- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Annual Issues ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Articles in Press ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 752863, 7 pages
Mineralization and Osteoblast Cells Response of Nanograde Pearl Powders
1Department of Orthopaedics, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
2Department of Family Dentistry, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
3Department of Fragrance and Cosmetic Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 Shi-Chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan
4School of Dentistry, College of Dental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
5Department of Prosthodontics, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Received 10 March 2013; Revised 7 May 2013; Accepted 7 May 2013
Academic Editor: Eng San Thian
Copyright © 2013 Jian-Chih Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- P. Westbroek and F. Marin, “A marriage of bone and nacre,” Nature, vol. 392, no. 6679, pp. 861–862, 1998.
- M. Rousseau, L. Pereira-Mouriès, M. J. Almeida, C. Milet, and E. Lopez, “The water-soluble matrix fraction from the nacre of Pinctada maxima produces earlier mineralization of MC3T3-E1 mouse pre-osteoblasts,” Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B, vol. 135, no. 1, pp. 1–7, 2003.
- M. Lamghari, M. J. Almeida, S. Berland et al., “Stimulation of bone marrow cells and bone formation by nacre: in vivo and in vitro studies,” Bone, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 91S–94S, 1999.
- I. M. Weiss, W. Göhring, M. Fritz, and P. K. Mann, “Perlustrin, a Haliotis laevigata (abalone) nacre protein, is homologous to the insulin-like growth factor binding protein N-terminal module of vertebrates,” Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 285, no. 2, pp. 244–249, 2001.
- G. Atlan, N. Balmain, S. Berland, B. Vidal, and E. Lopez, “Reconstruction of human maxillary defects with nacre powder: histological evidence for bone regeneration,” Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences III, vol. 320, no. 3, pp. 253–258, 1997.
- C. M. Zaremba, D. E. Morse, S. Mann, P. K. Hansma, and G. D. Stucky, “Aragonite-hydroxyapatite conversion in gastropod (abalone) nacre,” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 3813–3824, 1998.
- G. Atlan, O. Delattre, S. Berland et al., “Interface between bone and nacre implants in sheep,” Biomaterials, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 1017–1022, 1999.
- H. Liao, H. Mutvei, M. Sjöström, L. Hammarström, and J. Li, “Tissue responses to natural aragonite (Margaritifera shell) implants in vivo,” Biomaterials, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 457–468, 2000.
- H. Liao, C. Brandsten, C. Lundmark, T. Wurtz, and J. Li, “Responses of bone to titania-hydroxyapatite composite and nacreous implants: a preliminary comparison by in situ hybridization,” Journal of Materials Science, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. 823–827, 1997.
- E. Lopez, B. Vidal, S. Berland, S. Camprasse, G. Camprasse, and C. Silve, “Demonstration of the capacity of nacre to induce bone formation by human osteoblasts maintained in vitro,” Tissue and Cell, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 667–679, 1992.
- C. Silve, E. Lopez, B. Vidal et al., “Nacre initiates biomineralization by human osteoblasts maintained in vitro,” Calcified Tissue International, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 363–369, 1992.
- M. J. Almeida, C. Milet, J. Peduzzi et al., “Effect of water-soluble matrix fraction extracted from the nacre of Pinctada maxima on the alkaline phosphatase activity of cultured fibroblasts,” Journal of Experimental Zoology, vol. 288, pp. 327–334, 2000.
- M. Ni and B. D. Ratner, “Nacre surface transformation to hydroxyapatite in a phosphate buffer solution,” Biomaterials, vol. 24, no. 23, pp. 4323–4331, 2003.
- Y. Shen, J. Zhu, H. Zhang, and F. Zhao, “In vitro osteogenetic activity of pearl,” Biomaterials, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 281–287, 2006.
- M. Suzuki, K. Saruwatari, T. Kogure et al., “An acidic matrix protein, Pif, is a key macromolecule for nacre formation,” Science, vol. 325, no. 5946, pp. 1388–1390, 2009.
- N. Kröger, “The molecular basis of nacre formation,” Science, vol. 325, no. 5946, pp. 1351–1352, 2009.
- T. Kokubo and H. Takadama, “How useful is SBF in predicting in vivo bone bioactivity?” Biomaterials, vol. 27, no. 15, pp. 2907–2915, 2006.