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  • Self-assembly of tetraphenylalanine peptides 

    Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Ballano Ballano, María Gema; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Cativiela Marín, Carlos A.; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2015-11-01)
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    Three different tetraphenylalanine (FFFF) based peptides that differ at the N- and C-termini have been synthesized by using standard procedures to study their ability to form different nanoassemblies under a variety of ...
  • CdS quantum dots as a scattering nanomaterial of carbon nanotubes in polymeric nanocomposite sensors for microelectrode array behavior 

    Muñoz, Jose; Bastos Arrieta, Julio Alonso; Muñoz, Maria; Muraviev, Dmitri; Céspedes, Francisco; Baeza, Mireia (Springer, 2015-10-15)
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    This work is focused on evaluating the direct electrochemical effect of semi-conducting nanocrystals when they are integrated in bulky nanocomposite sensors based on multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs). For this aim, ...
  • UO2 surface oxidation by mixtures of water vapor and hydrogen as a function of temperature 

    Espriu Gascon, Alexandra; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Domínguez Escalante, Montserrat; Giménez Izquierdo, Francisco Javier; Casas Pons, Ignasi; Pablo Ribas, Joan de (Elsevier, 2015-12-01)
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    In the present work, X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) was used to study the effect of water vapor on the UO2 surface as a function of temperature. The experiments were performed in situ inside a high pressure chamber ...
  • Langmuir films study on lipid-containing artificial tears 

    Torrent Burgués, Juan (2016-04-01)
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    Lipid-containing artificial tears are a type of artificial tears that use lipid components in order to restore the lipid layer of the tear film. One of these components is lecithin which can be applied in spray solutions ...
  • Study of the presence of geosmin in bottled mineral water by CLSA and GC-MS 

    Guadayol Gállego, Marta; Cortina Masana, Montserrat; Guadayol Cunill, José María; Caixach Gamisans, Josep (2015-09-01)
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    Organoleptic properties of water are the only means whereby a consumer can assess water quality and safety. Among these properties, taste and smell are the most important. Geosmin is a compound whose presence has been ...
  • Effects of wet/dry-cycling and plasma treatments on the properties of flax nonwovens intended for composite reinforcing 

    Ventura Casellas, Heura; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Navarro Sentanyes, Antonio; Rodríguez-Pérez, Miguel Ángel; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (2016-02-03)
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    This research analyzes the effects of different treatments on flax nonwoven (NW) fabrics which are intended for composite reinforcement. The treatments applied were of two different kinds: a wet/dry cycling which helps to ...
  • Conformational ensembles of neuromedin C reveal a progressive coil-helix transition within a binding-induced folding mechanism 

    Roca Adrover, Miquel; Sanchis, Pilar; Vilanova, Bartolome; Pauwels, Kris; Martorell, Gabriel; Pérez González, Juan Jesús (2015-01-01)
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    Neuromedin C (NMC) is a peptide that regulates various processes in the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract through its interaction with the bombesin receptor subtype-2 (BB2R). Hence, BB2R antagonists hold ...
  • Tejidos biofuncionales: modelización del transporte de masa a través de la piel 

    Martí Gelabert, Meritxell; Alonso Merino, Cristina; Carreras Parera, Núria; Lis Arias, Manuel José (2015-12-29)
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    Skin drug delivery can be subdivided into topical and transdermal administration. Transdermal administration can take advantage of chemical and physical strategies that can improve skin permeability and allow drug penetration. ...
  • Synthesis of a monovalent selective cation exchange membrane to concentrate reverse osmosis brines by electrodialysis 

    Reig i Amat, Mònica; Farrokhzad, Hasan; Van der Bruggen, Bart; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2015-11-02)
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    In this work, novel monovalent selective cation exchange membranes (CEMs) with different mixtures of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and sulfonated PVDF (S-PVDF) were synthesized. The selected composite membranes were ...
  • Intermatrix synthesis as a rapid, inexpensive and reproducible methodology for the in situ functionalization of nanostructured surfaces with Quantum Dots 

    Bastos Arrieta, Julio Alonso; Muñoz, Jose; Stenbock-Fermor, Anja; Muñoz, Maria; Muraviev, Dmitri; Céspedes, Francisco; Tsarkova, Larisa A.; Baeza, Mireia (2016-02-02)
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    Intermatrix Synthesis (IMS) technique has proven to be a valid methodology for the in situ incorporation of quantum dots (QDs) in a wide range of nanostructured surfaces for the preparation of advanced hybrid-nanomaterials. ...

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