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  • Aliphatic polyester and Poly(ester amide) Clay nanocomposites by In-situ Polymerization 

    Morales Gámez, Laura Teresa; Rodríguez Galán, Rafael Alfonso; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Wiley-VCH Verlag ¬ Co. KGaA, 2011)
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  • Amino acid-based poly(ester amide) nanofibers for tailored enzymatic degradation prepared by miniemulsion-electrospinning 

    Murase Fernández, Sara Keiko; Kaltbeitzel, A; Landfester, K; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Crespy, D (2015-01-01)
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    Novel enzyme loaded scaffolds with enzyme-responsive degradable properties for drug delivery are prepared by an original inverse-miniemulsion electrospinning method. Miniemulsions with aqueous nanodroplets containing ...
  • 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)
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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 ...
  • Amyloid-like fibrils from a diphenylalanine capped with an aromatic fluorenyl 

    Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Gil, Ana M.; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Jimenez Sanz, Ana Isabel; Yousef, Ibraheem; Keridou, Ina; Cativiela, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2018-11-19)
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    The self-assembly behavior of a diphenylalanine amphiphile blocked at the C-terminus with a 9-fluorenylmethyl ester and stabilized at the N-terminus with a trifluoroacetate (TFA) anion, TFA·FF-OFm, has been examined. At ...
  • 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 ...
  • Anhydric maleic functionalization and polyethylene glycol grafting of lactide-co-trimethylene carbonate copolymers 

    Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Franco García, María Lourdes; Sarasua, Jose-Ramon; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2014-09-01)
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    Lactide and trimethylene carbonate copolymers were successfully grafted with polyethylene glycol via previous functionalization with maleic anhydride and using N,N'-diisopropylcarbodiimide as condensing agent. Maleinization ...
  • Antimicrobial electrospun fibers of polyester loaded with engineered cyclic gramicidin analogues 

    Maione, Silvana; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Pérez Madrigal, Mª del Mar; Cativiela, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2017)
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    Biodegradable polyester fibers have been loaded with two engineered analogues of gramicidin soviet. In these cyclic peptide derivatives, which were designed in a previous work to stabilize the bioactive conformation while ...
  • Biocompatibility and drug release behavior of scaffolds prepared by coaxial electrospinning of poly(butylene succinate) and polyethylene glycol 

    Llorens, E.; Ibañez, H; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2015-04-01)
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    Scaffolds constituted by electrospun microfibers of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) and poly(butylene succinate) (PBS) were studied. Specifically, coaxial microfibers having different core-shell distributions and compositions ...
  • Biodegradability and biocompatibility of copoly(butylene sebacate-co-terephthalate)s 

    Heidarzadeh, Nina; Mehdi Rafizadeh, Mehdi; Faramarz Afshar Taromi, Faramarz Afshar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2017-01-01)
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    In the present study poly (butylene sebacate-co-terephthalate)s having different compositions were synthesized with a high yield and a random distribution by thermal transesterification of poly (butylene sebacate) and poly ...
  • Biodegradable nanofibrous scaffolds as smart delivery vehicles for amino acids 

    Maione, Silvana; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Catiavela, Carlos; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2017)
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    The encapsulation of amino acids (AAs) and their correct preservation before they are ingested are challenging tasks. Nonpolar (l-alanine and l-phenylalanine), polar (l-cysteine hydrochloride and l-asparagine), and charged ...
  • Biodegradable Poly(Ester Amide)s: Synthesis and Applications 

    Rodríguez Galán, Rafael Alfonso; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Nova Publishers, 2011)
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  • Brill transition and melt crystallization of nylon 56 an odd-even polyamide with two hydrogen-bonding directions 

    Morales Gámez, Laura Teresa; Soto, David X.; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Elsevier, 2010-11-12)
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    Brill transition and crystallization behaviour of nylon 56, a representative polymer of odd–even polyamides, were investigated by simultaneous WAXD and SAXS synchrotron radiation. Nylon 56 crystallized from solution into ...
  • Close contacts at the interface: Experimental-computational synergies for solving complexity problems 

    Torras Costa, Juan; Zanuy Gomara, David; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Revilla López, Guillermo (de Gruyter, 2018-02-15)
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    The study of material science has been long devoted to the disentanglement of bulk structures which mainly entails finding the inner structure of materials. That structure is accountable for a major portion of materials’ ...
  • Crystal polymorphism of polylactides and poly(Pro-alt-CO): The metastable beta and gamma phases. Formation of homochiral PLLA phases in the PLLA/PDLA blends 

    Lotz, Bernard; Li, Gao; Chen, Xuesi; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017-04-21)
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    Among the various crystalline phases of polylactides, an elusive orthorhombic gamma phase (¿PLLA) had been obtained so far only by epitaxial crystallization on hexamethylbenzene. A recent work by J. Shao et al. (Macromolecules, ...
  • Degradable Poly(ester amide)s for biomedical aplications 

    Rodríguez Galán, Rafael Alfonso; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2010-12-27)
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    Poly(ester amide)s are an emerging group of biodegradable polymers that may cover both commodity and speciality applications. These polymers have ester and amide groups on their chemical structure which are of a degradable ...
  • Dissolving hydroxyolite: a DNA molecule into its hydroxyapatite mold 

    Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Revilla López, Guillermo; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turón Dols, Pau; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-04-01)
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    In spite of the clinical importance of hydroxyapatite (HAp), the mechanism that controls its dissolution in acidic environments remains unclear. Knowledge of such a process is highly desirable to provide better understanding ...
  • Diversity and hierarchy in supramolecular assemblies of triphenylalanine: from laminated helical ribbons to toroids 

    Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Gil, Ana M.; Jimenez Sanz, Ana Isabel; Cativiela, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2017-04-04)
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    Microstructures from small phenylalanine-based peptides have attracted great attention lately because these compounds are considered to be a new class of tunable materials. In spite of the extensive studies on uncapped ...
  • DNA adsorbed on hydroxyapatite surfaces 

    Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Chaves Barboza, Gustavo Adolfo; Revilla López, Guillermo; Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Casanovas Muñoz, Jordi; Turon Dols, Pau; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Casas, Maria Teresa (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-01-01)
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    Hydroxyapatite (HAp) particles with very different surface charges and compositions (i.e. different Ca/P and CO32-/PO43- ratios) have been obtained by varying the experimental conditions used during the chemical precipitation ...
  • Dual-functionalization device for therapy through dopamine release and monitoring 

    Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Giménez, Alessia; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2018-01-01)
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    A dual-functional device is fabricated to release progressively dopamine (DA) from a biohydrogel under real-time monitoring via electrochemical detection. For this purpose, a poly-¿-glutamic acid biohydrogel is assembled ...
  • Effect of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles on the degradability of random poly(butylene terephthalate-co-aliphatic dicarboxylate)s having a high content of terephthalic units 

    Heidarzadeh, Nina; Mehdi Rafizadeh, Mehdi; Faramarz Afshar Taromi, Faramarz Afshar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2016-07-06)
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    Copolyesters derived from 1,4-butanediol and constituted also of aliphatic and aromatic dicarboxylate units in a molar ratio of 3:7 were synthesized by a two-step polycondensation procedure. Succinic, adipic, and sebacic ...