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  • Roughness and wettability effect on histological and mechanical response of self-drilling orthodontic mini-implants 

    Espinar-Escalona, Eduardo; Bravo-Gonzalez, Luis-Alberto; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2016-06-01)
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    Self-drilling orthodontic mini-implants can be used as temporary devices for orthodontic treatments. Our main goal was to evaluate surface characteristics, roughness and wettability, of surface modified mini-implants to ...
  • Extent and mechanism of phase separation during the extrusion of calcium phosphate pastes 

    O'Neill, Rory; McCarthy, Hellen O.; Cunningham, Eoin; Montufar Jimenez, Edgar Benjamin; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Wilson, Ian; Lennon, Alex; Dunne, Nicholas (Springer, 2016-02)
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    The aim of this study was to increase understanding of the mechanism and dominant drivers influencing phase separation during ram extrusion of calcium phosphate (CaP) paste for orthopaedic applications. The liquid content ...
  • avß3- or a5ß1-Integrin-Selective Peptidomimetics for Surface Coating 

    Mas Moruno, Carlos; Fraioli, Roberta; Rechenmacher, Florian; Neubauer, Stefanie; Kapp, Tobias G.; Kessler, Horst (2016-06-13)
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    Engineering biomaterials with integrin-binding activity is a very powerful approach to promote cell adhesion, modulate cell behavior, and induce specific biological responses at the surface level. The aim of this Review ...
  • Biofunctional polyethylene glycol coatings on titanium: an in vitro-based comparison of functionalization methods 

    Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Calvo muñoz, Cristina; Torrent Camarero, Sergi; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (Elsevier, 2017-04-01)
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    Three methods for the production of Polyethylene glycol (PEG) coatings on titanium are compared, i.e. plasma polymerization, electrodeposition and silanization. The compared deposition methods presented similar wettability ...
  • A comprehensive evaluation of the activity and selectivity profile of ligands for RGD-binding integrins 

    Kapp, Tobias G.; Rechenmacher, Florian; Neubauer, Stefanie; Maltsev, Oleg V.; Cavalcanti-Adam, Elisabetta Ada; Zarka, Revital; Reuning, Ute; Notni, Johannes; Wester, Hans-Jürgen; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Spatz, Joachim; Geiger, Benjamin; Kessler, Horst (Macmillan Publishers, 2017-01-11)
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    Integrins, a diverse class of heterodimeric cell surface receptors, are key regulators of cell structure and behaviour, affecting cell morphology, proliferation, survival and differentiation. Consequently, mutations in ...
  • Polylactic acid organogel as versatile scaffolding technique 

    Punet, Xavier; Levato, Riccardo; Bataille, Isabelle; Letourneur, Didier; Engel López, Elisabeth; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel (Elsevier, 2017-03-24)
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    Tissue engineering requires scaffolding techniques based on non-toxic processes that permits the fabrication of constructs with tailored properties. Here, a two-step methodology based on the gelation and precipitation of ...
  • Plasma-inspired biomaterials 

    Cvelbar, Uros; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Hori, Masaru (2017-02-02)
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    The first questions which arise when one looks at the title of this special issue are what are plasma-inspired biomaterials, and what is this Special Issue of Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (JPhysD) all about? ...
  • Functionalization of CoCr surfaces with cell adhesive peptides to promote HUVECs adhesion and proliferation 

    Castellanos, Maria Isabel; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Grau, Anna; Serra-Picamal, Xavier; Trepat, Xavier; Albericio Palomera, Fernando; Joner, Michael; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2017-01-30)
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    Biomimetic surface modification with peptides that have specific cell-binding moieties is a promising approach to improve endothelialization of metal-based stents. In this study, we functionalized CoCr surfaces with RGDS, ...
  • Self-hardening and thermoresponsive alpha tricalcium phosphate/pluronic pastes 

    Maazouz, Yassine; Montufar Jimenez, Edgar Benjamin; Malbert, Julien; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2017-02)
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    Although calcium phosphate cements (CPCs) are used for bone regeneration in a wide range of clinical applications, various physicochemical phenomena are known to hinder their potential use in minimally invasive surgery or ...
  • Critical review: injectability of calcium phosphate pastes and cements 

    Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; O'Neill, Rory; Montufar Jimenez, Edgar Benjamin; Wilson, D.I.; Lennon, A.; Dunne, Nicholas (2016-11-09)
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    Calcium phosphate cements (CPC) have seen clinical success in many dental and orthopaedic applications in recent years. The properties of CPC essential for clinical success are reviewed in this article, which includes ...

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