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- Silva Lucília P. da; Pirraco Rogério P.; Santos Tírcia C.; Novoa-Carballal Ramon; Cerqueira Mariana T.; Reis Rui L.; Correlo Vitor M.; Marques Alexandra P.
- ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016 v.8 no.49 pp. 33464-33474
- angiogenesis; biodegradation; disaccharides; endothelial cells; gellan gum; hindlimbs; humans; hyaluronic acid; hydrogels; medicine; receptors; tissue engineering; tissue repair; umbilical cord
- ... Neovascularization has been a major challenge in many tissue regeneration strategies. Hyaluronic acid (HA) of 3–25 disaccharides is known to be angiogenic due to its interaction with endothelial cell receptors. This effect has been explored with HA-based structures but a transitory response is observed due to HA burst biodegradation. Herein we developed gellan gum (GG)-HA spongy-like hydrogels fro ...
- H. Serrano-Ruíz; J. Eras; L. Martín-Closas; A.M. Pelacho
- Polymer degradation and stability 2020 v.178 pp. 109202
- adipic acid; bioassays; biodegradability; biodegradation; composts; disaccharides; ecotoxicology; fatty acids; gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; glycerol; lactic acid; mulches; mulching; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; pH; plant development; plastics; soil; ultra-performance liquid chromatography
- ... Biodegradable plastics (BDP) are an alternative to environmental and economical drawbacks of PE agricultural mulches. They are intended to biodegrade into the soil or in compost. BDP materials certified as biodegradable in soil or in compost have passed ecotoxicity biotests after biodegradation, but most BDP ecotoxicity studies do not provide insights on the components these materials may release. ...