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Biomimetic materials collection – free until 23rd August

Biomaterials ScienceIf you’re a regular visitor to the Biomaterials Science blog you’ve probably already seen last weeks ‘Call for Papers on Biomimetic Materials’. Hopefully we’ll be able to highlight some interesting Biomaterials Science articles on this area soon– but in the meantime here are a few articles from Journal of Materials Chemistry and Soft Matter which I hope you’ll enjoy. They’re all free to read until 23rd August.   

Opinion
Innovation through imitation: biomimetic, bioinspired and biokleptic research
Andrea E. Rawlings, Jonathan P. Bramble and Sarah S. Staniland, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2675-2679

Feature Article
Biomimetic composites and stem cells interaction for bone and cartilage tissue regeneration
N. Naveena,  J. Venugopal,  R. Rajeswari,  S. Sundarrajan,  R. Sridhar,  M. Shayanti,  S. Narayanan and S. Ramakrishna, J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 5239-5253

Review
Proteins in biomimetic membranes: promises and facts
Renate L. C. Naumann, Christoph Nowak and Wolfgang Knoll, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9535-9548

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Call for Papers: Biomimetic Materials

Biomaterials Science Biomaterials Science invites you to submit your next high impact article on ‘Biomimetic Materials’ to the journal.

Publishing only very high quality articles, the journal will cover the fundamental science of biomaterials though to their biomedical applications, including ‘biomimetic materials’.

Articles will be free to access* until the end of 2014 giving your article the widest possible audience.

We encourage you to support Biomaterials Science and not-for-profit publishing by contributing to the journal. You can find our online submission system at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/bmsci

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*Individuals can access the content by signing up for an RSC Publishing Personal Account. Existing institutional RSC journal subscribers, with registered IP, have automatic access. Other institutions can register for free access.

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Call for Papers & Free Access to Reviews on ‘Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications’

Biomaterials ScienceBiomaterials Science is inviting submissions on ‘Nanomaterials for biomedical applications’

Publishing only very high quality articles, the journal will cover the fundamental science of biomaterials though to their biomedical applications, including ‘Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications’.

Articles will be free to access* until the end of 2014 giving your article the widest possible audience. You can find our online submission system at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/bmsci

Nanomaterials for biomedical applications is an important topic covered by Biomaterials Science so to celebrate the launch, and highlight this part of the journal scope, we’ve made a selection of reviews from across RSC journals free to read until 3rd August.

1. Feature Article: Fluorescent dye-doped silica nanoparticles: new tools for bioapplications
Se Won Bae, Weihong Tan and Jong-In Hong,
Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 2270-2282

2. Review: Graphene: a versatile nanoplatform for biomedical applications
Yin Zhang, Tapas R. Nayak, Hao Hong and Weibo Cai,
Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 3833-3842

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A collection of articles on “Delivery systems” – free for 4 weeks

Biomaterials ScienceTo highlight another area of the scope of Biomaterials Science Delivery systems – we’re making a collection of articles from across RSC journals free for 4 weeks. I hope you enjoy reading them. 

1. Communication: Redox-sensitive polymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery
Hanjoung Cho,  Jungeun Bae,  Vivek K. Garripelli,  Joel M. Anderson,  Ho-Wook Jun and Seongbong Jo, Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 6043-6045

2. Review: Self-assembly of biodegradable polyurethanes for controlled delivery applications
Mingming Ding,  Jiehua Li,  Hong Tan and Qiang Fu, Soft Matter, 2012,8, 5414-5428

3. Critical Review: Functionalized mesoporous silica materials for controlled drug delivery
Piaoping Yang,  Shili Gai and Jun Lin, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012,41, 3679-3698

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Materials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative medicine – Free for 4 weeks

Biomaterials ScienceIf you’re a regular reader of our blog hopefully you’ve already read about the launch of Biomaterials Science; but in case you haven’t Biomaterials Science is a new journal published by RSC Publishing in collaboration with the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan. You can read about the scope of Biomaterials Science here, but briefly Biomaterials Science will cover the fundamental science of biomaterials through to their biomedical applications.

Biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine is an important topic covered by Biomaterials Science so to celebrate the launch, and highlight the area, we’ve made a selection of articles from across RSC journals free to read for 4 weeks.
 

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Highlighting the Molecular Design of Biomaterials

Biomaterials Science has a broad scope that covers the fundamental science of biomaterials through to their biomedical applications. We’ll be highlighting different areas of the scope over the next few months and this week its…

Molecular Design of Biomaterials

To celebrate this we’ve made a few articles published in RSC journals free to access for 4 weeks. I hope you enjoy reading them. 

Naoto Saito ,  Kaoru Aoki ,  Yuki Usui ,  Masayuki Shimizu ,  Kazuo Hara ,  Nobuyo Narita ,  Nobuhide Ogihara ,  Koichi Nakamura ,  Norio Ishigaki ,  Hiroyuki Kato ,  Hisao Haniu ,  Seiichi Taruta ,  Yoong Ahm Kim and Morinobu Endo
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 3824-3834

2. Feature Article: A material’s point of view on recent developments of polymeric biomaterials: control of mechanical and biochemical properties
Varvara Gribova ,  Thomas Crouzier and Catherine Picart
J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 14354-14366

3. Emerging Area: Emerging area: biomaterials that mimic and exploit protein motion 
William L. Murphy
Soft Matter
, 2011, 7, 3679-3688

Cameron P. Brown ,  Federico Rosei ,  Enrico Traversa and Silvia Licoccia
Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 870-876

5. Paper: Tuning the swelling and mechanical properties of pH-responsive doubly crosslinked microgels using particle composition
Ruixue Liu ,  Amir H. Milani ,  Jennifer. M. Saunders ,  Tony J. Freemont and Brian R. Saunders
Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9297-9306

 Biomaterials Science

Articles in Biomaterials Science will be free to access* until the end of 2014 so they’ll reach the widest possible audience. We hope you’ll support Biomaterials Science by submitting your next article to the journal.

*Individuals can access the content by signing up for an RSC Publishing Personal Account. Existing institutional RSC journal subscribers, with registered IP, have automatic access. Other institutions can register for free access.

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Do you want your next paper to be read all over the world?

Biomaterials Science cover imageHopefully you’ve seen our previous announcements, but if you missed them RSC Publishing and the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan are launching a new journal – Biomaterials Science. This will be an international, high impact journal bringing together the molecular and mesoscopic interactions of biomaterials and their applications.

Articles in Biomaterials Science will be free to access* until the end of 2014 which means they will reach the widest possible audience. We invite you to support Biomaterials Science and not-for-profit publishing by submitting your next article: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/bmsci

If you’re wondering what the journal will cover you can read About Biomaterials Science here, but briefly Biomaterials Science has a broad scope that covers the fundamental science of biomaterials through to their biomedical applications. We’ll be highlighting different areas of the scope over the next few months but to start off with…

Mesoscopic science of cells and materials

Biomaterials Science will publish articles covering fundamental and applied research on Mesoscopic science of cells and materials. To celebrate this we’ve made a few articles published in RSC journals free to access for 4 weeks. I hope you enjoy reading them. 

Don’t forget Biomaterials Science is now accepting submissions. Please don’t hesitate to contact the editorial office if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your work.

*Individuals can access the content by signing up for an RSC Publishing Personal Account. Existing institutional RSC journal subscribers, with registered IP, have automatic access. Other institutions can register for free access.

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