Bioactive glasses beyond bone and teeth: emerging applications in contact with soft tissues. Miguez-Pacheco V, Hench LL, Boccaccini AR. Acta Biomater. 2015 Feb;13:1-15.
Nothing Boring About Boron (Review Article) Pizzarno L Integrative Med. 2015 14(4) 35-48.
Bioactive glass in tissue engineering. Rahaman MN, Day DE, Bal BS, Fu Q, Jung SB, Bonewald LF, Tomsia AP. Acta Biomater. 2011 Jun;7(6):2355-73.
Basic Science Articles
Mechanisms implicated in the effects of boron on wound healing. Nzietchueng RM, Dousset B, Franck P, Benderdour M, Nabet P, Hess K. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2002; 16(4):239-44.
In vitro induction of matrix metalloproteinase2 and matrix metalloproteinase9 expression in keratinocytes by boron and manganese. Chebassier N , El Houssein O, Viegas I, Dréno B. Exp Dermatol. 2004 Aug;13(8):48490.
Effects of boron derivatives on extracellular matrix formation Benderdour M , Van Bui T, Hess K, Dicko A, Belleville F, Dousset B J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2000 Oct;14(3):16873.
Effects of boric acid on the healing of Achilles tendons of rats. Kaymaz B, Gölge UH, Ozyalvaclı G, Kömürcü E, Goksel F, Mermerkaya MU, Doral MN . Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Dec;24(12):37383744.
In vitro stimulation of vascular endothelial growth factor by borate-based glass fibers under dynamic flow conditions. Chen S, Yang Q, Brow RK, Liu K, Brow KA, Ma Y, Shi H. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2017 Apr 1;73:447-455.
Effect of boric acid solution on cartilage metabolism. Benderdour M, Hess K, Gadet MD, Dousset B, Nabet P, Belleville F. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1997 May 8;234(1):2638.
Boron promotes streptozotocininduced diabetic wound healing: roles in cell proliferation and migration, growth factor expression, and inflammation. Demirci S, Doğan A, Aydın S, Dülger EÇ, Şahin F. Mol Cell Biochem. 2016 Jun;417(12):11933.
Boron modulates extracellular matrix and TNF alpha synthesis in human fibroblasts. Benderdour M, Hess K, DzondoGadet M, Nabet P, Belleville F, Dousset B. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1998 May 29;246(3):74651.
Boric Acid Reduces the Formation of DNA Double Strand Breaks and Accelerates Wound Healing Process. Tepedelen BE , Soya E , Korkmaz M . Biol Trace Elem Res. 2016 Dec;174(2):309318.
Effects of Boron-Based Gel on Radiation Induced Dermatitis in Breast Cancer: A Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial. Aysan E , Idiz UO , Elmas L , Saglam EK , Akgun Z , Yucel SB . J Invest Surg. 2016 Oct 4:16.
Anti-biofilm properties of bioactive glasses embedding organic active compounds. Galarraga-Vinueza ME, Mesquita-Guimarães J, Magini RS, Souza JC, Fredel MC, Boccaccini AR. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2017 Feb;105(2):672-679.
Effects of Chemically Doped Bioactive Borate Glass on Neuron Regrowth and Regeneration. Gupta B, Papke JB, Mohammadkhah A, Day DE, Harkins AB. Ann Biomed Eng. 2016 Dec;44(12):3468-3477.
In vivo and in vitro studies of borate based glass micro-fibers for dermal repairing. Zhou J, Wang H, Zhao S, Zhou N, Li L, Huang W, Wang D, Zhang C. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2016 Mar;60:437-45.
Biological Impact of Bioactive Glasses and Their Dissolution Products. Hoppe A, Boccaccini AR. Front Oral Biol. 2015;17:22-32.
In vitro study of improved wound-healing effect of bioactive borate-based glass nano-/micro-fibers. Yang Q, Chen S, Shi H, Xiao H, Ma Y. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2015 Oct;55:105-17.
Angiogenic effects of borate glass microfibers in a rodent model. Lin Y, Brown RF, Jung SB, Day DE. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014 Dec;102(12):4491-9.
Effects of borate-based bioactive glass on neuron viability and neurite extension. Marquardt LM, Day D, Sakiyama-Elbert SE, Harkins AB. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014 Aug;102(8):2767-75.
Cell adhesion to borate glasses by colloidal probe microscopy. Wiederhorn SM, Chae YH, Simon CG Jr, Cahn J, Deng Y, Day D. Acta Biomater. 2011 May;7(5):2256-63.
Bioactive borosilicate glass scaffolds: in vitro degradation and bioactivity behaviors. Liu X, Huang W, Fu H, Yao A, Wang D, Pan H, Lu WW, Jiang X, Zhang X. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2009 Jun;20(6):1237-43.
About ETS Wound Care
ETS Wound Care is a privately held medical device company developing next generation treatments for wound healing with borate-based bioactive glass technology. ETS Wound Care is committed to investing a significant portion of its profits back into local and global communities through charitable contributions. Learn more at tkdfoundation.org.