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biocompatibility

[‚bī·ō·kəm‚pad·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(physiology)
The condition of being compatible with living tissue by virtue of a lack of toxicity or ability to cause immunological rejection.
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She covers characterizing biomaterials and improved techniques for better imaging, laser-liquid-solid interaction method: stimulating the growth of biocompatible layers by using external laser energy, composites based on biocompatible layers: advantages and biocompatibility testing, developing in vitro bacterial models of dental plague, disrupting in vitro dental plaque using the energy of cavitation, and the cleaning efficacy of commercial toothpastes and toothbrushes.
For food contact grade plastics, the standard NOC is three to six months while biocompatible material standards ranges from one to three years.
SCHOTT has developed a unique solution of high-quality transponder tubes made of biocompatible special glass for this biologically-sensitive application at its German plant in Landshut.
In the research, a missile system has been produced by using biocompatible and biodegradable polymers including hyaluronic acid and phospholipids for drug delivery of lowsoluble materials in water, and its physical and chemical properties have been studied.
Messersmith, Hu, and Su developed biocompatible macromonomer hydrogels using a thioester that readily reacts with an N-terminal thiol (cysteine) through transesterification and rearrangement to form an amide bond through a five-member ring intermediate.
Therefore, many studies have so far been carried out on the finding of a biocompatible replacement.
Independent tests have shown that Foodlyte, the reference electrolyte of EasyFerm Bio, is food safe, biocompatible and non-cytotoxic.
Each of the PLGA nanoparticles is given either a positively charged coating made of chitosan (a biocompatible material normally found in shrimp shells), or a negatively charged coating made of alginate (a biocompatible material normally found in seaweed).
Demand for synthetic biocompatible polymers will increase 6.
Usable for implants of 30 days or less, it is biocompatible, resistant to body fluids, and sterilizable with radiation, ethylene oxide, or dry heat.
Kiick, and their colleagues reported making biocompatible polymer fibers that contain heparin, which has a structure similar to heparan sulfate, found in the body's scaffolding for cells.
Our ultimate "blue sky" goal is similar to the vision Asimov presented 40 years ago--to develop brilliant biocompatible nanoparticles to be used in vivo to detect exposure to a potential toxicant, to identify biological responses to that exposure and categorize them as compensatory or pathological, and to intervene to halt or reverse the development of disease.