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  • 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) ...
  • Poly-L/DL-lactic acid films functionalized with collagen IV as carrier substrata for corneal epithelial stem cells 

    de la Mata Sampedro, Ana; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Nieto Miguel, Teresa; Galindo de la Rosa, Sara; López Paniagua, Marina; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth; Calonge Cano, Margarita (2019-05-01)
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    Limbal epithelial stem cells (LESCs) are responsible for the renewal of corneal epithelium. Cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation is the current treatment of choice for restoring the loss or dysfunction of LESCs. ...
  • 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 ...