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  • A new approach to produce plant antioxidants-loaded chitosan for medical applications 

    Rocasalbas Lozano, Guillem; Touriño Eirín, Sonia; Tzanov, Tzanko; Torres, Josep Lluís (2012-12-19)
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    This work reports a straightforward approach for incorporation of plant-derived flavonoid-based antioxidants into an intrinsically antimicrobial chitosan platform in order to generate chitosan-based materials suitable for ...
  • Inhibition of deleterious chronic wound enzymes with plant polyphenols 

    Díaz González, María; Rocasalbas Lozano, Guillem; Francesko, Antonio; Touriño Eirín, Sonia; Torres, Josep Lluis; Tzanov, Tzanko (2012-01-18)
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    The chronic wound environment is characterized by high concentrations of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and elevated levels of myeloperoxidase (MPO) and collagenases, together impairing the healing process. Therefore, the ...
  • Laccase-assisted formation of bioactive chitosan/gelatin hydrogel stabilized with plant polyphenols 

    Rocasalbas Lozano, Guillem; Francesko, Antonio; Touriño Eirín, Sonia; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Guebitz, Georg M.; Tzanov, Tzanko (2012-11-02)
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    Laccase-assisted simultaneous cross-linking and functionalization of chitosan/gelatin blends with phenolic compounds from Hamamelis virginiana was investigated for the development of bioactive hydrogel dressings. The ...