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  • Dual electro-/pH-responsive nanoparticle/hydrogel system for controlled delivery of anticancer peptide 

    Resina, Maria Leonor Matos; Esteves, Teresa; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Hernández García, José Ignacio; Castelo Ferreira, Frederico; Tzanov, Tzanko; Bonardd, Sebastián; Díaz Díaz, David; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2024-06)
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    An electro-chemo-responsive carrier has been engineered for the controlled release of a highly hydrophilic anticancer peptide, CR(NMe)EKA (Cys-Arg- N-methyl-Glu-Lys-Ala). Remotely controlled on demand release of CR(NMe)EKA, ...
  • Formation of sparsely tethered bilayer lipid membrane on a biodegradable self-assembled monolayer of poly(lactic acid) 

    Madhani Mohammed Sadhakathullah, Ahammed Hussain; Pashazadeh-Panahi, Paria; Sek, Slawomir; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Torras Costa, Juan (Elsevier, 2024-06-07)
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    The utilization of biomimetic membranes supported by advanced self-assembled monolayers is gaining attraction as a promising sensing tool. Biomimetic membranes offer exceptional biocompatibility and adsorption capacity ...
  • Determination of emission factors from a landfill through an inverse methodology: Experimental determination of ambient air concentrations and use of numerical modelling 

    Gallego Piñol, Eva; Perales Lorente, José Francisco; Aguasca, Núria; Domínguez, Raúl (2024-06)
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    The application of numeric modelling for determining the impact of landfills needs for reliable emission source data. In this study, a methodology for the characterization of the emission profiles of the different sources ...
  • Merging bioactuation and biocapacitive properties: a 3D bioprinted devices to self-stimulate using self-stored energy 

    Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Fuentes Llanos, Judith; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Sanchez Ordoñez, Samuel (Elsevier, 2024-05-01)
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    Biofabrication of three-dimensional (3D) cultures through the 3D Bioprinting technique opens new perspectives and applications of cell-laden hydrogels. However, to continue with the progress, new BioInks with specific ...
  • pH and electrically responsive hydrogels with adhesive property 

    Ramírez Alba, María Dolores; Molins Martinez, Marta; García Torres, José Manuel; Romanini, Michela; Macovez, Roberto; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2024-03)
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    Applications of sodium alginate (Alg) and polyacrylic acid (PAA) hydrogels in biomedicine are well-known. These are predefined by the strength and weakness of their properties, which in turn depend on the chemical structure ...
  • Wireless electrostimulation for cancer treatment: an integrated nanoparticle/coaxial fiber mesh platform 

    Resina, Maria Leonor Matos; Garrudo, Fábio F. F.; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Esteves, Teresa; Castelo Ferreira, Frederico (Elsevier, 2024-03-28)
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    Cancer, namely breast and prostate cancers, is the leading cause of death in many developed countries. Controlled drug delivery systems are key for the development of new cancer treatment strategies, to improve the ...
  • Smart polyurethane endosponges for endoluminal vacuum therapy: Integration of a bacteria sensor 

    Fontana Escartín, Adrián; Lanzalaco, Sonia; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Turon, Pau; Ardèvol Solanes, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2024-07-05)
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    The development of smart biomedical devices as efficient tools in early diagnosis and therapy monitoring has recently witnessed unprecedented growth, becoming an emerging field in biomedical engineering. Sponges for ...
  • Mechanical and ex-vivo assessment of functionalized surgical sutures for bacterial infection monitoring 

    Fontana Escartín, Adrián; El Hauadi, Karima; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Lanzalaco, Sonia; Turon, Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2024-05-27)
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    Surgical sutures are long-established medical devices that play an important role closing and healing damaged tissues and organs postoperatively. However, current commercial sutures are not able to detect infections at the ...
  • Glyoxal crosslinking of electro-responsive alginate-based hydrogels: Effects on the properties 

    Sáez Grávalos, Isabel; Colombi, Samuele; Borràs Cristòfol, Núria; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; García Torres, José Manuel; Morgado, Jorge; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2024-04-18)
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    Covenantee:   Universidade de Lisboa / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    To improve the features of alginate-based hydrogels in physiological conditions, Ca2+-crosslinked semi-interpenetrated hydrogels formed by poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):polystyrene sulfonic acid and alginate (PEDOT/Alg) ...
  • 4D printable salicylic acid photopolymers for sustained drug releasing, shape memory, soft tissue scaffolds 

    King, Olivia; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Murphy, Erin; Al Rida Hmayed, Ali; Dove, Andrew; Weems, Andrew C. (American Chemical Society, 2023-01-01)
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    3D printing of pharmaceuticals offers a unique opportunity for long-term, sustained drug release profiles for an array of treatment options. Unfortunately, this approach is often limited by physical compounding or processing ...
  • Biodegradable conducting PVA-hydrogel based on carbon quantum dots: study of the synergistic effect of additives 

    Gamboa Rivera, Jillian Tricia; Paulo Mirasol, Sofia; Espona Noguera, Albert; Enshaei, Hamidreza; Ortiz Rojas, Sergio; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Torras Costa, Juan (2024-02-03)
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    Conductive hydrogels are becoming one of the most important milestones for the development of new scaffolds, biosensors, supercapacitors, and green electronics within the field of biomedicine. In this work, we study the ...
  • Immediate-sustained lactate release using alginate hydrogel assembled to proteinase K/polymer electrospun fibers 

    Macor, Lorena Paola; Colombi, Samuele; Tamarit Mur, José Luis; Engel López, Elisabeth; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; García Torres, José Manuel; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2023-05-31)
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    Covenantee:   Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya / Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red. Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina
    This work proposes a microfibers-hydrogel assembled composite as delivery vehicle able to combine into a single system both burst and prolonged release of lactate. The prolonged release of lactate has been achieved by ...

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