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  • Ivanova K, Ivanova A, Hoyo J, Pérez-Rafael S, Tzanov T. Nano-Formulation Endows Quorum Quenching Enzyme-Antibiotic Hybrids with Improved Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Activities against Pseudomonas aeruginosaInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2022, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms23147632.
  • Ivanova A, Ivanova K, Fiandra L, Mantecca P, Catelani T, Natan M, Banin E, Jacobi G, and Tzanov T. Antibacterial, Antibiofilm, and Antiviral Farnesol-Containing Nanoparticles Prevent Staphylococcus aureus from Drug Resistance Development. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2022, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms23147527
  • Ruffo M., Ilaria I., Dattilo M., Patitucci F., Malivindi R., Pezzi V., Tzanov T., Puoci F., Synthesis and evaluation of wound healing properties of hydro-diab hydrogel loaded with green-synthetized AGNPS: in vitro and in ex vivo studies. Drug Deliv. and Transl. Res.(2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13346-022-01121-w
  • Iglesias-Mayor, A., Amor-Gutiérrez, O., Toyos-Rodríguez, C., Bassegoda, A.,Tzanov, T., Escosura-Muñiz, A.d.l., Electrical monitoring of infection biomarkers in chronic wounds using nanochannels, Biosensors and Bioelectronics (2022), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2022.114243.
  • Hoyo, J., Bassegoda, A., Tzanov, T. Electrochemical quantification of biomarker myeloperoxidase, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung. Section C, a Journal of Biosciences, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1515/znc-2021-0274
  • Ferreres G, Pérez-Rafael S, Torrent-Burgués J, and Tzanov T. Hyaluronic Acid Derivative Molecular Weight-Dependent Synthesis and Antimicrobial Effect of Hybrid Silver Nanoparticles. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2021, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms222413428
  • Ivanova A, Ivanova K, and Tzanov T. Simultaneous ultrasound-assisted hybrid polyzwitterion/antimicrobial peptide nanoparticles synthesis and deposition on silicone urinary catheters for prevention of biofilm-associated infections. Nanomaterials, 2021, http://doi.org/10.3390/nano11113143
  • Ivanova A, Ivanova K, Perelshtein I, Gedanken A, Todorova K, Milcheva R, Dimitrov P, Popova T, Tzanko T. Sonochemically Engineered Nano-enabled Zinc Oxide/Amylase Coatings Prevent the Occurrence of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections. Materials Science & Engineering C 2021.   doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2021.112518
  • Slavin Y N, Ivanova K, Tang W, Tzanov T, Li S, Bach H. Targeting Intracellular Mycobacteria Using Nanosized Niosomes Loaded with Antibacterial Agents. Nanomaterials 2021, 10.3390/nano11081984.
  • Pérez-Rafael S, Ivanova K, Stefanov I, Puiggalí J, del Valle L J, Todorova K, Dimitrov P,  Hinojosa-Caballero D, Tzanov, T. Nanoparticle-driven self-assembling injectable hydrogels provide a multi-factorial approach for chronic wound treatment. Acta Biomaterialia 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2021.07.020.
  • Torrent-Burgués J, Hoyo J, Tzanko T. Lipid artificial tears at a mimetic ocular interface. Chem. Phys. Lipids 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2021.105087.
  • Slavin Y N, Ivanova K, Hoyo J, Perelshtein I, Owen G, Haegert A, Lin Y, LeBihan S, Gedanken A, Häfeli U O, Tzanov T, Bach H. Novel Lignin-Capped Silver Nanoparticles against MultidrugResistant Bacteria, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2021, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c16921.
  • Morena A G, Ferreres G, Ivanova K, Pérez-Rafael S, Tzanov T, Antimicrobial Lightweight Materials and Components, in “Advanced Lightweight Multifunctional Materials” edited by Costa P, Costa C, and Lanceros-Mendez S, ISBN: 978-0-12-818501-8, Elsevier, 2020, 469-502.
  • Ferrer-Vilanova A, Alonso Y, Dietvorst J, Pérez-Montero M, Rodriguez R, Ivanova K, Tzanov T, Vigues N, Mas J, Guirado G, Muñoz-Berbel X. Sonochemical Coating of Prussian Blue for the Production of Smart Bacterial Sensing Hospital Textiles, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2020, 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2020.105317.
  • Braunschmid V, Fuerst S, Perz V, Zitzenbacher S, Hoyo J, Fernández-Sánchez C, Tzanov T, Steinkellner G, Gruber K, Nyanhongo G S, Ribitsch D, Guebitz G M. A Fungal Ascorbate Oxidase with Unexpected Laccase Activity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2020, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21165754.
  • Ivanova K, Ivanova A, Ramon E, Hoyo J, Sanchez-Gomez S, Tzanov T. Antibody-Enabled Antimicrobial Nanocapsules for Selective Elimination of Staphylococcus aureus. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c09364.
  • Hoyo J, Ivanova K, Torrent-Burgués J, Tzanov T. Interaction of Silver-Lignin Nanoparticles With Mammalian Mimetic Membranes. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 2020, https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2020.00439.
  • Lapo B, Bou J, Hoyo J, Carrillo M, Peña K, Tzanov T, Sastre AM. A potential lignocellulosic biomass based on banana waste for critical rare earths recovery from aqueous solutions. Environmental Pollution 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114409.
  • Ivanova A, Ivanova K, Tied A, Heinze T, and Tzanov T. Layer-by-Layer Coating of Aminocellulose and Quorum Quenching Acylase on Silver Nanoparticles Synergistically Eradicate Bacteria and Their Biofilms. Advanced Functional Materials 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202001284.
  • Ruseva K, Ivanova K, Todorova K, Vladov I, Nanev V, Tzanov T, Hinojosa-Caballero D, Argirova M, Vassileva E. Antibiofilm poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) hydrogels for chronic wounds dressings. European Polymer Journal 2020, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109673.
  • Hoyo J, Torrent-Burgués J, Tzanov T. Lipid-lipid interactions of Escherichia coli mimetic inner membrane at human physiological temperature. Gen. Physiol. Biophys. 2020, 39, 195-202, doi: 10.4149/gpb_2019063.
  • Morena A. Gala, Stefanov I, Ivanova K, Pérez-Rafael S, Sánchez-Soto M, Tzanov T. Antibacterial Polyurethane Foams with Incorporated Lignin-Capped Silver Nanoparticles for Chronic Wound Treatment. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2020, doi: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.9b06362.
  • Ruseva K, Ivanova K, Todorova K, Gabrashanska M, Hinojosa-Caballero D, Tzanov T, Vassileva E. Poly(sulfobetaine methacrylate)/poly(ethylene glycole) hydrogels for chronic wounds management, European Polymer Journal 2019doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2019.05.022.
  • de la Escosura-Muñiz A, Ivanova K, Tzanov T. Electrical evaluation of bacterial virulence factors using nanopores. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019, doi: 10.1021/acsami.9b02382. 
  • Hoyo J, Ivanova K, Guaus E, Tzanov T. Multifunctional ZnO NPs-chitosan-gallic acid hybrid nanocoating to overcome contact lenses associated conditions and discomfort. Journal of Colloids and Interface Science, 2019,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2019.02.043.
  • Hoyo J, Torrent-Burgués J, Tzanov T. Physical states and thermodynamic properties of model Gram-negative bacterial inner membranes. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2018.12.003
  • Ferreres G, Bassegoda A, Hoyo J, Torrent-Burgués J, Tzanov T. Metal-enzyme nanoaggregates eradicate both Gram positive and negative bacteria and their biofilms. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018,  doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b14949
  • Stefanov I, Hinojosa-Caballero D, Maspoch S, Hoyo J, Tzanov T. Enzymatic Synthesis of a Thiolated Chitosan-Based Wound Dressing Crosslinked with Chicoric Acid. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2018, doi: 10.1039/C8TB02483A
  • Bassegoda A, Ferreres G, Pérez-Rafael S, Hinojosa-Caballero D, Torrent-Burgués J, Tzanov T. New myeloperoxidase detection system based on enzyme-catalysed oxidative synthesis of a dye for paper-based diagnostic devices, Talanta 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.talanta.2018.10.065
  • Francesko A, Ivanova K, Hoyo J, Pérez-Rafael S, Petkova P, Fernandes M M, Heinze T, Mendoza E, Tzanov T. Bottom-up layer-by-layer assembling of antibacterial freestanding nanobiocomposite films, Biomacromolecules 2018, doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b00626.
  • Ivanova A, Ivanova K, Tzanov T, Inhibition of Quorum-Sensing: A New Paradigm in Controlling Bacterial Virulence and Biofilm Formation, in "Biotechnological Applications of Quorum Sensing Inhibitors",  edited by Kalia, VC,  ISBN: 978-981-10-9026-43-21, Springer, Singapore, 2018, 3-21.
  • Salat M, Petkova P, Hoyo J, Perelshtein I, Gedanken A, Tzanov T. Durable antimicrobial cotton textiles coated sonochemically with ZnO nanoparticles embedded in an in-situ enzymatically generated bioadhesive. Carbohydrate Polymers 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.02.033
  • Bassegoda A, Ivanova K, Ramon E, Tzanov T. Strategies to prevent the occurrence of resistance against antibiotics by using advanced materials. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2018, doi:10.1007/s00253-018-8776-0, http://rdcu.be/F6jE.
  • Ivanova A, Ivanova K, Hoyo J, Heinze T, Sanchez-Gomez S, Tzanov T. Layer-by-layer decorated nanoparticles with tunable antibacterial and antibiofilm properties against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018, doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b16508.
  • Ivanova K, Bassegoda A, Tzanov T. Antibacterial Coatings on Medical Devices, in " Handbook of Antimicrobial Coating", edited by Tiwari, A, ISBN: 978-0-12-811982-2, Elsevier Inc., USA, 2018, 487-509.
  • Francesko A, Petkova P, Tzanov T. Hydrogel dressings for advanced wound management. Current Medicinal Chemistry 2017, doi: 10.2174/0929867324666170920161246.
  • Ivanova K, Ramon E, Hoyo J, Tzanov T. Innovative approaches for controlling clinically relevant biofilms: current trends and future prospects. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry 2017, doi: 10.2174/1568026617666170105143315.
  • Stefanov I, Pérez-Rafael S, Hoyo J, Cailloux J, Santana Pérez O O, Hinojosa-Caballero D, Tzanov T. Multifunctional enzymatically-generated hydrogels for chronic wound application. Biomacromolecules 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.7b00111.
  • Francesko A, Fossas Marta C, Petkova P, Fernandes M M, Mendoza E, Tzanov T. Sonochemical synthesis and stabilization of concentrated antimicrobial silver-chitosan nanoparticle dispersions. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2017, doi: 10.1002/APP.45136.
  • Fernandes M M, Ivanova K, Hoyo J, Pérez-Rafael S, Francesko A, Tzanov T. Nanotransformation of vancomycin overcomes the intrinsic resistance of Gram-negative bacteria. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017, doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b00217.
  • Garcia Peña L V, Petkova P, Margalef-Marti R, Vives M, Aguilar L, Gallegos A, Francesko A, Perelshtein I, Gedanken A, Ernest M, Casas-Zapata J C,Morató J, Tzanov T. Hybrid Chitosan−Silver Nanoparticles Enzymatically Embedded on Cork Filter Material for Water Disinfection. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b04721.
  • Fernandes M M, Ivanova K, Francesko A, Mendoza E, Tzanov T. Immobilization of antimicrobial core-shell nanospheres onto silicone for prevention of Escherichia coli biofilm formation. Process Biochemistry 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.procbio.2016.09.011.
  • Fernandes M M, Ivanova K, Francesko A, River D, Torrent-Burgués J,   Gedanken A,  Mendonza E, Tzanov T.  Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa eradication by nano-penicillin G. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 2016, 12, 2061-2069, doi:10.1016/j.nano.2016.05.018.
  • Francesko A, Fernandes M M, Ivanova K, Amorim S, Reis R L, Pashkuleva I, Mendoza E, Pfeifer A, Heinze T, Tzanov T. Bacteria-responsive multilayer coatings comprising polycationic nanospheres for bacteria biofilm prevention on urinary catheters. Acta Biomaterialia, 2016, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2016.01.020
  • Perelshtein I, Lipovsky A, Perkas N, Tzanov T, Gedanken A. Sonochemical co-deposition of antibacterial nanoparticles and dyes on textiles. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 2016, 7, 1-8, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.1.
  • Ivanova K, Fernandes MM, Francesko A,Guezguez J, Burnet M, Mendonza E, Tzanov T. Quorum quenching and matrix degrading enzymes in multilayer coatings synergistically prevent bacterial biofilm formation on urinary catheters. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b09489.
  • Petkova P, Francesko A, Perelshtein I, Gedanken A, Tzanov T. Simultaneous sonochemical-enzymatic coating of medical textiles with antibacterial ZnO nanoparticles. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2015, 29, 244 - 250, DOI:10.1016/j.ultsonch.2015.09.021.
  • Thallinger B, Brandauer M, Burger P, Sygmund C, Ludwig R, Ivanova K, Kun J, Scaini D, Burnet M, Tzanov T, Nyanhongo G, Guebitz G. Cellobiose dehydrogenase functionalized urinary catheter as novel antibiofilm system. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2015, doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33491.
  • Fernandes MM, Rivera D, Francesko A, Šližytė R, Mozuraitytė R, Rommi K, Lantto R, Tzanov T. Bio/Sonochemical conversion of fish backbones into bioactive nanospheres. Process Biochemistry 2015, doi:10.1016/j.procbio.2015.08.001
  • Cusola O, Valls C, Vidal T, Tzanov T, Roncero MB. Electrochemical insights on the hydrophobicity of cellulose substrates imparted by enzymatically-oxidized gallates with increasing alkyl chain length. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces,2015, doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b01904.
  • Zille A, Fernandes MM, Francesko A, Tzanov T, Fernandes M, Oliveira F R, Almeida L, Amorim T, Carneiro N, Esteves MF, Souto AP. Size and aging effects on antimicrobial efficiency of silver nanoparticles coated on polyamide fabrics activated by atmospheric DBD plasma. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b04340.
  • Francesko A, Blanón L, Vázquez M, Petkova P, Morató J, Pfeifer A, Heinze T, Mendoza E, Tzanov T. Enzymatic functionalization of cork surface with antimicrobial hybrid biopolymer/silver nanoparticles. Applied Materials & Interfaces 7(18), 2015, 9792-9799.
  • Rivera D, Rommi K, Fernandes MM, Lantto R, Tzanov T. Biocompounds from Rapeseed oil industry co-stream as active ingredients for skin care applications. International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 2015, doi:10.1111/ics.12222.
  • Erencia M, Cano F, Tornero JA, Fernandes MM, Tzanov T, Macanás J, Carrillo F. Electrospinning of gelatin fibers using solutions with low acetic acid concentration: Effect of solvent composition on both diameter of electrospun fibers and cytotoxicity. Journal of applied polymer science, 2015, 132(25), 42115 (1-11).
  • Petkova P, Francesko A, Tzanov T. Enzyme-assisted formation of hybrid biopolymer hydrogels incorporating active phenolic nanospheres. Engineering in Life Sciences, 2015, doi: 10.1002/elsc.201400143.
  • Perelshtein I, Lipovsky A, Perkas N, Tzanov T, Arquirova M, Lesseva M, Gedanken A. Making the hospital a safer place by sonochemical coating of all its textiles with antibacterial nanoparticles. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, doi: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2014.12.012.
  • Ivanova K, Fernandes MM, Mendonza E, Tzanov T. Enzyme multilayer coatings inhibit Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation on urinary catheters. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s00253-015-6378-7
  • Ivanova K, Fernandes MM, Tzanov T, Strategies for silencing bacterial communication, in "Quorum sensing vs quorum quenching: a battle with no end in sight", edited by Kalia, VC, Springer India, 2015
  • Francesko A, Fernandes MM, Rocasalbas G, Gautier S, Tzanov T. Polymers in wound repair, in “Advanced Polymers in Medicine”, edited by Puoci F, ISBN: 978-3-319-12477-3, Springer International Publishing, 2014, 1-31
  • Francesko A, Fernandes MM, Perelshtein I, Benisvy-Aharonovich L, Gedanken A, Tzanov T. One-step sonochemical preparation of redox-responsive nanocapsules for glutathione mediated RNA release. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2, 6020-6029
  • Diaz Blanco C, Ortner A, Dimitrov R, Navarro A, Mendoza E, Tzanov T. Building an antifouling zwitterionic coating on urinary catheters using and enzymatically-triggered bottom-up approach. Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6(14), 11385-11393
  • Fernandes MM, Francesko A, Torrent-Burgués J, Carrión-Fité FJ, Heinze T, Tzanov T. Sonochemically processed cationic nanocapsules - efficient antimicrobials with membrane disturbing capacity. Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15(4), 1365-1374
  • Molina R, Jovancic P, Vilchez S, Tzanov T, Solans S. In situ chitosan gelation initiated by atmospheric plasma treatment, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2014, 103, 472-479
  • Aracri E, Diaz Blanco C, Tzanov T. An enzymatic approach to develop a lignin-based adhesive for wool floor coverings, Green Chemistry, 2014, 16 (5), 2597-2603
  • Petkova P, Francesko A, Fernandes MM, Mendoza E, Perelshtein I, Gedanken A, Tzanov T. Sonochemical coating of textiles with hybrid ZnO/chitosan antimicrobial nanoparticles. Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6(2), 1164-1172
  • Perelshtein I, Ruderman E, Francesko A, Fernandes MM, Tzanov T, Gedanken A. Tannic acid NPs – Synthesis and immobilization onto a solid surface in a one-step process and their antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 2014, 21(6), 1916-1920
  • Fernandes MM, Francesko A, Torrent-Burgués J, Tzanov T (2013) Effect of thiol-functionalisation on chitosan antibacterial activity: interaction with a bacterial membrane model. Reactive and Functional Polymers 73(10), 2013, 1384–1390
  • Aracri, E.; Tzanov, T.; Vidal, T., Use of Cyclic Voltammetry as an Effective Tool for Selecting Efficient Enhancers for Oxidative Bioprocesses: Importance of pH. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 52(4), 2013, 1455-1463
  • Perelshtein, I.; Ruderman, E.; Perkas, N.; Tzanov, T.; Beddow, J.; Joyce, E.; Mason, T. J.; Blanes, M.; Molla, K.; Patlolla, A.; Frenkel, A. I.; Gedanken, A., Chitosan and chitosan-ZnO-based complex nanoparticles: formation, characterization, and antibacterial activity. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 1, 2013, 1968-1976
  • Ivanova K, Fernandes MM, Tzanov T. Current advances on bacterial pathogenesis inhibition and treatment strategies, in "Microbial pathogens and strategies for combating them: science, technology and education", edited by Mendez-Vilas, A, Formatex Research Center, 2013.
  • Rocasalbas, G.; Touriño, 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, 1, 1241-1248
  • Francesko A, Fernandes MM, Tzanov T. Gallic acid implications in health: multi-therapeutic and protective agent, in “Handbook on Gallic Acid: Natural Occurrences, Antioxidant Properties and Health Implications” edited by Thompson MA and Collins PB, ISBN-13: 9781626189218, Nova Science Pub Inc, 2013
  • Rocasalbas, G.; Francesko, A.; Touriño, S.; Fernandez-Francos, X.; Gübitz, G. M.; Tzanov, T., Laccase-assisted formation of bioactive chitosan/gelatin hydrogel stabilized with plant polyphenols. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2013, 92(2), 989-996
  • Perelshtein, I.; Ruderman, E.; Perkas, N.; Tzanov, T.; Beddow, J.; Joyce, E.; Mason, T. J.; Blanes, M.; Moll, K.; Patlolla, A.; Frenkel, A. I.; Gedanken, A., Chitosan and chitosan/ZnO-based complex nanoparticles: formation, characterization, and antibacterial activity. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2013, 1, (14), 1968-1976
  • Francesko, A.; da Costa, D. S.; Reis, R. L.; Pashkuleva, I.; Tzanov, T., Functional biopolymer-based matrices for modulation of chronic wound enzyme activities. Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9(2), 5216-5225
  • Fernandes, M. M.; Francesko, A.; Torrent-Burgués, J.; Tzanov, T., Effect of thiol-functionalisation on chitosan antibacterial activity: Interaction with a bacterial membrane model. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 2013, 73(10), 1384–1390
  • Díaz-González M, Francesko A, Fernandes MM, Tzanov T. Myeloperoxidase – a paradoxical enzyme – from host defense to disease, in “Enzymes and Enzyme Activity: Structure, Biology and Clinical Significance” edited by Lashinski EM, Nova Science Pub Inc, ISBN-13: 978-1624176968, 2013
  • Aracri, E.; Tzanov, T.; Vidal, T., Use of Cyclic Voltammetry as an Effective Tool for Selecting Efficient Enhancers for Oxidative Bioprocesses: Importance of pH. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2013, 52(4), 1455-1463
  • Perelshtein, I.; Ruderman, Y.; Perkas, N.; Traeger, K.; Tzanov, T.; Beddow, J.; Joyce, E.; Mason, T. J.; Blanes, M. a.; Mollá, K.; Gedanken, A., Enzymatic pre-treatment as a means of enhancing the antibacterial activity and stability of ZnO nanoparticles sonochemically coated on cotton fabrics. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, (21), 10736
  • Gaffar Hossain, K.; Grabherl, G.; Tzanov, T., Enzymatic functionalization of protein fibers to confer cationic dye absorption. Melliand international 2012, (1), 45-47.
  • Francesko, A.; Soares da Costa, D.; Lisboa, P.; Reis, R. L.; Pashkuleva, I.; Tzanov, T., GAGs-thiolated chitosan assemblies for chronic wounds treatment: control of enzyme activity and cell attachment. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, (37), 19438-19446.
  • Diaz-Gonzalez, M.; Rocasalbas, G.; Francesko, A.; Tourino, S.; Torres, J. L.; Tzanov, T., Inhibition of deleterious chronic wound enzymes with plant polyphenols. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 2012, 30, (1), 102-110.
  • Díaz Blanco, C.; Trifonov, A.; Georgiev, G.; Tzanov, T., Hematoporphyrin-based amphiphiles boost the washing performance of protease-containing formulations in a biomimetic approach. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic 2012, 78, (0), 45-50.
  • Díaz Blanco, C.; Trifonov, A.; Georgiev, G.; Tzanov, T., Light harvesting amphiphiles boost the performance of lipase-based washing formulations. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2012, 51, (3), 156-162.
  • Hasmann, A.; Gewessler, U.; Hulla, E.; Schneider, K. P.; Binder, B.; Francesko, A.; Tzanov, T.; Schintler, M.; Van der Palen, J.; Guebitz, G. M.; Wehrschuetz-Sigl, E., Sensor materials for the detection of human neutrophil elastase and cathepsin G activity in wound fluid. Experimental dermatology 2011, 20, (6), 508-513.
  • Francesko A, Tzanov T. Chitin, chitosan and derivatives for wound healing and tissue engineering, in Special issue on “Biofunctionalisation of Polymers and their Applications”, Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology 125, 2011, 1-27
  • Fernandes, M. M.; Gomes, A. C.; Vasconcelos, A.; Munteanu, F. D.; Tzanov, T.; Goncalves, M. S.; End, N.; Schoening, K. U.; Guebitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Protein disulphide isomerase-assisted functionalization of keratin-based matrices. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2011, 90, (4), 1311-21.
  • Diaz-Gonzalez, M.; Vidal, T.; Tzanov, T., Phenolic compounds as enhancers in enzymatic and electrochemical oxidation of veratryl alcohol and lignins. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2011, 89, (6), 1693-700.
  • Antonio, F.; Guillem, R.; Sonia, T.; Clara, M.; Piergiorgio, G.; Valeria, C.; Gianluca, C.; Tzanov, T., Cross-linked collagen sponges loaded with plant polyphenols with inhibitory activity towards chronic wound enzymes. Biotechnology journal 2011, 6, (10), 1208-1218.
  • Skirtenko, N.; Tzanov, T.; Gedanken, A.; Rahimipour, S., One-step preparation of multifunctional chitosan microspheres by a simple sonochemical method. Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany) 2010, 16, (2), 562-567.
  • Hossain, K. M. G.; Gonzalez, M. D.; Juan, A. R.; Tzanov, T., Enzyme-mediated coupling of a bi-functional phenolic compound onto wool to enhance its physical, mechanical and functional properties. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2010, 46, (3-4), 326-330.
  • Francesko A, Díaz-González M, Rocasalbas G, Tzanov T. 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 107, 2010, 288-311
  • Hossain, K. M. G.; Díaz González, M. a.; Monmany, J. M. a. D.; Tzanov, T., Effects of alkyl chain lengths of gallates upon enzymatic wool functionalisation. Journal of Molecular Catalysis.B, Enzymatic 2010, 67, (3), 231-235.
  • Hossain, K. M. G.; Gonzalez, M. D.; Lozano, G. R.; Tzanov, T., Multifunctional modification of wool using an enzymatic process in aqueous-organic media. Journal of Biotechnology 2009, 141, (1-2), 58-63.
  • Gonzalez, M. D.; Rocasalbas, G.; Francesko, A.; Tzanov, T., Plant polyphenols modified chitosan to inhibit human myeloperoxidase chlorinating activity. New Biotechnology 2009, 25, S289-S290.
  • Díaz González, M.; Vidal, T.; Tzanov, T., Electrochemical Study of Phenolic Compounds as Enhancers in Laccase-Catalyzed Oxidative Reactions. Electroanalysis 2009, 21, (20), 2249-2257.
  • Díaz Blanco, C.; González, M. D.; Monmany, J. M. D.; Tzanov, T., Dyeing properties, synthesis, isolation and characterization of an in situ generated phenolic pigment, covalently bound to cotton. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2009, 44, (6–7), 380-385.
  • Bozic, M.; Diaz-Gonzalez, M.; Tzanov, T.; Guebitz, G. M.; Kokol, V., Voltametric monitoring of enzyme-mediated indigo reduction in the presence of various fibre materials. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2009, 45, (4), 317-323.
  • Reyes-Alcaraz, A.; Tzanov, T.; Garriga, P., Stabilization of membrane proteins: the case of G-protein-coupled receptors. Engineering in Life Sciences 2008, 8, (3), 207-217.
  • Moldes, D.; Diaz, M.; Tzanov, T.; Vidal, T., Comparative study of the efficiency of synthetic and natural mediators in laccase-assisted bleaching of eucalyptus kraft pulp. Bioresour Technol 2008, 99, (17), 7959-65.
  • Hossain, K. M. G.; Canal, J. M.; Dagá, J. M.; Riva Juan, A.; Tzanov, T., Un proceso enzimático para lana resistente al encogimiento. Revista de química textil 2008, 190, 29.
  • Gaffar Hossain, K. M.; Riva Juan, A.; Tzanov, T., Simultaneous protease and transglutaminase treatment for shrink resistance of wool. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 2008, 99999, (1), 1-7.
  • Calafell, M.; Díaz, C.; Hadzhiyska, H.; Gibert, J. M.; Dagà, J. M.; Tzanov, T., Bio-catalyzed coloration of cellulose fibers. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 2007, 25, (2-4), 336-340.
  • Basto, C.; Tzanov, T.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Combined ultrasound-laccase assisted bleaching of cotton. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2007, 14, (3), 350-354.
  • Hadzhiyska, H.; Calafell, M.; Gibert, J. M.; Daga, J. M.; Tzanov, T., Laccase-assisted dyeing of cotton. Biotechnology Letters 2006, 28, (10), 755-759.
  • Sampaio, S.; Shen, J.; Bishop, D.; Miettinen – Oinonen, A.; Tzanov, T., Progress on Enzymatic Preparation of Flax and Flax Wool Blends. AATCC review 2005, 5, 23-28.
  • Pereira, L.; Bastos, C.; Tzanov, T.; Cavaco-Paulo, A.; Guebitz, G. M., Environmentally friendly bleaching of cotton using laccases. Environmental Chemistry Letters 2005, 3, (2), 66-69.
  • Zille, A.; Ramalho, P.; Tzanov, T.; Millward, R.; Aires, V.; Cardoso, M. H.; Ramalho, M. T.; Gubitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Predicting dye biodegradation from redox potentials. Biotechnology progress 2004, 20, (5), 1588-1592.
  • Zille, A.; Tzanov, T.; Gübitz, G.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Immobilized laccase for decolourization of Reactive Black 5 dyeing effluent. Biotechnology Letters 2003, 25, (17), 1473-1477.
  • Tzanov, T.; Silva, C. J.; Zille, A.; Oliveira, J.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Effect of some process parameters in enzymatic dyeing of wool. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 2003, 111, (1), 1-13.
  • Tzanov, T.; Basto, C.; Gübitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Laccases to Improve the Whiteness in a Conventional Bleaching of Cotton. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2003, 288, (10), 807-810.
  • Tzanov, T.; Andreaus, J.; Gübitz, G. M.; Paulo, A. C., Protein interactions in enzymatic processes in textiles. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 2003.
  • Stamenova, M.; Tzanov, T.; Betcheva, R.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Proteases to Improve the Mechanical Characteristics of Durable Press Finished Cotton Fabrics. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2003, 288, (1), 71-75.
  • Ryan, S.; Schnitzhofer, W.; Tzanov, T.; Cavaco-Paulo, A.; Gubitz, G. M., An acid-stable laccase from Sclerotium rolfsii with potential for wool dye decolourization. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2003, 33, (6), 766-774.
  • Costa, S. A.; Tzanov, T.; Filipa Carneiro, A.; Paar, A.; Gübitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Kinetics and stabilization study of catalase immobilized on alumina for treatment of bleaching liquors. Biotechnology Letters 2003, 24, 173-176.
  • Betcheva, R.; Stamenova, M.; Boutris, C.; Tzanov, T., Objective Evaluation of the Efficiency of Cellulase Finishing of Cotton Fabrics Dyed with Reactive Dyes. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2003, 288, (12), 957-963.
  • Tzanov, T.; Stamenova, M.; Paulo, A. C., Phosphorylation of cotton cellulose with baker’s yeast hexokinase. Macromolecular rapid communications 2002, 23, (16).
  • Tzanov, T.; Stamenova, M.; Betcheva, R.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Lipases to improve the performance of formaldehyde-free durable press finished cotton fabrics. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2002, 287, (7), 462.
  • Tzanov, T.; Costa, S. A.; Gübitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Hydrogen peroxide generation with immobilized glucose oxidase for textile bleaching. Journal of Biotechnology 2002, 93, (1), 87-94.
  • Fernandez-Sanchez, C.; Tzanov, T.; Gubitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Voltammetric monitoring of laccase-catalysed mediated reactions. Bioelectrochemistry 2002, 58, (2), 149-56.
  • Costa, S. A.; Tzanov, T.; Filipa Carneiro, A.; Paar, A.; Gübitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Stabilization of native catalase using additives. Enz. Microb. Technol. 2002, 30, 387-391.
  • Costa, S. A.; Tzanov, T.; Filipa Carneiro, A.; Paar, A.; Gübitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Studies of stabilization of native catalase using additives. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2002, 30, (3), 387-391.
  • Costa, S.; Tzanov, T.; Carneiro, F.; Gübitz, G.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Recycling of textile bleaching effluents for dyeing using immobilized catalase. Biotechnology Letters 2002, 24, (3), 173-176.
  • Tzanov, T.; Shin, H.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Improvement of fabrics whiteness with chloroperoxidases. Colourage 2001, Annual, 25-28.
  • Tzanov, T.; Costa, S.; Guebitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo*, A., Dyeing in catalase-treated bleaching baths. Coloration Technology 2001, 117, (1), 1-5.
  • Tzanov, T.; Costa, S.; Guebitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Effect of temperature and bath composition on the dyeing of cotton with catalase-treated bleaching effluent. Coloration Technology 2001, 117, (3), 166-170.
  • Tzanov, T.; Costa, S.; Gübitz, G. M.; Paulo, A. C., Immobilized glucose oxidase for hydrogen peroxide generation for textile bleaching. J. of Biotechnology 2001, 93, 87-92.
  • Tzanov, T.; Calafell, M.; Guebitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Bio-preparation of cotton fabrics. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2001, 29, (6), 357-362.
  • Paar, A.; Costa, S.; Tzanov, T.; Gudelj, M.; Robra, K. H.; Cavaco-Paulo, A.; Gübitz, G. M., Thermo-alkali-stable catalases from newly isolated Bacillus sp. for the treatment and recycling of textile bleaching effluents. Journal of Biotechnology 2001, 89, (2–3), 147-153.
  • Costa, S. A.; Tzanov, T.; Paar, A.; Gudelj, M.; Gübitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Immobilization of catalases from Bacillus SF on alumina for the treatment of textile bleaching effluents. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2001, 28, (9–10), 815-819.
  • Tzanov, T.; Hes, L., Thermal properties of silicone treated textile materials. Canadian textile journal 2000, 117, (1), 37-39. 64. Tzanov, T.; Costa, S.; Gübitz, G. M.; Paulo, A. C., Dyeing with enzymatically treated bleaching effluents. AATCC Review 2000, 1, (10), 25-28.
  • Tzanov, T.; Costa, S.; Calafell, M.; Gübitz, G. M.; Cavaco-Paulo, A., Enzymes for cotton fabrics preparation and recycling of waste waters for dyeing. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2000, 47, 3357-3362.
  • Abadulla, E.; Tzanov, T.; Costa, S.; Robra, K. H.; Cavaco-Paulo, A.; Gubitz, G. M., Decolorization and detoxification of textile dyes with a laccase from Trametes hirsuta. Appl Environ Microbiol 2000, 66, (8), 3357-62.
  • Tzanov, T.; Rossitza, B.; Ivan, H.; Tzanov, T.; Betcheva, R.; Hardalov, I., Thermophysiological comfort of silicone softeners-treated woven textile materials. International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology 1999, 11, (4), 189-197.
  • Tzanov, T.; Rossitza, B.; Ivan, H., Handle and Silicone Softeners Application. Fibers and Textiles in Eastern Europe 1998, 6, 51-57.
  • Tzanov, T.; Ivan, H.; Rossitza, B.; Hes, L., Quality Control of Silicone Softener Application. Text. Res. J. 1998, 68, 749-755.
  • Tzanov, T.; Ivan, H.; Rossitza, B., Silicone Softeners and the Thermophysiological Comfort of Softener Treated Textile Fabrics. J. for Textiles, Knitwear and Garments 1998, 5, 18-21.
  • Tzanov, T.; Ivan, H.; Rossitza, B., Objective Methods for Assessment of Softener Treated Textile Materials. J. for Textiles, Knitwear and Garments 1998, 6-7, 21-23.
Patents
  • Pérez Rafael S., Ivanova K., Ferreres Cabanes G., Morena A G.,Tzanov T. EP20383150.8 (2020), Method to produce in situ self-assembled multifunctional nanocomposite hydrogel and its uses thereof.
  • Cavaco-Paulo, A., Tzanov, T., Costa, S., Abreu, A., Carneiro, A., Gubitz, G. 102427-G (2000), Immobilised enzymes for closed-loop textile processes
  • Tzanov, T., Cavaco-Paulo, A., Guebitz, G.M., PT102779 (2003), Laccases pre-treatment to improve the whiteness of textiles
  • Tzanov, T., Cavaco-Paulo, A., PT102862 (2004), Enzymatic process for dyeing of keratinous fibre materials using protein disulfide isomerase
  • Tzanov T, Reutelingsperger C, EP10168032 (2010), A method for providing a textile product, the product itself and its use
  • Tzanov T, Reutelingsperger, C, EP10168033 (2010), Method to recycle a used textile product and a substrate made using this method
  • Reutelingsperger C, Tzanov T, Díaz Blanco C, EP11154741 (2011), A method that provides an alternative for burning lignin as a fuel
  • Reutelingsperger C, Tzanov T, Díaz Blanco C, EP11152629 (2011), A method for providing a textile product and the product itself
  • Reutelingsperger C, Tzanov T, Díaz Blanco C, WO 2012/001085 A1 (2012), A method for providing a textile product, the product itself and uses thereof.
  • Bassegoda A, Hoyo J, Tzanov T, Fernández-Sánchez C, Gutiérrez-Capitan M, Baldi A. PCT 20382343.0 (2020), A foldable fluidic device and method for biomarker detection in body fluids. 
  • Hoyo J, Tzanov T. PCT EP20382703.5 (2020), Adhesive composition and method for preparing an adhesive composition. 
  • Dos Santos Marinho Da Silva C. J., Alves De Ornelas Cardoso M. I., Gomes Ribeiro, A. C., Gonçalves Nobre C., Correia Coelho D. S., Tzanov T., Ivanova K.; Ramon Portes E., Gryshchuk L., Grishchuk S. PCT/IB2020/059168 (2020), Capsule for functionalizing a product, method and uses thereof.