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  • Synthesis and deposition of silver nanoparticles on cp Ti by laser ablation in open air for antibacterial effect in dental implants 

    Boutinguiza Larosi, Mohamed; Fernández Arias, M.; Val, Jesús del; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Lusquiños Rodriguez, Fernando (2018-11-15)
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    Covenantee:  Universidade de Vigo / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
    Silver nanoparticles have been synthetized and deposited on cp Ti substrates in one-step process by the use of laser ablation in open air. The nanoparticles are produced by ablating Ag foil using two different lasers and ...
  • Investigating the atmospheric pressure plasma jet modification of a photo-crosslinkable hydrogel 

    Hamouda, Inés; Labay, Cédric Pierre; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Nicol, Erwan; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Elsevier, 2020-03-27)
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    Covenantee:  Le Mans Université
    Atmospheric pressure plasma jets (APPJ) have great potential in wound healing, bacterial disinfection and in cancer therapy. Recent studies pointed out that hydrogels can be used as screens during APPJ treatment, or even ...
  • Covalent grafting of titanium with a cathelicidin peptide produces an osteoblast compatible surface with antistaphylococcal activity 

    Boix Lemonche, Gerard; Guillem Martí, Jordi; D'Este, Francesca; Manero Planella, José María; Skerlavaj, Barbara (2020-01-01)
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    Covenantee:  Università degli Studi di Udine
    Bacterial infection of orthopaedic implants, often caused by Staphylococcus species, may ultimately lead to implant failure. The development of infection-resistant, osteoblast-compatible biomaterials could represent an ...
  • Enhanced osteoconductivity on electrically charged titanium implants treated by physicochemical surface modifications methods 

    Fernández Yagüe, Marc-Antoni; Pérez Antoñanzas, Román; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Biggs, Manus; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Pegueroles Neyra, Marta (2019-06-01)
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    Biomimetic design is a key tenet of orthopedic device technology, and in particular the development of responsive surfaces that promote ion exchange with interfacing tissues, facilitating the ionic events that occur naturally ...
  • Fracture and fatigue of titanium narrow dental implants: New trends in order to improve the mechanical response 

    Velasco Ortega, Eugenio; Flichy Fernández, Antonio; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Jimenez Guerra, Álvaro; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-12)
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    Covenantee:  Universidad de Sevilla / Universitat de València / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
    Sixty-four fractured commercially pure titanium (cp-Ti) narrow dental implants (NDIs) with similar macrogeometry and connection designs were studied after different implantation times in humans in order to determine their ...
  • Impact of biomimicry in the design of osteoinductive bone substitutes: nanoscale matters 

    Barba Serrahima, Albert; Díez Escudero, Anna; Español Pons, Montserrat; Bonany Mariñosa, Mar; Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ohman, Caroline; Persson, Cecilia; Manzanares, Maria Cristina; Franch, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2019-01-01)
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    Covenantee:  Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Uppsala universitet / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Patologia i Terapèutica Experimental / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Bone apatite consists of carbonated calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite (CDHA) nanocrystals. Biomimetic routes allow fabricating synthetic bone grafts that mimic biological apatite. In this work, we explored the role of two ...
  • EDTA and NTA effectively tune the mineralization of calcium phosphate from bulk aqueous solution 

    Hentrich, Doreen; Tauer, Klaus; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Taubert, Andreas (2017-12-01)
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    Covenantee:  Universität Potsdam / Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung
    This study describes the effects of nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) and ethylenediaminotetraacetic acid (EDTA) on the mineralization of calcium phosphate from bulk aqueous solution. Mineralization was performed between pH 6 ...
  • The devices, experimental scaffolds, and biomaterials ontology (DEB): a tool for mapping, annotation, and analysis of biomaterials' data 

    Hakimi, Osnat; Gelpi Buchaca, Josep Lluís; Krallinger, Martin; Curi, Fabio; Repchevsky, Dmitry; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2020-02-26)
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    Covenantee:  Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona / Barcelona Supercomputing Center
    The size and complexity of the biomaterials literature makes systematic data analysis an excruciating manual task. A practical solution is creating databases and information resources. Implant design and biomaterials ...
  • Control of stem cell response and bone growth on biomaterials by fully non-peptidic integrin selective ligands 

    Fraioli, Roberta; Neubauer, Stefanie; Rechenmacher, Florian; Bosch Canals, Begoña María; Dashnyam, Khandmaa; Kim, Joong-Hyun; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Manero Planella, José María; Mas Moruno, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-04-01)
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    Covenantee:  Technische Universität München / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Tan'guk Taehakkyo / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    In this communication we report that anchoring avß3 or a5ß1 integrin-selective RGD peptidomimetics to titanium efficiently tunes mesenchymal stem cell response in vitro and bone growth in rat calvarial defects. Our results ...
  • Injectable calcium phosphate foams for the delivery of Pitavastatin as osteogenic and angiogenic agent 

    Khurana, Kanupriya; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Mücklich, Frank T.; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2019)
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    Covenantee:  Universität des Saarlandes
    Apatitic bone cements have been used as a clinical bone substitutes and drug delivery vehicles for therapeutic agents in orthopedic applications. This has led to their combination with different drugs with known ability ...
  • Antimicrobial PHAs coatings for solid and porous tantalum implants 

    Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Manero Planella, José María; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa (2019-10-01)
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    Biomaterial-associated infections (BAI) are the major cause of failure of indwelling medical devices. The risk of BAI can end dramatically in the surgical removal of the affected device. Therefore, a major effort must be ...
  • The effect of biomimetic calcium deficient hydroxyapatite and sintered ß-tricalcium phosphate on osteoimmune reaction and osteogenesis 

    Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Wei, Fei; Guo, Jia; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Lin, Zhengmei; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Xiao, Yin (Elsevier, 2019-09-15)
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    Covenantee:  Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation / Australia-China Centre for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Biomaterial implantation triggers inflammatory reactions. Understanding the effect of physicochemical features of biomaterials on the release of inflammatory cytokines from immune cells would be of great interest in view ...

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