Actualment la recerca que desenvolupa el grup està orientada al voltant de tres eixos temàtics fonamentals:
1) Materials híbrids i conjugats formats per polímers conductors (PCs) amb aplicacions en Enginyeria de Teixits. Un dels nostres cavalls de batalla ha estat la utilització de materials híbrids orgànics PC/polímer aïllant i PC/proteïna, i de materials conjugats pèptid-PC com a matrius bioactives per la regeneració cel•lular.
2) Materials híbrids basats en polímers conductors amb aplicacions en Enginyeria de la Energia. Fonamentalment hem utilitzat PCs, sols o combinats, i materials híbrids PC/argiles per fabricar diferents dispositius capaços d’emmagatzemar energia elèctrica.
3) Mineralització de biomolècules i polímers conductors. Molt recentment hem iniciat una línia de recerca que té per objecte la síntesi de estructures minerals per biomineralitzar biomolècules, com el ADN, o per ser utilitzades com a nano- o micro-reactors per la síntesis de PCs.

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- Preparación, caracterización y aplicaciones de polímeros conductores y materiales híbridos basados en la combinación de este tipo de polímeros con arcillas, biomoléculas, partículas metálicas, etc.
- Aplicaciones de los polímeros conductores en la detección de neurotransmisores, drogas, iones, etc., la preparación de membranas para electrodiálisis, soportes de tejidos celulares, supercapacitores, etc.
- Formulación, caracterización y aplicación de pinturas con aditivos aniticorrosivos basados en polímeros conductores.
- Diseño de nuevos aminoácidos. Estudio de las propiedades conformacionales de aminoácidos y péptidos. Interacción péptido-receptor. Relación estructura-actividad.

http://futur.upc.edu/IMEM

- Preparation, characterization and applications of conducting polymers ans hybrid materials derived from the combination of conducting polymers with clays, biomolecules, metallic particles, etc.
- Application of conducting polymers in the detection of neurotransmitters, drugs, ions, etc., the preparation of membranes of electrodyalisis, substrates for cellular adhesion and proliferation, supercapacitors, etc.
- Formulation, characterization and application of paints with conducting polymers as anticorrosive additives.
- Molecular design of new amino acids. Conformational studies on peptides and amino acids. Peptide-receptor interaction. Structure-activity relationships.

http://futur.upc.edu/IMEM

- Preparation, characterization and applications of conducting polymers ans hybrid materials derived from the combination of conducting polymers with clays, biomolecules, metallic particles, etc.
- Application of conducting polymers in the detection of neurotransmitters, drugs, ions, etc., the preparation of membranes of electrodyalisis, substrates for cellular adhesion and proliferation, supercapacitors, etc.
- Formulation, characterization and application of paints with conducting polymers as anticorrosive additives.
- Molecular design of new amino acids. Conformational studies on peptides and amino acids. Peptide-receptor interaction. Structure-activity relationships.

http://futur.upc.edu/IMEM

Enviaments recents

  • Plasma functionalized surface of commodity polymers for dopamine detection 

    Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Osorio Madrigal, Joaquin; Castedo Rodríguez, Alejandra; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Buendía Morales, Jorge Juan; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2017-03-31)
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    We have fabricated potentially generalizable sensors based on polymeric-modified electrodes for the electrochemical detection of dopamine. Sensitive and selective sensors have been successfully obtained by applying a ...
  • Multiscale treatment for the molecular mechanism of a diels-alder reaction in solution: A QM/MM-MD study 

    Soto Delgado, Jorge; Tapia Apati, Ricardo; Torras Costa, Juan (2016-10-01)
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    Thermodynamics and the solvent role in the acceleration of the Diels–Alder reaction between cyclopentadiene (CPD) and methyl vinyl ketone (MVK) have been revisited. In this work we use an ab initio hybrid QM/MM-MD scheme ...
  • Enhanced dielectric performance of a block copolymer-polythiophene nanocomposite 

    Pérez Madrigal, Mª del Mar; Ochoa Guerrero, Diego A.; García García, José Eduardo; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-09-15)
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    Dielectric elastomer actuators (DEAs) transform electrical energy into mechanical work. However, despite displaying exceptional features, the low permittivity of elastomers restricts their application. Hence, to overcome ...
  • Structural polymorphism in poly(3-ethyl-3-phenyl-2-azetidinone) 

    Iribarren Laco, José Ignacio (Elsevier, 2016-08-31)
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    The structural characterization of chiral nylon-3 derivative, poly (3-ethyl-3-phenyl-2- azetidinone) (PEPA) has been carried out using FTIR, thermal analysis, X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy. X-ray diffraction ...
  • Fibrin association at hybrid biointerfaces made of clot-binding peptides and polythiophene 

    Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-10)
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    The properties as biointerfaces of electroactive conducting polymer–peptide biocomposites formed by poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) and CREKA or CR(NMe)EKA peptide sequences (where Glu has been replaced by ...
  • Confinement of a ß-barrel protein in nanoperforated free-standing nanomembranes for ion transport 

    Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Michaux, Catherine; Perpete, Eric; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-10-14)
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    Bioinspired free-standing nanomembranes (FSNMs) for selective ion transport have been tailored by immobilizing the Omp2a ß-barrel membrane protein inside nanoperforations created in flexible poly(lactic acid) (PLA) ...
  • A multi-step template-assisted approach for the formation of conducting polymer nanotubes onto conducting polymer films 

    Estrany Coda, Francesc; Calvet Tarragona, Aureli; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-04-25)
    Article
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    After exhibiting the important limitations of the template-assisted approach when electropolymerization on simple stainless steel electrodes and electrospinning of insulating polymeric templates are combined, hollow ...
  • DNA - Conducting polymer complexes: A computational study of the hydrogen bond between building blocks 

    Zanuy Gomara, David; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2012)
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    Ab initio quantum mechanical calculations at the MP2 level were used for an extensive study concerning the stability of hydrogen-bonded complexes formed by pyrrole and thiophene, which are the most common building blocks ...
  • Nanometric polythiophene films with electrocatalytic activity for non-enzymatic detection of glucose 

    Hocevar, Marcele A.; Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Ferreira, Carlos Arthur; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-06-01)
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    Electrochemical detection of glucose using simple polymeric electrodes without the assistance of enzymatic or inorganic catalysts (i.e. metals or metal oxides) has been issued a challenge to the scientific community. In ...
  • Semiconducting, biodegradable and bioactive fibers for drug delivery 

    Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Llorens, Elena; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-02-25)
    Article
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    © BME-PT. In this work we present the drug release properties and morphological studies of fibers formed by mixing different ratios of poly(lactic acid) (PLA) and poly(3-thiophene methyl acetate) (P3TMA) loaded with four ...

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