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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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • 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)
      Article
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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
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • 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 ...
    • Chondroinductive alginate-based hydrogels having graphene oxide for 3D printed scaffold fabrication 

      Olate Moya, Felipe; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Engel López, Elisabeth; Arens, Lukas; Wilhelm, Manfred; Palza, Humberto (2020-01-07)
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      Scaffolds based on bioconjugated hydrogels are attractive for tissue engineering because they can partly mimic human tissue characteristics. For example, they can further increase their bioactivity with cells. However, ...
    • 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 ...