Publications - medical engineering and biomaterials

2020

IMS Al-Kadmy, SA Ibrahim, N Al-Saryi, SN Aziz, A Besinis and HF Hetta, Prevalence of genes involved in colistin resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii: First report from Iraq, Microbial Drug Resistance, 8 June 2020, 26(6), 612-622.

RN Salaie, A Besinis, H Le, C Tredwin, RD Handy, The biocompatibility of silver and nanohydroxyapatite coatings on titanium dental implants with human primary osteoblast cells, Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications, February 2020, 107, 110210..

UF Gunputh, H Le, K Lawton, A Besinis, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial properties of silver nanoparticles grown in situ and anchored to titanium dioxide nanotubes on titanium implant against Staphylococcus aureus, Nanotoxicology, 2020, 14(1), 97-110.

2019

M Ilves, PAS Kinaret, J Ndika, P Karisola, V Marwah, V Fortino, Y Fedutik, M Correia, N Ehrlich, K Loeschner, A Besinis, J Vassallo, RD Handy, H Wolff, K Savolainen, D Greco and H Alenius, Surface PEGylation suppresses pulmonary effects of CuO in allergen-induced lung inflammation, Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 05 July 2019, 16, article 28.

UF Gunputh, H Le, A Besinis, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Multilayered composite coatings of titanium dioxide nanotubes decorated with zinc oxide and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: controlled release of Zn and antimicrobial properties against Staphylococcus aureus, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 16 May 2019, 14, 3583-3600.

2018

J Vassallo, A Besinis, R Boden and RD Handy, The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) assay with Escherichia coli: an early tier in the environmental hazard assessment of nanomaterials?, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 30 October 2018, 162, 633-646.

Z Meran, A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antifungal properties and biocompatibility of silver nanoparticle coatings on silicone maxillofacial prostheses in vitro, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, April 2018, 106(3), 1038-1051.

2017

A Besinis, SD Hadi, HR Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial activity and biofilm inhibition by surface modified titanium alloy medical implants following application of silver, titanium dioxide and hydroxyapatite nanocoatings, Nanotoxicology, April 2017, 11(3), 327-338.

UF Danookdharree, A Besinis, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial properties and molecular biocompatibility of TiO2-ZnO nanocomposite coatings for dental implants, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 13.

A Besinis, K Islam, Z Gombos, R Handy and S Awan, Application of graphene nanocoating for the management of microleakage and dentine hypersensitivity, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 46.

RN Salaie, A Besinis, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Biocompatibility and adhesion of silver nanocoating on titanium dental implants, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 91.

K Natesan, A Besinis, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Silver nanoparticles doped carbon nanotube-hydroxyapatite composites: biocompatibility and antibacterial property investigation, Journal of Dental Research, 2017, 96(Special Issue B), 95.

2016

J Vassallo, A Besinis, R Boden and RD Handy, Evaluation of the minimum inhibition concentration (MIC) assay for environmental assessment of nanomaterials, Toxicology Letters, 16 September 2016, 258, s265-s266.

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, The use of acetone to enhance the infiltration of HA nanoparticles into a demineralized dentin collagen matrix, Dental Materials, March 2016, 32(3), 385-393.

2015

A Besinis, T De Peralta, CJ Tredwin and RD Handy, Review of nanomaterials in dentistry: interactions with the oral microenvironment, clinical applications, hazards and benefits, ACS Nano, 2015, 9(3), 2255-2289.

A Besinis, S Hadi, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Bacterial toxicity comparison between silver, titanium dioxide and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Journal of Dental Research, 2015, 94(Special Issue B), 58.

RN Salaie, A Besinis, H Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Biocompatibility of surface-modified titanium implants with silver and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Journal of Dental Research, 2015, 94(Special Issue B), 66.

A Besinis, O Fleck and RD Handy, Effect of TiO2 nanoparticles on the mechanical properties of demineralised dentine, Journal of Dental Research, 2015, 94(Special Issue A), 3592.

2014

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Inhibition of biofilm formation and antibacterial properties of a silver nano-coating on human dentine, Nanotoxicology, November 2014, 8(7), 745-754.

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Remineralization potential of fully demineralized dentin infiltrated with silica and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Dental Materials, March 2014, 30(3), 249-262.

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, The antibacterial effects of Ag, TiO2 and SiO2 nanoparticles compared to the dental disinfectant chlorhexidine on Streptococcus mutans using a suite of bioassays, Nanotoxicology, February 2014, 8(1), 1-16.

A Besinis, Z Meran, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antifungal properties and biocompatibility of nano-silver coatings on maxillofacial prosthetics, Journal of Dental Research, 2014, 93(Special Issue B), 304.

2013

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antibacterial and anti-biofilm activity of a silver nanoparticles dentin coating, Journal of Dental Research, March 2013, 92(Special Issue A), 1646.

2012

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Infiltration of demineralized dentin with silica and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Dental Materials, September 2012, 28(9), 1012-1023.

2011

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy RD, Comparative efficacy of nanoparticulate and non-nanoparticulate agents against cariogenic bacteria, Journal of Dental Research, February 2011, 90(Special Issue B), 312.

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Use of nanoparticles as antimicrobials in dentistry: a pilot study, Journal of Dental Research, 2011, 90(Special Issue B), 124.

2009

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Dentine infiltration with nanoparticles to promote remineralisation, Journal of Dental Research, 2009, 88(Special Issue B), 24.

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Infiltration of demineralised bovine dentine with nano-particulate solutions, Journal of Dental Research, 2009, 88(Special Issue A), 2111.

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Production and characterisation of nanoparticulate calcium hydroxyapatite, Tissue Engineering Part A, 2009, 15(5), 1-29.

2008

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Production and characterisation of sol-gel hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Journal of Dental Research, 2008, 87(Special Issue C), 276.