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Studies on the hemocompatibility of bacterial cellulose.
Among the strategies to improve a material's hemocompatibility, pre-coating with the tripeptide Arg-Gly-Asp (RGD) is used to favor endothelialization thus lowering thrombogenicity. The bloodExpand
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Nile Red and DCM Fluorescence Anisotropy Studies in C12E7/DPPC Mixed Systems
The lipid/surfactant mixed interactions between the lipid dipalmitoylphosphatydilcholine (DPPC) and the nonionic surfactant C12E7 (C12H25(OCH2CH2)7OH) were studied by the use of fluorescenceExpand
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Aggregation behavior of aqueous dioctadecyldimethylammonium bromide/monoolein mixtures: a multitechnique investigation on the influence of composition and temperature.
A recently described non-viral gene delivery system [dioctadecyldimethylammonium bromide (DODAB)/monoolein (MO)] has been studied in detail to improve knowledge on the interactions between lamellarExpand
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Nanoliposomes for encapsulation and delivery of the potential antitumoral methyl 6-methoxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-1H-indole-2-carboxylate
A potential antitumoral fluorescent indole derivative, methyl 6-methoxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-1H-indole-2-carboxylate, was evaluated for the in vitro cell growth inhibition on three human tumor cellExpand
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DODAB and DODAC bilayer-like aggregates in the micromolar surfactant concentration domain
In the millimolar concentration domain (typically 1 mM), dioctadecyldimethylammonium bromide and chloride (DODAX, X representing Br− or Cl− counterions) molecules assemble in water as largeExpand
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Synthesis of fluorescent tetracyclic lactams by a “one pot” three steps palladium-catalyzed borylation, Suzuki coupling (BSC) and lactamization: DNA and polynucleotides binding studies
Foundation for the Science and Technology (Portugal) and FEDER for financial support through a research project POCI/QUI/59407/2004 and through Centro de Quimica and Centro de Fisica of Univ. Minho.
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Cationic liposomes in mixed didodecyldimethylammonium bromide and dioctadecyldimethylammonium bromide aqueous dispersions studied by differential scanning calorimetry, Nile Red fluorescence, and
The thermotropic phase behavior of cationic liposomes in mixtures of two of the most investigated liposome-forming double-chain lipids, dioctadecyldimethylammonium bromide (DODAB) andExpand
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Domain Formation in DODAB–Cholesterol Mixed Systems Monitored via Nile Red Anisotropy
The effect of the cholesterol (ch) on liposomes composed of the cationic lipid dioctadecyldimethylammonium bromide (DODAB) was assessed by studying both the steady-state and time-resolvedExpand
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A mild high yielding synthesis of oxazole-4-carboxylate derivatives
Several 2,5-disubstituted oxazole-4-carboxylates were prepared in high yields from the methyl esters of N-acyl-β-halodehydroaminobutyric acid derivatives by treatment with a 2% solution of DBU inExpand
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Comparison of IgA, TNF-α and surface tension of the tear film in two different times of the day.
PURPOSE The main goal was to study the biochemical composition of the tear film in two different times of the day. METHODS Tear samples were collected from 10 individuals, non contact lensesExpand
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