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  • Cyclic deformation fatigue behaviour of Ti6Al4V thermochemically nitrided for articular prostheses 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manero Planella, José María; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Planell Estany, Josep Anton (2003)
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    Titanium and its alloys have many attractive properties including high specific strength, low density, and excellent corrosion resistance. Titanium and the Ti6Al4V alloy have long been recognized as materials with high ...
  • The effect of dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid molecules on poly(4,4-diphenylether-5,5-dibenzimidazole) films 

    Franco García, María Lourdes; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (Springer Nature, 2020-10-27)
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    The main aim of the present work was to approach the effect of the addition of an organic acid dopant, dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid (DBSA), in the preparation of poly(4,4-diphenylether-5,5-dibenzimidazole) (OPBI) films, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Amyloid fibrils from organic solutions of an amphiphilic dipeptide 

    Casanovas Salas, Jordi; Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Martínez Gil, Ana; Jimenez Sanz, Ana Isabel; Cativiela, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-01-01)
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    Non-hydrated organic solutions of a diphenylalanine amphiphile blocked at the C-terminus with a fluorenylmethyl ester and stabilized at the N-terminus with a trifluoroacetate have been used to prepare amyloid fibrils. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • Aggregation propensity of therapeutic fibrin-homing pentapeptides: Insights from experiments and molecular dynamics simulations 

    Zanuy Gomara, David; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Conflitti, Paolo; Bocchinfuso, Gianfranco; Palleschi, Antonio; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-11-28)
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    CREKA (Cys–Arg–Glu–Lys–Ala) and its engineered analogue CRMeEKA, in which Glu has been replaced by N-methyl-Glu to provide resistance against proteolysis, are emerging pentapeptides that were specifically designed to bind ...
  • Nanotechnology approaches in chronic wound healing 

    Blanco Fernández, Bárbara; Castaño, Óscar; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Engel López, Elisabeth; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela (2020-06-02)
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    Significance: The incidence of chronic wounds is increasing due to our aging population and the augment of people afflicted with diabetes. With the extended knowledge on the biological mechanisms underlying these diseases, ...
  • 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 ...

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