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Involved People: A. Sannino, M. Madaghiele, C. Demitri, F. Scalera, A. Maffezzoli, F. Montagna

  1. A. Sannino, A. Maffezzoli, L. Nicolais. "Introduction of molecular spacers between the crosslinks of a cellulose based superabsorbent hydrogel: effects on the equilibrium sorption properties." J Appl Polym Sci 90: 168-174, 2003.
  2. F. Lionetto, A. Sannino, G. Mensitieri, A. Maffezzoli. "Evaluation of the degree of crosslinking of cellulose based superabsorbent hydrogels: a comparison between different techniques." Macromol Symp 200: 199-207, 2003.
  3. A. Sannino, A. Esposito, A. De Rosa, A. Cozzolino, L. Ambrosio and L. Nicolais. "Biomedical application of a superabsorbent hydrogel for body water elimination in the treatment of oedemas." J Biomed Mat Res 67A: 1016-1024, 2003.
  4. A. Sannino, P.A. Netti, G. Mensitieri and L. Nicolais. "Designing Microporous Macromolecular Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications: a Comparison between Two Techniques." Comp Sci Technol 63: 2411-2416, 2003.
  5. A. Sannino, M. Madaghiele, F. Conversano, A. Maffezzoli, P.A. Netti, L. Ambrosio and L. Nicolais. "oupling cellulose derivatives to hyaluronic acid based microporous hydrogel to modulating equilibrium sorption capacity and network stability." C Biomacromolecules 5(1): 92-96, 2004 – TOP TEN CITED JOURNAL ARTICLES YEAR 2004.
  6. A. Sannino, G. Mensitieri and L. Nicolais."Water and Synthetic Urine Sorption Capacity of Cellulose Based Hydrogels Under Compressive Stress Field." J Appl Polym Sci 91(6): 3791-3796, 2004.
  7. A. Sannino, X. Xuejun, L. Ambrosio, P.A. Netti, L. Nicolais. "Preparation and Characteristics of Low Molecular Weight HA Hydrogel." J Bioactive Compatible Polym 19: 5-15, 2004.
  8. A. Esposito, A. Sannino, A. Cozzolino, S. Nappo Quintiliano, A. De Rosa, L. Ambrosio and L. Nicolais. "A Cellulose-PEG based polymer as a new biomaterial for biomedical application in the treatment of intractable oedemas." Biomaterials 26/19: 4101-4110, 2005.
  9. F. Lionetto, A. Sannino and A. Maffezzoli. "Ultrasonic monitoring of the network formation in superabsorbent cellulose based hydrogels." Polymer 46: 1796-1803, 2005.
  10. A. Sannino and L. Nicolais. "Concurrent effect of microporosity and chemical structure on the equilibrium sorption properties of cellulose-based hydrogels." Polymer 46(13): 4676-4685, 2005.
  11. A. Sannino, S. Pappadà, M. Madaghiele, A. Maffezzoli, L. Ambrosio and L. Nicolais. "Crosslinking of cellulose derivatives and hyaluronic acid with water soluble carbodiimide." Polymer 46: 11206-11212, 2005.
  12. A. Sannino, P. Pulito, G. Mele, G. Marcì, L. Palmisano and A. Maffezzoli. "Photocatalytic TiO2 based processes used for the purification of washing waters deriving from the preparation of superabsorbent hydrogels." Green Chem 8: 439 – 444, 2006 – ‘BEST COVER' YEAR 2006.
  13. A. Sannino, P.A. Netti, M. Madaghiele, V. Coccoli, A. Luciani, A. Maffezzoli and L. Nicolais. "Synthesis and characterization of macroporous poly(ethylene glycol)-based hydrogels for tissue engineering application." J Biomed Mater Res 79A: 229-236, 2006.
  14. A. Sannino, M. Madaghiele, G. Lionetto, A. Maffezzoli and L. Nicolais. "A cellulose-based hydrogel as potential bulking agent for hypocaloric diets: an in vitro biocompatibility study on rat intestine." J Appl Polym Sci 102: 1524-1530, 2006.
  15. A. Sannino, S. Pappadà, L. Valli and A. Maffezzoli. "Spin coating of cellulose derivatives on QCM to obtain hydrogel based sensors and actuators." J Appl Polym Sci 106: 3040-3050, 2007.
  16. C. Demitri, L. Mercurio, F. Montagna, A. Sannino, A. Maffezzoli. "Acrylic-based hydrogel phantom for in vitro ultrasound contrast agent characterization." Virtual and Physical Prototyping 2(4): 191 – 196, 2007.
  17. C. Demitri, A. Sannino, F. Conversano, S. Casciaro, A. Distante, A. Maffezzoli. "Hydrogel based tissue mimicking phantom for in vitro ultrasound contrast agents studies." J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 87(2): 338-345, 2008.
  18. C. Demitri, R. Del Sole, F. Scalera, A. Sannino, G. Vasapollo, A. Maffezzoli. "Novel superabsorbent cellulose-based hydrogels crosslinked with citric acid." J Appl Polym Sci 110: 2453-2460, 2008.
  19. M. Pollini, A. Sannino, A. Maffezzoli, A. Licciulli, and L. Nicolais. "Non-supercritical synthesis of microporous gels." J Appl Polym Sci 110: 2563-2568, 2008.
  20. S. Casciaro, F. Conversano, S. Musio, E. Casciaro, C. Demitri, A. Sannino. "Full experimental modelling of a liver tissue mimicking phantom for medical ultrasound studies employing different hydrogels." J Mater Sci Mater Med 20(4): 983-989, 2009.
  21. A. Sannino, C. Demitri, M. Madaghiele. "Biodegradable cellulose-based hydrogels: design and applications." Materials 2(2): 353-373, 2009.
  22. M. Madaghiele, A. Piccinno, M. Saponaro, A. Maffezzoli, A. Sannino. "Collagen- and gelatine-based films sealing vascular prostheses: evaluation of the degree of crosslinking for optimal blood impermeability." J Mater Sci Mater Med 20: 1979-1989, 2009.
  23. A. Sannino, M. Madaghiele, C. Demitri, F. Scalera, A. Esposito, V. Esposito, A. Maffezzoli. "Development and characterization of cellulose-based hydrogels for use as dietary bulking agents." J Appl Polym Sci. Published online October 7, 2009.

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