Journal article

The immunomodulatory effects of Zn-incorporated micro/nanostructured coating in inducing osteogenesis.

Ranran Zhang, Xujie Liu, Zhiyuan Xiong, Qianli Huang, Xing Yang, Hao Yan, Jing Ma, Qingling Feng, Zhijian Shen

Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol | Published : 2018


Micro/nanostructured TiO2/ZnO coating has been shown to possess multiple functions, including antibacterial activity and bioactivity. Osteoblast-like SaOS-2 cells were employed for evaluating the in vitro osteogenic capacity of this coating and positive results were obtained. However, traditional principles of osseointegration focus only on the osteogenic differentiation alone. The effects of immunomodulation on the osteogenic activity have been largely ignored. In this study, the inflammatory responses of macrophages on the micro/nanostructured TiO2/ZnO coating were investigated. The extract media of macrophage cell line RAW264.7 cultured on the TiO2/ZnO coating were collected as indirect c..

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