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    • 2nd International Conference on Peptide Materials for Biomedicine and Nanotechnology : PepMat 2016, Barcelona, 14-16 March 2016 : book of abstracts 

      Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Torras Costa, Juan; Triguero Enguídanos, Jordi; Zanuy Gomara, David (2016)
      Conference report
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    • Aggregation propensity of therapeutic fibrin-homing pentapeptides: Insights from experiments and molecular dynamics simulations 

      Zanuy Gomara, David; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Conflitti, Paolo; Bocchinfuso, Gianfranco; Palleschi, Antonio; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-11-28)
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      CREKA (Cys–Arg–Glu–Lys–Ala) and its engineered analogue CRMeEKA, in which Glu has been replaced by N-methyl-Glu to provide resistance against proteolysis, are emerging pentapeptides that were specifically designed to bind ...
    • Biointerfaces based on the combination of synthetic polymers and biomolecules 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-03-04)
      Doctoral thesis
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      During the last decades, research focused on the preparation of highly selective and smart materials has increased considerably. For instances, it has been possible to achieve intelligent drug nano-carriers, biomolecular ...
    • Biomimetic hybrid membranes: incorporation of transport proteins/peptides into polymer supports 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-01-01)
      Article
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      Molecular sensing, water purification and desalination, drug delivery, and DNA sequencing are some striking applications of biomimetic hybrid membranes. These devices take advantage of biomolecules, which have gained ...
    • Cell responses to electrical pulse stimulation for anticancer drug release 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-08-01)
      Article
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      Electrical stimulation is an attractive approach to tune on-demand drug release in the body as it relies on simple setups and requires typically 1 V or less. Although many studies have been focused on the development of ...
    • Conducting polymer nanoparticles for voltage-controlled release of pharmacological chaperones 

      Enshaei, Hamidreza; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Saperas Plana, Núria; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021)
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      Pharmacological chaperones (PCs) are low-molecular weight chemical molecules used in patients for the treatment of some rare diseases caused primarily by protein instability. A controlled and on-demand release of PCs via ...
    • Confinement of a ß-barrel protein in nanoperforated free-standing nanomembranes for ion transport 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Michaux, Catherine; Perpete, Eric; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-10-14)
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      Bioinspired free-standing nanomembranes (FSNMs) for selective ion transport have been tailored by immobilizing the Omp2a ß-barrel membrane protein inside nanoperforations created in flexible poly(lactic acid) (PLA) ...
    • Electroresponsive alginate-based hydrogels for controlled release of hydrophobic drugs 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Cazorla, Eric; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; García Torres, José Manuel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-11-09)
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      Stimuli-responsive biomaterials have attracted significant attention for the construction of on-demand drug release systems. The possibility of using external stimulation to trigger drug release is particularly enticing ...
    • Electrostimulated release of neutral drugs from polythiophene nanoparticles: smart regulation of drug-polymer interactions 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Micheletti, Paolo; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2017-09-20)
      Article
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      Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) nanoparticles are loaded with curcumin and piperine by in situ emulsion polymerization using dodecyl benzene sulfonic acid both as a stabilizer and a doping agent. The loaded drugs ...
    • Encapsulation and storage of therapeutic fibrin-homing peptides using conducting polymer nanoparticles for programmed release by electrical stimulation 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-04-01)
      Article
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      Cys-Arg-Glu-Lys-Ala (CREKA) is an important fibrin-homing pentapeptide that has been extensively demonstrated for diagnoses and therapies (e.g., image diagnosis of tumors and to inhibit tumor cell migration and invasion). ...
    • Fibrin association at hybrid biointerfaces made of clot-binding peptides and polythiophene 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-10)
      Article
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      The properties as biointerfaces of electroactive conducting polymer–peptide biocomposites formed by poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) and CREKA or CR(NMe)EKA peptide sequences (where Glu has been replaced by ...
    • Fibrin association at hybrid biointerfaces made of clot-binding peptides and polythiophene 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-10)
      Article
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      The properties as biointerfaces of electroactive conducting polymer-peptide biocomposites formed by poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) and CREKA or CR(NMe)EKA peptide sequences (where Glu has been replaced by ...
    • Green nanocoatings based on the deposition of zirconium oxide: the role of the substrate 

      Bonamigo Moreira, Vitor; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Meneguzzi, Alvaro (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-02-23)
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      Herein, the influence of the substrate in the formation of zirconium oxide monolayer, from an aqueous hexafluorozirconic acid solution, by chemical conversion and by electro-assisted deposition, has been approached. The ...
    • Nanoperforations in poly(lactic acid) free-standing nanomembranes to promote interactions with cell filopodia 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Medina Pardell, Judith; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2016-02)
      Article
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      Nanoperforated poly(lactic acid) (PLA) free-standing nanomembranes (FsNMs) have been prepared using a two-step process: (1) spin-coating a mixture of immiscible polymers to provoke phase segregation and formation of ...
    • Nanotheranostic Interface Based on Antibiotic-Loaded Conducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Real-Time Monitoring of Bacterial Growth Inhibition 

      Enshaei, Hamidreza; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turon, Pau; Saperas Plana, Núria; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2020-12-18)
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      Conducting polymers have been increasingly used as biologically interfacing electrodes for biomedical applications due to their excellent and fast electrochemical response, reversible doping–dedoping characteristics, high ...
    • Perforated polyester nanomebranes as templates of electroactive and robust free-standing films 

      Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Cuesta, Sergi; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2019-05-01)
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      Robust and flexible free-standing films made of spin-coated poly(lactic acid) (PLA) and poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) nanolayers have been prepared. A steel sheet coated with a sacrificial layer of PEDOT:poly( ...
    • Properties of Omp2a-based supported lipid bilayers: comparison with polymeric bioinspired membranes 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Pawlowski, Jan; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Michaux, Catherine Anne Gisèle; Perpète, Eric A.; Sek, Slawomir; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018-08-01)
      Article
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      Omp2a ß-barrel outer membrane protein has been reconstituted into supported lipid bilayers (SLBs) to compare the nanomechanical properties (elastic modulus, adhesion forces, and deformation) and functionality of the resulting ...
    • Self-healable and eco-friendly hydrogels for flexible supercapacitors 

      Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; García Torres, José Manuel (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2021-03-11)
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      One limitation of wearable electronics, and at the same time a challenge, is the lack of energy storage devices with multiple functionalities produced using clean and environmental-friendly strategies. Here, a multifunctional ...
    • Thermomechanical response of a representative porin for biomimetics 

      Lopes Rodrigues, Maximilien; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Michaux, Catherine Anne Gisèle; Perpète, Eric A.; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018-07-31)
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      The thermomechanical response of Omp2a, a representative porin used for the fabrication of smart biomimetic nanomembranes, has been characterized using microcantilever technology and compared with standard proteins. For ...
    • Weighing biointeractions between fibrin (ogen) and clot-binding peptides using microcantilever sensors 

      Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Pérez Madrigal, Mª del Mar (2017-02-01)
      Article
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      Peptides homing tumor vasculature are considered promising molecular imaging agents for cancer detection at an early stage. In addition to their high binding affinity, improved tissue penetrating ability, and low immunogenicity, ...