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  • Molecular detection of Bartonella bacilliformis in Lutzomyia maranonensis in Cajamarca, Peru: a new potential vector of Carrion's disease in Peru? 

    Ulloa, Gabriela M.; Vásquez Achaya, Fernando; Gomes, Cláudia; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Ruiz Blazquez, Joaquim; Pons, Maria J.; Del Valle Mendoza, Juana (2018-11-07)
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    Carrion’s disease is a neglected, vector-borne illness that affects Colombia, Ecuador, and especially Peru. The phlebotomine sand flies Lutzomyia verrucarum and Lutzomyia peruensis are the main illness vectors described, ...
  • Nucleating and retarding effects of nanohydroxyapatite on the crystallization of poly(butylene terephthalate-co-alkylene dicarboxylate)s with different lengths 

    Heidarzadeh, Nina; Rafizadeh, Mehdi; Faramarz Afshar Taromi, Faramarz Afshar; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del (Springer, 2018-12-04)
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    New biodegradable and biocompatible composites are continuously developed for biomedical applications (e.g., from drug delivery devices to tissue engineering scaffolds). Properties of such systems may depend on their ...
  • New amino acid based biodegradable poly(ester amide)s via bis-azlactone chemistry 

    Kobauri, Sophio; Otinashvili, Giuli; Kantaria, Tengiz; Tugushi, David; Kharadze, Darejan; Kutsiava, Nazi; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Katsarava, Ramaz (2018-11-08)
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    Three new classes of the amino acid based biodegradable (AABB) polymers were synthesized via step growth polymerization of bis-azlactones and amino acid based diamine-diesters with activated fatty diester and alkylenediamine: ...
  • Influence of the atmosphere conditions in the structure, properties and solubility of fluorine-substituted hydroxyapatites 

    Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turón Dols, Pau; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-03-15)
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    The influence of synthetic conditions in the composition and properties of chemically precipitated hydroxyapatite (HAp), fluorine-substituted HAp (xF-HAp) and fluorapatite (FAp) havebeen examined consideringdifferent ...
  • Large outdoor fires and the built environment: summary of kick-off workshop 

    Manzello, Samuel; McAllister, Sara; Suzuki, Sayaka; Blanchi, Raphaelle; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Ronchi, Enrico (2019-02-01)
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    The kickoff workshop of the new permanent working group, sponsored by the International Association for Fire Safety Science (IAFSS), entitled Large Outdoor Fires and the Built Environment was held from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm ...
  • Electrical evaluation of bacterial virulence factors using nanopores 

    Escosura Muñiz, Alfredo de la; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Tzanov, Tzanko (2019-03-19)
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    In this work, we propose a novel methodology for electrical monitoring using nanoporous alumina membranes of virulence factors secreted by bacterial pathogens. Bacterial hyaluronidase (HYAL), which is produced by a number ...
  • Oxidation by H2O(g) in the presence of H2(g) of UO2 doped with Pd nanoparticles 

    Espriu Gascon, Alexandra; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Domínguez Escalante, Montserrat; Giménez Izquierdo, Francisco Javier; Casas Pons, Ignasi; Pablo Ribas, Joan de (2018-09-28)
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    This work studies the influence of epsilon particles and metallic precipitates, simulated through the deposition of Pd nanoparticles on non-irradiated UO2, on the oxidation of the spent nuclear fuel (SNF). The presence of ...
  • Biomedical textiles 

    Stefanov, Ivaylo; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2019-07-01)
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    The use of textiles in medicine dates back to ancient times. In modern medicine, textile fibers can be found in a wide variety of biomedical devices from simple non-woven bandages for wounds to complex hollow fiber membranes ...
  • Crater formation by the rupture of underground natural gas pipelines: a probabilistic-based model 

    Amaya Gómez, Rafael; Ramírez Camacho, Jaime Giovanni; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim; Muñoz Giraldo, Felipe (Elsevier, 2018-06-01)
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    Parallel and crossing pipelines are frequently implemented due to land-use restrictions and their ease of operation and maintenance. Given the proximity of these pipelines and the hazardousness of the substances they ...
  • Antimony removal from water by a chitosan-Iron(III)[ChiFer(III)] biocomposite 

    Lapo, Byron; Demey Cedeño, Hary; Carchi, Tany; Sastre Requena, Ana María (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-02-01)
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    The presence of antimony(III) in water represents a worldwide concern, mainly due to its high toxicity and carcinogenicity potential. It can be separated from water by the use of sustainable biopolymers such as chitosan ...
  • A data-driven fire spread simulator: validation in Vall-llobrega's Fire 

    Ríos, Oriol; Valero Pérez, Mario Miguel; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Planas Cuchi, Eulàlia (2019-03-28)
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    A Data-Driven Fire Spread Simulator: Validation in Vall-llobrega’s Fire Oriol Rios, Mario Miguel Valero, Elsa Pastor* and Eulàlia Planas Department of Chemical Engineering, Centre for Technological Risk Studies, Universitat ...
  • A nafion film cover to enhance the analytical performance of the CuO/Cu electrochemical sensor for determination of chemical oxygen demand 

    Carchi, Tany; Lapo, Byron; Alvarado, José; Espinoza Montero, Patricio J.; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Fernández, Lenys (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-02-06)
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    We modified and evaluated the performance of a CuO/Cu electrochemical electrode for chemical oxygen demand (COD) determination by covering it with a Nafion (Nf) film. The resulting modified CuONf/Cu electrode sensor was ...

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