Lactoferrin Coating Improves the Antibacterial and Osteogenic Properties of Alkali-Treated Titanium with Nanonetwork Structures
Evaluation of in vitro osteogenic induction ability of rPLCs: (a) cell adhesion of rPLCs on sample disks; (b) morphological analysis of rPLCs on sample disks (); (c) ALP activity, calcium deposition, and production of OCN in cells grown on sample disks. ;. TNS: titanium with nanonetwork structures; TNS-LF: titanium with nanonetwork structures coated with lactoferrin; rPLCs: rat periodontal ligament cells; ALP: analysis of alkaline phosphatase; OCN: osteocalcin.
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