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Refereed Journal Articles

Mathieu, Eva et al. 2014. Characterization of a Degradable Polar Hydrophobic Ionic Polyurethane with Circulating Angiogenic Cells in Vitro. Journal of biomaterials science. Polymer edition, 25(11):1159–73.

Iu, Jonathan, J. Paul Santerre, and Rita a Kandel. 2014. Inner and Outer Annulus Fibrosus Cells Exhibit Differentiated Phenotypes and Yield Changes in Extracellular Matrix Protein Composition in Vitro on a Polycarbonate Urethane Scaffold. Tissue engineering. Part A, 20(23-24):3261–69.

Battiston, KG, Ouyang B, Labow RS, Simmons CA, Santerre JP, Monocyte/macrophage cytokine activity regulates vascular smooth muscle cell function within a degradable polyurethane scaffold, Acta Biomaterialia, 10,1146-1155 (2014).

Turner KA, Santerre JP, Kandel RA, Tension Affects Annulus Fibrosus Cells Grown on Nanofibrous Polyurethane Scaffolds,  Spine, 14(3):424-34 (2014). 

Bourbia M, Ma D, Cvitkovitch DG, Santerre JP, Finer Y, Cariogenic Bacteria Degrades Dental Resin Composite and Adhesives, Jounal of Dental Research, 92(11), 989 – 994 (2013).

Nosikova YS, Santerre JP, Grynpas M, Kandel RA,  Annulus fibrosus cells can induce mineralization: An in vitro study, Spine, 13(4), 443-453 (2013). 

Cheung JWC, Rose E, Santerre JP, Perfused culture of gingival fibroblasts in a degradable-polar hydrophobic ionic polyurethane (D-PHI) scaffold leads to enhanced proliferation and metabolic activity, Acta Biomaterialia, 9, 6867-6875 (2013).

Nosikova YS, Santerre JP, Grynpas M, Gibson G, Kandel RA, Characterization of the annulus fibrosus-vertebral bone interface: identification of new structural features, Journal of Anatomy, 221(6) 577-589 (2012).

Battiston KG, Labow RS, Santerre JP, Protein binding mediation of biomaterial-dependent monocyte activation on a degradable polar hydrophobic ionic polyurethane,  Biomaterials, 33, 8316-8328 (2012).

Blit, PH, Battiston KG, Yang M, Santerre JP, Woodhouse KA, , Electrospun elastin-like polypeptide enriched polyurethanes and their interactions with vascular smooth muscle cells, Acta Biomaterialia, 8, 2493-2503 (2012).

McBane JE, Sharifpoor S, Labow RS, Ruel M,  Suuronen EJ, and Santerre JP,  Tissue Engineering a Small Diameter Vessel Substitute: Engineering Constructs Based on Non-traditional Biomaterials and Cell Sources,  Current Vascular Pharmacology 10, 347-60 (2012).

McBane JE, Kuihua C, Labow RS,  and Santerre JP, Co-culturing monocytes with smooth muscle cells improves cell distribution within a degradable polyurethane scaffold and reduces inflammatory cytokines , Acta Biomaterialia, 8, 488-501 (2012).

Battiston KG, McBane JE, Labow RS, Santerre JP, Differences in protein binding and cytokine release from monocytes on commercial sources of tissue culture polystyrene,  Acta Biomaterialia, 8, 89-98 (2012).

McDonald S, Matheson LA, McBane JE, Kuraitis D,  Suuronen EJ, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Use of monocyte/endothelial cell co-cultures (in vitro) and a subcutaneous implant mouse model (in vivo) to evaluate a degradable, polar, hydrophobic, ionic polyurethane.  J Cell Biochem. 112, 3762-2772 (2011).

Blit P.H., McClung WG., Brash J.L., Woodhouse K.A., Santerre J.P. Platelet inhibition and endothelial cell adhesion on elastin-like polypeptide surface modified materials. Biomaterials, 32, 5790-5800 (2011).

McBane JE, Sharifpoor S, Kuihua C, Labow RS,  and Santerre JP, Evaluating the biodegradation and in vivo biocompatibility of a degradable polar/hydrophobic/ionic polyurethane for use in vascular tissue engineering,   Biomaterials. 32, 6034-44 (2011).  

Sharifpoor S, Simmons CA, Labow RS, Santerre JP, Functional characterization of human coronary artery smooth muscle cells under cyclic mechanical strain in a degradable polyurethane scaffold, Biomaterials,  32, 4816-29 (2011) .

McBane JE, Battiston KG, Wadhwani A, Sharifpoor S, Labow RS, Santerre JP, Evaluating the effect of degradable biomaterials on co-cultures of monocytes and smooth muscle cells, Biomaterials, 32, 3584-95, (2011).

Blit, PH, Battiston KG, Woodhouse KA, Santerre JP, Surface emobilization of elastin-like polypeptides using fluorinated surface modifying additives,  J Biomed Mater Res, 96A, 648-662 (2011). 

Attia M., Santerre JP, Kandel RA, Fibronectin Promotes Annulus Fibrosus Cell and Collagen Alignment on Nanofibrous Polyurethane Scaffolds, Biomaterials, 32, 450-460 (2011).

Srokowski E.M., Blit P.H., McClung G.W., Brash J.L, Santerre J.P., Woodhouse K.A., Evaluation of Platelet Adhesion And Fibrinogen Accretion on a Family of Elastin-like Polypeptides.   J Biomat Sci-Polym Ed, 22 (1-3), 41-57 (2011). 

McBane JE, Diba Ebadi , Soroor Sharifpoor, Rosalind S. Labow, J. Paul Santerre, Differentiation of monocytes on a degradable, polar-hydrophobic-ionic polyurethane: 2-dimensional films versus 3-dimensional scaffolds, Acta Biomaterialia, 7: 115–122 (2011). 

Sharifpoor S, Simmons CA, Labow RS, Santerre JP, The Intereaction of vascular smooth muscle cells with high-porosity polyurethane scaffolds under cyclic mechanical strain,   Acta Biomaterialia,  6: 4218-4228 (2010).

Kermanshahi S, Santerre JP, Cvitkovitch D, Finer Y, Biodegradation of Resin-Dentin Interfaces Increases Bacterial Microleakage,  J Dent Res, 89(9):996-1001, 2010.

Yeganegi M, Kandel RA, Santerre JP, Characterization of a biodegradable electrospun polyurethane nanofiber scaffold: Mechanical properties and cytotoxicity,  Acta Biomaterialia, 6: 3847-3855 (2010).

Blit P, Shen YH, Ernsting MJ, Woodhouse KA, Santerre JP, Bioactivation of porous polyurethane scaffolds using fluorinated RGD surface modifiers, J Biomed Mater Res, 94(4):1226-35 (2010).

Shokati B, Tam LE, Santerre JP, Finer Y, Effect of Salivary Esterases on the Integrity and Fracture Toughness of the Dentin-Resin Interface,   J Biomed Mater Res: Appl Biomater 94B:230-237 (2010). 

Ramsay SD, Pilliar RM, Santerre JP, Design Principles for a Biodegradable Calcium Polyphosphate/Polyvinyl-urethane Carbonate Composite for High Load Bearing Osteosynthesis Application, J Biomed Mater Res part B, 94B, 178-186 (2010).

Sharifpoor S, Labow RS, Santerre JP, The synthesis and characterization of degradable polar hydrophobic ionic polyurethane porous scaffolds for vascular tissue engineering applications, Biomacromolecules, 10 (10): 2729–2739 (2009). 

McBane JE, Matheson LA,  Sharifpoor S,  Santerre JP, Labow RS., Effect of polyurethane chemistry and protein coating on monocyte differentiation to a wound healing phenotype macrophage, Biomaterials, 30, 5497-5504 (2009).

Yang L, Kandel R, Santerre JP, Polar Surface Chemistry of Nanofibrous Polyurethane Scaffold Affects Annulus Fibrosus Cell Attachment and Early Matrix Accumulation,   J Biomed Mater Res, 91(4):1089-99 (2009). 

McBane JE, Matheson LA, Santerre JP, Labow RS , The effects of phorbol ester activation and reactive oxygen species scavengers on the macrophage-mediated foreign body reacton to polyurethanes, J Biomed Mater Res, 91A: 1150–1159 (2009). 

Peyman K, Singh J, Cvitkovitch D, Santerre JP, The influence of triethylene glycol derived from dental on the regulation of Streptococcus mutans gene expression,  Biomaterials, 30:452-459 (2009).

Singh J, Khalichi P, Cvitkiovitch DG, Santerre JP, Composite degradation products from Bis-GMA monomer modulate the expression of genes associated with biofilm formation and other virulence factors in Streptococcus mutans,  J Biomed Mater Res, 88A:551–560, (2009).

McBane JE, Matheson LA, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Effect of phorbol esters on the macrophage-mediated biodegradation of polyurethanes via protein kinase C activation and other pathways,  J of Biomaterials Sci, Poym Ed, 20, 437-453 (2009).

Dinnes DLM, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Intracellular phospholipase A(2) expression and location in human macrophages: Influence of synthetic material surface chemistry, J Cellular Physiology;214(1):136-44 (2008).

Dinnes DLM, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Influence of biodegradable and non-biodegradable material surfaces on differentiating human monocyte-derived macrophages,   Differentiation, 76, 232-244 (2008).

McBane JE, Santerre JP, Labow RS, The interaction between hydrolytic and oxidative pathways in macrophage-mediated polyurethane degradation, J Biomed Mater Res, 82A, 984-94 (2007).

Ernsting M, Labow RS, Santerre JP, Human monocyte activity on RGD and PHSRN peptides delivered to the surface of a polycarbonate polyurethane using bioactive fluorinated surface modifiers.  J. Biomed Mater Res, 83A, 759-769 (2007).

Matheson LA, Maksym GN, Santerre JP, Labow RS Differential effects of uniaxial and biaxial strain on U937 macrophage-like cell morphology: Influence of extracellular matrix type proteins,    J Biomed Mater Res, 81A:971-891 (2007).

Matheson LA, McBane JE, Malowany JI, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Is cell culture stressful? A comparison of the effects of degradable and non-degradable culture surfaces on U937 cell function and morphology, BioTechniques, 42, 744-450 (2007). 

Gratzer, P.F., Santerre, J.P., Lee J.M., The effect of chemical modification of amino-acid side chains on collagen degradation by enzymes, J Biomed Mater Res.: Part B, Applied Biomaterials, 81B, 1-11(2007).

Finer Y, Santerre JP, The influence of silanated filler content on the biodegradation of bisGMA/TEGDMA dental composite resins, J Biomed Mat Res, 81A, 75-84(2007).  

Merdad K, Pascon EA, Kulkarni G, Santerre P, Friedman S, Cytotoxicity assessment of components of the Epiphany Resin-Percha Obturating System by Millipore Filter and Direct Contact Assays,  J Endodontics, 33, 24-27(2007). 

Massa T, McClung G, Yang M, Ho JYC, Brash JL, Santerre JP, Fibrinogen adsorption and platelet lysis characterization of fluorinated surface modified polyetherurethanes,  J Biomed Mater Res, 81A, 178-185(2007). 

Dinnes DL, Marcal H, Mahler SM, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Material surfaces affect the protein expression patterns of human macrophages: a proteomic approach, J Biomed Mater Res, 80, 895-908 (2007). 

Labow RS, Santerre JP, Effect of fibrinogen adsorption on U937-cell mediated biodegradation of polycarbonate-polyurethanes, inNew Research on Biomaterials, Ed. Denzel R. Boomington, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, Hauppauge, NY, USA., Chapter 5 p145-159, 2007.

Matheson LA, Maksym GN, Santerre JP, Labow RS, The functional response of U937 macrophage-like cells is modulated by extracellular matrix proteins and mechanical strain, Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, 84, 763-773 (2006). 

Matheson LA, Fairbank NJ, Maksym GN, Santerre JP, Labow RS Characterization of the FlexercellTM uniaxial strain system with U937 macrophage-like cells,  Biomaterials 27, 226-233 (2006).

Matheson LA, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Cyclic biaxial strain affects U937 macrophage-like cell function and morphology, J Biomed Mater Res, 76A: 52-62, (2006).

Ramsay SD, Pilliar RM, Yang L, Santerre JP, Calcium polyphosphate/polyvinyl acid-carbonate copolymer based composites for use in biodegradable load-bearing composites for orthopaedic implant fabrication. Bioceramics 17, 787-790 (2005).

Labow RS, Sa D, Matheson LA, Santerre JP, Polycarbonate-urethane hard segment influences esterase substrate specificity for human macrophage mediated biodegradation. J Biomat Sci, Polymer Ed., 16, 1167-1177 (2005).

Ernsting M, Bonin G, Yang M, Labow RS, Santerre JP, Generation of cell adhesive substrates using peptide fluoalkyl surface modifiers, Biomaterials, 26, 6536-6546 (2005). 

Massa, TM, Yang ML, Ho, JYC, Brash JL, Santerre JP, Fibrinogen Surface Distribution Correlates to Platelet Adhesion Pattern on Fluorinated Surface-modified Polyetherurethane, Biomaterials, 26, 7367-7376 (2005). 

Yang L., Hong J, Wang J, Pilliar RM, Santerre JP, Influence of anionic monomer content on the biodegradation and toxicity of polyvinyl-urethane carbonate-ceramic interpenetrating phase composites.,  Biomaterials, 26, 5951-5959 (2005). 

Labow RS, Sa D, Matheson LA, Dinnes DLM, Santerre JP, The human macrophage response during differentiation and biodegradation on polycarbonate-based polyurethanes: Dependence on hard segment chemistry , Biomaterials, 26, 7357-7366 (2005). 

McBane JE, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Role of protein kinase C in the monocyte-derived macrophage mediated biodegradation of polycarbonate-based polyurethanes, J Biomed Mater Res, 74A: 1-12 (2005).

Dinnes DL, Santerre JP, Labow RS, Phospholipase A2 pathway association with macrophage-mediated polycarbonate-urethane biodegradation.  Biomaterials, 26, 3881-3889 (2005).

Lin, A, Jaffer F, Duff MD, Tang Yw, Santerre JP,  Isolating enzyme activities related to dental resin composite biodegradation , Biomaterials, 26, 4259-4264 (2005).