Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A

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Edited By: James M. Anderson

Impact Factor: 3.076

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 17/33 (Materials Science Biomaterials); 21/77 (Engineering Biomedical)

Online ISSN: 1552-4965

Associated Title(s): Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials

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  • Double-hydrophobic elastin-like polypeptides with added functional motifs: Self-assembly and cytocompatibility

    Double‐hydrophobic elastin‐like polypeptides with added functional motifs: Self‐assembly and cytocompatibility

    AFM images of the assembled morphologies of (a) GPG1, (b) GPG2, and (c) GPG3 formed in water at 37°C after 7 days. (d) High magnification image of GPG3 nanofibers. The arrows highlight the beaded morphology.

  • Enhanced chondrogenic differentiation of stem cells using an optimized electrospun nanofibrous PLLA/PEG scaffolds loaded with glucosamine

    Enhanced chondrogenic differentiation of stem cells using an optimized electrospun nanofibrous PLLA/PEG scaffolds loaded with glucosamine

    DAPI staining with 40× magnificence: (a) TCP, (b) PLLA, (c) PLLA-PEG (3), (d) PLLA-PEG (3)-GA, (e) PLLA-PEG (20), and (f) PLLA-PEG (20)-GA.

  • Injectable dual redox responsive diselenide-containing poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogel

    Injectable dual redox responsive diselenide‐containing poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogel

    Photographs of 4-arm-PEG-NHS PBS solution (a), selenocystamine·2HCl PBS solution (b), the prepared hydrogel (c), and the degradation solutions of hydrogels in diluted H2O2 (d) and GSH (e) solutions.

  • Bioglass incorporation improves mechanical properties and enhances cell-mediated mineralization on electrochemically aligned collagen threads

    Bioglass incorporation improves mechanical properties and enhances cell‐mediated mineralization on electrochemically aligned collagen threads

    Polarized imaging of ELAC (A) and BG-ELAC (B) threads. BG incorporation does not disturb the alignment of collagen fibrils in ELAC threads. Scale bar: 100 µm.

  • Tuning reversible cell adhesion to methacrylate-based thermoresponsive polymers: Effects of composition on substrate hydrophobicity and cellular responses

    Tuning reversible cell adhesion to methacrylate‐based thermoresponsive polymers: Effects of composition on substrate hydrophobicity and cellular responses

    Schematic of protein adsorption and cell attachment to thermoresponsive poly(MEO2MAx-co-OEGMAy) brushes. (A) Thermobrushes below their LCST are protein and cell resistant. (B) Thermobrushes above their LCST promote protein adsorption and cell attachment.

  • Biomimetic coating of cross-linked gelatin to improve mechanical and biological properties of electrospun PET: A promising approach for small caliber vascular graft applications

    Biomimetic coating of cross‐linked gelatin to improve mechanical and biological properties of electrospun PET: A promising approach for small caliber vascular graft applications

    SEM images of NIH 3T3 cells 24 h after seeding on (A) untreated ePET (ePET), (B) plasma-treated ePET (p-ePET), (C) untreated ePET coated with cross-linked gelatin (ePET + G), and (D) plasma-treated ePET coated with cross-linked gelatin (p-ePET + G). Scale bar: 50 μm.

  • Structural and biological properties of thermosensitive chitosan–graphene hybrid hydrogels for sustained drug delivery applications

    Structural and biological properties of thermosensitive chitosan–graphene hybrid hydrogels for sustained drug delivery applications

    SEM images: (A, B) pure CH hydrogel, (C, D) CH–G 0.1% hybrid hydrogel, and (E, F) CH–G 0.5% hybrid hydrogel.

  • Double‐hydrophobic elastin‐like polypeptides with added functional motifs: Self‐assembly and cytocompatibility
  • Enhanced chondrogenic differentiation of stem cells using an optimized electrospun nanofibrous PLLA/PEG scaffolds loaded with glucosamine
  • Injectable dual redox responsive diselenide‐containing poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogel
  • Bioglass incorporation improves mechanical properties and enhances cell‐mediated mineralization on electrochemically aligned collagen threads
  • Tuning reversible cell adhesion to methacrylate‐based thermoresponsive polymers: Effects of composition on substrate hydrophobicity and cellular responses
  • Biomimetic coating of cross‐linked gelatin to improve mechanical and biological properties of electrospun PET: A promising approach for small caliber vascular graft applications
  • Structural and biological properties of thermosensitive chitosan–graphene hybrid hydrogels for sustained drug delivery applications

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