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  • Polypropylene mesh for hernia repair with controllable cell adhesion/de-adhesion properties 

    Lanzalaco, Sonia; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turón Dols, Pau; Weis, Christine; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2020-01-02)
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    Herein, a versatile bilayersystem, composed by a polypropylene(PP)mesh and a covalently bonded poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAm) hydrogel, is reported. The cell adhesion mechanism was successfully modulated ...
  • Electrochemical sensor for bacterial metabolism based on the detection of NADH by Polythiophene nanoparticles 

    Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turon, Pau; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-01-01)
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    Composite i-PP/PEDOT films made of isotactic polypropylene (i-PP), which is frequently used for the fabrication of implantable medical devices for internal use, and chemically synthesized poly(3,4 ethylendioxythiophene) ...
  • An amphiphilic, heterografted polythiophene copolymer containing biocompatible/biodegradable side chains for use as an (electro)active surface in biomedical applications 

    Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Cianga, Luminita; Bendrea, Anca Dana; Cianga, Ioan; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2019-09-28)
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    Given that the copolymers of complex topology and composition are at the forefront of multifunctional materials research, this work reports aboutan amphiphilic random, heterografted copolymer of ...
  • Biominerals formed by DNA and calcium oxalate or hydroxyapatite: a comparative study 

    Revilla López, Guillermo; Rodríguez Rivero, Anna M.; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-09-10)
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    Biominerals formed by DNA and calcium oxalate (CaOx) or hydroxyapatite (HAp), the most important and stable phase of calcium phosphate) have been examined and compared using a synergistic combination of computer simulation ...
  • 2,7-Linked N-methylcarbazole copolymers by combining the macromonomer approach and the oxidative electrochemical polymerization 

    Escalona, Cindy; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Ahumada, Juan Carlos; Borràs Cristòfol, Núria; Soto Galdámes, Juan Pablo; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-05-03)
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    The preparation of copolymers bearing N-methylcarbazole and 2,7-linked 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene units has been carried out using the N-methyl-2,7-di(2-(3,4-ethylenedioxythienyl))carbazole monomer, which has been chemically ...
  • A molecular dynamics study on glucose molecular recognition by a non-enzymatic selective sensor based on a conducting polymer 

    Zanuy Gomara, David; Fabregat Jové, Georgina; Ferreira, Carlos Arthur; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-01-01)
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    Poly(hydroxymethyl-3,4-ethylendioxythiophene) (PHMeDOT), a very electroactive polythiophene derivative bearing a dioxane ring fused onto the thiophene ring and an exocyclic hydroxymethyl substituent, is able to electrocatalyze ...
  • Phage-display-derived peptide binds to human CD206 and modeling reveals a new binding site on the receptor 

    Asciutto, Eliana K.; Kopanchuk, Sergei; Lepland, Anni; Simón Gracia, Lorena; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Teesalu, Tambet; Scodeller, Pablo (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2019-03-07)
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    We recently identified a tumor-homing peptide (mUNO, sequence: “CSPGAK”) that specifically interacts with mouse CD206 to target CD206/MRC1-expressing tumor-associated macrophages in mice. Here, we report studies on the ...
  • Expanding the limits of amide-triazole isosteric substitution in bisamide-based physical gels 

    Tautz, Markus; Torras Costa, Juan; Grijalvo Torrijo, Santiago; Eritja Casadellà, Ramon; Saldías, César; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Díaz Díaz, David (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-01-01)
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    Gelation of organic solvents using N,N0-((1S,2S)-cyclohexane-1,2-diyl)didodecanamide (C12–Cyc) is driven by its self-assembly via antiparallel hydrogen bonds and van der Waals intermolecular interactions. In this work we ...
  • Tailoring the self-assembly of a tripeptide for the formation of antimicrobial surfaces 

    Nir, Sivan; Zanuy Gomara, David; Zada, Tal; Agazani, Omer; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Shalev, Deborah E.; Reches, Meital (2019-05-14)
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    The accumulation of bacteria on surfaces is currently one of the greatest concerns f or the supply of proper health, water and energy. Here, we describe the mechanism by which a single peptide forms two ...
  • Cell responses to electrical pulse stimulation for anticancer drug release 

    Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-08-01)
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    Electrical stimulation is an attractive approach to tune on-demand drug release in the body as it relies on simple setups and requires typically 1 V or less. Although many studies have been focused on the development of ...
  • Study on the control of porosity in films of polythiophene derivatives 

    Ruano Torres, Guillem; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Torras Costa, Juan (Elsevier, 2019-11-07)
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    Conducting polymers typically exhibit different oxidation states, which are easily interchangeable among them by means of the application of an electrical potential. In this work, we present a theoretical and experimental ...
  • Biomimetic hybrid membranes: incorporation of transport proteins/peptides into polymer supports 

    Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-01-01)
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    Molecular sensing, water purification and desalination, drug delivery, and DNA sequencing are some striking applications of biomimetic hybrid membranes. These devices take advantage of biomolecules, which have gained ...

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