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  • Enzymatic functionalization of cork surface with antimicrobial hybrid biopolymer/silver nanoparticles 

    Francesko, Antonio; Blandon, Lucas; Vázquez, Mario; Petkova Petkova, Petya Stoyanova; Morató Farreras, Jordi; Pfeifer, Annett; Heinze, Thomas; Mendoza Gómez, Ernesto; Tzanov, Tzanko (2015-05-13)
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    Laccase-assisted assembling of hybrid biopolymer-silver nanoparticles and cork matrices into an antimicrobial material with potential for water remediation is herein described. Amino-functional biopolymers were first used ...
  • Enzyme-assisted formation of hybrid biopolymer hydrogels incorporating active phenolic nanospheres 

    Petkova Petkova, Petya Stoyanova; Francesko, Antonio; Tzanov, Tzanko (2015-02-01)
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    This work is about the synthesis of hybrid nanocomposite hydrogels comprising a thiolated chitosan platform that incorporates epigallocatechin gallate nanospheres as active polyphenolic agents for wound healing applications. ...
  • Simultaneous sonochemical-enzymatic coating of medical textiles with antibacterial ZnO nanoparticles 

    Petkova Petkova, Petya Stoyanova; Francesko, Antonio; Perelshtein, Ilana; Gedanken, Aharon; Tzanov, Tzanko (2016-03-01)
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    The antimicrobial finishing is a must for production of medical textiles, aiming at reducing the bioburden in clinical wards and consequently decreasing the risk of hospital-acquired infections. This work reports for the ...
  • Sonochemical coating of textiles with hybrid ZnO/chitosan antimicrobial nanoparticles 

    Petkova Petkova, Petya Stoyanova; Francesko, Antonio; Macedo Fernandes, Margarida Maria; Mendoza Gómez, Ernesto; Perelshtein, Ilana; Aharon, Gedanken; Tzanov, Tzanko (2014-01-09)
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    Textiles are good substrates for growth of microorg anisms especially under moisture and temperature conditions found in hospitals. Microbia l shedding from the body occurs continuously at contact of the patient with ...