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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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    • 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 ...
    • 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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    • Biodegradable polylactides scaffolds with pharmacological activity by means of ultrasound micromolding technology 

      Olmo Osuna, Cristian; Franco García, María Lourdes; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-04-29)
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      Ultrasound micromolding technology has been applied to get microporous polylactide scaffolds from the subsequent leaching of incorporated NaCl salts. A small amount of water-soluble polyethylene glycol (PEG) was required ...
    • 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 ...
    • Crystalline structures and structural transitions of copolyamides derived from 1,4-diaminobutane and different ratios of glutaric and azelaic acids 

      Olmo, Cristian; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Martínez Guil, Juan Carlos; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-04-01)
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      Copolyamides derived from even 1,4-butanediamine and different mixtures of odd dicarboxylic acids with a great difference in the number of methylene groups (i.e., glutaric and azelaic acids with 3 and 7 groups, respectively) ...
    • Crystallization kinetics of chain extended poly(L-lactide)s having different molecular structures 

      Yousefzade, Omid; Jeddi, Javad; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Garmabi, Hamid (2020-01-15)
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      Poly(L-lactide)s (PLLAs) with different chain structures were prepared by reactive melt processing and using Joncryl ADR as chain extender. Results of gel permeation chromatography (GPC) revealed that chain extended PLLAs ...
    • Cuaderno de prácticas 

      Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Franco García, María Lourdes; López Peña, Irene; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Saperas Plana, Núria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02)
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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Electrospun biodegradable polymers loaded with bactericide agents 

      Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Franco García, María Lourdes; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (AMER INST MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES-AIMS, 2016-01-01)
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      Development of materials with an antimicrobial activity is fundamental for different sectors, including medicine and health care, water and air treatment, and food packaging. Electrospinning is a versatile and economic ...
    • Experimentación e instrumentación: cuaderno de prácticas 

      Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Franco García, María Lourdes; López Peña, Irene; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Saperas Plana, Núria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02)
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    • Experimentation and instrumentation: practices guide 

      Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Franco García, María Lourdes; López Peña, Irene; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Saperas Plana, Núria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02)
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    • Hydrogels for flexible and compressible free standing cellulose supercapacitors 

      Saborío González, Maricruz; Svelic, Petra; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Pérez Madrigal, María del Mar; Franco García, María Lourdes; Torras Costa, Juan; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2019-09-01)
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      Cellulose-based supercapacitors display important advantages in comparison with devices fabricated with other materials, regarding environmental friendliness, flexibility, cost and versatility. Recent progress in the field ...
    • Improvement of biodegradability and biocompatibility of electrospun scaffolds of poly(butylene terephthalate) by incorporation of sebacate units 

      Heidarzadeh, Nina; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2020-01-01)
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      Incorporation of aliphatic units to poly(butylene terephthalate) (PBT) gives rise to biodegradable copolymers with tunable properties (e.g., degradability), depending on the selected comonomer and the specific composition. ...
    • Incorporation of biguanide compounds into poly(GL)-b-poly(GL-co-TMC-co-CL)-b-poly(GL) monofilament surgical sutures 

      Marquez, Yolanda; Cabral, Tània; Lorenzetti, Alice; Franco García, María Lourdes; Turón Dols, Pau; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017-02-01)
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      A new biodegradable coating was developed for bioabsorbable monofilament sutures. Specifically, a random copolymer having 35 wt-% and 65 wt-% of lactide and trimethylene carbonate units showed appropriate flexibility, ...
    • Incorporation of chloramphenicol and captopril into poly(GL)-b-poly(GL-co-TMC-co-CL)-b-poly(GL) monofilar surgical sutures 

      Márquez Lobato, Yolanda; Cabral, Tania; Lorenzetti, Aliche; Franco García, María Lourdes; Turón Dols, Pau; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2017-05-05)
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      Incorporation of chloramphenicol and captopril into coated and uncoated monofilament sutures was evaluated, as well as the derived bactericide and wound healing effects. To this end, a commercially available suture and an ...
    • Incorporation of chloramphenicol loaded hydroxyapatite nanoparticles into polylactide 

      Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Pelechà Casanovas, Marc; Franco García, María Lourdes; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2019-10-02)
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      Chloramphenicol (CAM) has been encapsulated into hydroxyapatite nanoparticles displaying different morphologies and crystallinities. The process was based on typical precipitation of solutions containing phosphate and ...