Publications

2015

  1. Rajendra Kurapati, Julie Russier, Marco A. Squillaci, Emanuele Treossi, Cécilia Ménard-Moyon, Antonio Esaú Del Rio-Castillo, Ester Vázquez, Paolo Samorì, Vicenzo Palermo, Alberto Bianco. Dispersability-Dependent Biodegradation of Graphene Oxide by Myeloperoxiedase. Small, 11, 3985-3994, (2015). 
  2. Sonia Merino, Cristina Martín, Kostas Kostarelos, Maurizio Prato and Ester Vázquez. Nanocomposite Hydrogels: 3D Polymer-Nanoparticle Synergies for On-Demand Drug Delivery. ACS Nano, 9, 4686-4697, (2015).
  3. Amaranda García-Rodríguez, Antonio M. Rodríguez, Pilar Prieto, Raquel Andreu, Sonia Merino, and Julián Rodríguez-López. Swivel-Cruciform Stilbenes Based on Bithiophene. euro. J. Org. Chem., 2394-2404, (2015). 

2014

  1. Ester Vázquez, Francesco Giacalone, Maurizio Prato. Non-conventional methods and media for the activation and manipulation of carbon nanoforms. Chem. Soc. Rev., 43, 58, (2014).
  2. Verónica León, Antonio M. Rodriguez, Pilar Prieto, Maurizio Prato, Ester Vázquez. Exfoliation of Graphite with Triazine Derivatives under Ball-Milling Conditions: Preparation of Few-Layer Graphene via Selective Noncovalent Interactions. ACS Nano., 8, 1, 563-571, (2014).
  3. Ania Servant, Veronica Leon, Dhifaf Jasim, Laura Methven, Patricia Limousin, Ester Vazquez Fernandez-Pacheco, Maurizio Prato and Kostas Kostarelos. Graphene-Based Electroresponsive Scaffolds as Polymeric Implants for On-Demand Drug Delivery. Adv. Healthcare Mater. 3, 1334-1343, (2014).
  4. Peter Wick, Anna E. Louw-Gaume, Melanie Kucki, Harald F. Krug, Kostas Kostarelos, Bengt Fadeel, Kenneth A. Dawson, Anna Salvati, Ester Vázquez, Laura Ballerini, Mauro Tretiach, Fabio Benfenati, Emmanuel Flahaut, Laury Gauthier, Maurizio Prato, and Alberto Bianco. Classification Framework for Graphene-Based Materials. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 7714–7718, (2014).
  5. Antonio Esaú Del Rio Castillo, César Merino, Enrique Díez-Barra, Ester Vázquez. Selective suspension of single layer graphene mechano-chemically exfoliated from carbon nanofibres. Nano Research, 7, 963, (2014). 
  6. Javier Guerra, M. Antonia Herrero and Ester Vázquez. Carbon nanohorns as alternative gene delivery vectors. RSC Adv., 4, 27315-27321, (2014).

2013

 

  1. Mildred Quintana, Ester Vázquez and Maurizio Prato. Organic Functionalization of Graphene in Dispersion. Accounts Chem. Res. , 46, 138-148 (2013).
  2. Hanene Ali-Boucetta, Antonio Nunes, Raquel Sainz, M. Antonia Herrero, Bowen Tian, Maurizio Prato, Kostas Kostarelos and Alberto Bianco. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 52, 2274-2280, (2013).  
  3. Zois Syrgiannis, Valeria La Parola, Caroline Hadad, Maribel Lucío, Ester Vázquez, Francesco Giacalone Maurizio Prato. An Atom-Economical Approach to Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Reaction with Disulfides. Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 125, 25, 6608-6611, (2013).
  4. Rubén D. Costa, Sebastian Feihl , Axel Kahnt, Sanjeev Gambhir, David L. Officer, Gordon G. Wallace, María Isabel Lucío, María Antonia Herrero, Ester Vázquez, Zois Syrgiannis, Maurizio Prato, Dirk M. Guldi. Carbon Nanohorns as Integrative Materials for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Advances Materials, 25: 6513–6518, (2013).

2012

  1. Lara Lacerda, Julie Russier, Giorgia Pastorin, M. Antonia Herrero, Enrica Venturelli, Helene Dumortier, Khuloud Al-Jamal, Maurizio Prato, Kostas Kostarelos, Alberto Bianco. Translocation Mechanisms of Chemically Functionalised Carbon Nanotubes Across Plasma Membranes. Biomaterials. 33, 3334-3343, (2012).
  2. Javier Guerra, M. Antonia Herrero, Blanca Carrión, Francisco C. Pérez-Martínez , Maribel Lucío, Noelia Rubio , Moreno Meneghetti , Maurizio Prato , Valentín Ceña, Ester Vázquez.: Carbon nanohorns functionalized with polyamidoamine dendrimers as efficient biocarrier materials for gene therapy. Carbon, 50, 2832–2844, (2012).
  3. Francisco C. Pérez-Martínez, Blanca Carrión, Maria I. Lucío , Noelia Rubio, María A. Herrero, Ester Vázquez, Valentín Ceña. Enhanced docetaxel-mediated cytotoxicity in human prostate cancer cells through knockdown of cofilin-1 by carbon nanohorn delivered siRNA. Biomaterials, 33, 8152-8159, (2012).
  4. Montellano Lopez, A.; Scarel, F.; Rubio Carrero, N.; Vázquez, E.; Mateo-Alonso, A.; Da Ros, T.; Prato, M. Synthesis and Characterization of Highly Water-Soluble Dendrofulleropyrrolidine Bisadducts with DNA Binding Activity. Organic Letters, 14, 4450-4453, (2012).
  5. Mildred Quintana, Ester Vázquez and Maurizio Prato. Organic Functionalization of Graphene in Dispersion. Accounts Chem. Res. DOI: 10.1021/ar300138e (2012)

 

6. Khuloud T. Al-Jamal, Antonio Nunes, Laura Methven, Hanene Ali-Boucetta, Shouping Li, Francesca M. Toma, M. Antonia Herrero, Wafa T. Al-Jamal, Huub M. M. ten Eikelder, Julie Foster, Stephen Mather, Maurizio Prato, Alberto Bianco, Kostas Kostarelos. Degree of Chemical Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes Determines Tissue Distribution and Excretion Profile. Angewandte Chemie, 124, 6495-6499, (2012).

 

7. Antonio Nunes, Cyrill Bussy, Lisa Gherardini, Moreno Meneghetti, Maria Antonia Herrero, Alberto Bianco, Maurizio Prato, Tommaso Pizzorusso, Khuloud T Al-Jamal, and Kostas Kostarelos. In vivo degradation of functionalized carbon nanotubes after stereotactic administration in the brain cortex. Nanomedicine, DOI: 10.2217/nnm.12.33 (2012).

 

 

 

 

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Ball mill
NanoChemistry Group
Exfoliated Graphene
Graphite exfoliation using melamine
PhD student Cristina and Bachelor Alicia making science!
HRTEM
UCLM Albacete
PhD student Ana taking some fluorescence measurements
Maribel is doing intriguing experiments!
Obtaining nice hydrogels
Spraying!