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Xiang, Y, Yan, J, Bao, X, Gleadall, A, Roach, P, Sun, T (2023) Evaluation of polymeric particles for modular tissue cultures in developmental engineering, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 24(6), 5234, ISSN: 1661-6596. DOI: 10.3390/ijms24065234.

Schmidt, T, Xiang, Y, Bao, X, Sun, T (2021) A paradigm shift in tissue engineering: from a top–down to a bottom–up strategy, Processes, 9(6), 935, DOI: 10.3390/pr9060935.

Gabbott, C, Mele, E, Sun, T (2020) Cell marbles: a novel cell encapsulation technology by wrapping cell suspension droplets using electrospun nanofibers for developmental engineering, Journal of Biotechnology, 323, pp.82-91, ISSN: 0168-1656. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2020.07.020.

Dong, Y, Argaiz, M, He, B, Tomovska, R, Sun, T, Martin-Fabiani-Carrato, N (2020) Zinc oxide superstructures in colloidal polymer nanocomposite films: Enhanced antibacterial activity through slow drying, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2(2), pp.626-635, ISSN: 2637-6105. DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00991.

Tarver, S, Gray, D, Loponov, K, Das, D, Sun, T, Sotenko, M (2019) Biomineralization of Pd nanoparticles using Phanerochaete chrysosporium as a sustainable approach to turn platinum group metals (PGMs) wastes into catalysts, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 143(September 2019), 104724, ISSN: 0964-8305. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2019.104724.

Gabbott, C and Sun, T (2018) Comparison of human dermal fibroblasts and HaCat cells cultured in medium with or without serum via a generic tissue engineering research platform, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19(2), ISSN: 1661-6596. DOI: 10.3390/ijms19020388.

Gabbott, C and Sun, T (2017) Mechanistic insights of cells in porous scaffolds via integrated culture technologies, Journal of Life Sciences, 11(4), pp.163-175, ISSN: 1934-7391. DOI: 10.17265/1934-7391/2017.04.001.

Gabbott, C, Zhou, Z, Han, G, Sun, T (2017) A novel scale-down cell culture and imaging design for the mechanistic insight of cell colonization within porous substrate, Journal of Microscopy, ISSN: 1365-2818. DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12555.

Gao, L, Gan, H, Meng, Z, Gu, R, Wu, Z, Zhu, X, Sun, W, Li, J, Zheng, Y, Sun, T, Dou, G (2016) Evaluation of genipin-crosslinked chitosan hydrogels as a potential carrier for silver sulfadiazine nanocrystals, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, ISSN: 0927-7765. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2016.06.016.

Donoghue, PS, Sun, T, Gadegaard, N, Riehle, MO, Barnett, SC (2013) Development of a novel 3D culture system for screening features of a complex implantable device for CNS repair, Molecular Pharmaceutics, 11(7), pp.2143-2150, ISSN: 1543-8384. DOI: 10.1021/mp400526n.

Liu, G, Shen, H, Mao, J, Zhang, L, Jiang, Z, Sun, T, Lan, Q, Zhang, Z (2013) Transferrin modified graphene oxide for glioma-targeted drug delivery: in vitro and in vivo evaluations, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5(15), pp.6909-6914, ISSN: 1944-8244. DOI: 10.1021/am402128s.

Liu, G, Mao, J, Jiang, Z, Sun, T, Hu, Y, Jiang, Z, Zhang, C, Dong, J, Huang, Q, Lan, Q (2013) Transferrin-modified doxorubicin-loaded biodegradable nanoparticles exhibit enhanced efficacy in treating brain glioma-bearing rats, Cancer Biotherapy & Radiopharmaceuticals, 28(9), pp.691-696, ISSN: 1084-9785. DOI: 10.1089/cbr.2013.1480.

Donoghue, PS, Lamond, R, Boomkamp, SD, Sun, T, Gadegaard, N, Riehle, MO, Barnett, SC (2013) The Development of a ɛ-Polycaprolactone Scaffold for Central Nervous System Repair, Tissue Engineering Part A, 19(3-4), pp.497-507, ISSN: 1937-3341. DOI: 10.1089/ten.tea.2012.0382.

Sun, T, Donoghue, PS, Higginson, JR, Gadegaard, N, Barnett, SC, Riehle, MO (2012) A miniaturized bioreactor system for the evaluation of cell interaction with designed substrates in perfusion culture, Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 6(S3), ISSN: 1932-6254. DOI: 10.1002/term.510.

Holcombe, M, Adra, S, Bicak, M, Chin, S, Coakley, S, Graham, AI, Green, J, Greenough, C, Jackson, D, Kiran, M, MacNeil, S, Maleki-Dizaji, A, McMinn, P, Pogson, M, Poole, R, Qwarnstrom, E, Ratnieks, F, Rolfe, MD, Smallwood, R, Sun, T, Worth, D (2012) Modelling complex biological systems using an agent-based approach, Integr. Biol, 4(1), pp.53-64, ISSN: 1757-9694. DOI: 10.1039/C1IB00042J.

Sun, T, Donoghue, PS, Higginson, JR, Gadegaard, N, Barnett, SC, Riehle, MO (2011) The interactions of astrocytes and fibroblasts with defined pore structures in static and perfusion cultures, Biomaterials, 32(8), pp.2021-2031, ISSN: 0142-9612. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.11.046.

Murray-Dunning, C, McArthur, SL, Sun, T, McKean, RJ, Ryan, AJ, Haycock, JW (2011) Three-dimensional alignment of schwann cells using hydrolysable microfiber scaffolds: strategies for peripheral nerve repair, Send to Methods Mol Biol, 695, ISSN: 1064-3745. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60761-984-0_10.

Massignani, M, Canton, I, Sun, T, Hearnden, V, MacNeil, S, Blanazs, A, Armes, SP, Lewis, A, Battaglia, G (2010) Enhanced fluorescence imaging of live cells by effective cytosolic delivery of probes, PLoS ONE, 5(5), ISSN: 1932-6203. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010459.

Adra, S, Sun, T, MacNeil, S, Holcombe, M, Smallwood, R (2010) Development of a three dimensional multiscale computational model of the human epidermis, PLoS ONE, 5(1), DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008511.

Sun, T, Adra, S, Smallwood, R, Holcombe, M, MacNeil, S (2009) Exploring hypotheses of the actions of TGF-β1 in epidermal wound healing using a 3D computational multiscale model of the human epidermis, PLoS ONE, 4(12), DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008515.

Sun, T, Smallwood, R, MacNeil, S (2009) Development of a mini 3D cell culture system using well defined nickel grids for the investigation of cell scaffold interactions, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 20(7), pp.1483-1493, ISSN: 0957-4530. DOI: 10.1007/s10856-009-3703-7.

Hand, AJ, Sun, T, Barber, DC, Hose, DR, MacNeil, S (2009) Automated tracking of migrating cells in phase-contrast video microscopy sequences using image registration, Journal of Microscopy, 234(1), pp.62-79, ISSN: 0022-2720. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2009.03144.x.

Sun, T, McMinn, P, Holcombe, M, Smallwood, R, MacNeil, S (2008) Agent based modelling helps in understanding the rules by which fibroblasts support keratinocyte colony formation, PLoS ONE, 3(5), DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002129.

Sun, T, Norton, D, Vickers, N, McArthur, SL, MacNeil, S, Ryan, AJ, Haycock, JW (2008) Development of a bioreactor for evaluating novel nerve conduits, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 99(5), pp.1250-1260, ISSN: 0006-3592. DOI: 10.1002/bit.21669.

Sun, T, McMinn, P, Coakley, S, Holcombe, M, Smallwood, R, MacNeil, S (2007) An integrated systems biology approach to understanding the rules of keratinocyte colony formation, Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 4(17), pp.1077-1092, ISSN: 1742-5689. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2007.0227.

Sun, T, Norton, D, Ryan, AJ, MacNeil, S, Haycock, JW (2007) Investigation of fibroblast and keratinocyte cell-scaffold interactions using a novel 3D cell culture system, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 18(2), pp.321-328, ISSN: 0957-4530. DOI: 10.1007/s10856-006-0696-3.

Sun, T, Norton, D, McKean, RJ, Haycock, JW, Ryan, AJ, MacNeil, S (2007) Development of a 3D cell culture system for investigating cell interactions with electrospun fibers, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 97(5), pp.1318-1328, ISSN: 0006-3592. DOI: 10.1002/bit.21309.

Sun, T, Haycock, JW, MacNeil, S (2006) In situ image analysis of interactions between normal human keratinocytes and fibroblasts cultured in three-dimensional fibrin gels, Biomaterials, 27(18), pp.3459-3465, ISSN: 0142-9612. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2006.01.058.

Walker, D, Sun, T, MacNeil, S, Smallwood, R (2006) Modeling the effect of exogenous calcium on keratinocyte and HaCat Cell proliferation and differentiation using an agent-based computational paradigm, Tissue Engineering, 0(0), pp.060913044658037-060913044658037, ISSN: 1076-3279. DOI: 10.1089/ten.2006.12.ft-158.

Sun, T, Jackson, S, Haycock, JW, MacNeil, S (2006) Culture of skin cells in 3D rather than 2D improves their ability to survive exposure to cytotoxic agents, Journal of Biotechnology, 122(3), pp.372-381, ISSN: 0168-1656. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2005.12.021.

Harrison, CA, Gossiel, F, Bullock, AJ, Sun, T, Blumsohn, A, MacNeil, S (2006) Investigation of keratinocyte regulation of collagen I synthesis by dermal fibroblasts in a simple in vitro model, British Journal of Dermatology, 154(3), pp.401-410, ISSN: 0007-0963. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2005.07022.x.

Sun, T, Norton, D, Haycock, JW, Ryan, AJ, MacNeil, S (2005) Development of a closed bioreactor system for culture of tissue-engineered skin at an air–liquid interface, Tissue Engineering, 11(11-12), pp.1824-1831, ISSN: 1076-3279. DOI: 10.1089/ten.2005.11.1824.

Sun, T, Mai, S, Norton, D, Haycock, JW, Ryan, AJ, MacNeil, S (2005) Self-organization of skin cells in three-dimensional electrospun polystyrene scaffolds, Tissue Engineering, 11(7-8), pp.1023-1033, ISSN: 1076-3279. DOI: 10.1089/ten.2005.11.1023.

Zhou, Y, Sun, T, Chan, M, Zhang, J, Han, Z, Wang, X, Toh, Y, Chen, JP, Yu, H (2005) Scalable encapsulation of hepatocytes by electrostatic spraying, Journal of Biotechnology, 117(1), pp.99-109, ISSN: 0168-1656. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2004.11.004.

Sun, T, Higham, M, Layton, C, Haycock, JW, Short, R, MacNeil, S (2004) Developments in xenobiotic-free culture of human keratinocytes for clinical use, Wound Repair and Regeneration, 12(6), pp.626-634, ISSN: 1067-1927. DOI: 10.1111/j.1067-1927.2004.12609.x.

Sun, T, Haycock, JW, Szabo, M, Hill, RP, MacNeil, S (2004) Measurement of NF-κB in normal and reconstructed human skin in vitro, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 15(7), pp.743-749, ISSN: 0957-4530. DOI: 10.1023/B:JMSM.0000032812.18703.a9.

Sun, T, Chan, MLH, Quek, C-H, Yu, H (2004) Improving mechanical stability and density distribution of hepatocyte microcapsules by fibrin clot and gold nano-particles, Journal of Biotechnology, 111(2), pp.169-177, ISSN: 0168-1656. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2004.02.018.

Quek, C-H, Li, J, Sun, T, Chan, MLH, Mao, H-Q, Gan, LM, Leong, KW, Yu, H (2004) Photo-crosslinkable microcapsules formed by polyelectrolyte copolymer and modified collagen for rat hepatocyte encapsulation, Biomaterials, 25(17), pp.3531-3540, ISSN: 0142-9612. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2003.09.112.

Sun, T, Chan, MLH, Zhou, Y, Xu, X, Zhang, J, Lao, X, Wang, X, Quek, C-H, Chen, J-P, Leong, KW, Yu, H (2003) Use of ultrathin shell microcapsules of hepatocytes in bioartificial liver-assist device, Tissue Engineering, 9(supplement 1), pp.65-75, ISSN: 1076-3279. DOI: 10.1089/10763270360696987.

Sun, T, Chen, G, Liu, Y, Bu, F, Wen, M (2000) Purification of human prothrombin from Nitschmann fraction III using DEAE membrane radial flow chromatography, Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 742(1), pp.109-114, ISSN: 0378-4347. DOI: 10.1016/S0378-4347(00)00147-X.

Sun, T, Liu, Y, Bu, F, Chen, G, Wen, M (2000) Purification of prothrombin in Nitschmann fraction III by membrane radial column ion-exchange liquid chromatograph, Se pu = Chinese journal of chromatography / Zhongguo hua xue hui, 18, pp.350-353, ISSN: 1872-2059.

Sun, T, Liu, Y, Bu, F, Chen, G, Wen, M (2000) Purification of human fibrinogen using radial column ion-exchange liquid chromatograph, Chinese Journal of Blood Transfusion, 13(2), pp.95-96, ISSN: 1004-549X.

Sun, T, Chen, G, Liu, YP, Bu, FR, Wen, MJ (2000) Purification of human prothrombin from Nitschmann fraction III using DEAE membrane radical flow chromatography, Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 742(1), pp.109-114, ISSN: 1387-2273.

Sun, T, Chen, G, Liu, Y, Bu, F, Wen, M (2000) Chromatography of human prothrombin from Nitschmann fraction III on Q Sepharose Fast Flow using axial and radial flow column, Bioprocess Engineering, 23(2), pp.0121-0125, ISSN: 1615-7591. DOI: 10.1007/s004499900132.

Sun, T, Chen, G, Liu, Y, Bu, F, Wen, M (1999) Isolation of human fibrinogen by axial and radial flow chromatography from Nitschmann fraction I, Biotechnology Techniques, 13, pp.831-835, ISSN: 0951-208X. DOI: 10.1023/A:1008935623946.

Sun, T, Liu, B, Li, Z, Liu, D (1999) Effects of air pressure amplitudes on cellulase productivity by Trichoderma viride SL-1 in periodic pressure solid state fermenter, Process Biochemistry, 34(1), pp.25-29, ISSN: 1873-3298.

Sun, T, Liu, B, Li, P, Liu, D, Li, Z (1998) New solid-state fermentation process for repeated batch production of fibrinolytic enzyme by Fusarium oxysporum, Process Biochemistry, 33(4), pp.419-422, ISSN: 1359-5113. DOI: 10.1016/S0032-9592(97)00096-4.

Sun, T, Li, P, Liu, B, Liu, D, Li, Z (1998) Successive cultivation of Fusarium oxysporum on rice chaff for economic production of fibrinolytic enzyme, Bioprocess Engineering, 18(5), pp.379-381, ISSN: 0178-515X. DOI: 10.1007/PL00008997.

Sun, T (1997) Periodic pressure change improves mass transfer, Industrial Bioprocessing, 19, pp.1-2, ISSN: 1056-7194.

Sun, T, Li, P, Liu, B, Liu, D, Li, Z (1997) Solid state fermentation of rice chaff for fibrinolytic enzyme produced by Fusarium oxysporum, Biotechnology Letters, 19(5), pp.465-467, ISSN: 1573-6776. DOI: 10.1023/A:1018352328874.

Sun, T, Liu, B, Liu, D, Li, Z (1997) Effect of elevated temperature on Trichoderma viride SL-1 in solid state fermentations, Biotechnology Letters, 19(2), pp.171-174, ISSN: 1573-6776. DOI: 10.1023/A:1018372616637.

Sun, T, Liu, B, Li, Z (1997) Enhanced cellulase production in fed-batch solid state fermentation of Trichoderma viride SL-1, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 69(4), pp.429-432, ISSN: 1097-4660. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4660(199708)69:4<429::AID-JCTB732>3.0.CO;2-Q.

Sun, T, Li, Z, Liu, D (1996) A novel design of solid state fermenter and its evaluation for cellulase production by Trichoderma viride SL-1, Biotechnology Techniques, 10(11), pp.889-894, ISSN: 1573-6784. DOI: 10.1007/BF00154679.

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