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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 ...
    • Multifunctional enzymatically generated hydrogels for chronic wound application 

      Stefanov, Ivaylo; Hoyo Pérez, Javier; Cailloux, Jonathan; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre; Tzanov, Tzanko; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Hinojosa-Caballero, Dolores (2017-04-19)
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      The healing of chronic wounds requires intensive medical intervention at huge healthcare costs. Dressing materials should consider the multifactorial nature of these wounds comprising deleterious proteolytic and oxidative ...
    • Nanotransformation of vancomycin overcomes the intrinsic resistance of Gram-negative bacteria 

      Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Hoyo Pérez, Javier; Francesko, Antonio; Tzanov, Tzanko; Fernandes, Margarida M.; Pérez Rafael, Silvia (2017-04-10)
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      The increased emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a growing public health concern, and although new drugs are constantly being sought, the pace of development is slow compared with the evolution and spread of ...
    • New myeloperoxidase detection system based on enzyme-catalysed oxidative synthesis of a dye for paper-based diagnostic devices 

      Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Ferreres Cabanes, Guillem; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Hinojosa-Caballero, Dolores; Torrent Burgués, Juan; Tzanov, Tzanko (2018-10-21)
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      The severity and cost of wound infections strongly demands for simple and fast methods for wound infection determination. Point-of-care testing devices play a crucial role in order to achieve a fast diagnosis and early ...