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  • 3D printed hydrogel-based scaffolds for tissue regeneration 

    Perez Reyes, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-08)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Tissue engineering is an emerging technology whose efforts are aimed towards repairing and regenerating injured tissues by developing bioactive scaffolds. Recently, scaffolds made of hydrogels have become interesting ...
  • 3D printed scaffolds with core-shell structure for bone tissue engineering 

    García Masabet, Violeta del Valle (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-02-07)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Biomaterials with core-shell structure have been used as carriers for drug delivery applications and cell encapsulation, allowing several improvements in the field of tissue engineering. Although the usefulness of biomaterials ...
  • 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. ...
  • Accelerated hardening of nanotextured 3D-plotted self-setting calcium phosphate inks 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Maazouz, Yassine; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Perez, Roman A.; González Arcos, Borja; Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2018-01-01)
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    Direct ink writing (DIW) techniques open up new possibilities for the fabrication of patient-specific bone grafts. Self-setting calcium phosphate inks, which harden at low temperature, allow obtaining nanostructured scaffolds ...
  • A comprehensive evaluation of the activity and selectivity profile of ligands for RGD-binding integrins 

    Kapp, Tobias G.; Rechenmacher, Florian; Neubauer, Stefanie; Maltsev, Oleg V.; Cavalcanti-Adam, Elisabetta Ada; Zarka, Revital; Reuning, Ute; Notni, Johannes; Wester, Hans-Jürgen; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Spatz, Joachim; Geiger, Benjamin; Kessler, Horst (Macmillan Publishers, 2017-01-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Technische Universität München
    Integrins, a diverse class of heterodimeric cell surface receptors, are key regulators of cell structure and behaviour, affecting cell morphology, proliferation, survival and differentiation. Consequently, mutations in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Apoptosis-like cell death induction and aberrant fibroblast properties in human incisional hernia fascia 

    Diaz, Ramon; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Guillem Martí, Jordi; López-Cano, Manuel; Huguet, Pere; Ramon-y-Cajal, Santiago; Reventós, Jaume; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia (2011-06-06)
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    Covenantee:  Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
    Incisional hernia often occurs following laparotomy and can be a source of serious problems. Although there is evidence that a biological cause may underlie its development, the mechanistic link between the local tissue ...
  • avß3- or a5ß1-Integrin-Selective Peptidomimetics for Surface Coating 

    Mas Moruno, Carlos; Fraioli, Roberta; Rechenmacher, Florian; Neubauer, Stefanie; Kapp, Tobias G.; Kessler, Horst (2016-06-13)
    Article
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Technische Universität München
    Engineering biomaterials with integrin-binding activity is a very powerful approach to promote cell adhesion, modulate cell behavior, and induce specific biological responses at the surface level. The aim of this Review ...
  • Brushite foams - the effect of Tween® 80 and Pluronic® F-127 on foam porosity and mechanical properties 

    Unosson, Johanna; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Engqvist, Hakan; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Persson, Cecilia (2015-01-23)
    Article
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Uppsala universitet
    Resorbable calcium phosphate based bone void fillers should work as temporary templates for new bone formation. The incorporation of macropores with sizes of 100 -300 µm has been shown to increase the resorption rate of ...
  • Caracterización de tejido óseo humano sometido a impacto con objeto punzante, arma blanca 

    García Vilana, Silvia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-08)
    Master thesis
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  • Cell viability and proliferation capability of long-term human dental pulp stem cell cultures 

    Martín Piedra, Miguel Angel; Garzón, Ingrid; Oliveira, Ana Celeste; Alfonso-Rodriguez, Camilo; Carriel, Victor; Scionti, Giuseppe; Alaminos, Miguel (2014-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    ackground aims Evaluation of cell viability is one of the most important steps of the quality control process for therapeutic use of cells. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term cell viability profile of ...
  • Comportamiento celular en andamios fabricados por rapid prototyping para la ingeniería tisular ósea 

    Puech, Laurent (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-02)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    La fabricación de nuevos andamios biodegradables capaces de guiar y estimular la regeneración ósea es un objetivo de gran importancia en la ingeniería de los tejidos. En este sentido, se han desarrollado innovadoras ...
  • Computation of liquid phase migration occurring during the injection of cement materials 

    Todeschini, Yann (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-02)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Ceramic bone cements, mainly calcium phosphate based, represent an alternative to the polymeric cements used in Vertebroplasty. Unfortunately, calcium phosphate bone cements, which are made from mixing solid powder and ...
  • Customized interface biofunctionalization of decellularized extracellular matrix: towards enhanced endothelialization 

    Aubin, Hugh; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Iijima, Makoto; Schütterle, Nicolas; Steinbrink, Meike; Assmann, Alexander; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Lichtenberg, Artur; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta; Akhyari, Payam (2016)
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    Covenantee:  Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Interface biofunctionalization strategies try to enhance and control the interaction between implants and host organism. Decellularized extracellular matrix (dECM) is widely used as a platform for bioengineering of medical ...
  • Desarrollado de un biomaterial para la generación de la piel: Fibras de gelatina electrospineadas con nanoparticulas incorporadas 

    Carreras, Pauline (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-02)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Hoy en día, el mercado de los apósitos forma una parte importante del mundo paramédico. La demanda de un apósito cada vez más competente crece cada día. Para contestar a esta solicitud, laboratorios invierten en las ...
  • Desarrollo de biosensores de calcio para el control del proceso de angiogénesis 

    Gaihier, Fabien (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Los descubrimientos de los efectos del calcio extracelular sobre las respuestas celulares (como la angiogénesis) particularmente con el receptor-sensor de calcio (CaSR) fueron muy importantes especialmente en la ingeniería ...
  • Desarrollo de cementos bioactivos de fosfato de calcio dopados con silicio para ingeniería de tejidos duros 

    Le Van, Clémence (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-02)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    The project aims at the development of silicon doped tricalcium phosphate (Si-α- TCP) and at the preparation of the corresponding cements for bone tissue engineering applications. There are two principal objectives into ...
  • Desarrollo de hidrogeles para la fabricación de modelos anatómicos mediante impresión 3D 

    Fernández Mas, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-11)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    En el siguiente estudio se presenta la gelatina metacrilada y el alcohol de polivinilo (PVA) metacrilado como una posible mejora en las tintas de impresión 3D en la aplicación de formación de modelos anatómicos 3D, basándose ...
  • Design and bioapplication of nanointerfaces based on conducting polymers 

    Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-03)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This Thesis reports the fabrication and characterization of interfaces based on conducting polymers (CPs), which are designed with at least one dimension in the nanometric scale, for bioapplications such as scaffolds for ...
  • Determination of the Elasticity Modulus of 3D-Printed Octet-Truss Structures for Use in Porous Prosthesis Implants 

    Bagheri, Ali; Buj Corral, Irene; Ferrer Ballester, Miquel; Pastor Artigues, María Magdalena; Roure Fernández, Francisco (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-11-29)
    Article
    Open Access
    In tissue engineering, scaffolds can be obtained by means of 3D printing. Different structures are used in order to reduce the stiffness of the solid material. The present article analyzes the mechanical behavior of ...