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  • 3D-printed alginate-peptide scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 

    Rosolek, Theo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-20)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    A main challenge of Tissue engineering is to create sustainable scaffolds that provide optimal biological properties to mimic the extracellular matrix(ECM). The aim of this project is to develop RGD modified alginate bioinks ...
  • 3D printed PLLA stents: fabrication, mechanical properties and thrombogenicity 

    Sabaté Salvador, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • 3D printing in medicine for preoperative surgical planning: a review 

    Tejo Otero, Aitor; Buj Corral, Irene; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip (2020-02-01)
    Article
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    The aim of this paper is to review the recent evolution of additive manufacturing (AM) within the medical field of preoperative surgical planning. The discussion begins with an overview of the different techniques, pointing ...
  • 3D Printing with advanced ceramic materials. 

    De Luis Chueca, Lara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-23)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Due to the aging of the population and the need for maintaining masticatory functionality during their life span, the number of dental replacements is growing, substituting natural teeth by artificial crows, bridges and ...
  • 3D silicon doped hydroxyapatite scaffolds decorated with Elastin-like Recombinamers for bone regenerative medicine 

    Vila, Mercedes; García, Ana; Girotti, Alessandra; Alonso, Matilde; Rodriguez Cabello, Jose Carlos; Gonzalez Vazquez, Arlyng; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth; Buján, Julia; García Honduvilla, Natalio; Vallet Regi, Maria (2016-11-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The current study reports on the manufacturing by rapid prototyping technique of three-dimensional (3D) scaffolds based on silicon substituted hydroxyapatite with Elastin-like Recombinamers (ELRs) functionalized surfaces. ...
  • A dual molecular biointerface combining RGD and KRSR sequences improves osteoblastic functions by synergizing integrin and cell-membrane proteoglycan binding 

    Hoyos Nogués, Mireia; Falgueras Batlle, Elena; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2019-03-21)
    Article
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
    Synergizing integrin and cell-membrane heparan sulfate proteoglycan signaling on biomaterials through peptidic sequences is known to have beneficial effects in the attachment and behavior of osteoblasts; however, controlling ...
  • A flexible, smart and self-evolving actuator based on polypropylene mesh for hernia repair and a thermo-sensitive gel 

    Lanzalaco, Sonia; Mata, Christian; Turon, Pau; Weis, Christine; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2020)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Here, a smart mesh actuator, able to self-evolve under temperature and humidity control,has been developed. Thermo-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAm)-based materialsare widely appliedin ...
  • Amyloid-like fibrils from a diphenylalanine capped with an aromatic fluorenyl 

    Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Gil, Ana M.; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Jimenez Sanz, Ana Isabel; Yousef, Ibraheem; Keridou, Ina; Cativiela, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2018-11-19)
    Article
    Open Access
    The self-assembly behavior of a diphenylalanine amphiphile blocked at the C-terminus with a 9-fluorenylmethyl ester and stabilized at the N-terminus with a trifluoroacetate (TFA) anion, TFA·FF-OFm, has been examined. At ...
  • An efficient and reproducible method to culture Bergmann and cortical radial glia using textured PMMA 

    Álvarez Pinto, Zaída; Sena, Elena; Mattotti, Marta; Engel López, Elisabeth; Alcantara, Soledad (2014-07-30)
    Article
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    Radial glia cells comprise the principal population of neural stem cells (NSC) during development. Attempts to develop reproducible radial glia and NSC culture methods have met with variable results, yielding non-adherent ...
  • A novel hybrid nanofibrous strategy to target progenitor cells for cost-effective in situ angiogenesis 

    Sachot, Nadège; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Oliveira, Hugo; Martí Muñoz, Joan; Roguska, Agata; Amedee, Joelle; Lewandowska, Malgorzata; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-11-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    Although the impact of composites based on Ti-doped calcium phosphate glasses is low compared with that of bioglass, they have been already shown to possess great potential for bone tissue engineering. Composites made of ...
  • A novel hybrid nanofibrous strategy to target progenitor cells for cost-effective: In situ angiogenesis 

    Sachot, Nadege; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Oliveira, Hugo; Martí Muñoz, Joan; Roguska, Agata; Amedee, Joelle; Lewandowska, Malgorzata; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-09-22)
    Article
    Open Access
    Although the impact of composites based on Ti-doped calcium phosphate glasses is low compared with that of bioglass, they have been already shown to possess great potential for bone tissue engineering. Composites made of ...
  • A novel peptide-based platform for the dual presentation of biologically-active peptide motifs on biomaterials 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Fraioli, Roberta; Albericio Palomera, Fernando; Manero Planella, José María (2014-03-27)
    Article
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    Biofunctionalization of metallic materials with cell adhesive molecules derived from the extracellular matrix is a feasible approach to improve cell–material interactions and enhance the biointegration of implant materials ...
  • Antibacterial coatings on medical devices 

    Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2017-11-02)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
  • 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)
    Article
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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 ...
  • Antibiofilm poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) hydrogels for chronic wounds dressings 

    Ruseva, Konstans; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Todorova, Katerina; Vladov, Ivelin; Nanev, Vesselin; Tzanov, Tzanko; Hinojosa-Caballero, Dolores; Argirova, Maya; Vassileva, Elena (Elsevier, 2020-04-12)
    Article
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    The current study demonstrates the benefits of poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) hydrogels in chronic wound healing. These hydrogels demonstrate high absorbing capacity upon swelling in salt solutions thus revealing great ...
  • Antibiotic-loaded polypropylene surgical meshes with suitable biological behavior by plasma functionalization and polymerization 

    Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José María; Modic, Martina; Cvelbar, Uros; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2015-12-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Hernia repair is one of the most common operations in general surgery, and its associated complications typically relate to infections, among others. The loading of antibiotics to surgical meshes to deliver them locally ...
  • 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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. ...
  • A parametric study of laser interference surface patterning of dental zirconia: Effects of laser parameters on topography and surface quality 

    Roitero, Erica; Lasserre, F.; Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan; Mücklich, Frank; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio (2017-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The aim of this work is to generate micrometric linear patterns with different topography on dental grade zirconia by means of UV laser interference and to assess the quality of the produced surface, both in term of the ...
  • Bioactive compounds immobilized on Ti and TiNbHf: AFM-based investigations of biofunctionalization efficiency and cell adhesion 

    Herranz-Diez, Carolina; Li, Q; Lamprecht, C; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Neubauer, Stefanie; Kessler, Horst; Manero Planella, José María; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Selhuber-Unkel, C (2015)
    Article
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Technische Universität München
    Implant materials require optimal biointegration, including strong and stable cell-material interactions from the early stages of implantation. Ti-based alloys with low elastic modulus are attracting a lot of interest for ...
  • «Bioblends» de REX-PLA con Bio-PA: caracterización morfológica, térmica y termo-mecánica. 

    Velazquez Lamourtte, Diego (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-05)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    El presente proyecto, el cual forma parte del proyecto de investigación MAT2013-40730-P del Centre Català del Plastic (CCP), consistió en la producción y caracterización de films de una mezcla de ácido poli láctico modificado ...