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  • Influence of the atmosphere conditions in the structure, properties and solubility of fluorine-substituted hydroxyapatites 

    Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Turón Dols, Pau; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2019-03-15)
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    The influence of synthetic conditions in the composition and properties of chemically precipitated hydroxyapatite (HAp), fluorine-substituted HAp (xF-HAp) and fluorapatite (FAp) havebeen examined consideringdifferent ...
  • Assembly of Conducting Polymer and Biohydrogel for the Release and Real-Time Monitoring of Vitamin K3 

    Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Domínguez, Eva; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-11-28)
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    In this work, we report the design and fabrication of a dual-function integrated system to monitor, in real time, the release of previously loaded 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone (MeNQ), also named vitamin K3. The newly developed ...
  • Pastes and hydrogels from carboxymethyl cellulose sodium salt as supporting electrolyte of solid electrochemical supercapacitors 

    Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Edo, Miquel G.; Saborío González, Maricruz; Estrany Coda, Francesc; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2018-11-15)
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    Different carboxymethyl cellulose sodium salt (NaCMC)-based pastes and hydrogels, both containing a salt as supporting electrolyte, have been prepared and characterized as potential solid state electrolyte (SSE) for solid ...
  • Loading of antibiotic into biocoated hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: smart antitumor platforms with regulated release 

    Rivas Cañas, Manuel; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Rodríguez Rivero, Anna M.; Turon, Pau; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018-07-26)
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    In this research we propose a nanoplatform for anticancer therapy that is based on the combination of three components: (1) an antibiotic to target selectively the mitochondria of cancer cells, inhibiting their functions; ...
  • Hybrid polypeptide/polylactide copolymers with short phenylalanine blocks 

    Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Murase Fernández, Sara Keiko; Pérez Madrigal, Maria del Mar; Cativiela, Carlos; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2018-07-29)
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    Hybrid copolymers constituted by short l-phenylalanine (Phe) blocks (i.e., Phen with n ranging from 2 to 25) and l-lactide blocks of different length are synthesized and characterized. The diblock structure is obtained by ...
  • Perforated polyester nanomebranes as templates of electroactive and robust free-standing films 

    Molina García, Brenda Guadalupe; Cuesta, Sergi; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (Elsevier, 2019-05-01)
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    Robust and flexible free-standing films made of spin-coated poly(lactic acid) (PLA) and poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) nanolayers have been prepared. A steel sheet coated with a sacrificial layer of PEDOT:poly( ...
  • Thermomechanical response of a representative porin for biomimetics 

    Lopes Rodrigues, Maximilien; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Michaux, Catherine Anne Gisèle; Perpète, Eric A.; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018-07-31)
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    The thermomechanical response of Omp2a, a representative porin used for the fabrication of smart biomimetic nanomembranes, has been characterized using microcantilever technology and compared with standard proteins. For ...
  • Polyaniline coated core-shell polyacrylates: Control of film formation and coating application for corrosion protection 

    Bertuoli, Paula T.; Baldissera, A. F.; Zattera, Ademir J.; Ferreira, Carlos A.; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Armelín Diggroc, Elaine Aparecida (2019-03-01)
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    Aqueous polymer colloidal nanoparticles, composed by poly(methyl metacrylate), butyl acrylate, and acrylic acid, as “core” (P(MMA/BA/AA)); and polyaniline (PAni) doped with dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid (DBSA), as “shell”, ...
  • 3D structure of a Brucella melitensis porin: molecular modelling in lipid membranes 

    Lopes Rodrigues, Maximilien; Zanuy Gomara, David; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Michaux, Catherine Anne Gisèle; Perpète, Eric A. (2018-01-01)
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    Brucella melitensis is a pathogenic bacterium responsible for brucellosis in mammals and humans. Its outer membrane proteins (Omp) control the diffusion of solutes through the membrane, and they consequently have a crucial ...
  • Amyloid-like fibrils from a diphenylalanine capped with an aromatic fluorenyl 

    Martí Ballesté, Dídac; Mayans Tayadella, Enric; Gil, Ana M.; Díaz Andrade, Angélica María; Jimenez Sanz, Ana Isabel; Yousef, Ibraheem; Keridou, Ina; Cativiela, Carlos; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2018-11-19)
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    The self-assembly behavior of a diphenylalanine amphiphile blocked at the C-terminus with a 9-fluorenylmethyl ester and stabilized at the N-terminus with a trifluoroacetate (TFA) anion, TFA·FF-OFm, has been examined. At ...
  • The fully-extended conformation in peptides and proteins 

    Crisma, Marco; Formaggio, Fernando; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Torras Costa, Juan; Ramakrishnan, Chandrasekharan; Kalmankar, Neha; Balaram, Padmanabhan; Toniolo, Claudio (2018-09-01)
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  • Ion-ion repulsions and charge-shielding effects dominate the permeation mechanism through the OmpF porin channel 

    Ahumada, Juan Carlos; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Soto Delgado, Jorge; Torras Costa, Juan (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2018-01-01)
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