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  1. Several phenomena occurring throughout the life of living things start and end with proteins. Various proteins form one complex structure to control detailed reactions. In contrast, one protein forms various s...

    Authors: Nam Hyeong Kim, Hojae Choi, Zafar Muhammad Shahzad, Heesoo Ki, Jaekyoung Lee, Heeyeop Chae and Yong Ho Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2022 9:4

    Content type: Review

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  2. Cell-membrane-mimicking supported lipid bilayers (SLBs) provide an ultrathin, self-assembled layer that forms on solid supports and can exhibit antifouling, signaling, and transport properties among various po...

    Authors: Hyunhyuk Tae, Soohyun Park, Gamaliel Junren Ma and Nam-Joon Cho

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2022 9:3

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  3. Cancer has been a serious threat to human health. Among drug delivery carriers, protein nanoparticles are unique because of their mild and environmentally friendly preparation methods. They also inherit desire...

    Authors: Yao Miao, Tao Yang, Shuxu Yang, Mingying Yang and Chuanbin Mao

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2022 9:2

    Content type: Review

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  4. In this study, we performed metal (Ag, Ni, Cu, or Pd) electroplating of core–shell metallic Ag nanowire (AgNW) networks intended for use as the anode electrode in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) to modif...

    Authors: Hyungseok Kang, Joo Sung Kim, Seok-Ryul Choi, Young-Hoon Kim, Do Hwan Kim, Jung-Gu Kim, Tae-Woo Lee and Jeong Ho Cho

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2022 9:1

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  5. The degeneration or loss of skeletal muscles, which can be caused by traumatic injury or disease, impacts most aspects of human activity. Among various techniques reported to regenerate skeletal muscle tissue,...

    Authors: Hye Kyu Choi, Cheol-Hwi Kim, Sang Nam Lee, Tae-Hyung Kim and Byung-Keun Oh

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:40

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  6. The demand for effective, real-time environmental monitoring and for customized point-of-care (PoC) health, requires the ability to detect low molecular concentrations, using portable, reliable and cost-effect...

    Authors: Sahand Eslami and Stefano Palomba

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:41

    Content type: Review

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  7. Additively manufactured nano-MEH systems are widely used to harvest energy from renewable and sustainable energy sources such as wind, ocean, sunlight, raindrops, and ambient vibrations. A comprehensive study ...

    Authors: Ammar Ahmed, Ali Azam, Yanen Wang, Zutao Zhang, Ning Li, Changyuan Jia, Ray Tahir Mushtaq, Mudassar Rehman, Thierno Gueye, Muhammad Bilal Shahid and Basit Ali Wajid

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:37

    Content type: Review

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  8. Indocyanine green (ICG) is a clinically approved dye that has shown great promise as a phototheranostic material with fluorescent, photoacoustic and photothermal responses in the near-infrared region. However,...

    Authors: Yong-Deok Lee, Hyeon Jeong Shin, Jounghyun Yoo, Gayoung Kim, Min-Kyoung Kang, Jae Jun Lee, Joona Bang, Jin-Kyoung Yang and Sehoon Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:36

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  9. Kidney organoids derived from the human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) recapitulating human kidney are the attractive tool for kidney regeneration, disease modeling, and drug screening. However, the kidney org...

    Authors: Han Na Lee, Yoon Young Choi, Jin Won Kim, Young Seo Lee, Ji Wook Choi, Taewook Kang, Yong Kyun Kim and Bong Guen Chung

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:35

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  10. Modern medicine has been waging a war on cancer for nearly a century with no tangible end in sight. Cancer treatments have significantly progressed, but the need to increase specificity and decrease systemic t...

    Authors: Jessica A. Kemp and Young Jik Kwon

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:34

    Content type: Review

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  11. As the second wave of COVID-19 hits South Asia, an increasing deadly complication ‘fungal infections (such as Mycosis, Candida and Aspergillus) outbreak’ has been raised concern about the insufficient technolo...

    Authors: Huifang Liu, Zhen Qiao, Yoon Ok Jang, Myoung Gyu Kim, Qingshuang Zou, Hyo Joo Lee, Bonhan Koo, Sung-Han Kim, Kyusik Yun, Hyun-Soo Kim and Yong Shin

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:32

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  12. It is highly important to sensitively measure the abundance of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) on various surfaces. Here, we present a nucleic acid-based detection method consistin...

    Authors: Hyun Jin Yoo, Yun Guang Li, Wen Ying Cui, Wonseok Chung, Yong-Beom Shin, Yeon-Sook Kim, Changyoon Baek and Junhong Min

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:31

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  13. A bacteria-capturing platform is a critical function of accurate, quantitative, and sensitive identification of bacterial pathogens for potential usage in the detection of foodborne diseases. Despite the devel...

    Authors: Kyung Hoon Kim, MinHo Yang, Younseong Song, Chi Hyun Kim, Young Mee Jung, Nam-Ho Bae, Sung-Jin Chang, Seok Jae Lee, Yong Tae Kim, Bong Gill Choi and Kyoung G. Lee

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:30

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  14. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most malignant tumors in the world, and patients with HCC face a poor prognosis. The conventional therapeutic strategies for HCC have undergone a challenge-riddled ...

    Authors: Tianxiu Dong, Jian Jiang, Hao Zhang, Hongyuan Liu, Xiaomeng Zou, Jiamei Niu, Yingxuan Mao, Mingwei Zhu, Xi Chen, Zizhuo Li, Yaodong Chen, Chunying Shi and Xiuhua Yang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:29

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  15. Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), transition metal carbides (TMCs), and transition metal oxides (TMOs) have been widely investigated for electrocatalytic applications owing to their abundant active site...

    Authors: Tuan Van Nguyen, Ha Huu Do, Mahider Tekalgne, Quyet Van Le, Thang Phan Nguyen, Sung Hyun Hong, Jin Hyuk Cho, Dung Van Dao, Sang Hyun Ahn and Soo Young Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:28

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Nano Convergence 2021 8:33

  16. This study aims to investigate elastic wave localization that leverages defect band splitting in a phononic crystal with double defects through in-depth analysis of comparison of numerical and experimental res...

    Authors: Soo-Ho Jo, Yong Chang Shin, Wonjae Choi, Heonjun Yoon, Byeng D. Youn and Miso Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:27

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  17. Unlike in the bulk, at the nanoscale shape dictates properties. The imperative to understand and predict nanocrystal shape led to the development, over several decades, of a large number of mathematical models...

    Authors: Christina Boukouvala, Joshua Daniel and Emilie Ringe

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:26

    Content type: Review

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  18. Antibodies have been widely used to provide targeting ability and to enhance bioactivity owing to their high specificity, availability, and diversity. Recent advances in biotechnology and nanotechnology permit...

    Authors: Na Kyeong Lee, Chi-Pin James Wang, Jaesung Lim, Wooram Park, Ho-Keun Kwon, Se-Na Kim, Tae-Hyung Kim and Chun Gwon Park

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:24

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  19. Photocatalytic N2 reduction has emerged as one of the most attractive routes to produce NH3 as a useful commodity for chemicals used in industries and as a carbon-free energy source. Recently, significant progres...

    Authors: Seokwoo Choe, Sung Min Kim, Yeji Lee, Jin Seok, Jiyong Jung, Jae Sung Lee and Youn Jeong Jang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:22

    Content type: Review

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  20. Herein, the ferrocene redox indicator-based surface film characteristics of spinel lithium manganese oxide (LMO) were evaluated. The pre-cycling of spinel LMO generated a film on the LMO surface. The surface f...

    Authors: Hyun-seung Kim, Jin Hyuk Yang, Ji Woo Han, Le Thi Thao, Ji Heon Ryu, Seung M. Oh and Ki Jae Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:21

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  21. The last two decades have witnessed explosive growth in the field of nanoengineering and nanomedicine. In particular, engineered nanoparticles have garnered great attention due to their potential to enable new...

    Authors: Shawn Kang, Sunghee Estelle Park and Dan Dongeun Huh

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:20

    Content type: Review

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  22. Filamin A (FLNa) belongs to an actin-binding protein family in binding and cross-linking actin filaments into a three-dimensional structure. However, little attention has been given to its mechanobiological ro...

    Authors: Abdurazak Aman Ketebo, Chanyong Park, Jaewon Kim, Myeongjun Jun and Sungsu Park

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:19

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  23. A rechargeable lithium–oxygen battery (LOB) operates via the electrochemical formation and decomposition of solid-state Li2O2 on the cathode. The rational design of the cathode nanoarchitectures is thus required ...

    Authors: Yeongsu Kim, Jonghyeok Yun, Hyun-Seop Shin, Kyu-Nam Jung and Jong-Won Lee

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:17

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  24. In the study reported herein, silver-coated copper (Ag/Cu) powder was modified with alkanethiols featuring alkyl chains of different lengths, namely butyl, octyl, and dodecyl, to improve its thermal stability....

    Authors: Tae Hyeong Kim, Hyeji Kim, Hyo Jun Jang, Nara Lee, Kwang Hyun Nam, Dae-won Chung and Seunghyun Lee

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:15

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  25. Two-dimensional MXene-based materials are potential of presenting unique catalytic performances of electrocatalytic reactions. The surface functionalization of MXene-based catalysts is attractive for developin...

    Authors: Yu Ding, Junbo Zhang, Anxiang Guan, Qihao Wang, Si Li, Abdullah M. Al-Enizi, Linping Qian, Lijuan Zhang and Gengfeng Zheng

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:14

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  26. Liquid biopsy is considered as the most attractive alternative to traditional tissue biopsies. The major advantages of this approach lie in the non-invasive procedure, the rapidness of sample collection and th...

    Authors: Despina P. Kalogianni

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:13

    Content type: Review

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  27. Recent developments of organoids engineering and organ-on-a-chip microfluidic technologies have enabled the recapitulation of the major functions and architectures of microscale human tissue, including tumor p...

    Authors: Jungeun Lim, Hanna Ching, Jeong-Kee Yoon, Noo Li Jeon and YongTae Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:12

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  28. Two-dimensional MoS2 film can grow on oxide substrates including Al2O3 and SiO2. However, it cannot grow usually on non-oxide substrates such as a bare Si wafer using chemical vapor deposition. To address this is...

    Authors: Woonbae Sohn, Ki Chang Kwon, Jun Min Suh, Tae Hyung Lee, Kwang Chul Roh and Ho Won Jang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:11

    Content type: Communication

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  29. Iron-based nanoparticles, which could elicit ferroptosis, is becoming a promising new way to inhibit tumor cell growth. Notably, ultrasmall iron oxide nanoparticles (USIONPs) have been found to upregulate the ...

    Authors: Jian Wen, Hanren Chen, Zhongyu Ren, Peng Zhang, Jianjiao Chen and Shulian Jiang

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:10

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  30. Nano-sized hematite (α-Fe2O3) is not well suited for magnetic heating via an alternating magnetic field (AMF) because it is not superparamagnetic—at its best, it is weakly ferromagnetic. However, manipulating the...

    Authors: Camilah D. Powell, Amanda W. Lounsbury, Zachary S. Fishman, Christian L. Coonrod, Miranda J. Gallagher, Dino Villagran, Julie B. Zimmerman, Lisa D. Pfefferle and Michael S. Wong

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:8

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  31. If generated from water using renewable energy, hydrogen could serve as a carbon-zero, environmentally benign fuel to meet the needs of modern society. Photoelectrochemical cells integrate the absorption and c...

    Authors: Benjamin D. Sherman, Nelli Klinova McMillan, Debora Willinger and Gyu Leem

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:7

    Content type: Review

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  32. Biomass has incredible potential as an alternative to fossil fuels for energy production that is sustainable for the future of humanity. Hydrogen evolution from photocatalytic biomass conversion not only produ...

    Authors: Kayla Alicia Davis, Sunghoon Yoo, Eric W. Shuler, Benjamin D. Sherman, Seunghyun Lee and Gyu Leem

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:6

    Content type: Review

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  33. MXenes have recently been recognized as potential materials based on their unique physical and chemical characteristics. The widely growing family of MXenes is rapidly expanding their application domains since...

    Authors: Mawada Mohammed Tunesi, Razium Ali Soomro, Xi Han, Qizhen Zhu, Yi Wei and Bin Xu

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:5

    Content type: Review

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  34. Hepatic fibrosis is a foreshadowing of future adverse events like liver cirrhosis, liver failure, and cancer. Hepatic stellate cell activation is the main event of liver fibrosis, which results in excessive ex...

    Authors: Hafiz Muhammad Umer Farooqi, Bohye Kang, Muhammad Asad Ullah Khalid, Abdul Rahim Chethikkattuveli Salih, Kinam Hyun, Sung Hyuk Park, Dongeun Huh and Kyung Hyun Choi

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:3

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  35. Compared with traditional lead-acid batteries, nickel–cadmium batteries and nickel-hydrogen batteries, lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are much more environmentally friendly and much higher energy density. Beside...

    Authors: Jingnan Feng, Li Wang, Yijun Chen, Peiyu Wang, Hanrui Zhang and Xiangming He

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:2

    Content type: Review

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  36. In recent years, we are witnessing a substantially growing scientific interest in MOFs and their derived materials in the field of electrocatalysis. MOFs acting as a self-sacrificing template offer various adv...

    Authors: Chanderpratap Singh, Subhabrata Mukhopadhyay and Idan Hod

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:1

    Content type: Review

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  37. Dopamine is a key neurotransmitter that plays essential roles in the central nervous system, including motor control, motivation, arousal, and reward. Thus, abnormal levels of dopamine directly cause several n...

    Authors: Yeon-Woo Cho, Joon-Ha Park, Kwang-Ho Lee, Taek Lee, Zhengtang Luo and Tae-Hyung Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:40

    Content type: Review

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  38. In this study, an electrochemical biosensor composed of a horseradish peroxidase (HRP)-encapsulated protein nanoparticles (HEPNP) was fabricated for the sensitive and selective detection of H2O2. The HEPNP has a ...

    Authors: Jeong-Hyeop Shin, Myeong-Jun Lee, Jin-Ha Choi, Ji-ae Song, Tae-Hwan Kim and Byung-Keun Oh

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:39

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  39. Upper gastrointestinal (GI) carcinomas are characterized as one of the deadliest cancer types with the highest recurrence rates. Their treatment is challenging due to late diagnosis, early metastasis formation...

    Authors: Julia Salapa, Allison Bushman, Kevin Lowe and Joseph Irudayaraj

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2020 7:38

    Content type: Review

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