A Fusion Protein For Regenerative Surfaces

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Expression and anticancer activity analysis of recombinant

The fusion protein does not have any obvious toxicity on normal tissues. RhuPA 1-43-melittin was successfully expressed in pastorisP Taking uPA 1-43 amino acids specifically binding to uPAR as targeted part of fusion protein, and making use of antitumor activity of melittin, the recombinant fusion protein it was able

Regenerative approaches for cartilage repair in the treatment

anti-trypsin-Fc fusion protein markedly suppresses joint inflam-mation by blocking PR3 conversion of the IL-1b precursor to the active form and inducing IL-1Ra as natural inhibitor of IL-1b35. Additionally, suppression of HIF-2a by gene deletion in damaged chondrocytes and FLSs inhibits production of chemokines involved

Integrin-α7 signaling regulates connexin 43, M-cadherin, and

Jul 19, 2018 caused during the first 6 days of fusion. Our hypothesis was that 7 silencing regulates M-cadherin and connexin 43 mRNA and protein levels, affecting extracellular signal-regu-lated kinase (ERK), mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK), and protein kinase B (Akt) signaling, which will affect myo-blast fusion and eventually muscle regeneration.

Application of elastin-mimetic recombinant proteins in

protein c-Myc. In a similar way, Setton s group synthesized a recombinant protein of ELP-sTNFRII by fusion of the genes for ELP and soluble tumor necrosis factor α (TNFα) receptor II (sTNFRII).7 In in vitro bioactivity using murine L929 fibro - sarcoma cells, the fusion protein shows antagonistic effects on TNFα-mediated cytotoxicity.

Engineering Surfaces for Substrate-Mediated Gene Delivery

gene of interest expressed as a fusion protein with an N-terminal histidine tag (tag amino acid sequence: GH 10SSGHIDDDDKHM). Protein Polymer Expression and Purification. Plasmids containing the desired gene were transformed into E. coli expression strain BLR(DE3) cells. A 5 mL starter culture in LB Broth was grown with a single colony for 8 h.

Biocompatibility, FDA and ISO 10993

Cationic proteins bind to anionic surfaces and anionic proteins bind to cationic surfaces. Proteins tend to adsorb in monolayers. A minimum PEG molecular weight is required to provide good protein repulsion (500-2000). Mechanism may be resistance of the polymer coil to compression.

Use of Adenovirus for Ectopic Gene Expression in Xenopus

times be overcome by using a fusion protein of the gene product of interest with the hormone binding domain of a nuclear hormone receptor (Kolm and Sive, 1995). Second, the mRNA has a limited lifetime and it will decay over a period of some hours or days, de-pending on its intrinsic stability to nu-clease digestion. Since 1996, RNA-

OPEN ACCESS materials - MDPI

Aug 28, 2015 the foreign body response include protein adsorption, adhesion of monocytes/macrophages, fusion to form FBGCs, and the consequent modification of the biomaterial surface. The effect of physico-chemical cues on macrophages is not well known and there is a complex interplay between biomaterial properties and those that result from interactions

Article Title: Therapeutic applications of the NPGP family of

-CP] fusion protein. Fully infectious virus particles decorated with GFP were produced.40 It is thought that the fusion protein (alone) cannot initiate the helical rod capsid structure, but having a mixture of the fusion protein plus the capsid protein allows the latter to initiate particle (rod) formation, which is then

Research Paper Engineering Extracellular Vesicles to Target

modify exosome surfaces and target fusion proteins, such as anti-EGFR nanobody, carcinoembryonic antigen and HER2 antibody, to EVs [22, 38, 43-45]. It has been demonstrated that producer cells, transfected with an expression plasmid, package pDNA into EVs, and if that plasmid encodes a surface protein that is expressed on EVs then the EVs will

Functional Expression of N â Formyl Peptide Receptors in

MSCs are of great promise in regenerative medicine providing novel therapeutic strategies for a variety of disorders. It is noteworthy that MSCs home and engraft into injured tissues [14 16]. The mechanisms underlying such a process are not fully understood. The N-formyl peptide receptors belong to the G protein-coupled receptor family [17, 18].

Extracellular Vesicles as Innovative Tool for Diagnosis

Sep 18, 2020 to be involved in protein cargo selection [8 10]. In addition, lipid rafts are presumed to play a role since their components are found in EVs [11]. Ability to induce the membrane curvature and thus form ILV was described for ceramide (precursor of sphingosine-1-phosphate) and phosphatidic acid[12,13].

Toward Light‐Regulated Living Biomaterials

fibronectin fragment on their outer surfaces and were used to guide stem cell differentiation. This fascinating approach opened a new window for dynamic biomaterials design. However, inducible protein expression in L. lactis is relatively complex and there are no available light-induced gene expression strategies in this system.

AMSBIO tools

Fusion protein of fp1 and fp5 All current mimetic products are based on fp15 fusion protein (22.6KDa). Fusion protein of fp1, fp3 and fp5 The fusion protein fp135 (36.8KDa) shows higher adhesive strength and wet resistance NEW (results and stability to confirm)

NIH Public Access Wayne Mitzner , and Franco R. D Alessio

important role in protecting epithelial surfaces by enhancing barrier function and promoting repair 5,6. In acute or chronic injury the failure to regenerate the lung epithelium plays a role in such processes as ALI, pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, COPD, and aging 5. Underlying mechanisms involved in epithelial repair remain largely unknown.

Engineering of extracellular vesicles for display of protein

Jun 14, 2020 shown to be anti-inflammatory and involved in regenerative processes12. In this study, we thus aimed to express TNFR and IL6ST on EVs as a clinically relevant approach that enable us to assess the display of the therapeutic proteins on a functional level rather than the mere presence on EV surfaces.

Nutrient depletion in Bacillus subtilis biofilms triggers

matrix [9]. A strain that constitutively expresses green fluorescent protein (GFP) is used in protein expression control tests (B. subtilis YC161, P spank-GFP fusion). 2.2. Colony studies Approximately 0.5µl of the bacteria solution is spotted onto a 1.5% agar plate containing minimal salts glycerol glutamate (MSgg) medium [16].

A Supramolecular Platform for the Introduction of Fc-Fusion

Aug 01, 2019 properties of protein G have been exploited for the immobilization of Fc-fusion proteins,26,27 including Notch ligands Dll1, Dll4, and Jagged1.28−30 As a model Fc-fusion bioactive protein, we chose the Notch ligand Jagged1. Jagged1-mediated Notch signaling has been recently proposed as a target for cardiovascular regenerative medicine as the

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Jones et al (2007; 2008) have shown that macrophage adhesion and fusion is higher on hydrophobic surfaces than hydrophilic/neu tral surfaces while McBane and co-workers (McBane et al., 2011) found that compared with 2-dimensional films, 3-dimensional porous

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 161 (2018) 645 653 and Regenerative Medicine, Ave Park, 4806-909 Taipas, Guimarães, Portugal Tat fusion protein.

Human VE-Cadherin Fusion Protein as an Artificial

long-term stability.16,17 In an Fc-fusion protein, the Fc domain can bind directly to the scaffold surface via hydrophobic interactions, allowing the fused target protein to stretch out and interact with a suitable partner.18 In our previous work, multiple Fc-fusion proteins, including epithelial (E)-cadherin-Fc, neuro-Received: October 31, 2015

The Inhibitory Effect of an RGD-Human Chitin-Binding Domain

through the creation of fusion proteins containing carbo-hydrate-binding modules, to immobilize RGD on polysaccharide surfaces [22, 23]. In this work, the RGD peptide was fused with a human chitin-binding module by recombinant DNA technology. A protein with homology to fungal, bacterial, or plant chitinases has been identified in humans. This

DNA/PEI nano-particles for gene delivery of rat bone marrow

Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects 313 314 (2008) 116 120 DNA/PEI nano-particles for gene delivery of rat bone marrow stem cells Hyun Hee Ahna,b, Min Suk Leea,c, Mi Hee Choa, Yu Na Shina,c, Jung Hwa Leea, Kyung Sook Kima, Moon Suk Kima,∗, Gilson Khangc, Ki Chul Hwangd, Il Woo Leeb, Scott L. Diamonde, Hai Bang Leea

Connective Tissue Growth Factor with a Novel Fibronectin

Oval cell activation, as part of the regenerative process after liver injury, involves considerable cell-matrix interaction. The matricellular protein, connective tissue growth factor (CTGF), has been shown to be critical for oval cell activation during liver regeneration following N-2-acetylaminofluorene/partial hepatectomy.

Elastin‑based silver‑binding proteins with antimicrobial

nm. Further incubation in silver nitrate yielded silver nanoparticles on the surfaces of the protein particles and thin films. The silver nanoparticles obtained in our work had diameters of 20 25 nm from protein aggregates solution and 471 nm ± 178 nm on protein films. The

AFM Study of Morphology and Mechanical Properties of a

repeat for Nephila clavipes spider dragline protein and bone sialo-protein (6merþBSP). The elastic modulus of this protein in film form was assessed through force curves, and film surface roughness was also determined. The results showed a significant difference among the elastic modulus of the chimeric silk protein, 6merþBSP,

Design of Biologically Active Binary Protein 2D Materials

Sep 19, 2020 Protein Design, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA. 3 MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Francis Crick Avenue, Cambridge, UK. 4 Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA.

Review Article Ankle Distraction Arthroplasty: Indications

protein level, are ordered when active infection is suspected or needs to be ruled out. Radiographic evaluation includes AP,lateral,and mortiseweight-bearing views of the ankle (Figure 2). Radiographs of the tibia and/or a standing hindfoot alignment (Saltzman) view of the foot are ob-tained in the case of pathology and/or malalignment.

Guiding protein delivery into live cells using DNA-programmed

Guiding protein delivery into live cells using DNA-programmed membrane fusion† Lele Sun,‡ab Yanjing Gao,‡ab Yaoguang Wang, c Qin Wei, c Jiye Shi,a Nan Chen,a Di Li *ad and Chunhai Fan a Intracellular delivery of proteins provides a direct means to manipulate cell function and probe the intracellular environment.

Lentiviral-mediated Expression of Polysialic Acid in Spinal

the surfaces of the astrocytes.8 Although the regenerative poten-tial of DRG neurons can be increased by a conditioning sciatic nerve injury, even vigorously regenerating sensory axons usually fail to penetrate the DREZ.9 In order to promote the re-growth of the central processes of DRG neurons into the spinal cord, many

Bonemorphogeneticproteinsintissue engineering:theroadfrom

tissue-guided regeneration, biomimetic surfaces and smart thermosensitive hydrogels. Current clinical uses include spinal fusion, healing of long bone defects and craniofacial and periodontal applications, amongst others. BMP-2 and BMP-7 have recently received approval by the US Food

Expression and purification of recombinant ATF-mellitin, a

fusion protein, which could take advantage of anticancer effects of mellitin and could make use of the specific binding of ATF to upregulated uPAR on tumor surfaces as targeted part of fusion protein at the same time, and apply it to effec-tive targeted treatment. Thereby, recombinant ATF-mellitin

COMMENTARY Open Access Smart biomaterials - regulating cell

binant fusion proteins where each motif was cloned between the bacterial protein TolAIII, which acted as a scaffold material to support and expose the bioactive OPN and BMP-2 ligands, and Cysteine containing C-terminus tag, used to self-assemble the constructs on gold surfaces. This system provided a self-assembled

Anti-Inflammatory Polymeric Coatings for Implantable

has proven to be the most protein-resistant functionality and remains the standard for comparison (Figure 2).48 Polyethylene glycol chain density, length, and conformation strongly influence resistance to protein adsorption.49 51 The mechanism of resistance to protein adsorption by PEG surfaces probably involves a

Formulation, Delivery and Stability of Bone Morphogenetic

during the surgery as an interbody fusion device for spinal fusion procedures. The product has been introduced as an alternative treatment for bone grafting for multiple clinical conditions including spinal fusions, internal fixation of frac-tures, treatment of bone defects and reconstruction of maxil-lofacial conditions [29].

Fabrication of Modularly Functionalizable Microcapsules Using

The thin, uniform monolayer of BslA protein that is formed at an air−water or oil−water interface suggests that SpyTag peptides displayed by fusion to BslA will be readily accessible (Figure 1c). Having established that C-terminally SpyTagged BslA forms robust monolayers, we proceeded to use this protein to fabricate microcapsules.

Regenerative medicine & cell therapy in Japan

Cell Sheet Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine Teruo OKANO, Ph.D. Disrupt cell-cell junction and adhesive protein Maintain structure and Functions Temp. Responsive Polmer Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PIPAAm) T Changes (37→20℃) Enzyme Treatment Hydrophobic Surfaces Hydrophilic Surfaces Cell Sheet formation On Culture Dishes 20 nm

Design of biologically active binary protein 2D materials

genetically fused superfolder green fluorescent protein (sfGFP, hereaf - ter GFP) to the N terminus of the A component, forming A GFP (Fig. 1c). GFP fusion did not affect array assembly (Fig. 1d), and consistent with the design model, the added GFP resulted in the appearance of addi-tional density near the trimeric hubs.

Eph-ephrin signaling modulated by polymerization and

stably expressing the fusion protein EphB2 mRuby; alternatively, we used the kinase-deficient (KD) construct KD EphB2 mRuby (MaterialsandMethods and SI Appendix,Fig.S2), which can be used to study the role of endocytosis, because it cannot activate the endocytic pathway and is not internalized by the cell upon stimu-lation by ephrinB1 (15, 21).

Corning CellBIND Surfaces Bibliography

Corning®CellBIND®Surfaces Bibliography This is a partial bibliography (as of October 2007) of some of the research using Corning CellBIND surfaces. 1. Identification of Nerve Growth Factor-Responsive Element of the TCL1 Promoter as a Novel Negative Regulatory Element M. Hiromura et al. J. Biol. Chem. (2006), Vol. 281 (38):27753-27764. 2.