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    • Amino acid-based poly(ester amide) nanofibers for tailored enzymatic degradation prepared by miniemulsion-electrospinning 

      Murase Fernández, Sara Keiko; Kaltbeitzel, A; Landfester, K; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Crespy, D (2015-01-01)
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      Novel enzyme loaded scaffolds with enzyme-responsive degradable properties for drug delivery are prepared by an original inverse-miniemulsion electrospinning method. Miniemulsions with aqueous nanodroplets containing ...
    • Antimicrobial activity of poly(ester urea) electrospun fibers loaded with bacteriophages 

      Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Rodrigo Arcay, Noel; Casas Becerra, María Teresa; Chumburizge, G; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jorge (2018-06-01)
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      The capacity to load bacteriophages into electrospun nanofibers of two representative biocompatible polymers has been evaluated, paying special attention to the possibility of preserving their antibacterial activity. ...
    • Electrospun biodegradable polymers loaded with bactericide agents 

      Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Franco García, María Lourdes; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (AMER INST MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES-AIMS, 2016-01-01)
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      Development of materials with an antimicrobial activity is fundamental for different sectors, including medicine and health care, water and air treatment, and food packaging. Electrospinning is a versatile and economic ...
    • Library of cationic polymers composed of polyamines and arginine as gene transfection agents 

      Zavradashvili, Nino; Sarisozen, Can; Titvinidze, Giorgi; Otinashvili, Giuli; Kantaria, Tengiz; Tugushi, David; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Torchilin, Vladimir P.; Katsarava, Ramaz (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2019-01-28)
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      Combinatorially synthesized materials, especially cationic polymers (CPs), with gene transfection function hold great promise in nanotechnology. However, the main limitations of the existing CPs [such as polyethylenimine ...
    • Microfibres of conducting polythiophene and biodegradable poly(ester urea) for scaffolds 

      Planellas Oates, Marc; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Kobauri, Sophio; Katsarava, Ramaz; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2015-01-01)
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      Hybrid scaffolds constituted of a mixture of conducting and biodegradable polymers are obtained by the electrospinning technique. Specifically, poly(3-thiophene methyl acetate) (P3TMA) and a copolymer derived from L-leucine, ...
    • New amino acid based biodegradable poly(ester amide)s via bis-azlactone chemistry 

      Kobauri, Sophio; Otinashvili, Giuli; Kantaria, Tengiz; Tugushi, David; Kharadze, Darejan; Kutsiava, Nazi; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Katsarava, Ramaz (2018-11-08)
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      Three new classes of the amino acid based biodegradable (AABB) polymers were synthesized via step growth polymerization of bis-azlactones and amino acid based diamine-diesters with activated fatty diester and alkylenediamine: ...
    • New poly(ester urea) derived from L-leucine: Electrospun scaffolds loaded with antibacterial drugs and enzymes 

      Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Tugushi, David; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Elsevier, 2015-01-01)
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      Electrospun scaffolds from an amino acid containing poly(ester urea) (PEU) were developed as promising materials in the biomedical field and specifically in tissue engineering applications. The selected poly(ester urea) ...
    • Synthesis, properties and applications of biodegradable polymers derived from diols and dicarboxylic acids: from polyesters to poly(ester amide)s 

      Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Katsarava, Ramaz; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2014-05-01)
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      Poly(alkylene dicarboxylate)s constitute a family of biodegradable polymers with increasing interest for both commodity and speciality applications. Most of these polymers can be prepared from biobased diols and dicarboxylic ...