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  • Self-healable and eco-friendly hydrogels for flexible supercapacitors 

    Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; García Torres, José Manuel (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2021-03-11)
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    One limitation of wearable electronics, and at the same time a challenge, is the lack of energy storage devices with multiple functionalities produced using clean and environmental-friendly strategies. Here, a multifunctional ...
  • Doped photo-crosslinked polyesteramide hydrogels as solid electrolytes for supercapacitors 

    Ruano Torres, Guillem; Tononi García, Jordi; Curcó Cantarell, David; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Torras Costa, Juan; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2020-09-14)
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    High-performance hydrogels play a crucial role as solid electrolytes for flexible electrochemical supercapacitors (ESCs). More specifically, all solid-state ESCs based on renewable, biodegradable and/or biocompatible ...
  • Poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) porous matrices from thermally induced phase separation 

    Zeinali, Reza; Khorasani, Mohammad Taghi; Behnamghader, Aliasghar; Atai, Mohammad; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-12-01)
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    Thermally induced phase separation followed by freeze drying has been used to prepare biodegradable and biocompatible scaffolds with interconnected 3D microporous structures from poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) ...
  • Computational image analysis as an alternative tool for the evaluation of corrosion in salt spray test 

    Bonamigo Moreira, Vitor; Krummenauer, Alex; Ferreira, Jane Zoppas; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Meneguzzi, Alvaro (2020-01-01)
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    The current standards for evaluating corrosion during salt spray tests rely on the visual analysis of the specimens, and this may be a limitation when higher resolution quantitative outputs are desired. In this ...
  • Conducting polymer nanoparticles for voltage-controlled release of pharmacological chaperones 

    Enshaei, Hamidreza; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Saperas Plana, Núria; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021)
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    Pharmacological chaperones (PCs) are low-molecular weight chemical molecules used in patients for the treatment of some rare diseases caused primarily by protein instability. A controlled and on-demand release of PCs via ...
  • Controlled anisotropic growth of hydroxyapatite by additive-free hydrothermal synthesis 

    Sans Milà, Jordi; Sanz, Vanesa; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society, 2021-01-01)
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    The synthesis of hydroxyapatite (HAp) with different shapes and sizes has attracted increasing attention because the applicability of this ceramic material depends on structure-properties relationships (i.e., the dimensions ...
  • Smart design for a flexible, functionalized and electroresponsive hybrid platform based on poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) derivatives to improve cell viability 

    Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Bendrea, Anca Dana; Lanzalaco, Sonia; Franco García, María Lourdes; Cianga, Luminita; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Turón Dols, Pau; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Cianga, Ioan; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-10-14)
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    Development of smart functionalized materials for tissue engineering has attracted significant attention in recent years. In this work we have functionalized a free-standing film of isotactic polypropylene (i-PP), a synthetic ...
  • Analysis of nitrogen fixation by a catalyst capable of transforming N2, CO2 and CH4 into amino acids under mild reactions conditions 

    Revilla López, Guillermo; Sans Milà, Jordi; Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2020-04-25)
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    The processes related to the fixation of nitrogen ina catalyst able to produce glycine and alanine from a N2, CO2and CH4gas mixture at mild reaction conditions have been studied by combining experimental and theoretical ...
  • New insights into the stereochemical requirements of the bombesin BB1 receptor antagonists binding 

    Rasaeifar, Bahareh; Gómez Gutiérrez, Patricia; Pérez González, Juan Jesús (2020-08-17)
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    Members of the family of bombesinlike peptides exert a wide range of biological activities both at the central nervous system and in peripheral tissues through at least three G-Protein Coupled Receptors: BB1, BB2 and BB3. ...
  • Discovery of a bradykinin b2 partial agonist profile of raloxifene in a drug repurposing campaign 

    Gómez Gutiérrez, Patricia; Pérez González, Juan Jesús (2020-12-29)
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    Covid-19 urges a deeper understanding of the underlying molecular mechanisms involved in illness progression to provide a prompt therapeutical response with an adequate use of available drugs, including drug repurposing. ...
  • Chitosan microcapsules: methods of the production and use in textile finishing 

    Borges Valle, Jorge Alexandre; Sisqueira Curto Valle, Rita de Cassia; Krause Bierhalz, Andrea Cristiane; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; López Hernández, Arianne; Lis Arias, Manuel José (Wiley, 2021-01-13)
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    Biopolymeric chitosan is considered a promising encapsulating agent for tex-tile applications due to its biocompatibility, lack of toxicity, antibacterial activ-ity, high availability, and low cost. After cellulose, it is ...
  • Nanotheranostic Interface Based on Antibiotic-Loaded Conducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Real-Time Monitoring of Bacterial Growth Inhibition 

    Enshaei, Hamidreza; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turon, Pau; Saperas Plana, Núria; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2020-12-18)
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    Conducting polymers have been increasingly used as biologically interfacing electrodes for biomedical applications due to their excellent and fast electrochemical response, reversible doping–dedoping characteristics, high ...

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