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*  Nanoparticles for drug delivery to the brain
Ligands coated on the nanoparticle's surface bind to specific receptors to cause a conformational change. Once bound to these ... This process uses common biocompatible oils such as triglycerides and fatty acids, and combines them with water and surface- ... PBCA also proves to be the fastest biodegradable material, with studies showing 80% reduction after 24 hours post intravenous ... Surface coating nanoparticles with surfactants such as polysorbate 80 or poloxamer 188 was shown to increase uptake of the drug ...
*  Self-healing hydrogels
... the materials selected must be factored for pH response when selecting the scaffolding material. The swelling and bioadhesion ... In a testing done by the University of California San Diego, various surfaces were coated with self healing hydrogels and then ... Collagen hydrogels would be nontoxic and biocompatible. Hybrid Hydrogels: Hybrid hydrogels combine synthetic and biological ... Self-healing refers to the spontaneous formation of new bonds when old bonds are broken within a material. The structure of the ...
*  Nanoparticle-biomolecule conjugate
Nanoparticle properties depend not only on the composition of the core material, but also on varying thicknesses of material ... The light emitted from the tweezers was used to restrain ECM-coated microbeads, and the changes in the force exerted by the ECM ... and make them biocompatible. Conjugation can be achieved through intermolecular attractions between the nanoparticle and ... Advances in the material industry has evolved a new field known as nanobiotechnology, that uses nanoparticles to study ...
*  Bone grafting
A synthetic material may be used as a temporary antibiotic spacer before being replaced by a more permanent material. For ... coated with calcium hydroxide for adhesion, are also used as alloplastic grafts for their inhibition of infection and their ... often made of hydroxyapatite or other naturally occurring and biocompatible substances) with similar mechanical properties to ... These materials can be doped with growth factors, ions such as strontium or mixed with bone marrow aspirate to increase ...
*  List of MeSH codes (D14)
... coated materials, biocompatible MeSH D25.130.650 --- polydioxanone MeSH D25.223.015 --- acidulated phosphate fluoride MeSH ... root canal filling materials MeSH D25.339.859.495 --- gutta-percha MeSH D25.376.262 --- denture cleansers MeSH D25.376.711 --- ... dental impression materials MeSH D25.339.334.574 --- inlay casting wax MeSH D25.339.376 --- dental porcelain MeSH D25.339.773 ...
*  Eckhard Alt
... of Coronary-Artery Stents in Acute Biodegradable coating with inhibitory properties for application to biocompatible materials ...
*  Nitinol biocompatibility
This research involves producing a coating that is very much like biologic material in order to further lessen the foreign body ... The process is important for making biomaterials more biocompatible. When materials are introduced to the body it is important ... Coating materials with biologically similar molecules has seen much better success. For example, phosphorylcholine surface ... Another commonly used method of passivation is accomplished through coating the material with polymer layers. Layers composed ...
*  Shot peening
Biocompatible ceramics have been applied this way to biomedical implants. Peen plating subjects the coating material to high ... Depending on the part geometry, part material, shot material, shot quality, shot intensity, and shot coverage, shot peening can ... has allowed the use of polymers and antibiotic materials as peened coatings. The coating is presented as an aerosol directed to ... heat in the collisions with the shot and the coating must also be available in powder form, limiting the range of materials ...
*  Surgical management of fecal incontinence
... bio-compatible Silicone is also referred to as a PTQ implant and carbon coated beads as Durasphere. The bulking material can be ... These procedures aim to inject bio-compatible material into the walls of the anal canal, aiming to bulk out these tissues. This ... This operation essentially involves encircling the anal canal with implanted foreign material. Various materials have been used ... Many different materials have been used as perianal injectable bulking agents, including: autologous fat (fat tissue ...
*  Selective laser sintering
... coating, flocking) Bio compatible according to EN ISO 10993-1 and USP/level VI/121 °C Complex parts with interior components, ... Depending on the material, up to 100% density can be achieved with material properties comparable to those from conventional ... Vast variety of materials and characteristics of Strength, durability, and functionality, SLS offers Nylon based materials as a ... After each cross-section is scanned, the powder bed is lowered by one layer thickness, a new layer of material is applied on ...
*  Bioceramic
Hench was intrigued and began to investigate materials that would be biocompatible. The final product was a new material which ... Joint replacements are commonly coated with bioceramic materials to reduce wear and inflammatory response. Other examples of ... Bioceramics and bioglasses are ceramic materials that are biocompatible. Bioceramics are an important subset of biomaterials. ... The ceramic materials used are not the same as porcelain type ceramic materials. Rather, bioceramics are closely related to ...
*  Adhesive bonding
The most important process parameters for achieving a high bonding strength are: adhesive material coating thickness bonding ... The SU-8 polymerizes at approximately 100 °C and is temperature-stable up to 150 °C. This polymer adhesive is CMOS and bio-compatible ... But also if the soft-curing is above 210 °C the adhesive cures too much, so that the material is not soft and sticky enough to ... While coating the photoresist the formation of voids due to the layer thickness inhomogeneity has to be avoided. The adhesive ...
*  Nanoclusters
Thus, it is expected that the magnetic moment of an atom in a cluster will be larger than that of one in a bulk material. Lower ... Furthermore, the gaps can be modified by coating the nanoclusters with different ligands or surfactants. It is also possible to ... Nanoclusters are biocompatible, ultrasmall, and exhibit bright emission, hence promising candidates for fluorescence bio ... Inorganic materials like glass and zeolite are also used to synthesize the metal nanoclusters. Stabilization is mainly by ...
*  Micro-encapsulation
Deposition of coating: core material is dispersed in the coating polymer solution. Coating polymer material coated around core ... The coating is uniform, even over sharp projections. Protein microcapsules are biocompatible and biodegradable, and the ... Rigidization of coating: coating material is immiscible in vehicle phase and is made rigid. This is done by thermal, cross- ... The coating materials generally used for coating are: Ethyl cellulose Polyvinyl alcohol Gelatin Sodium alginate The definition ...
*  Off-stoichiometry thiol-ene polymer
The OSTE resins can be cast and cured in a structured silicone molds or coated permanent photoresist. OSTE polymers have also ... The commonly used materials for microfluidics suffer from unwieldy steps and often ineffective bonding processes, especially ... OSTE+ allows for soft lithography microstructuring, strong biocompatible dry bonding to almost any substrate during Lab-on-a- ... Saharil, Farizah; Carlborg, Carl Fredrik; Haraldsson, Tommy; van der Wijngaart, Wouter (2012). "Biocompatible "click" wafer ...
*  Biomaterial
The term may refer to specific properties of a material without specifying where or how the material is to be used. For example ... A biomaterial that is biocompatible or suitable for one application may not be biocompatible in another. IUPAC definition ... The valve is coated with pyrolytic carbon, and secured to the surrounding tissue with a mesh of woven fabric called Dacron (du ... Perspectives on de novo biomimetic materials". Progress in Materials Science. 54 (8): 1059-1100. doi:10.1016/j.pmatsci.2009.05. ...
*  Zinc oxide
ZnO is a promising anode material for lithium-ion battery because it is cheap, biocompatible, and environmentally friendly. ZnO ... Saito, M. (1993). "Antibacterial, Deodorizing, and UV Absorbing Materials Obtained with Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Coated Fabrics". ... ZnO also forms cement-like material when treated with phosphoric acid; related materials are used in dentistry. A major ... Plastics, such as polyethylene naphthalate (PEN), can be protected by applying zinc oxide coating. The coating reduces the ...
*  Surface chemistry of neural implants
One method to increase this area is coating the electrode surfaces with a variety of materials. Many new materials and ... even for materials that are highly biocompatible - are the primary concerns. Degradation, however, is still undesirable because ... Few materials are completely bioinert, as in they trigger no bodily reaction. Some material that may be bioinert in theory ... Bulk material properties are important when considering applications, however, it is the materials' surface (top several layers ...
*  Titanium biocompatibility
A coating consisting of trimers and pentamers increased the bone-implant contact area by 75% when compared to the current ... Solid titanium has a standard electrode potential of -1.63V. Materials with a greater standard electrode potential are more ... Titanium is considered the most biocompatible metal due to its resistance to corrosion from bodily fluids, bio-inertness, ... The adsorption of these compounds changes how the material interacts with the body and can improve biocompatibility. In ...
*  Single-walled carbon nanohorn
This new material is bio-compatible and has potential applications in bio-medical researches. Recently, liposomes were ... Another gas sensor using coating film of SWHNs aimed to detect ozone in water. This sensor is based on the phenomena that the ... Soon after the discovery of the SWNHs, the scientists made efforts to study the structure of this new material. In 2000, a ... Normally, a large diamagnetism is expected for the sp2 bonded carbon materials due to the existence of π-electron orbital ...
*  Activated carbon
This is a process by which a porous carbon can be coated with a biocompatible polymer to give a smooth and permeable coat ... The porous material acts like a sponge for different types of gases. The gas is attracted to the carbon material via Van der ... PAC material is finer material. PAC is made up of crushed or ground carbon particles, 95-100% of which will pass through a ... Raw material or carbonized material is exposed to oxidizing atmospheres (oxygen or steam) at temperatures above 250 °C, usually ...
*  List of MeSH codes (D16)
... biocompatible materials MeSH D27.720.102.158 --- bone cements MeSH D27.720.102.187 --- cariogenic agents MeSH D27.720.102.223 ... enteric-coated MeSH D27.720.280.955 --- vaginal creams, foams and jellies MeSH D27.720.364.609 --- sweetening agents MeSH ... enteric-coated MeSH D27.720.280.260 --- drug carriers MeSH D27.720.280.260.517 --- liposomes MeSH D27.720.280.260.900 --- ... cariostatic agents MeSH D27.720.102.339 --- dental materials MeSH D27.720.102.583 --- mouthwashes MeSH D27.720.102.919 --- ...
*  Bhasma
Sharav is used for direct heating of the material. Its shallowness is useful in heating the material faster and uniformly. ... Bhasmikaran is a process by which a substance which is otherwise bioincompatible is made biocompatible by certain samskaras or ... Coating with herbal extract, Amrutikaran - Detoxification and Sandharan- Preservation (Puranik and Dhamankar, 1964e). Selection ... After keeping the material on the shallow surface, other part is used as a lid, by placing it in an inverted position. This ...
*  Nerve guidance conduit
The selection of the scaffold material is perhaps the most important decision to be made. It must be biocompatible and ... the collagen coating created an unobstructed coating across the two elongation substrates. Examination by scanning electron ... Many biomaterials used for nerve guidance conduits are biomimetic materials. Biomimetic materials are materials that have been ... Polysialic acid (PSA) is a relatively new biocompatible and bioresorbable material for artificial nerve conduits. It is a ...
*  Atomic layer deposition
Chen, Hong; Yuan, Lin; Song, Wei; Wu, Shongkui; Li, Dan (2008). "Biocompatible Polymer Materials: Role of Protein-surface ... Nanoporous surfaces can have their pore size reduced further in the ALD process because the conformal coating will completely ... The ability to deposit single layers of material allows for a great deal of control over the material. Except for some issues ... 2008). "Nanoporous Materials for Biomedical Devices". Biological Materials Science. 60 (3): 26-32. Yasaka, Miho (2010). "X-ray ...
*  Potential applications of graphene
The material converts 5% of the heat into electricity (compared to 1% for strontium titanium oxide.) In 2015 a graphene coating ... In 2016 researchers demonstrated a biocompatible pressure sensor made from mixing graphene flakes with cross-linked ... Graphene's properties suggest it as a reference material for characterizing electroconductive and transparent materials. One ... This material absorbs only 2.6% of green light and 2.3% of red light. Graphene can be assembled into a film electrode with low ...
*  Dielectric elastomers
The requirements for an elastomer material are: The material should have low stiffness (especially when large strains are ... They can be biocompatible. Remaining issues include drying of the hydrogels, ionic build-up, hysteresis, and electrical ... Shell-like actuators: Planar elastomer films are coated at specific locations in the form of electrode segments. With a well- ... materials, devices, models & applications of an emerging electroactive polymer technology". Elsevier. Smart Materials & ...