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  • Co-assembled and microfabricated bioactive membranes 

    Mendes, Ana C.; Smith, Katherine H.; Tejeda Montes, Esther; Engel López, Elisabeth; Reis, Rui L.; Azevedo, Elena S.; Mata, Álvaro (2012-09-03)
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    The fabrication of hierarchical and bioactive self-supporting membranes, which integrate physical and biomolecular elements, using a single-step process that combines molecular self-assembly with soft lithography ...
  • Functional biopolymer-based matrices for modulation of chronic wound enzyme activities 

    Francesko, Antonio; Soares da Costa, Diana; Reis, Rui L.; Pashkuleva, Iva; Tzanov, Tzanko (2012-10-13)
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    Collagen, collagen/hyaluronic acid (HA) and collagen/HA/chitosan (CS) sponges loaded with epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), catechin (CAT) and gallic acid (GA) were developed and evaluated as active chronic wound dressings. ...
  • GAGs-thiolated chitosan assemblies for chronic wounds treatment: control of enzyme activity and cell attachment 

    Francesko, Antonio; Soares da Costa, Diana; Lisboa, Patricia; Reis, Rui L.; Tzanov, Tzanko; Iva Hristova, Pashkuleva (2012-04-20)
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    Multilayered polyelectrolyte coatings comprising thiolated chitosan (TC) and glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), chondroitin sulphate and hyaluronic acid, were built using a layer-by-layer approach. The surface activity of these ...