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    • 3D silicon doped hydroxyapatite scaffolds decorated with Elastin-like Recombinamers for bone regenerative medicine 

      Vila, Mercedes; García, Ana; Girotti, Alessandra; Alonso, Matilde; Rodriguez Cabello, Jose Carlos; Gonzalez Vazquez, Arlyng; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth; Buján, Julia; García Honduvilla, Natalio; Vallet Regi, Maria (2016-11-01)
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      The current study reports on the manufacturing by rapid prototyping technique of three-dimensional (3D) scaffolds based on silicon substituted hydroxyapatite with Elastin-like Recombinamers (ELRs) functionalized surfaces. ...
    • A bioactive elastin-like recombinamer reduces unspecific protein adsorption and enhances cell response on titanium surfaces. 

      Salvagni, Emiliano; Berguig, Geoffrey; Engel López, Elisabeth; Rodriguez Cabello, Jose Carlos; Coullerez, Geraldine; Textor, Marcus; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José (2013-10-17)
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      We present the immobilization on synthetic substrates of elastin-like recombinamers (ELR) that combine a bioactive motif for cell adhesion with protein antifouling properties. Physical adsorption of the recombinamers and ...
    • A microphysiological system combining electrospun fibers and electrical stimulation for the maturation of highly anisotropic cardiac tissue 

      López Canosa, Adrián; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Yanac Huertas, Eduardo; Ordoño Fernández, Jesús; Rodríguez Trujillo, Romen; Samitier Martí, Josep; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Engel López, Elisabeth (2021-06-01)
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      he creation of cardiac tissue models for preclinical testing is still a non-solved problem in drug discovery, due to the limitations related to the in vitro replication of cardiac tissue complexity. Among these limitations, ...
    • A novel hybrid nanofibrous strategy to target progenitor cells for cost-effective in situ angiogenesis 

      Sachot, Nadège; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Oliveira, Hugo; Martí Muñoz, Joan; Roguska, Agata; Amedee, Joelle; Lewandowska, Malgorzata; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-11-02)
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      Although the impact of composites based on Ti-doped calcium phosphate glasses is low compared with that of bioglass, they have been already shown to possess great potential for bone tissue engineering. Composites made of ...
    • A novel hybrid nanofibrous strategy to target progenitor cells for cost-effective: In situ angiogenesis 

      Sachot, Nadege; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Oliveira, Hugo; Martí Muñoz, Joan; Roguska, Agata; Amedee, Joelle; Lewandowska, Malgorzata; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-09-22)
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      Although the impact of composites based on Ti-doped calcium phosphate glasses is low compared with that of bioglass, they have been already shown to possess great potential for bone tissue engineering. Composites made of ...
    • Alendronate and etidronate do not regulate interleukin 6 and 11 synthesis in normal human osteoblasts in culture 

      Engel López, Elisabeth; Serrano, Sergi; Mariñoso, Maria Lluïsa; Lloreta, Josep; Ulloa, Fausto; Nogués, Xavier; Díez-Pérez, Adolfo; Carbonell, Jordi (2003)
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      Bisphosphonates exert a potent inhibitory effect on bone resorption. Several studies have been performed, with contradictory results, to ascertain whether the effect of bisphosphonates on osteoclasts could be produced, ...
    • An efficient and reproducible method to culture Bergmann and cortical radial glia using textured PMMA 

      Álvarez Pinto, Zaída; Sena, Elena; Mattotti, Marta; Engel López, Elisabeth; Alcantara, Soledad (2014-07-30)
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      Radial glia cells comprise the principal population of neural stem cells (NSC) during development. Attempts to develop reproducible radial glia and NSC culture methods have met with variable results, yielding non-adherent ...
    • Angiogenesis in bone regeneration: tailored calcium release in hybrid fibrous scaffolds 

      Castaño Linares, Óscar; Sachot, Nadège; Xuriguera Martin, Elena; Engel López, Elisabeth; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Park, Jaegyun; Jin, Guang-Zhen; Kim, Tae-Hyun; Kim, Joong-Hyun; Kim, Hae-Won (2014-05-28)
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      Covenantee:   Tan'guk Taehakkyo
      In bone regeneration, silicon-based calcium phosphate glasses (Bioglasses) have been widely used since the 1970s. However, they dissolve very slowly because of their high amount of Si (SiO2 > 45%). Recently, our group has ...
    • Biomimetic treatments on dental implants for immediate loading applications 

      Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Salvagni, Emiliano; Werner, Michael; Engel López, Elisabeth; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta; Rodriguez-Cabello, C.; Munoz, F; Planell Estany, Josep Anton (2009-06)
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      Commercially pure titanium (cp Ti) dental implants have been widely and successfully used with high rates of clinical success in normal situations. However, there is still a lack of reliable synthetic materials to be used ...
    • Bioprinting decellularized breast tissue for the development of three-dimensional breast cancer models 

      Blanco Fernández, Bárbara; Rey Viñoles, Sergi; Bagci, Gülsün; Rubi Sans, Gerard; Otero, Jorge; Navajas Navarro, Daniel; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Engel López, Elisabeth (2022-06-23)
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      The tumor extracellular matrix (ECM) plays a vital role in tumor progression and drug resistance. Previous studies have shown that breast tissue-derived matrices could be an important biomaterial to recreate the complexity ...
    • Catheter tip distensibility substantially influences the aspiration force of thrombectomy devices 

      Li, Jiahui; Castaño, Óscar; Tomasello, Alejandro; Lascuevas, Marta de Dios; Canals Canals, Pere; Engel López, Elisabeth; Ribó, Marc (2021-01-01)
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      Background A direct aspiration first pass thrombectomy (ADAPT) is a fast-growing technique for which a broad catalog of catheters that provide a wide range of aspiration forces can be used. We aimed to characterize different ...
    • Chemotactic TEG3 cells’ guiding platforms based on PLA fibers functionalized with the SDF-1a/CXCL12 chemokine for neural regeneration therapy 

      Castaño Linares, Óscar; López Mengual, Ana; Reginensi, Diego; Matamoros Angles, Andreu; Engel López, Elisabeth; del Río Fernández, José A. (Frontiers Media SA, 2021-03-22)
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      (Following spinal cord injury, olfactory ensheathing cell (OEC) transplantation is a promising therapeutic approach in promoting functional improvement. Some studies report that the migratory properties of OECs are compromised ...
    • Chitosan/PEGDA based scaffolds as bioinspired materials to control in vitro angiogenesis 

      Soriente, Alessandra; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Fasolino, Ines; Raucci, Maria Grazia; Demitri, Christian; Engel López, Elisabeth; Ambrosio, Luigi (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
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      In the current work, our purpose was based on the assessment of bioactive chitosan (CS)/Poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA) based scaffolds ability to stimulate in vitro angiogenesis process. The bioactivation of the ...
    • Chlorine resistance property improvement of polyamide reverse osmosis membranes through cross-linking degree increment 

      Gholami, Sina; Rezvani, Alireza; Vatanpour, Vahid; Khoshravesh, Seyyed Hossein; Llorens Llacuna, Joan; Engel López, Elisabeth; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Cortina Pallás, José Luis (Elsevier, 2023-09-01)
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      Highly permeable polyamide reverse osmosis (RO) membranes are desirable for reducing the energy burden and ensuring future water resources in arid and semiarid regions. One notable drawback of thin film composite (TFC) ...
    • Chondroinductive alginate-based hydrogels having graphene oxide for 3D printed scaffold fabrication 

      Olate Moya, Felipe; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Engel López, Elisabeth; Arens, Lukas; Wilhelm, Manfred; Palza, Humberto (2020-01-07)
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      Scaffolds based on bioconjugated hydrogels are attractive for tissue engineering because they can partly mimic human tissue characteristics. For example, they can further increase their bioactivity with cells. However, ...
    • Co-assembled and microfabricated bioactive membranes 

      Mendes, Ana C.; Smith, Katherine H.; Tejeda Montes, Esther; Engel López, Elisabeth; Reis, Rui L.; Azevedo, Elena S.; Mata, Álvaro (2012-09-03)
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      The fabrication of hierarchical and bioactive self-supporting membranes, which integrate physical and biomolecular elements, using a single-step process that combines molecular self-assembly with soft lithography ...
    • Conductive bacterial nanocellulose-polypyrrole patches promote cardiomyocyte differentiation 

      Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Martínez Hernández, Marina; Engel López, Elisabeth; Laromaine Segué, Anna; Campoy Quiles, Marioano; Srinivasan, Sumithra Yasaswini; Cler, Marina; Zapata Arteaga, Osnat; Dörling, Bernhard (American Chemical Society, 2023-06-21)
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      The low endogenous regenerative capacity of the heart, added to the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, triggered the advent of cardiac tissue engineering in the last decades. The myocardial niche plays a critical role ...
    • Control of microenvironmental cues with a smart biomaterial composite promotes endothelial progenitor cell angiogenesis 

      Aguirre, Adrián; Gonzalez, Arlyng; Navarro, Melba; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (2012-09)
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      Smart biomaterials play a key role when aiming at successful tissue repair by means of regenerative medicine approaches, and are expected to contain chemical as well as mechanical cues that will guide the regenerative ...
    • Development and angiogenic potential of cell-derived microtissues using microcarrier-template 

      Rubi Sans, Gerard; Cano Garcia, Irene; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Blanco, Bárbara; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Engel López, Elisabeth (2021-02-25)
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      Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine approaches use biomaterials in combination with cells to regenerate lost functions of tissues and organs to prevent organ transplantation. However, most of the current strategies ...
    • Development of a novel automatable fabrication method based on electrospinning co electrospraying for rotator cuff augmentation patches 

      Rey Viñoles, Sergi; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Ruiz Macarrilla, Leonardo; Llorens, Xavier; Mora Guix, José M.; Engel López, Elisabeth; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2019-01-01)
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      Rotator cuff tear is one of the most common shoulder diseases. Rotator cuff augmentation (RCA) is trying to solve the high retear failure percentage after the surgery procedures (20–90%). The ideal augmentation patch must ...