies for cartilage repair. The 3D alginate hydrogel...

    Authors: Y. W. Ewa-Choy, B. Pingguan-Murphy, N. A. Abdul-Ghani, J. Jahendran and K. H. Chua

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:19

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Polyglycerol is an attractive hydrophilic building block of amphiphilic copolymers for biomedical and pharmaceutical applications due to its biocompatibility, facile chemical modification, and anti-fouling act...

    Authors: Trang Huyen Le Kim, Hwiseok Jun, Jin Ho Kim, Keunchil Park, Jee Seon Kim and Yoon Sung Nam

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:21

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Surface functionalization of orthopedic implants with pharmaceutically active agents is a modern approach to enhance osseointegration in systemically altered bone. A local release of strontium, a verified bone...

    Authors: Markus Göttlicher, Marcus Rohnke, Yannik Moryson, Jürgen Thomas, Joachim Sann, Anja Lode, Matthias Schumacher, Romy Schmidt, Stefan Pilz, Annett Gebert, Thomas Gemming and Jürgen Janek

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:18

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The injection of botulinum toxin (BTX) to reduce facial wrinkles is one of the most frequently performed plastic surgery procedures. The biocompatible hydrogels are injected with BTX for effective tissue augme...

    Authors: Ki Su Kim, Yun Seop Kim, Kai Bao, Hideyuki Wada, Hak Soo Choi and Sei Kwang Hahn

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:15

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Crosslinked gelatin nanofibers are one of the widely used scaffolds for soft tissue engineering. However, modifying the biodegradation rate of chemically crosslinked gelatin is necessary to facilitate cell mig...

    Authors: Jae Baek Lee, Young-Gwang Ko, Donghwan Cho, Won Ho Park and Oh Hyeong Kwon

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:14

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  29. Content type: Research article

    In this study, silk fibroin (SF) composite hydrogels containing hydroxyapatite (HAP) nanoparticles (NPs) for bone tissue engineering were fabricated using gamma-ray (γ-ray) irradiation treatment. During the ir...

    Authors: Min Hee Kim, Beom Su Kim, Jun Lee, Donghwan Cho, Oh Hyeong Kwon and Won Ho Park

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:12

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  30. Content type: Research article

    To mimic the muscle inspired cells adhesion through proteins secretion, the lamination of collagen–hydroxyapatite nanorod (nHA) composite nanofibers has been carried out successfully on polydopamine (PDA)-coat...

    Authors: Gi-Wan Kwon, Kailash Chandra Gupta, Kyung-Hye Jung and Inn-Kyu Kang

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:11

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  31. Content type: Review

    Periodontal disease is categorized by the destruction of periodontal tissues. Over the years, there have been several clinical techniques and material options that been investigated for periodontal defect repa...

    Authors: Zeeshan Sheikh, Nader Hamdan, Yuichi Ikeda, Marc Grynpas, Bernhard Ganss and Michael Glogauer

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:9

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