CA17140 Publications

The following is a list of all scientific publications resulting exclusively from joint efforts among CA17140 members. OA marks contributions published under Open Access policy; accordingly, the OA PDFs are made available for download from the relevant paper's page on this website.

  • Prigat Y,  Fattori A, Shames AI, Ottaviani MF, Garti N. Micro-characterization of modified microemulsions loaded with gossypol, pure and extracted from cottonseed. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2019;180:487-494. Copyright (C) 2019 Elsevier B.V. (

  • Sanz Del Olmo N, Carloni R, Bajo AM, Ortega P, Fattori A, Gómez R, Ottaviani MF, García-Gallego S, Cangiotti M, de la Mata FJ. Insight into the antitumor activity of carbosilane Cu(II)-metallodendrimers through their interaction with biological membrane models. Nanoscale. 2019;11:13330-13342. Copyright (C) 2019 The Royal Society of Chemistry (

  • Abramov E, Ottaviani MF, Shames AI, Fattori A, Garti N. Structural characterization of reconstituted bioactive-loaded nanodomains after embedding in films using electron paramagnetic resonance and self diffusion nuclear magnetic resonance techniques. Langmuir 2019;35:7879−7886. Copyright (C) 2019 The American Chemical Society (

  • Tena-Solsona M, Marson D, Rodrigo AC, Bromfield SM, Escuder B, Miravet JF, Apostolova N, Laurini E, Pricl S, Smith DK. Self-assembled multivalent (SAMul) ligand systems with enhanced stability in the presence of human serum. Biomater Sci. 2019;7(9):3812-3820, Copyright (C) 2019 The Royal Society of Chemistry (

  • Gorzkiewicz M, Janaszewska A, Ficker M, Svenningsen SW, Christensen JB, Klajnert-Maculewicz B. Pyrrolidone-modified PAMAM dendrimers enhance anti-inflammatory potential of indomethacin in vitro. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2019;181:959-962. Copyright (C) 2019 Elsevier B.V. (

  • Gorzkiewicz M, Appelhans D, Boye S, Lederer A, Voit B, Klajnert-Maculewicz B. Effect of the structure of therapeutic adenosine analogues on stability and surface electrostatic potential of their complexes with poly(propyleneimine) dendrimers. Macromol Rapid Communications 2019;40(15):e1900181. Copyright (C) 2019 John Wiley & Sons (

  • Ding L, Lyu Z, Tintaru A, Laurini E, Marson D, Louis B, Bouhlel A, Balasse L, Fernandez S, Garrigue P, Mas E, Giorgio S, Pricl S, Guillet B, Peng L. A self-assembling amphiphilic dendrimer nanotracer for SPECT imaging. Chem Commun. 2020;56(2):301-304. Copyright (C) 2020 The Royal Society of Chemistry (

  • Catalano E. Nanomedicine strategies for chemoresistance breast cancer theranostics. In Nanomedicines for Breast Cancer Theranostics, Nanasaheb D. Thorat and Joanna Bauer Editors, Elsevier Inc. Chapter 9, pp. 175-189 (2020). Copyright (C) 2020 Elsevier B.V. (

  • Wrobel, D., Müllerová, M., Strašák, T., Růžička, K., Fulem, M., Kubíková, R., Bryszewska, M., Klajnert-Maculewicz, B., Malý, J. Glucose-modified carbosilane dendrimers: Interaction with model membranes and human serum albumin. Int J Pharm. 2020;579:119138. Copyright (C) 2020 Elsevier B.V. (

  • Ding L, Lyu Z, Louis B, Tintaru A, Laurini E, Marson D, Zhang M, Shao W, Jiang Y, Bouhlel A, Balasse L, Garrigue P, Mas E, Giorgio S, Iovanna J, Huang Y, Pricl S, Guillet B, Peng L. Surface charge of supramolecular nanosystems for in vivo biodistribution: a microSPECT/CT imaging study. Small. 2020;16:e2003290. Copyright (C) 2020 John Wiley & Sons (

  • Zhang Y , Lin Y , Hou Q , Liu X , Pricl S , Peng L , Xia Y. Novel aryltriazole acyclic C-azanucleosides as anticancer candidates. Org Biomol Chem. 2020;18(47):9689-9699. Copyright (C) 2020 The Royal Society of Chemistry (

  • Canonico B, Carloni R, Sanz Del Olmo N, Papa S, Nasoni MG, Fattori A, Cangiotti M, de la Mata FJ, Ottaviani MF, García-Gallego S. Fine-tuning the interaction and therapeutic effect of Cu(II) carbosilane metallodendrimers in cancer cells: an in vitro electron paramagnetic resonance study. Mol Pharm. 2020;17:2691-2702. Copyright (C) 2020 The American Chemical Society (

    • Rodríguez-Prieto T, Fattori, A, Camejo C,; de la Mata FJ, Cano,J, Ottaviani MF, Gómez R. Synthesis of imidazolium-terminated carbosilane dendrimers and dendrons and study of their interactions with a cell membrane model. Eur Polym J. 2020;133:109748-109762. Copyright (C) 2020 Elsevier B.V. (

    • Sanz Del Olmo N, Maroto-Diaz M, Quintana S, Gómez R, Holota M, Ionov M, Bryszewska M, Carmena MJ, Ortega P, Javier de la Mata F. Heterofunctional ruthenium(II) carbosilane dendrons, a new class of dendritic molecules to fight against prostate cancer. Eur J Med Chem. 2020;207:112695. Copyright (C) Elsevier B.V. (

    • Barbir R, Jiménez RR, Martín-Rapún R, Strasser V, Domazet Jurašin D, Dabelić S, de la Fuente JM, Vinković Vrček I. Interaction of differently sized, shaped, and functionalized silver and gold nanoparticles with glycosylated versus nonglycosylated transferrin. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2021;13:27533-27547. Copyright (C) 2021 The American Chemical Society (

    • Chen J, Ellert-Miklaszewska A, Garofalo S, Dey AK, Tang J, Jiang Y, Clément F, Marche PN, Liu X, Kaminska B, Santoni A, Limatola C, Rossi JJ, Zhou J, Peng L. Synthesis and use of an amphiphilic dendrimer for siRNA delivery into primary immune cells. Nat Protoc. 2021;16:327-351. Copyright (C) 2021 Springer Nature  (

    • Cong M, Xu G, Yang S, Zhang J, Zhang W, Dhumal D, Laurini E, Zhang K, Xia Y, Pricl S, Peng L, Zhao W. A self-assembling prodrug nanosystem to enhance metabolic stability and anticancer activity of gemcitabine. Chin Chem Lett. 2021;333:2481-2485. Copyright (C) 2021 Elseveir B.V. (

    • Pędziwiatr-Werbicka, E., Gorzkiewicz, M., Michlewska, S., Ionov, M., Shcharbin, D., Klajnert-Maculewicz, B., Peña-González, C.E., Sánchez-Nieves, J., Gómez, R., de la Mata, F.J., Bryszewska, M. Evaluation of dendronized gold nanoparticles as siRNAs carriers into cancer cells. J Mol Liq. 2021;324:14726. Copyright (C) 2021 Elsevier B.V. (

    • Canonico B, Cangiotti M, Montanari M, Papa S, Fusi V, Giorgi L, Ciacci C, Ottaviani MF, Staneva D, Grabchev I. Characterization of a fluorescent 1,8-naphthalimide-functionalized PAMAM dendrimer and its Cu(ii) complexes as cytotoxic drugs: EPR and biological studies in myeloid tumor cells. Biol Chem. 2021 (in press, available online) Copyright (C) 2021 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Boston (

    • Dhumal D, Lan W, Ding L, Jiang Y, Lyu Z, Laurini E, Marson M, Tintaru A, Giorgio S, Iovanna JL, Pricl S,  Peng L. An ionizable supramolecular dendrimer nanosystem for effective siRNA delivery with a favourable safety profile. Nano Res. 2021;14:2247-2254. Copyright (C) Tsinghua University Press and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature (

    • Carloni R, Sanz Del Olmo N, Canonico B, Montanari M, Ciacci C, Ambrosi G, de la Mata FJ, Ottaviani MF, García-Gallego S. Elaborated study of Cu(II) carbosilane metallodendrimers bearing substituted iminopyridine moieties as antitumor agents. Eur J Med Chem. 2021;215:113292. Copyright (C) 2021 Elsevier B.V. (

    • Cangiotti M, Staneva D, Ottaviani MF, Vasileva-Tonkova E, Grabchev I. Synthesis and characterization of fluorescent PAMAM dendrimer modified with 1,​8-​naphthalimide units and its Cu(II) complex designed for specific biomedical application. J Photochem Photobiol A: Chemistry. 2021;415:113312. Copyright (C) 2021 Elsevier B.V. (

    • Milić M, Vuković B, Barbir R, Pem B, Milić M, Šerić V, Frőhlich E, Vinković Vrček I. Effect of differently coated silver nanoparticles on hemostasis. Platelets. 2021;32(5):651-661. Coypright (C) 2021 Taylor & Francis (

    • Almeida A, Günday-Türeli N, Sarmento B. A scale-up strategy for the synthesis of chitosan derivatives used in micellar nanomedicines. Int J Pharm. 2021;609:121151. Copyright (C) 2021 Elsevier B.V. (

    • Müllerová M, Maciel D, Nunes N, Wrobel D, Stofik M, Červenková Št Astná L, Krupková A, Cuřínová P, Nováková K, Božík M, Malý M, Malý J, Rodrigues J, Strašák T. Carbosilane glycodendrimers for anticancer drug delivery: synthetic route, characterization, and biological effect of glycodendrimer-doxorubicin complexes. Biomacromolecules. 2022;23(1):276-290. Copyright (C) 2022 The American Chemical Society (

    • Kalčec N, Ljulj A, Božičević L, Vrček V, Marson D, Pricl S, Separovic F, Vinković Vrček I. Transformation of L-DOPA and Dopamine on the Surface of Gold Nanoparticles: An NMR and Computational Study. Inorg Chem. 2022;61(28):10781-10791. Copyright (C) The American Chemical Society (

    • Pinto A, Sonet J, Gomila RM, Frontera A, Lima JC, Rodríguez L. Supramolecular gold(i) vesicles: an in-depth study of their aggregation process. Inorg Chem Front. 2022;9(23):6047-60. Copyright (C) The Royal Society of Chemistry (

    • de Aquino A, Caparrós FJ, Aullón G, Truong K-N, Rissanen K, Lima JC, Rodriguez L. Development of goldi(I) phosphorescent tweezers for sensing applications. Dalton Transactions. 2022;51(42):16282-91. Copyright (C) The Royal Society of Chemistry (

    • Fernández-Bertólez N, Costa C, Brandão F, Teixeira JP, Pásaro E, Valdiglesias V, Laffon B. Toxicological Aspects of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2022;1357:303-350. Copyright (C) Springer Verlag (

    • Tassinari S, Moreno S, Komber H, Carloni R, Cangiotti M, Ottaviani MF, Appelhans D. Synthesis and biological and physico-chemical characterization of glycodendrimers and oligopeptides for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus. Nanoscale. 2022;14(12):4654-4670. Copyright (C) 2022 The Royal Society of Chemistry (

    • Carloni R, Ottaviani MF, Ficker M, Christensen JB. Interactions of Functionalized PAMAM Dendrimers with Model Cell Membranes Studied via Spin-Labeling Technique. J Phys Chem B. 2022 Nov 24;126(46):9686-9694. Copyright (C) 2022 The American Chemical Society (



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