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  • Effect on the conformation of a terminally blocked, (E) ß,y-unsaturated o-amino acid residue induced by carbon methylation 

    Marafon, Giulia; Moretto, Alessandro; Zanuy Gomara, David; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Crisma, Marco; Toniolo, Claudio (2019-11-26)
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    Peptides are well-known to play a fundamental therapeutic role and to represent building blocks for numerous useful biomaterials. Stabilizing their active 3D-structure by appropriate modifications remains, however, a ...
  • Corrosion-induced damage and residual strength of WC-Co,Ni cemented carbides: influence of microstructure and corrosion medium 

    Zheng, Yafeng; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Lavigne, Olivier; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-09-19)
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    The corrosion behavior of cemented carbides with binders of different chemical nature (Co and Ni) and carbides with distinct mean grain size (ultrafine and coarse) was studied. The investigation also included corrosion ...
  • Development of a novel automatable fabrication method based on electrospinning co electrospraying for rotator cuff augmentation patches 

    Rey Viñoles, Sergi; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Ruiz Macarrilla, Leonardo; Llorens, Xavier; Mora Guix, José M.; Engel López, Elisabeth; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2019-01-01)
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    Rotator cuff tear is one of the most common shoulder diseases. Rotator cuff augmentation (RCA) is trying to solve the high retear failure percentage after the surgery procedures (20–90%). The ideal augmentation patch must ...
  • Incorporation of chloramphenicol loaded hydroxyapatite nanoparticles into polylactide 

    Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Pelechà Casanovas, Marc; Franco García, María Lourdes; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2019-10-02)
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    Chloramphenicol (CAM) has been encapsulated into hydroxyapatite nanoparticles displaying different morphologies and crystallinities. The process was based on typical precipitation of solutions containing phosphate and ...
  • Main-chain scission of individual macromolecules induced by solvent swelling 

    Messmer, Daniel; Bertran Cànovas, Òscar; Kissner, Reinhard; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Schlüter, A. Dieter (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-05-08)
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    We present a comprehensive investigation of main-chain scission processes affecting peripherally charged and neutral members of a class of dendronized polymers (DPs) studied in our laboratory. In these thick, sterically ...
  • Development of a three-dimensional bioengineered platform for articular cartilage regeneration 

    Rubi Sans, Gerard; Recha Sancho, Lourdes; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Semino Margrett, Carlos Eduardo; Engel López, Elisabeth (2020-01-01)
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    Degenerative cartilage pathologies are nowadays a major problem for the world population. Factors such as age, genetics or obesity can predispose people to suffer from articular cartilage degeneration, which involves severe ...
  • Biofabrication 

    Vila, Anna; Torras, Núria; Castaño, Albert G.; García-Díaz, Maria; Comelles, Jordi; Pérez-Berezo, Teresa; Corregidor, Carmen; Castaño, Óscar; Engel López, Elisabeth; Fernández-Majada, Vanesa; Martínez, Elena (2020-02-07)
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    Mounting evidence supports the importance of the intestinal epithelial barrier and its permeability both in physiological and pathological conditions. Conventional in vitro models to evaluate intestinal permeability rely ...
  • Assessment of corrosion-induced changes on the mechanical integrity of cemented carbides at small length scales 

    Zheng, Y.F.; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Besharatloo, H.; Serra, Marco; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Lavigne, Olivier; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel (2019-11-01)
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    In this work, the effect of corrosion-induced damage on the mechanical response of hardmetals was evaluated at small length-scale by means of nanoindentation and nanoscratch techniques. Damage was introduced in a controlled ...
  • Electrically polarized hydroxyapatite: influence of the polarization process on the microstructure and properties 

    Sans Milà, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Sanz, Vanesa; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Turón Dols, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-11-19)
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    Semipermanently polarized hydroxyapatite, named SP/HAp(w), is obtained by applying a constant dc electric field of 1–10 kV/cm at 300–850 °C to the samples previously sintered in water vapor, while permanently polarized ...
  • Development of a self-assembled peptide/methylcellulose-based bioink for 3D bioprinting 

    Cofiño, Carla; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Semino, Carlos; Engel López, Elisabeth; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel (2019-11-13)
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    The introduction of 3D bioprinting to fabricate living constructs with tailored architecture has provided a new paradigm for biofabrication, with the potential to overcome several drawbacks of conventional scaffold-based ...
  • Electrochromic self-electrostabilized polypyrrole films doped with surfactant and azo dye 

    Bayat, Maryam; Izadan, Hossein; Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Sánchez Jiménez, Margarita; Santiago Malagón, Sara; Senmani, Dariush; Dinari, Mohammad; Guirado, Gonzalo; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11)
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    Two azo dyes, acid red 1 (AR1) and acid red 18 (AR18), were used alone or in combination with sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) for the electropolymerization of a pyrrole monomer. Polypyrrole (PPy) showed higher redox capacity ...
  • Free-standing faradaic motors based on biocompatible nanoperforated poly(lactic acid) layers and electropolymerized poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) 

    Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Cuesta, Sergi; Besharatloo, H.; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-08-14)
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    The electro-chemo-mechanical response of robust and flexible free-standing films made of three nanoperforated poly(lactic acid) (pPLA) layers separated by two anodically polymerized poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) ...

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