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  • Osteogenesis by foamed and 3D-printed nanostructured calcium phosphate scaffolds: Effect of pore architecture 

    Barba, Albert; Maazouz, Yassine; Díez Escudero, Anna; Español Pons, Montserrat; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2018-10-01)
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    There is an urgent need of synthetic bone grafts with enhanced osteogenic capacity. This can be achieved by combining biomaterials with exogenous growth factors, which however can have numerous undesired side effects, but ...
  • Antimicrobial peptides: Powerful biorecognition elements to detect bacteria in biosensing technologies 

    Hoyos Nogués, Mireia; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2018-01-01)
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    Bacterial infections represent a serious threat in modern medicine. In particular, biofilm treatment in clinical settings is challenging, as biofilms are very resistant to conventional antibiotic therapy and may spread ...
  • Tissue compatibility of SN-38-loaded anticancer nanofiber matrices 

    Manzanares Quintela, Alejandro; Restrepo-Perdomo, Camilo A.; Botteri, Gaia; Castillo Ecija, Helena; Pascual Pasto, Guillem; Cano Casas, Francesc; Garcia Alvarez, Laura; Monterrubio, Carles; Ruiz, Bonaventrua; Vazquez Carrera, Manuel; Suñol Capella, Mariona; Mora Graupera, Jaume; Tornero García, José Antonio; Sosnik, alejandro; Montero Carcaboso, Ángel (2018-06-11)
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    Delivery of chemotherapy in the surgical bed has shown preclinical activity to control cancer progression upon subtotal resection of pediatric solid tumors, but whether this new treatment is safe for tumor-adjacent healthy ...
  • Accelerated hardening of nanotextured 3D-plotted self-setting calcium phosphate inks 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Maazouz, Yassine; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin; Perez, Roman A.; González Arcos, Borja; Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2018-01-01)
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    Direct ink writing (DIW) techniques open up new possibilities for the fabrication of patient-specific bone grafts. Self-setting calcium phosphate inks, which harden at low temperature, allow obtaining nanostructured scaffolds ...
  • Highly flame retardant melamine-formaldehyde cross-linked cellulose nanofibrils/sodium montmorillonite aerogels with improved mechanical properties 

    Wang, Liang; Cui, Lingyan; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Shou, Wan; Xia, Zhaopeng; Liu, Yong (2018-08-16)
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    A facile cross-linking strategy to construct flame retardant cellulose nanofibril (CNF)/sodium montmorillonite (MMT) aerogels with improved mechanical properties, by incorporating melamine-formaldehyde (MF) resins into ...
  • Electrochemically synthesized nanostructures for the manipulation of cells: Biohybrid micromotors 

    Serrà, Albert; Vallés, E.; García Torres, José Manuel (2017-12)
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    In this communication we describe the preparation and operation of two types of Ni/Au nanorods (NRs) as new magnetic micromotors for the transport and manipulation of single cells to target specific areas with micron-size ...
  • Magnetic propulsion of recyclable catalytic nano-cleaners for pollutant degradation 

    García Torres, José Manuel; Serrà, Albert; Tierno, Prieto; Alcobé, Xavier; Vallés, E. (2017)
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    Electrochemically fabricated magnetic mesoporous CoNi@Pt nanorods are excellent nanomotors with controlled magnetic propulsion and excellent catalytic properties. The core–shell structure allows a double functionality: (i) ...
  • Bioceramics and bone healing 

    Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Español Pons, Montserrat; Maazouz, Yassine; Bergez, Victor; Pastorino Carraz, David (2018-05-01)
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    - Calcium phosphates have long been used as synthetic bone grafts. Recent studies have shown that the modulation of composition and textural properties, such as nano-, micro- and macro-porosity, is a powerful strategy to ...
  • Two different strategies to enhance osseointegration in porous titanium: Inorganic thermo-chemical treatment versus organic coating by peptide adsorption 

    Ortiz Hernández, Mónica; Rappe, K.; Molmeneu Trias, Meritxell; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Punset Fusté, Miquel; Caparrós, Cristina; Calero Martínez, José Antonio; Franch, Jordi; Fernández Fairén, Mariano; Gil, Javier (2018-08-30)
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    In this study, highly-interconnected porous titanium implants were produced by powder sintering with different porous diameters and open interconnectivity. The actual foams were produced using high cost technologies: ...
  • Effect of nano-structural properties of biomimetic hydroxyapatite on osteoimmunomodulation 

    Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Wei, Fei; Guo, Jia; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Xiao, Yin (2018-10)
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    Immune cells are sensitive to the microstructural and textural properties of materials. Tuning the structural features of synthetic bone grafts could be a valuable strategy to regulate the specific response of the immune ...
  • In vitro response of mesenchymal stem cells to biomimetic hydroxyapatite substrates: a new strategy to assess the effect of ion exchange 

    Sadowska, Joanna Maria; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Español Pons, Montserrat; Stähli, Christoph; Dobelin, Nicola; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2018-08)
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    Biomaterials can interact with cells directly, that is, by direct contact of the cells with the material surface, or indirectly, through soluble species that can be released to or uptaken from the surrounding fluids. ...
  • Flame retardancy effect of combined ammonium polyphosphate and aluminium diethyl phosphinate in acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene 

    Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Formosa, Joan; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (2018-07-23)
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    The present work investigates the fire retardancy mechanisms of ammonium polyphosphate (APP) and aluminium diethyl phosphinate salt (AlPi) in an acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (ABS) by analysing the pyrolysis, ...

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