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    • Mechanical properties and in vitro biological response to porous titanium alloys for intervertebrae implants 

      Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Calero, Jose Antonio (2014-11-01)
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      The generation of titanium foams is a promising strategy for modifying the mechanical properties of intervertebral reinforcements. Thus, the aim of this study was to compare the in vitro biological response of Ti6Al4V ...
    • Mechanical properties and in vitro biological response to porous titanium alloys prepared for use in intervertebral implants 

      Caparrós Vázquez, Cristina Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Calero, J. A.; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2014-11-01)
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      The generation of titanium foams is a promising strategy for modifying the mechanical properties of intervertebral reinforcements. Thus, the aim of this study was to compare the in vitro biological response of Ti6Al4V ...
    • Mechanical propertiesand in vitro biological response toporoustitaniumalloysprepared for useinintervertebralimplants 

      Caparrós Vázquez, Cristina Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2014-06-16)
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      The generation of titanium foams is a promising strategy for modifying the mechanical properties of intervertebral reinforcements. Thus, the aim of this study was to compare the in vitro biological response of Ti6Al4V ...
    • MMPs/TIMPs and inflammatory signalling de-regulation in human incisional hernia tissues 

      Guillem Martí, Jordi; Diaz, Ramon; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; López-Cano, Manuel; Vilallonga, Ramon; Huguet, Pere; Ramon-y-Cajal, Santiago; Sanchez-Niubo, Albert; Armengol, Manel; Reventós, Jaume; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia (2009-11-01)
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      Covenantee:   Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
      Incisional hernia is a common and important complication of laparotomies. Epidemiological studies allude to an underlying biological cause, at least in a subset of population. Interest has mainly focused on abnormal collagen ...
    • Multifunctional homogeneous calcium phosphate coatings: Toward antibacterial and cell adhesive titanium scaffolds 

      Vidal Girona, Elia; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Combes, Christèle; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (Elsevier, 2021-01-15)
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      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya / Université de Toulouse
      Implants for orthopedic applications need to be biocompatible and bioactive, with mechanical properties similar to those of surrounding natural bone. Given this scenario titanium (Ti) scaffolds obtained by Direct Ink Writing ...
    • Osteoblastic cell response to spark plasma-sintered zirconia/titanium cermets 

      Fernandez Garcia, Elisa; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Gutierrez Gonzalez, Carlos; Fernandez, Adolfo; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Lopez Esteban, Sonia (2015-01-01)
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      Ceramic/metal composites, cermets, arise from the idea to combine the dissimilar properties in the pure materials. This work aims to study the biocompatibility of new micro-nanostructured 3Y-TZP/Ti materials with 25, 50 ...
    • Osteoinduction by foamed and 3D-printed calcium phosphate scaffolds: effect of nanostructure and pore architecture 

      Barba Serrahima, Albert; Díez Escudero, Anna; Maazouz, Yassine; Rappe, K.; Español Pons, Montserrat; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Bonany Mariñosa, Mar; Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ohman, Caroline; Persson, Cecilia; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Franch Serracanta, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2017-12-06)
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      Covenantee:   Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animal / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Patologia i Terapèutica Experimental
      Some biomaterials are osteoinductive, that is, they are able to trigger the osteogenic process by inducing the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells to the osteogenic lineage. Although the underlying mechanism is still ...
    • Plasma jet selectivity on bone cancer cells and liquid-mediated effects 

      Canal Barnils, Cristina; Humbert, Marjolaine; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2017)
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    • Plasma-induced selectivity in bone cancer cells death 

      Canal Barnils, Cristina; Fontelo, Raul; Hamouda, Inés; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Cvelbar, Uros; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2017-09-01)
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      Background Current therapies for bone cancers - either primary or metastatic – are difficult to implement and unfortunately not completely effective. An alternative therapy could be found in cold plasmas generated at ...
    • Porous titanium-hydroxyapatite composite coating obtained on titanium by cold gas spray with high bond strength for biomedical applications 

      Guillem Martí, Jordi; Cinca i Luis, Núria; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Garcia Cano, Irene; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Guilemany Casadamon, Josep Maria; Dosta, Sergi (Elsevier, 2019-04-24)
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      Covenantee:   Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Ciència dels Materials i Química Física
      The lack of bioactivity of titanium (Ti) is one of the main drawbacks for its application in biomedical implants since it can considerable reduce its osseointegration capacities. One strategy to overcome this limitation ...
    • Recombinant fibronectin fragment III8-10 / polylactic acid hybrid nanofibers enhance the bioactivity of titanium surface 

      Guillem Martí, Jordi; Boix Lemonche, Gerard; Gugutkov, Dencho; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Altankov, George Petrov; Manero Planella, José María (2018-03-22)
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      Aim: To develop a nanofiber (NF)-based biomimetic coating on titanium (Ti) that mimics the complex spatiotemporal organization of the extracellular matrix (ECM). Materials & methods:Recombinant cell attachment site (CAS) ...
    • RGD mutation of the heparin binding II fragment of fibronectin for guiding mesenchymal stem cell behavior on titanium surfaces 

      Guillem Martí, Jordi; Gelabert París, Maria; Heras Parets, Aina; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María (2019-01-04)
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      Installing bioactivity on metallic biomaterials by mimicking the extracellular matrix (ECM) is crucial for stimulating specific cellular responses to ultimately promote tissue regeneration. Fibronectin is an ECM protein ...
    • Robocasting of biomimetic hydroxyapatite scaffolds using self-setting inks 

      Maazouz, Yassine; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Fleps, I.; Ohman, C.; Persson, C.; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-01-01)
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      Low temperature self-setting ceramic inks have been scarcely investigated for solid freeform fabrication processes. This work deals with the robocasting of alpha-tricalcium phosphate/gelatine reactive slurries as a bioinspired ...
    • The effect of biomimetic calcium deficient hydroxyapatite and sintered ß-tricalcium phosphate on osteoimmune reaction and osteogenesis 

      Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Wei, Fei; Guo, Jia; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Lin, Zhengmei; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Xiao, Yin (Elsevier, 2019-09-15)
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      Covenantee:   Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation / Australia-China Centre for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Biomaterial implantation triggers inflammatory reactions. Understanding the effect of physicochemical features of biomaterials on the release of inflammatory cytokines from immune cells would be of great interest in view ...
    • The influence of physicochemical properties of biomimetic Hydroxyapatite on the in vitro behavior of endothelial progenitor cells and their interaction with mesenchymal stem cells 

      Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2019-01-24)
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      Calcium phosphate (CaP) substrates are successfully used as bone grafts due to their osteogenic properties. However, the influence of the physicochemical features of CaPs in angiogenesis is frequently neglected despite it ...
    • Titanium scaffolds by direct ink writing: Fabrication and functionalization to guide osteoblast behavior 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Vidal Girona, Elia; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María; Torres Garrido, Diego; Scionti, Giuseppe (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-08-27)
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      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Titanium (Ti) and Ti alloys have been used for decades for bone prostheses due to its mechanical reliability and good biocompatibility. However, the high stiffness of Ti implants and the lack of bioactivity are pending ...
    • Tuning Mesenchymal Stem Cell Response onto Titanium-Niobium-Hafnium Alloy by Recombinant Fibronectin Fragments 

      Herranz-Diez, Carolina; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Neubauer, S; Kessler, H; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta; Manero Planella, José María; Guillem Martí, Jordi (2016-02-03)
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      Covenantee:   Technische Universität München
      Since metallic biomaterials used for bone replacement possess low bioactivity, the use of cell adhesive moieties is a common strategy to improve cellular response onto these surfaces. In recent years, the use of recombinant ...
    • Two different strategies to enhance osseointegration in porous titanium: Inorganic thermo-chemical treatment versus organic coating by peptide adsorption 

      Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Rappe, K.; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Caparrós, Cristina; Calero Martínez, José Antonio; Franch, Jordi; Fernández Fairén, Mariano; Gil, Javier (2018-08-30)
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      In this study, highly-interconnected porous titanium implants were produced by powder sintering with different porous diameters and open interconnectivity. The actual foams were produced using high cost technologies: ...