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  • Unravelling the molecular interactions between the SARS-CoV-2 RBD spike protein and various specific monoclonal antibodies 

    Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Alsina Cowie, Marc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Turon, Pau; Torras Costa, Juan (2022-02)
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    Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 just started in most of the countries. However, the development of specific vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 is not the only approach to control the virus and monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) start ...
  • Circular economy assessment in recycling of LLDPE bags according to European Resolution, thermal and structural characterization 

    Ballestar de las Heras, Ricardo Luis; Pradas Bello, Celia; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-02-15)
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    According to the Circular Economy Package promoted by the European directive, plastic bags companies must use in their formulations a percentage of polyethylene waste (industrial and/or domestic) greater than 70%. Following ...
  • Free-standing, flexible nanofeatured polymeric films prepared by spin-coating and anodic polymerization as electrodes for supercapacitors 

    Ruano Torres, Guillem; Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Torras Costa, Juan; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2021-07-02)
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    Flexible and self-standing multilayered films made of nanoperforated poly(lactic acid) (PLA) layers separated by anodically polymerized poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) conducting layers have been prepared and used ...
  • Electrical and chapacitive response of hydrogel solid-like electrolytes for supercapacitors 

    Ruano Torres, Guillem; Iribarren Laco, José Ignacio; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Torras Costa, Juan; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-04-19)
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    Flexible hydrogels are attracting significant interest as solid-like electrolytes for energy storage devices, especially for supercapacitors, because of their lightweight and anti-deformation features. Here, we present a ...
  • IgG1-b12-HIV-gp120 interface in solution: a computational study 

    Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Ainsley, Jon; Ahumada Heredero, Óscar; Torras Costa, Juan (2021-12-31)
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    The use of broadly neutralizing antibodies against human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) has been shown to be a promising therapeutic modality in the prevention of HIV infection. Understanding the b12–gp120 binding ...
  • UV assisted photo reactive polyether-polyesteramide resin for future applications in 3D printing 

    Macías, Steffi I.; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Borràs Cristòfol, Núria; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (Wiley, 2021-11-30)
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    Among additive manufacturing, photocuring 3D printing technologies are very relevant because of its high printing speed and high precision. However, the limited performance of photosensitive thermoset polymers is the ...
  • Enhanced CO2 conversion into ethanol by permanently polarized hydroxyapatite through C-C coupling 

    Sans Milà, Jordi; Sanz, Vanesa; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2021-12-07)
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    Hydroxyapatite (HAp) is a naturally occurring mineral form of calcium apatite of biomedical importance due to its similarity with human hard tissues in morphology and composition. Upon polarization at high temperature, ...
  • Poly(aspartic acid) biohydrogel as the base of a new hybrid conducting material 

    Fontana Escartín, Adrián; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Silva, Fiorella M.; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Torras Costa, Juan (2021-12-06)
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    In the present study, a composite made of conducting polymer, poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT), and a biodegradable hydrogel of poly(aspartic acid) (PASP) were electrochemically interpenetrated with poly(hydroxym ...
  • Chloramphenicol loaded polylactide melt electrospun scaffolds for biomedical applications 

    Valenti, Sofia; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Yousefzade, Omid; Macovez, Roberto; Franco García, María Lourdes; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2021-09-05)
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    Melt electrospinning of polylactide (PLA) loaded with chloramphenicol (CAM) has been performed and characteristics of fibers, physical properties of scaffolds, CAM release behavior, antibacterial properties and biocompatibility ...
  • Regulating the superficial vacancies and OH- orientations on polarized hydroxyapatite electrocatalysts 

    Sans Milà, Jordi; Arnau Roca, Marc; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2021-06-09)
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    Smart designs of hydroxyapatite (HAp) materials with customized electrical properties are drawing increasing attention for their wide range of potential applications. Such enhanced electrical properties directly arise from ...
  • 3D-printed polymer-infiltrated ceramic network with biocompatible adhesive to potentiate dental implant applications 

    Hodasova, Ludmila; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-09-23)
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    The aim of this work was to prepare and characterize polymer–ceramic composite material for dental applications, which must resist fracture and wear under extreme forces. It must also be compatible with the hostile environment ...
  • Permanently polarized hydroxyapatite for selective electrothermal catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide into ethanol 

    Sans Milà, Jordi; Revilla López, Guillermo; Sanz Beltran, Vanesa; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Turón, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2021-05-25)
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    Conversion of CO2 into valuable chemicals is not only a very challenging topic but also a socially demanding issue. In this work, permanently polarized hydroxyapatite obtained using a thermal stimulated polarization process ...

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