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Archive 2000-2013


Professor Okamoto, one of the nanocomposite key researchers, has been awarded a 2004 Thomson ISI Citation Laureate, for having his writing cited over 13,326 times from 1988 in his field in nanocomposites.


2017
(17B1) M. Okamoto, R. Domura, R. Sakai, S. Arakawa, gSmart Surfaces Chemistry and Coating Materials for Tissue Engineeringh in Fundamental Principles of Smart Materials for Tissue Engineering/ Applications of Smart Materials in Tissue Engineering, Qun Wang editor, RSC Smart Materials Series, RSC Press, London, pp 25-44 (2017)
(172) Y. Toyota, Y. Matsuura, M. Ito, R. Domura, M. Okamoto, S. Arakawa, M. Hirano, K. Kohda "Cytotoxity of natural allophane nanoparticles on human lung cancer A549", Applied Clay Science, 135, 485-492 (2016)  
(173) R. Domura, R. Sasaki, M.Okamoto, M. Hirano, K. Kohda, B. Napiwocki, L-S. Turng, "Comprehensive study on cellular morphologies, proliferation, motility, and epithelial?mesenchymal transition of breast cancer cells incubated on electrospun polymeric fiber substrates", Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 135, 2588-2600 (2017)  
(174) Y. Toyota, M. Okamoto, S. Arakawa, "New opportunities for drug delivery carrier of natural allophane nanoparticles on human lung cancer A549 cells", Applied Clay Science, 143, 422-429 (2017)  
(175) R. Domura, R. Sasaki, Y. Ishikawa, M.Okamoto, "Cellular Morphology-Mediated Proliferation and Drug Sensitivity of Breast Cancer Cells", Journal of Functional Biomaterials, 8(2), 18 (2017) DOI: 10.3390/jfb8020018  
(176) M. Furuya, N. Shimono, M. Okamoto, "Fabrication of biocomposites composed of natural rubber latex and bone tissue derived from MC3T3-E1 mouse preosteoblast cells", Nanocomposites (2017) DOI: 10.1080/20550324.2017.1352111   
(177) M. Furuya, N. Shimono, K. Yamazaki, R. Domura, M. Okamoto, "Cytotoxicity and anticancer activity of natural rubber latex particles for cancer cells", Materials Today Chemistry, 5, 63-71 (2017)   
(178) M. Furuya, N. Shimono, K. Yamazaki, R. Domura, M. Okamoto, "Evaluation on cytotoxicity of natural rubber latex nanoparticles and application in bone tissue engineering", e-Journal of Soft Materials (2017)    
     
2016    
(161) H. Mittal, S. S. Ray, M. Okamoto. gRecent Progress on the Design and Applications of Polysaccharide-Based Graft Copolymer Hydrogels as Adsorbents for Wastewater Purificationh, Macromol. Mater. Eng., 301, 496-522, mame.201500399, (2016)
(162) Jiaming Bai, Ruth D. Goodridge, Richard JM. Hague, Masami Okamoto
"Processing and Characterization of a Polylactic
Acid/Nanoclay Composite for Laser Sintering", Polymer Composites, 38, 2570-2576, DOIF10.1002/pc.23848 (2015)
      
2015    
(151) Y. Nishida, R. Domura, R. Sakai, M. Okamoto, S. Arakawa, R. Ishiki, M.R. Salick, L. Turng
"Fabrication of PLLA/HA Composite Scaffolds modified by DNA", Polymer, 56, 73-81, DOIF10.1016/j.polymer.2014.09.063(2015)
(15B1) M. Okamoto, R. Sakai, S. Arakawa, R, Ishiki. gBionanocomposite scaffolds for tissue engineering and gene therapyh in Biofoams, S. Iannace, C.B. Park editors, CRC Press, London, pp 367-395 (2015)
     
2014    
(141) Jiaming Bai, Ruth D. Goodridge, Richard JM. Hague, Mo Song, Masami Okamoto
"Influence of carbon nanotubes on the rheology and dynamic mechanical properties of polyamide-12 for laser sintering", Polymer Testing, DOIF10.1016/j.polymertesting.2014.03.012 (2014)
(142) Shuichi Arakawa; Yoko Matsuura; M. Okamoto
"Allophane-Pt nanocomposite: Synthesis and MO simulation", Applied Clay Science, 95, 191-196 (2014)
(14B1) Y. Matsuura, S. Arakawa, M, Okamoto.
g"DNA Adsorption Characteristics of Clay and Composite Hydrogel Formation", in Clays and Clay Minerals: Geological Origin, Mechanical Properties and Industrial Applications, Liam R. Wesley editor, Nova Publishers, New York, pp 273-276 (2014)
(143) Y.Kido, R. Sakai, B. John, M. Okamoto, J. V. Seppala
"Preparation and enzymatic degradation of porous crosslinked PLA of biomass origin", Int. J. Mol Sci., 15, 9793-9808, (2014).
(144) Y. Matsuura, S. Arakawa, M. Okamoto
"Single-stranded DNA adsorption characteristics by hollow spherule allophane nano-particles: pH dependence and computer simulation", Applied Clay Science, pp 591-597(2014) DOIF10.1016/j.clay.2014.09.023