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    • Biosynthesis of poly(g-L-glutamic acid) and comparative studies on the biodegradability of the g- and a-enantiomeric forms of the poly (glutamic acid) by Bacillus Licheniformis NCIMB 11709 

      Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad; Bou Serra, Jordi; Cerdà Cuéllar, Marta (Nova Science Publishers, Inc, 2013)
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      Poly (y-glutamic acid), a novel polyanionic and multifunctional macromolecule synthesized by Bacillus species, has attracted considerable attention because of its eco-friendly, biodegradable and biocompatible characteristics. ...
    • Colonización fungica de lentes de contacto 

      Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1998-07-13)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      En la presente tesis doctoral se han estudiado los factores implicados en el proceso de colonización fúngica (adhesión e invasión) de lentes de contacto nuevas y procedentes de usuarios.<br/><br/>Para ello se ha diseñado ...
    • Conjunctival Short-term Evolution after Pterygium Excision 

      Julio Morán, Gemma; Lluch Margarit, Sara; Pujol Vives, Pere; Merindano Encina, M. Dolores; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (2015-07-01)
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      Purpose To analyze conjunctival cytological features 1 month after pterygium excision using limbo-conjunctival autograft (LCA) with and without intraoperative mitomycin C and to assess tissue short-term evolution in both ...
    • Enzymatic degradation of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) by a commercial lipase 

      Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Calafell Monfort, Margarita; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (2012-08)
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      Polyesters such as poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) have attracted commercial and academic interest as new biotechnological materials. In previous studies it was confirmed that two commercial lipases hydrolyzed the ester bonds ...
    • Estudio comparativo de la carrera académica del profesorado en las universidades públicas politécnicas españolas desde un perspectiva de género 

      Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Gómez, Silvia (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • High production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) from a wild Bacillus megaterium Bolivian strain 

      Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Koller, Martin; de Sousa Dias, Miranda; Calafell Monfort, Margarita; Braunegg, Gerhart; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (2013-02-26)
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      Taking into account that a novel strain of Bacillus megaterium was isolated from Uyuni salt lake (Bolivia) in a previous work, the objectives of this new study were to determine the maximal Poly-3-hydroxybutyrate production ...
    • Igualdad de oportunidades : género y discapacidad 

      Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad; Prujà i Noè, Jesús M.; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; Guasch Murillo, Daniel; Trullols Farreny, Enric (2011-07-07)
      Audiovisual
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      Sessió plenaria duta a terme a l'EPSEVG dins el marc del XIX CUIEET: Congreso universitario de Innovación Educativa en las Enseñanzas Técnicas. Inclou les següents presentacions: "La UPC y la igualdad de oportunidades", a ...
    • Influence of acid-etching after grit-blasted on osseointegration of titanium dental implants: in vitro and in vivo studies 

      Herrero Climent, Mariano; Lázaro, Pedro; Rios Santos, Jose Vicente; Lluch Margarit, Sara; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2013-04)
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    • Influence of glycerol on poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) production by Cupriavidus necator and Burkholderia sacchari 

      Rodríguez-Contreras, Alejandra; Koller, Martin; Miranda-de Sousa Dias, Miguel; Calafell Monfort, Margarita; Braunegg, Gehart; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (2015-02-24)
      Article
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      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Graz. Institut für Biotechnology und Bioprozesstechnik
      Glycerol is a co-product of many industrial processes and is generated in large quantities from different origins. In this study, glycerol is used as a cheap carbon source for the production of poly(3- hydroxybutyrate) ...
    • Methods for the preparation of doxycycline-loaded phb micro- and nano-spheres 

      Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Calafell Monfort, Margarita; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Julio Morán, Gemma; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (2013-11)
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      Natural and synthetic biodegradable polymers have been investigated for controlled drug release. Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) can be produced by bacteria and is remarkable for this application due to its excellent biocompatibility ...
    • Methods for the preparation of doxycycline-loaded phb micro- and nano-spheres. 

      Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Calafell Monfort, Margarita; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (2013-08-10)
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      Natural and synthetic biodegradable polymers have been investigated for controlled drug release. Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) can be produced by bacteria and is remarkable for this application due to its excellent biocompatibility ...
    • Microbial applications and tools for environmental management and assessment 

      Morató Farreras, Jordi; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (Campus de Terrassa de la UPC, 2013-06-13)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Different microbial applications and tools were developed for environmental management and assessment. We lead applied research working at different scales, beginning with projects at a laboratory scale, but as well ...
    • Modification of titanium surfaces by adding antibiotic-loaded PHB spheres and PEG for biomedical applications 

      Rodriguez Contreras, Alejandra; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manero Planella, José María (2016-08-01)
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      Novel researches are focused on the prevention and management of post-operative infections. To avoid this common complication of implant surgery, it is preferable to use new biomaterials with antibacterial properties. ...
    • New PHB-producing Bacillus Strain from Environmental Samples 

      Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (Nova Science Publishers, Inc, 2015-12-16)
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      Many microorganisms are known to synthesize poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate] (PHB) from renewable resources. This biocompatible and biodegradable biopolyester possesses similar properties to some of the conventional plastics ...
    • Novel Poly[(R)-3-Hydroxybutyratel-producing bacterium isolated from a bolivian hypersaline lake 

      Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Koller, Martin; de Sousa Dias, Miranda; Calafell Monfort, Margarita; Braunegg, Gerhart; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (2013-03)
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      Poly [ ( R )-3-hydroxybutyrate ] (PHB) constitutes a biopolymer synthesized from renew- able resources by various microorganisms. This work focuses on finding a new PHB-produc- ing bacterium capable of growing in ...
    • Poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate] production under different salinity conditions by a novel Bacillus megaterium strain 

      Rodriguez-Contreras, Alejandra; Koller, Martin; Braunegg, Gerhart; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (Elsevier, 2016-01-27)
      Article
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      Bacillus megaterium uyuni S29, isolated from the Bolivian salt lake Uyuni, displays a high capability to produce poly[(R)-hydroxybutyrate] (PHB) in industrial culture media. In order to analyze the influence of salt on ...
    • Visible light enhances the antimicrobial effect of some essential oils 

      Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad; Codony Iglesias, Francesc; Agustí Adalid, Gemma; Lahera Juesas, Carlos (2017-03-01)
      Article
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      The photodisinfection is a topical, broad spectrum antimicrobial technology, targeting bacteria, virus, fungi, and protozoa effective for single cells as for biofilms. Natural molecules have been studied less than synthetic ...