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  • 3D printed PLLA stents: fabrication, mechanical properties and thrombogenicity 

    Sabaté Salvador, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
    Master thesis
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  • 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)
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    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. ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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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)
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    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)
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    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)
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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)
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  • 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)
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    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 Allepuz, Jordi (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. ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Bioblends REX-PLA/ABS: comportamiento a fractura de láminas extruidas 

    Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre; Cailloux, Jonathan; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Carrasco Alonso, Félix Ángel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2017)
    Conference report
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    El objetivo de este trabajo ha sido estudiar el efecto de la adición de un ABS funcionalizado con un 0,6 % molar de Anhídrido Maléico (ABS-g-MAH) en el comportamiento a fractura a bajas velocidades de solicitación de ...
  • Biofuncionalización de superficies de CoCr con nano-patterning 

    Peiró Pano, Isabel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09)
    Bachelor thesis
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    En este trabajo se estudia la modificación y caracterización superficial de una aleación de CoCr con aplicación para stens cardiovasculares. Un stent es un dispositivo que se introduce en las arterias coronarias para ...
  • Biofunctionalization of REDV elastin-like recombinamers improves endothelialization on CoCr alloy surfaces for cardiovascular applications 

    Castellanos, Maria Isabel; Grau, Anna; Rodriguez Cabello, Jose Carlos; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manero Planella, José María; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2015-03-01)
    Article
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    Covenantee:  Universidad de Valladolid
    To improve cardiovascular implant success, metal-based stents are designated to modulate endothelial cells adhesion and migration in order to prevent restenosis and late thrombosis diseases. Biomimetic coatings with ...
  • Biofunctionalization strategies on tantalum-based materials for osseointegrative applications 

    Mas Moruno, Carlos; Garrido, Beatriz; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (2015-02-11)
    Article
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    The use of tantalum as biomaterial for orthopedic applications is gaining considerable attention in the clinical practice because it presents an excellent chemical stability, body fluid resistance, biocompatibility, and ...
  • Biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Martí, Meritxell; Coderch Negra, Luisa; Alonso, Cristina; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Immich, Ana Paula; Tornero, José Antonio (2019-04-15)
    Part of book or chapter of book
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    The aim of the chapter is to state different new possibilities that textile substrates offer for more specialized functions as Biomedical devices, Cos-metics, Skin treatment, and which are ...
  • Biomedical textiles 

    Stefanov, Ivaylo; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2019-07-01)
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    The use of textiles in medicine dates back to ancient times. In modern medicine, textile fibers can be found in a wide variety of biomedical devices from simple non-woven bandages for wounds to complex hollow fiber membranes ...