Andrea Travan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Trieste
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Polysaccharide-coated thermosets for orthopedic applications: from material characterization to in vivo tests
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Giorgieri 1, Trieste I 34127, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 13:1564-72. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Surface modification and polysaccharide deposition on BisGMA/TEGDMA thermoset
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Licio Giorgieri 1, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 11:583-92. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Silver-polysaccharide nanocomposite antimicrobial coatings for methacrylic thermosets
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Italy
    Acta Biomater 7:337-46. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Biological response of hydrogels embedding gold nanoparticles
    Eleonora Marsich
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Giorgieri 1, Trieste I 34127, Italy
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 83:331-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Non-cytotoxic silver nanoparticle-polysaccharide nanocomposites with antimicrobial activity
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 10:1429-35. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Polyol synthesis of silver nanoparticles: mechanism of reduction by alditol bearing polysaccharides
    Ivan Donati
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 10:210-3. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Nano-composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering containing silver nanoparticles: preparation, characterization and biological properties
    Eleonora Marsich
    Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Piazza dell Ospitale 1, 34129, Trieste, Italy
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 24:1799-807. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Polysaccharide-based polyanion--polycation--polyanion ternary systems. A preliminary analysis of interpolyelectrolyte interactions in dilute solutions
    Ivan Donati
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Licio Giorgieri 1, I 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 12:4044-56. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterization of silver nanoparticles for biomedical applications by means of quantitative analysis of tem micrographs - biomed 2010
    Francesco Brun
    University of Trieste, Italy
    Biomed Sci Instrum 46:105-10. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Polysaccharide-coated thermosets for orthopedic applications: from material characterization to in vivo tests
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Giorgieri 1, Trieste I 34127, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 13:1564-72. 2012
    ..Finally, in vivo tests in minipigs showed that the polysaccharide-based implant showed a good biocompatibility and an ability for osseointegration at least similar to that of the titanium Ti6Al4V alloy with roughened surface...
  2. doi request reprint Surface modification and polysaccharide deposition on BisGMA/TEGDMA thermoset
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Licio Giorgieri 1, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 11:583-92. 2010
    ..In the latter case, the in vitro performance of the coated BisGMA/TEGDMA thermoset became comparable with that of clinically used roughened titanium...
  3. doi request reprint Silver-polysaccharide nanocomposite antimicrobial coatings for methacrylic thermosets
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Italy
    Acta Biomater 7:337-46. 2011
    ..Such biocompatible antimicrobial polymeric films containing silver nanoparticles may have good potential for surface modification of medical devices, especially for prosthetic applications in orthopedics and dentistry...
  4. doi request reprint Biological response of hydrogels embedding gold nanoparticles
    Eleonora Marsich
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Giorgieri 1, Trieste I 34127, Italy
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 83:331-9. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Non-cytotoxic silver nanoparticle-polysaccharide nanocomposites with antimicrobial activity
    Andrea Travan
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 10:1429-35. 2009
    ..This novel finding could advantageously contribute to responding to the growing concerns on the toxicity of nanoparticles and facilitate the use of silver-biopolymer composites in the preparation of biomaterials...
  6. doi request reprint Polyol synthesis of silver nanoparticles: mechanism of reduction by alditol bearing polysaccharides
    Ivan Donati
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 10:210-3. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Nano-composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering containing silver nanoparticles: preparation, characterization and biological properties
    Eleonora Marsich
    Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Piazza dell Ospitale 1, 34129, Trieste, Italy
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 24:1799-807. 2013
    ..Overall, the combined results indicate that these biocompatible antimicrobial scaffolds possess ideal characteristics for tissue engineering applications. ..
  8. doi request reprint Polysaccharide-based polyanion--polycation--polyanion ternary systems. A preliminary analysis of interpolyelectrolyte interactions in dilute solutions
    Ivan Donati
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Via Licio Giorgieri 1, I 34127 Trieste, Italy
    Biomacromolecules 12:4044-56. 2011
    ..In addition, the results showed that at low ionic strength the overall properties of the ternary mixtures depend on their order of mixing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterization of silver nanoparticles for biomedical applications by means of quantitative analysis of tem micrographs - biomed 2010
    Francesco Brun
    University of Trieste, Italy
    Biomed Sci Instrum 46:105-10. 2010
    ..This study is a first step towards the development of automatic tools that are able to quantitatively analyze TEM images overcoming the subjectivity of human visual inspection...