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Guillem Rocasalbas Contributions

Scientific contributions

Peer reviewed publications
  • Rocasalbas, G., Tourino, S., Torres, J. L., Tzanov, T., A new approach to produce plant antioxidant-loaded chitosan for modulating proteolytic environment and bacterial growth. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2013.
  • Rocasalbas, G., Francesko, A., Touriño, S., Fernández-Francos, X., Guebitz, G. M., Tzanov, T., Laccase-assisted formation of bioactive chitosan/gelatin hydrogel stabilized with plant polyphenols. Carbohydrate Polymers 2013, 92, 989-996.
  • Díaz-González, M., Rocasalbas, G., Francesko, A., Touriño, S., Torres, JL., Tzanov, T., “Inhibition of deleterious chronic wound enzymes with plant polyphenols”. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 2012, 30, 102-110.
  • Antonio, F., Guillem, R., Sonia, T., Clara, M., Piergiorgio, G., Valeria, C., Gianluca, C., and Tzanov, T. “Cross-linked collagen sponges loaded with plant polyphenols with inhibitory activity towards chronic wound enzymes”. Biotechnology Journal 2011, 6, 1208-1218.
  • Hossain, K. M. G., González, M. D., Lozano, G. R. and Tzanov, T., “Multifunctional modification of wool using an enzymatic process in aqueous–organic media”. Journal of biotechnology 2009, 141, 58-63.
Book chapters
  • Francesko A, Díaz-González M, Rocasalbas G, Tzanov T (2010) “Developments in the processing of chitin, chitosan and bacterial cellulose” in Advances in Textile Biotechnology by Nierstrasz V and Cavaco-Paulo A (ISBN-13: 978 1 84569 625 2), Woodhead Textiles Series No. 107, 288-311
Communications to meetings
Oral contributions
  • Francesko A, Rocasalbas G, Touriño S, Díaz González M, Chiono V, Ciardelli G, Tzanov T. Polyphenols-loaded biopolymer platforms - potential in chronic wound treatment, 241st ACS National Meeting. Anaheim, USA (March 27-31, 2011)
  • Francesko A, Rocasalbas G, Touriño S, Mattu C, Gentile P, Chiono V, Ciardelli G, Tzanov T. Polyphenols-loaded collagen dressing for improved chronic wound treatment, The 7th International Conference on Textile and Polymer Biotechnology.  Milano, Italy (March 2-4, 2011)
  • Rocasalbas G, Francesko A, Touriño S, Gübitz G and Tzanov T. “Polymer biofunctionalisation for medical applications” Understanding polymer (bio)functionalisation at the nanoscale, COST 868 Action: Biotechnical Functionalisation of Renewable Polymeric Materials. Heraklion, Greece, (September 2-3, 2010)
  • Rocasalbas G, Díaz-González M, Francesko A, Touriño S, Torres J. Ll and Tzanko Tzanov. “A new approach to produce plant antioxidants-loaded chitosan for medical applications” The 6th International Conference on Textile and Polymer Biotechnology, Ghent, Belgium. (September 23-25, 2009)
  • Hossain Kh. M. G., Díaz-González M, Rocasalbas G, and Tzanov T. “Enzymatic process for multifunctional protein fibres” 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City – Utah, USA. (March 22-26, 2009)
  • Francesko A, Rocasalbas G, Díaz-González M, Tzanov T. “Functionalized biopolymer platforms for inhibition of chronic wound enzymes” 237th ACS National Meeting. Salt Lake City – Utah, USA. (March 22-26, 2009)
  • Díaz-González M, Rocasalbas G,  Tzanov T. “A new approach for production of plant polyphenols modified chitosan to inhibit human myeloperoxidase chlorinating activity” COST 868 Action: Biotechnical Functionalisation of Renewable Polymeric Materials Istanbul, Turkey (February 19-20, 2009)
  • Francesko A, Rocasalbas G, Díaz-González M, Tzanov T. “Biopolymers and blends thereof for decubitus wound treatment” 2nd Annual Workshop COST Action 868, Biotechnical Functionalisation of Renewable Polymeric Materials. Varna, Bulgaria. (September 18-19, 2008)
  • Díaz-González, M. Rocasalbas, G., Francesko, A., Torres, J-L., Tzanov , Tz. “Plant polyphenols modified chitosan for inhibition of human myeloperoxidase” COST 868 Action:Biotechnical Functionalisation of Renewable Polymeric Materials Bratislava, Slovakia. (April 16-19, 2008)
  • Díaz-Gonzalez M, Rocasalbas G, Tzanov T. “Some chitosan-based strategies for chronic wound healing and prevention” The 2007 workshop of COST Action 868, Biotechnical Functionalisation of Renewable Polymeric Materials. Sitges, Spain. (April 16-17, 2007)
Poster contributions
  • Rocasalbas G, Ivanova K, Stoyanova P, Tzanov T. “Solid-liquid surface functionalization of biopolymeric platforms with plant-derived polyphenols” 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans – Louisiana, USA (April 7-11, 2013)
  • Francesko A, Díaz-Blanco C, Rocasalbas G, Schiffer D, Gübitz G, Tzanov T. “Biopolymer composite sponges loaded with phenolics: Evaluation of the potential for chronic wound dressings” 243th ACS National Meeting, San Diego– California, USA. (March 25-29, 2012)
  • Rocasalbas G, Francesko A, Díaz-González M, Touriño S, Torres J. Ll., Tzanov T. “A new approach to produce plant antioxidants-loaded chitosan for medical applications” 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City – Utah, USA. March 22-26, 2009
  • Díaz-González M, Rocasalbas G, Torres J. Ll., Tzanov T.“Inhibition of oxidative enzymes in chronic ulcers” 4th European meeting in Oxizymes. Helsinki, Finland. (June 16-18, 2008)