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  1. 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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    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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  3. 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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    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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to investigate the in vivo effect of bioactive composites with poly(lactic acid) (PLA) or polycaprolactone (PCL) as the matrix, reinforced with bioplastic flax fibers, on the su...

    Authors: Tomasz Gredes, Sandra Schönitz, Tomasz Gedrange, Lukas Stepien, Karol Kozak and Christiane Kunert-Keil

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:8

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  13. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to evaluate the anti-aging effect of a newly prepared insect-derived compound, dung beetle glycosaminoglycan (GAG), given intraperitoneally to old SD rats as part of their diet for 1 month. In...

    Authors: Mi Young Ahn, Ban Ji Kim, Ha Jeong Kim, Jae Sam Hwang, Yi-Sook Jung and Kun-Koo Park

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:5

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Bioinorganics have been explored as additives to ceramic bone graft substitutes with the aim to improve their performance in repair and regeneration of large bone defects. Silicon (Si), an essential trace elem...

    Authors: Ana I. Rodrigues, Rui L. Reis, Clemens A. van Blitterswijk, Isabel B. Leonor and Pamela Habibović

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:6

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Dexamethasone (DEX) is used for the treatment of various inner ear diseases. However, the molecular mechanism of DEX on gentamicin induced hair cell damage is not known. Therefore, this study investigated the ...

    Authors: Jin Ho Lee, Se Heang Oh, Tae Ho Kim, Yoon Young Go and Jae-Jun Song

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:4

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate the osteogenesis effects of DC and DC/HAp sponge immersed in without and with dexamethasone.

    Authors: Yeon Ji Kook, Dae Hoon Lee, Jeong Eun Song, Nirmalya Tripathy, Yoo Shin Jeon, Ha Yan Jeon, Joaquim M. Oliveira, Rui L. Reis and Gilson Khang

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2017 21:2

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  17. Content type: Short report

    In this study, cytotoxicity of various novel poly(alkylpehnol) derivatives which, one of constituent for vulcanizing agent, could be adjusted in medical elastic rubber applications were investigated under vari...

    Authors: Joon Woo Chon, Ji Yun Lee, Yoon Ju Song, Jin Hwan Kim and Dong June Chung

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:35

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Mechanical properties and cyto-compatibility of a composite scaffold which possessed negative (−) Poisson’s ratio (NPR) was investigated for effective load transfer from auxetic scaffold to cell.

    Authors: Hong Jin Choi, Jun Jae Lee, Jung Bok Lee, Hak-Joon Sung, Jung-Woog Shin, Ji Won Shin, Yanru Wu and Jeong Koo Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:32

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Auxetic scaffolds (experimental) was fabricated by using poly(D, L-lactic-co-glycolic acid), 50:50, (PLGA) for effective bone cell proliferation with mechanical stimulation.

    Authors: Hong Jin Choi, Jun Jae Lee, Yeong Jun Park, Jung-Woog Shin, Hak-Joon Sung, Ji Won Shin, Yanru Wu and Jeong Koo Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:33

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Dityrosine crosslinking in proteins is a bioinspired method of forming hydrogels. This study compares oxidative enzyme initiators for their relative crosslinking efficiency and cytocompatibility using the same...

    Authors: Justine J. Roberts, Pratibha Naudiyal, Khoon S. Lim, Laura A. Poole-Warren and Penny J. Martens

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:30

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Hydrogels that possess hydrophilic and soft characteristics have been widely used in various biomedical applications, such as tissue engineering scaffolds and drug delivery. Conventional hydrogels are not elec...

    Authors: Jongcheol Yang, Goeun Choe, Sumi Yang, Hyerim Jo and Jae Young Lee

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:31

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Cell penetrating peptides (CPPs) as one class of non-viral vectors, have been widely explored as a delivery tool due to their cell-penetrating capability with low cytotoxicity. However, CPPs have reported to h...

    Authors: Chanuk Jeong, Jisang Yoo, DaeYong Lee and Yeu-Chun Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:28

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal biphasic fillers are synthesized for their efficacy in correcting aesthetic defects such as wrinkles, scars and facial contouring defects. The fillers consist of crosslinked HA micr...

    Authors: Cheolbyong Chun, Deuk Yong Lee, Jin-Tae Kim, Mi-Kyung Kwon, Young-Zu Kim and Seok-Soon Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:24

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to investigate the physicochemical and structural properties of Medifoam®Silver and to compare with other commercially available silver-containing polyurethane (PU) foam dressing in vi...

    Authors: Seung Moon Lee, Il Kyu Park, Yong Soo Kim, Hyun Jung Kim, Hanlim Moon, Stefan Mueller, Harsha Arumugam and Young-IL Jeong

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:22

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Biomaterials Research 2016 20:38

  25. Content type: Research article

    Bio-products from stem/progenitor cells, such as extracellular vesicles, are likely a new promising approach for reprogramming resident cells in both acute and chronic kidney disease. Forty CKD patients stage ...

    Authors: Wael Nassar, Mervat El-Ansary, Dina Sabry, Mostafa A. Mostafa, Tarek Fayad, Esam Kotb, Mahmoud Temraz, Abdel-Naser Saad, Wael Essa and Heba Adel

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:21

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Biomaterials Research 2017 21:3

  26. Content type: Research article

    Various micropatterned surfaces capable of guiding the selective adhesion of biomolecules such as proteins and cells are of great interests in biosensor, diagnostics, drug screening, and tissue engineering. In...

    Authors: Jungmok You, June Seok Heo, Hyun Ok Kim and Eunkyoung Kim

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:26

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Biomaterials Research 2016 20:29

  27. Content type: Research article

    Controlling the fate of mesenchymal stems cells (MSCs) including proliferation, migration and differentiation has recently been studied by many researchers in the tissue engineering field. Especially, recruitm...

    Authors: Dayoung Yoon, Hyerim Kim, Eojin Lee, Min Hee Park, Seok Chung, Hojeong Jeon, Cheol-Hee Ahn and Kangwon Lee

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:25

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  28. Content type: Research article

    After tumor resection, bone reconstruction such as skull base reconstruction using interconnected porous structure is absolutely necessary. In this study, porous scaffolds for bone reconstruction were prepared...

    Authors: Chang-Shik Kim, Kyung-Hye Jung, Hun Kim, Chan-Bong Kim and Inn-Kyu Kang

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:23

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Antibacterial coatings of medical devices have been introduced as a promising approach to reduce the risk of infection. In this context, diamond-like carbon coated polyethylene (DLC-PE) can be enriched with ba...

    Authors: Norbert Harrasser, Sebastian Jüssen, Andreas Obermeir, Ralf Kmeth, Bernd Stritzker, Hans Gollwitzer and Rainer Burgkart

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:17

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  30. Content type: Review

    T cells play a central role in immune-homeostasis; specifically in the induction of antigen-specific adaptive immunity against pathogens and mutated self with immunological memory. The thymus is the unique org...

    Authors: Kyung-Ho Roh and Krishnendu Roy

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:20

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  31. Content type: Review

    Contamination of biomedical devices in a biological medium, biofouling, is a major cause of infection and is entirely avoidable. This mini-review will coherently present the broad range of antifouling strategi...

    Authors: Vinod B. Damodaran and N. Sanjeeva Murthy

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:18

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  32. Content type: Research article

    We investigated the physicochemical properties of Medifoam® N and its wound healing performance compared to other commercially available polyurethane (PU) foam dressing in vitro and in vivo to gain insight in ...

    Authors: Seung Moon Lee, Il Kyu Park, Yong Soo Kim, Hyun Jung Kim, Hanlim Moon, Stefan Mueller and Young-IL Jeong

    Citation: Biomaterials Research 2016 20:15

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Biomaterials Research 2016 20:37