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  • Accelerated hardening of nanotextured 3D-plotted self-setting calcium phosphate inks 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Maazouz, Yassine; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Perez, Roman A.; González Arcos, Borja; Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2018-01-01)
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    Direct ink writing (DIW) techniques open up new possibilities for the fabrication of patient-specific bone grafts. Self-setting calcium phosphate inks, which harden at low temperature, allow obtaining nanostructured scaffolds ...
  • All-in-one trifunctional strategy: A cell adhesive, bacteriostatic and bactericidal coating for titanium implants 

    Hoyos Nogués, Mireia; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María; Gil, F. J.; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2018-09-01)
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    Strategies to inhibit initial bacterial adhesion are extremely important to prevent infection on biomaterial surfaces. However, the simultaneous attraction of desired eukaryotic cells remains a challenge for successful ...
  • A novel strategy to enhance interfacial adhesion in fiber-reinforced calcium phosphate cement 

    Gallinetti, Sara; Mestres, Gemma; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Persson, Cecilia; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2017-11-01)
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    Calcium phosphate cements (CPCs) are extensively used as synthetic bone grafts, but their poor toughness limits their use to non-load-bearing applications. Reinforcement through introduction of fibers and yarns has been ...
  • Antimicrobial properties and dentin bonding strength of magnesium phosphate cements 

    Mestres Beà, Gemma; Abdolhosseini, Masha; Bowles, Walter; Huang, S.H.; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Gorr, Sven Ulrik; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2013-09)
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    The main objective of this work was to assess the antimicrobial properties and the dentin-bonding strength of novel magnesium phosphate cements (MPC). Three formulations of MPC, consisting of magnesium oxide and a phosphate ...
  • Bioactivation of calcium deficient hydroxyapatite with foamed gelatin gel. A new injectable self-setting bone analogue 

    Dessi, Mariagemiliana; Alvarez Perez, Marco Antonio; De Santis, Roberto; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Ambrosio, Luigi (2014-02)
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    An alternative approach to bone repair for less invasive surgical techniques, involves the development of biomaterials directly injectable into the injury sites and able to replicate a spatially organized platform with ...
  • Bioceramics and bone healing 

    Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Español Pons, Montserrat; Maazouz, Yassine; Bergez, Victor; Pastorino Carraz, David (2018-05-01)
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    - Calcium phosphates have long been used as synthetic bone grafts. Recent studies have shown that the modulation of composition and textural properties, such as nano-, micro- and macro-porosity, is a powerful strategy to ...
  • Biomimetic treatment on dental implants for short -term bone regeneration 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manzanares, Norberto; Badet de Mena, Armando; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2013)
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    The main purpose of this work was to assess the short-term bone regenerative potential of new osteoconductive implants. The novelty of the study lies in the analysis of the effectiveness of a novel two-step treatment which ...
  • Biomimetic treatment on dental implants for short-term bone regeneration 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manzanares, Norberto; Badet de Mena, Armando; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2014-01-01)
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    Objectives The main purpose of this work was to assess the short-term bone regenerative potential of new osteoconductive implants. The novelty of the study lies in the analysis of the effectiveness of a novel two-step ...
  • Biomimetic versus sintered calcium phosphates: The in vitro behavior of osteoblasts and mesenchymal stem cells 

    Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2017-12-01)
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    © Copyright 2017, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.The fabrication of calcium phosphates using biomimetic routes, namely, precipitation processes at body temperature, results in distinct features compared to conventional sintered ...
  • Brushite foams - the effect of Tween® 80 and Pluronic® F-127 on foam porosity and mechanical properties 

    Unosson, Johanna; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Engqvist, Hakan; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Persson, Cecilia (2015-01-23)
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    Resorbable calcium phosphate based bone void fillers should work as temporary templates for new bone formation. The incorporation of macropores with sizes of 100 -300 µm has been shown to increase the resorption rate of ...
  • Calcium phosphate cements as drug delivery materials 

    Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Español Pons, Montserrat; Pastorino, David; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin (2012-01-25)
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    Calcium phosphate cements are used as synthetic bone grafts, with several advantages, such as their osteoconductivity and injectability. Moreover, their low-temperature setting reaction and intrinsic porosity allow for the ...
  • Calcium phosphate cements loaded with basic fibroblast growth factor: Delivery and in vitro cell response 

    Perez, Roman; Kim, Tae-Hyun; Kim, Meeju; Jang, Jun-Hyeog; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Kim, Hae-Won (2013-04)
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    biological responses, especially in terms of cell proliferation. Here, we used basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in an -tricalcium phosphate cement with different initial powder sizes (coarse vs. fine; designated as ...
  • Calcium phosphate glasses: Silanation process and effect on the bioactivity behavior of Glass-PMMA composites 

    Morejon Alonso, lizette; Delgado Garcia-Menocal, Jose Angel; Tarrago Aymerich, Mariona; Alvarez Guichard, Julio Andres; García-Vallès, Maite; Martínez Manent, Salvador; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2014-02-01)
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    This article presents the results of a study of the efficiency of silanation process of calcium phosphate glasses particles and its effect on the bioactivity behavior of glass- poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) composites. ...
  • Calcium phosphate neuron-like structures: a rare case or a common structure? 

    Español, M.; Zhao, Z.T.; Almunia, J; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-01-01)
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    Underneath the unique and beautiful structures of biominerals there is always the presence of organic molecules that tightly interact with the developing inorganic nuclei/crystal directing its growth and assembly towards ...
  • Cell adhesive peptides functionalized on CoCr alloy stimulate endothelialization and prevent thrombogenesis and restenosis 

    Castellanos, Maria Isabel; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Díaz Ricart, Maribel; Escolar Albaladejo, Ginés; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta; Manero Planella, José María (2017-04-01)
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    Immobilization of bioactive peptide sequences on CoCr surfaces is an effective route to improve endothelialization, which is of great interest for cardiovascular stents. In this work, we explored the effect of physical and ...
  • Cell response to collagen-calcium phosphate cement scaffolds investigated for nonviral gene delivery 

    Pérez, R. A.; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Spector, M. (2011-04)
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    Collagen-hydroxyapatite (HA) scaffolds for the non-viral delivery of a plasmid encoding the osteoinductive protein bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-7 were developed. The collagen-HA was obtained by the combination of ...
  • Changes in the drug release pattern of fresh and set simvastatin-loaded brushite cement 

    Mestres Beà, Gemma; Kugiejko, Karol; Pastorino Carraz, David; Unosson, Johanna; Ohman, Caroline; Karlsson Ott, Marjam; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Persson, Cecilia (2016-01-01)
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    Calcium phosphate cements are synthetic bone graft substitutes able to set at physiological conditions. They can be applied by minimally invasive surgery and can also be used as drug delivery systems. Consequently, the ...
  • Collagen-functionalised titanium surfaces for biological sealing of dental implants: Effect of immobilisation process on fibroblasts response 

    Marín Pareja, Nathalia; Salvagni, Emiliano; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2014-10-01)
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    The clinical success of a dental implant requires not only an optimum osseointegration, but also the development of a biological sealing; i.e., a soft tissue seal around the transmucosal part of the implant. A promising ...
  • Comparison of a low molecular weight and a macromolecular surfactant as foaming agents for injectable self setting hydroxyapatite foams: Polysorbate 80 versus gelatine 

    Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Traykova, Tania; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2011-10-10)
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    Hydroxyapatite foams are potential synthetic bone grafting materials or scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. A novel method to obtain injectable hydroxyapatite foams consists in foaming the liquid phase of a calcium phosphate ...
  • Compressive, diametral tensile and biaxial flexural strength of cutting-edge calcium phosphate cements 

    Luo, Jun; Ajaxon, Ingrid; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Engqvist, Hakan; Persson, Cecilia (Elsevier, 2016-07-01)
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    © 2016 The Authors. Calcium phosphate cements (CPCs) are widely used in bone repair. Currently there are two main types of CPCs, brushite and apatite. The aim of this project was to evaluate the mechanical properties of ...