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dc.title Influence of various sterilization procedures on TiO2 nanotubes used for biomedical devices en
dc.contributor.author Junkar, Ita
dc.contributor.author Kulkarni, Mukta
dc.contributor.author Drašler, Barbara
dc.contributor.author Rugelj, Neža
dc.contributor.author Mazare, Anca
dc.contributor.author Flašker, Ajda
dc.contributor.author Drobne, Damjana
dc.contributor.author Humpolíček, Petr
dc.contributor.author Resnik, Matic
dc.contributor.author Schmuki, Patrik
dc.contributor.author Mozetič, Miran
dc.contributor.author Iglič, Aleš
dc.relation.ispartof Bioelectrochemistry
dc.identifier.issn 1567-5394 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2016
utb.relation.volume 109
dc.citation.spage 79
dc.citation.epage 86
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Elsevier Science SA
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2016.02.001
dc.subject Cytocompatibility en
dc.subject Electrochemical anodization en
dc.subject Sterilization en
dc.subject Surface en
dc.subject TiO2 nanotubes en
dc.description.abstract Sterilization is the final surface treatment procedure of all implantable devices and is one of the key factors which have to be considered before implementation. Since different sterilization procedures for all implantable devices influence mechanical properties as well as biological response, the influence of different sterilization techniques on titanium nanotubes was studied. Commonly used sterilization techniques such as autoclaving, ultra-violet light sterilization, hydrogen peroxide plasma sterilization as well as the not so frequently used gaseous oxygen plasma sterilization were used. Three different nanotube diameters; 15 nm, 50 nm and 100 nm were employed to study the effects of various sterilization techniques. It was observed that autoclave sterilization resulted in destruction of nanotubular features on all three studied nanotube diameters, while UV-light and both kinds of plasma sterilization did not cause any significant morphological changes on the surfaces. Differences between the sterilization techniques employed influenced cytocompatibility, especially in the case of nanotubes with 100 nm diameter. © 2016 Elsevier B.V. en
utb.faculty University Institute
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1006232
utb.identifier.obdid 43875077
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84958568812
utb.identifier.wok 000373418400010
utb.identifier.coden BIOEF
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-28T10:38:19Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-28T10:38:19Z
dc.description.sponsorship Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) [J1-4109, J1-4136, J3-4108, P3-0314, P2-0232]; Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic [L01504]
utb.contributor.internalauthor Humpolíček, Petr
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