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    • A bioactive elastin-like recombinamer reduces unspecific protein adsorption and enhances cell response on titanium surfaces. 

      Salvagni, Emiliano; Berguig, Geoffrey; Engel López, Elisabeth; Rodriguez Cabello, Jose Carlos; Coullerez, Geraldine; Textor, Marcus; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José (2013-10-17)
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      Covenantee:   University of Minnesota School of Dentistry / Universidad de Valladolid
      We present the immobilization on synthetic substrates of elastin-like recombinamers (ELR) that combine a bioactive motif for cell adhesion with protein antifouling properties. Physical adsorption of the recombinamers and ...
    • An engineered biomimetic peptide regulates cell behavior by synergistic integrin and growth factor signaling 

      Oliver Cervelló, Lluís; Martín Gómez, Helena; Reyes, Leslie; Noureddine, Fatima; Cavalcanti-Adam, Elisabetta Ada; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2020-12-18)
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      Covenantee:   Max-Planck-Institut für medizinische Forschung
      Recreating the healing microenvironment is essential to regulate cell–material interactions and ensure the integration of biomaterials. To repair bone, such bioactivity can be achieved by mimicking its extracellular matrix ...
    • Bioinspired catechol-terminated self-assembled monolayers with enhanced adhesion properties 

      Guardingo, Mireia; Bellido, Elena; Miralles Lluma, Rosa; Faraudo, Jordi; Sedó, Josep; Tatay, Sergio; Verdaguer Prats, Albert; Busqué, Felix; Ruiz-Molina, Daniel (2013-12-19)
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      The role of the catechol moiety in the adhesive properties of mussel proteins and related synthetic materials has been extensively studied in the last years but still remains elusive. Here, a simplified model approach is ...
    • Biomimetic principles in sustainable architecture design, using natural materials as straw, clay and mycelium 

      Tsekova, Nona (GIRAS. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-01)
      Conference report
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    • Biomimetic principles in sustainable architecture design, using natural materials as straw, clay and mycelium 

      Tsekova, Nona (GIRAS. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-01)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Biomimetic treatments on dental implants for immediate loading applications 

      Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Aparicio Bádenas, Conrado José; Salvagni, Emiliano; Werner, Michael; Engel López, Elisabeth; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta; Rodriguez-Cabello, C.; Munoz, F; Planell Estany, Josep Anton (2009-06)
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      Covenantee:   Universidad de Valladolid
      Commercially pure titanium (cp Ti) dental implants have been widely and successfully used with high rates of clinical success in normal situations. However, there is still a lack of reliable synthetic materials to be used ...
    • Biomimetic versus sintered macroporous calcium phosphate scaffolds enhanced bone regeneration and human mesenchymal stromal cell engraftment in calvarial defects 

      Brennan, Meadhbh Á.; Monahan, David S.; Brulin, Bénédicte; Gallinetti, Sara; Humbert, Paul; Tringides, Christina; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Layrolle, Pierre (Elsevier, 2021-11-01)
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      In contrast to sintered calcium phosphates (CaPs) commonly employed as scaffolds to deliver mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) targeting bone repair, low temperature setting conditions of calcium deficient hydroxyapatite ...
    • Biomimética en la arquitectura clásica 

      Ruiz Sotelo, Vicente Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-03-22)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Aquest treball de recerca es defineix com tesina panoràmica i historiogràfica, amb humilitat científica i un final teorètic, seguint la teoria d'Umberto Eco. Una investigació que valora les observacions ja realitzades per ...
    • Computed tomography and histological evaluation of xenogenic and biomimetic bone grafts in three-wall alveolar defects in minipigs 

      Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Pastorino Carraz, David; Ginebreda, Ignacio; Maazouz, Yassine; Ortiz, Mònica; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2021-05-01)
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      Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Patologia i Terapèutica Experimental
      Objectives This study aimed to compare the performance of a xenograft (XG) and a biomimetic synthetic graft (SG) in three-wall alveolar defects in minipigs by means of 3D computerised tomography and histology. Materials ...
    • Development of biomimetic NiTi alloy: influence of thermo-chemical treatment on the physical, mechanical and biological behavior 

      Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Manero Planella, José María; Bravo González, Luis-Alberto; Espinar, Eduardo; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2016-06)
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      A bioactive layer, free of nickel, has been performed for its greater acceptability and reliability in clinical applications for NiTi shape memory alloys. In the first step, a safe barrier against Ni release has been ...
    • Diseño de un dispositivo de detección de irregularidades en la postura corporal; prevención de lesiones y mejora de calidad de vida 

      Gallego Madrid, Valentina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-28)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   BeneSit
      Este proyecto de final de grado trata de diseñar un dispositivo que corrija y mejore la calidad de vida de las personas, en consecuencia, a una necesidad emergente en la sociedad moderna: el dolor de espalda causado por ...
    • Diseño de una familia en el sector del mueble basado en un módulo patrón que define la estructura de este 

      Fibla Figuerola, Laia; Vicente Puntí, Elena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02-06)
      Bachelor thesis
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      [CASTELLÀ] La biomimética es la ciencia que se encarga del estudio de los elementos propios de la naturaleza con el objetivo final de entender cómo los organismos responden a problemas complejos y encuentran soluciones a ...
    • EDTA and NTA effectively tune the mineralization of calcium phosphate from bulk aqueous solution 

      Hentrich, Doreen; Tauer, Klaus; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Taubert, Andreas (2017-12-01)
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      Covenantee:   Universität Potsdam / Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung
      This study describes the effects of nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) and ethylenediaminotetraacetic acid (EDTA) on the mineralization of calcium phosphate from bulk aqueous solution. Mineralization was performed between pH 6 ...
    • Enhanced osteoconductivity on electrically charged titanium implants treated by physicochemical surface modifications methods 

      Fernández Yagüe, Marc-Antoni; Pérez Antoñanzas, Román; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Biggs, Manus; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2019-06-01)
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      Biomimetic design is a key tenet of orthopedic device technology, and in particular the development of responsive surfaces that promote ion exchange with interfacing tissues, facilitating the ionic events that occur naturally ...
    • Estudi i disseny d’un component per a un vehicle mitjançant la biomimètica 

      Cornudella Solé, Ferran (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-28)
      Bachelor thesis
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      La finalitat d’aquest projecte és dissenyar i analitzar un component per a un vehicle mitjançant la biomimètica realitzant un estudi d’inconsistències en el vehicle en qüestió per determinar quina funcionalitat es necessita ...
    • Estudio experimental sobre maqueta de propulsión biomimética 

      Font Mayol, Gabriel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En la actualidad existen diferentes sistemas de propulsión alternativos cuyo desarrollo ha se basado en la observación de los animales marinos; como el sistema de propulsión aprovechando la energía de las olas, diseñado ...
    • Fatigueless structures inspired by nature 

      Badal Font, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-01)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Tallinna Tehnikaülikool
      Fatigueless structures inspired by nature are possible due to biomimetic. It offers significant approaches for designing complex structures to meet certain structural requirements. In order to accomplish this, it is necessary ...
    • Hydrothermal processing of 3D-printed calcium phosphate scaffolds enhances bone formation in vivo: a comparison with biomimetic treatment 

      Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Bonany Mariñosa, Mar; Lehmann, Cyril; Thorel, Emilie; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Franch Serracanta, Jordi; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-11-01)
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      Hydrothermal (H) processes accelerate the hydrolysis reaction of a-tricalcium phosphate (a-TCP) compared to the long-established biomimetic (B) treatments. They are of special interest for patient-specific 3D-printed bone ...
    • Impact of biomimicry in the design of osteoinductive bone substitutes: nanoscale matters 

      Barba Serrahima, Albert; Díez Escudero, Anna; Español Pons, Montserrat; Bonany Mariñosa, Mar; Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ohman, Caroline; Persson, Cecilia; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Franch, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2019-01-01)
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      Covenantee:   Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Uppsala universitet / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Patologia i Terapèutica Experimental / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Bone apatite consists of carbonated calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite (CDHA) nanocrystals. Biomimetic routes allow fabricating synthetic bone grafts that mimic biological apatite. In this work, we explored the role of two ...
    • Influence of the controller design on the accuracy of a forward dynamic simulation of human gait 

      Pàmies Vilà, Rosa; Pätkau, Olga; Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2017-01)
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      The analysis of a captured motion can be addressed by means of forward or inverse dynamics approaches. For this purpose, a 12 segment 2D model with 14 degrees of freedom is developed and both methods are implemented using ...