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  • An experimental-computer modeling study of inorganic phosphates surface adsorption on hydroxyapatite particles 

    Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Revilla López, Guillermo; Turon Dols, Pau; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-01-01)
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    The adsorption of orthophosphate, pyrophosphate, triphosphate and a trisphosphonate onto hydroxyapatite has been examined using experiments and quantum mechanical calculations. Adsorption studies with FTIR and X-ray ...
  • Microfibres of conducting polythiophene and biodegradable poly(ester urea) for scaffolds 

    Planellas Oates, Marc; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Kobauri, Sophio; Katsarava, Ramaz; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2015-01-01)
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    Hybrid scaffolds constituted of a mixture of conducting and biodegradable polymers are obtained by the electrospinning technique. Specifically, poly(3-thiophene methyl acetate) (P3TMA) and a copolymer derived from L-leucine, ...
  • Study on the crystallization of multiarm stars with a poly(ethyleneimine) core and poly(epsilon-caprolactone) arms of different length 

    Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Bacaicoa, Anna; Casas, Maria Teresa; Franco García, María Lourdes; Serra Albet, Àngels; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2015-05-10)
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    Crystallization of multiarm star systems constituted by a core of poly(ethyleneimine) (PEI) and arms of poly(epsilon-caprolactone) (PCL) was studied by transmission electron microscopy, calorimetry and optical microscopy ...
  • Comparison of the microbial dynamics and biochemistry of laboratory sourdoughs prepared with grape, apple and yogurt 

    Gordún Quiles, Elena; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Ginovart Gisbert, Marta; Carbó Moliner, Rosa (2014)
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    The microbiological culture-dependent characterization and physicochemical characteristics of laboratory sourdough prepared with grape (GS) were evaluated and compared with apple (AS) and yogurt (YS), which are the usual ...
  • Preparation of micro-molded exfoliated clay nanocomposites by means of ultrasonic technology 

    Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Franco García, María Lourdes; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Aymami Bofarull, Juan; Olmo Osuna, Cristian; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2014-10-15)
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    Ultrasound micro-molding technology has been tested as a new method to get polymer/clay nanocomposites. Biodegradable polylactide (PLA) and poly (nona-methylene azelate) (PE99) have been used as polymer matrices, whereas ...
  • Scaffolds constituted by mixed polylactide and poly(ethylene glycol) electrospun microfibers 

    Llorens Domenjó, Elena; Bellmunt Montoya, Sergi; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2014-11-12)
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    Scaffolds comprising different ratios of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) and polylactide (PLA) electrospun fibers were prepared by using a single rotary collector. Electrospinning parameters and solution conditions were optimized ...
  • Synergistic approach to elucidate the incorporation of magnesium ions into hydroxyapatite 

    Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Revilla López, Guillermo; Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Chaves Barboza, Gustavo Adolfo; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Turon Dols, Pau; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2015-02-02)
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    Although the content of Mg2+ in hard tissues is very low (typically 1.5wt%), its incorporation into synthetic hydroxyapatite (HAp) particles and its role in the mineral's properties are still subject of intensive debate. ...
  • Effect of the graft ratio on the properties of polythiophene-g-poly(ethylene glycol) 

    Maione, Silvana; Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Bendrea, Anca Dana; Cianga, Luminita; Cianga, Ioan; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2015-02-15)
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    Graft copolymers formed by anchoring poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) chains to conjugated polythiophene have been prepared by copolymerizing two compounds: unsubstituted -terthiophene (Th-3) and a thiophene-derived macromonomer ...
  • Examining the compatibility of collagen and a polythiophene derivative for the preparation of bioactive platforms 

    Soto Delgado, Jorge; Torras Costa, Juan; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2015-01-09)
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    Fundamental characteristics of bioactive platforms based on biocomposites of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) and collagen, named P(EDOT:CLG), have been examined using an experimental–computational approach. The ...
  • Synthesis and properties of Poly(L-lactide)-b-poly (L-phenylalanine) hybrid copolymers 

    Planellas Oates, Marc; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2014-08-01)
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    Hybrid materials constituted by peptides and synthetic polymers have nowadays a great interest since they can combine the properties and functions of each constitutive block, being also possible to modify the final ...

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