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  • Surface functionalization of biomaterials for bone tissue regeneration and repair 

    Mas Moruno, Carlos (2018)
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    Biomaterials have evolved from mere bioinert substrates, required only to passively support cell adhesion and growth, to bioactive cell-instructive surfaces with the capacity to tune cell behavior and dictate cell ...
  • Dental Implants: Plasma polymerization for antibacterial coatings 

    Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (CRC Press, 2016)
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    Dental implants are widely used to overcome tooth loss. The material of choice for this application is titanium, due to its excellent mechanical properties, high corrosion resistance, and high biocompatibility. Despite the ...
  • New PHB-producing Bacillus Strain from Environmental Samples 

    Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Marqués Calvo, M. Soledad (Nova Science Publishers, Inc, 2015-12-16)
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    Many microorganisms are known to synthesize poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate] (PHB) from renewable resources. This biocompatible and biodegradable biopolyester possesses similar properties to some of the conventional plastics ...

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