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    • Antibacterial polyurethane foams with incorporated lignin-capped silver nanoparticles for chronic wound treatment 

      Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Tzanov, Tzanko (2020-02-26)
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      Lignin-capped silver nanoparticles were incorporated in situ into polyurethane foams during their polymerization to obtain multifunctional materials suitable for chronic wound dressing. Lignin with increased phenolic ...
    • Antimicrobial lightweight materials and components 

      Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Ferreres Cabanes, Guillem; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2020-12-02)
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      Lightweight materials and components have gained remarkable scientific and technological importance in the recent times as the main drivers of innovation. They are finding widespread use across all industry sectors to ...
    • Hybrid tellurium-lignin nanoparticles with enhanced antibacterial properties 

      Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Hoyo Pérez, Javier; Tzanov, Tzanko (2021-04-07)
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      The surge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is leading to the loss of antibiotic treatment effectiveness, resulting in prolonged infections and even death. Against this healthcare threat, antimicrobial nanoparticles that ...
    • Laccase/TEMPO-mediated bacterial cellulose functionalization: production of paper-silver nanoparticles composite with antimicrobial activity 

      Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; Valenzuela, Susana V.; Valls Vidal, Cristina; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa; Javier Pastor, F.I.; Diaz Lucea, M. Pilar; Martínez Martínez, Josefina (2019-01-01)
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      Bacterial cellulose (BC) was functionalized applying the Laccase/TEMPO oxidative treatment, leading to a five-fold increase of the concentration of carboxyl groups. Paper produced with this cellulose showed improved ...
    • Microbial cellulose from a komagataeibacter intermedius strain isolated from commercial wine vinegar 

      Fernández Santos, Julia; Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Valenzuela Mayorga, Susana Valeria; Pastor Blasco, Francisco Ignacio Javier; Diaz Lucea, M. Pilar; Martinez, Josefina (2019-02-21)
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      In this study a new bacterial cellulose (BC) producer isolated from commercial vinegar is identified as Komagataeibacter intermedius JF2 based on the examination of general taxonomical characteristics, 16S rDNA sequence ...