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Biological and biomedical materials

  1. Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) have proven to be a promising class of drug carriers due to their high porosity, crystalline properties with defined structure information, and abundant surface chemistry for fu...

    Authors: Chang Liu, Xiaoyu Xu, Junnian Zhou, Jiaqi Yan, Dongqing Wang and Hongbo Zhang

    Citation: BMC Materials 2020 2:7

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Diatoms are a significant group of algae displaying a sizeable morphological diversity, whose underlying structure arises from nanopatterned silica. Extensive experimental evidence suggests that a delicate int...

    Authors: Hagen Eckert, Maria Montagna, Arezoo Dianat, Rafael Gutierrez, Manfred Bobeth and Gianaurelio Cuniberti

    Citation: BMC Materials 2020 2:6

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Bacterial infections and endotoxin contaminations are serious problems in the production/manufacture of food, water, drinks, and injections. The development of effective materials to kill bacteria and adsorb e...

    Authors: Yuxin Qian, Yue Shen, Shuai Deng, Tingyan Liu, Fan Qi, Ziyi Lu, Longqiang Liu, Ning Shao, Jiayang Xie, Feng Ding and Runhui Liu

    Citation: BMC Materials 2019 1:5

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (MIONPs) play a major role in the emerging fields of nanotechnology to facilitate rapid advancements in biomedical and industrial platforms. The superparamagnetic properties o...

    Authors: Subramanian Natarajan, Kannan Harini, Gnana Prakash Gajula, Bruno Sarmento, Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen and Viruthachalam Thiagarajan

    Citation: BMC Materials 2019 1:2

    Content type: Review

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