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Publications from 2005 onwards

Molecular Biotechnology

Peer reviewed articles

  • Fernández-Sampedro M, Invergo BM, Ramon E, Bertranpetit J, Garriga P. Functional role of positively selected amino acid substitutions in mammalian rhodopsin evolution.  Scientific Reports, 6, 21570 (2016).
  • Garriga P, Peralvarez-Marin A. Optogenetics comes of age: novel inhibitory light-gated anionic channels allow efficient silencing of neural function. ChemBioChem. 17, 204-206 (2016)
  • Dong X, Ramon E, Herrera-Hernández MG, Garriga P. Phospholipid Bicelles Improve the Conformational Stability of Rhodopsin Mutants Associated with Retinitis Pigmentosa. Biochemistry 54, 4795-4804 (2015)
  • Tena-Campos M, Ramon E, Borroto-Escuela DO, Fuxe K, Garriga P. The zinc binding receptor GPR39 interacts with 5-HT1A and GalR1 to form dynamic heteroreceptor complexes with signaling diversity. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1852, 2585-2592 (2015)
  • Herrera-Hernández MG, Ramon E, Garriga P. Molecular mechanisms of retinal toxicity induced by light and chemical damage. Advances in Molecular Toxicology 9, 215-258 (2015)
  • Srinivasan S, Cordomí A, Ramon E, Garriga P. Beyond spectral tuning: human cone visual pigments adopt different transient conformations for chromophore regeneration. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 73, 1253-1263 (2015)
  • Tena-Campos M, Ramon E, Lupala CS, Perez JJ, Koch KW, Garriga P. Zinc Is Involved in Depression by Modulating G Protein-Coupled Receptor Heterodimerization. Molecular Neurobiology, 2015, doi:10.1007/s12035-015-9153-y         
  • Morillo M, Toledo D, Pérez JJ, Ramon E, Garriga P. Mercury-induced dark-state instability and photobleaching alterations of the visual G-protein coupled receptor rhodopsin. Chemical Research in Toxicology 27, 219-222 (2014)
  • Borroto-Escuela DO, Narvaez M, Di Palma M, Calvo F, Rodriguez D, Millon C, Carlsson J, Agnati LF, Garriga P, Díaz-Cabiale Z, Fuxe K. Preferential activation by galanin 1-15 fragment of the GalR1 protomer of a GalR1-GalR2 heteroreceptor complex. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 452, 347-353 (2014)
  • Ramon E., Cordomí A, Aguilà M., Moore AL.,  Webster AR., Cheetham ME and Garriga P. Differential light-induced responses in sectorial inherited retinal degeneration. Journal of Biological Chemistry 289, 35918-35928 (2014)
  • Tena-Campos M, Ramon E, Rivera D, Borroto-Escuela DO, Romero-Fernandez W, Fuxe K, and Garriga P. G-protein-Coupled Receptors Oligomerization: Emerging Signaling Units and New Opportunities for Drug Design. Current Peptide and Protein Science (2014)                                                                                                                      
  • Srinivasan S, Ramon E, Cordomí A, and Garriga P. Binding Specificity of Retinal Analogs to Photoactivated Visual Pigments Suggest Mechanism for Fine-Tuning GPCR-Ligand Interactions, Chemistry & Biology (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chembiol.2014.01.0063                                                                                                 
  • Aguilà M, Bevilacqua D, McCulley C, Schwarz N, Athanasiou D, Kanuga N, Novoselov S, Lange CAK, Ali R, Bainbridge JW, Gias C, Coffey PJ, Garriga P, and Cheetham ME. Hsp90 inhibition protects against inherited retinal degeneration. Human Molecular Genetics (2013) Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddt613                   
  • Sánchez-Martín MJ, Ramon E, Torrent-Burgues J and Garriga P. Improved Conformational Stability of the Visual G-protein Coupled Receptor Rhodopsin by Specific Interaction with Docosahexaenoic Acid Phospholipid. ChemBioChem 14, 639-644 (2013)                                                                                                                       
  • Borroto-Escuela DO, Romero-Fernandez W, Garriga P, Ciruela F, Narvaez M, Tarakanov AO, Palkovits M, Agnati LF, and Fuxe K. G-protein coupled receptor heterodimerization in the brain. Methods in Enzymology 521, 281-294 (2013)  
  • Sánchez-Martín, MJ, Ramon E., and Garriga P. Fluorescence studies of DHA liposomes ability to stabilize the G-protein-coupled receptor rhodopsin. Luminiscence 27, 551-552 (2013) doi:10.1002/bio.2432                                      
  • Fuxe K, Borroto-Escuela DO, Romero-Fernandez W, Diaz-Cabiale Z, Rivera A, Ferraro L, Tanganelli S, Tarakanov AO, Garriga P, Narváez JA, Ciruela F, Guescini M, Agnati LF.Extrasynaptic neurotransmission in the modulation of brain function. Focus on the striatal neuronal-glial networks. Frontiers in Physiology (2012); Jun 4;3:136. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00136. eCollection 2012.                                                                                                         
  • Fuxe K, Borroto-Escuela DO, Romero-Fernandez W, Tarakanov AO, Calvo F, Garriga P, Tena M, Narvaez M, Millón C, Parrado C, Ciruela F, Agnati LF, Narvaez JA, Díaz-Cabiale Z. On the existence and function of galanin receptor heteromers in the central nervous system. Frontiers in Endocrinology (2012) Oct 26;3:127. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2012.00127. eCollection 2012                                                                                                         
  • Martinez-Archundia M, Cordomi A, Garriga P, Perez JJ. Molecular modeling of the M3 acetylcholine muscarinic receptor and its binding site. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology (2012), Article ID 789741, doi:10.1155/2012/78974                                                                                                                                     
  • Borroto-Escuela DO, Romero-Fernandez W, García-Negredo G, Correia PA, Garriga P, Fuxe K, Ciruela F. Dissecting the conserved NPxxY motif of the M3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor: critical role of Asp-7.49 for receptor signaling and multiprotein complex formation. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry 28, 1009-1022 (2011)                  
  • Romero-Fernandez W, Borroto-Escuela DO, Perez Alea M, Garcia-Mesa Y, Garriga P. Altered trafficking and unfolded protein response induction as a result of M3 muscarinic receptor impaired N-glycosylation. Glycobiology. 21, 1663-1672(2011)                                                                                                                                                         
  • Alea MP, Borroto-Escuela DO, RomeroRomero-Fernandez W, Fuxe K, Garriga P. Differential expression of muscarinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes in Jurkat cells and their signaling. Journal of Neuroimmunology 237, 13-22 (2011)     
  • Reyes-Alcaraz A., Martínez-Archundia M., Ramon E., Garriga P. Salt effects on the conformational Stability of the visual G protein-coupled receptor rhodopsin. Biophys J. 101(11), (2011), 2798-2806                                                 
  • Toledo D., Ramon E , Aguila M, Cordomi A, Mendes HF, Cheetham ME, Garriga P. Molecular Mechanism of disease for mutations at Gly90 in rhodopsin. J Biol. Chem. 286(46), (2011) 39993-40001                                                      
  • Bosch-Presegué L., Ramon E, Toledo D, Cordomí A, Garriga P. Alterations in the photoactivation pathway of rhodopsin mutants associated with retinitis pigmentosa, FEBS Journal, 278(9), (2011)1493-1505                              
  • Romero-Fernandez W., Garriga P and Borroto-Escuela, D.O. Overproduction of Human M3 Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor: an approach towards structural studies, Biotechnol Prog. 27, 838-845 (2011)                                            
  • Borroto-Escuela DO, Correia PA, Romero-Fernandez W, Narvaez M, Fuxe K, Ciruela F, Garriga P. Muscarinic receptor family interacting proteins: Role in receptor function. J Neurosci Methods. 195,:161-169 (2011)                     
  • Bosch-Presegué, L.; Iarriccio, L.; Aguilà, M.; Toledo, D.; Ramon, E.; Cordomí, A.; Garriga, P., Hydrophobic amino acids at the cytoplasmic ends of helices 3 and 6 of rhodopsin conjointly modulate transducin activation. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 2011, 506, (2), 142-149                                                                                            
  • Komolov KE, Aguilà M, Toledo D, Manyosa J, Garriga P, Koch KW, On-chip photoactivation of heterologously expressed rhodopsin allows kinetic analysis of G-protein signaling by surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy. Anal Bioanal Chem. 397 (2010) 2967-2976                                                                                                                   
  • Borroto-Escuela DO, García-Negredo G, Garriga P, Fuxe K, Ciruela F, The M(5) muscarinic acetylcholine receptor third intracellular loop regulates receptor function and oligomerization. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1803 (2010) 813-825    
  • Borroto-Escuela DO, Correia PA, Perez Alea M, Narvaez M, Garriga P, Fuxe K, Ciruela F, Impaired M(3) muscarinic acetylcholine receptor signal transduction through blockade of binding of multiple proteins to its third intracellular loop. Cell Physiol Biochem, 25 (2010) 397-408                                                                                                              
  • Kosmaoglou M, Kanuga N, Aguilà M, Garriga P, Cheetham ME, A dual role for EDEM1 in the processing of rodopsin, Journal of Cell Science, 122 (2009) 4465-4472                                                                                                      
  • D. Toledo, A. Cordomi, M.G. Proietti, M. Benfatto, L. J. del Valle, J. J. Perez, P. Garriga and F. Sepuclre, Structural characterization of a zinc high-affinity binding site in rhodopsin, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 85 (2009) 479-484
  • M. Aguila, D. Toledo, M. Morillo, M. Dominguez, R. Alvarez, A. R. de Lera, and P. Garriga, Stuctural coupling of 11-cis-7-methyoretinal and amino acids at the retinal binding pocket of rhodopsin, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 85 (2009) 485-493                                                                                                                                                   
  • Cordomí, E.Ramon, P. Garriga, J.J. Pérez, Conformational rearrangements at the cytoplasmic side of helices 3 and 6 of rhodopsin from molecular dynamics simulations of point mutants, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 25 (2008) 573-587                                                                                                                                               
  • Reyes-Alcaraz, A., Tzanov, Tz., Garriga, P. Stabilization of Membrane Proteins: the case of G-protein coupled receptors, Engineering in Life Sciences, Vol. 8, 3, (2008), 207-217                                                                         
  • E. Ramon, A. Cordomí, L. Bosch, E.Y. Zernii, I.I. Senin, J. Manyosa, P.P.Philippov, J.J. Perez, P. Garriga, Critical role of electrostatic interactions of amino acids at the cytoplasmic region of helices 3 and 6 in rhodopsin conformational properties and activation, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 282 (2007)14272-14282                            
  • I.I.Senin, L. Bosch, E. Ramon, E.Y. Zernii, J. Manyosa, P.P.Philippov, P. Garriga, Ca2+/recoverin dependent regulation of phosphorylation of the rhodopsin mutant R135L associated with retinitis pigmentosa, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 349 (2006) 346-352                                                                         
  • L. Bosch, A. Cordomí, M. Domínguez, D. Toledo, M. Morillo, R. Álvarez, J.J. Pérez, A.R. de Lera, P. Garriga, A methyl group at C7 of 11-cis-retinal allows chromophore formation but affects rhodopsin activation, Vision Research, 46 (2006), 4472-4481 
  • L. J. del Valle, W. Schnitzhofer, P. Garriga, G. M. Gubitz, M. Calafell, Bioscouring of cotton fibre with polygalacturonase induced in Sclerotium rolfsii using cellulose and glucose-pectin,Textile Research Journal, 76 (2006) 400-405                  
  • M. Calafell, B. Klug-Santner, G. Gubitz and P. Garriga, Dyeing behaviour of cotton fabric bioscoured with pectate lyase and polygalacturonase, Coloration Technology, 121 (2005), 1-7                                                                       
  • J-M. Kim, J. Hwa, P. Garriga, P.J. Reeves, U.L RajBhandary, H.G. Khorana, Light-driven Activation of ?2-Adrenergic Receptor Signaling by a Chimeric Rhodopsin Containing the ?2-Adrenergic Receptor Cytoplasmic Loops , Biochemistry, 24 (2005), 2284- 2292

Applied Biotechnology

Peer reviewed articles

  • 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, Rivera D, Torrent-Burgués J,   Gedanken A,  Mendoza 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.
  • Petkova P, Francesko A, Perelshtein I, Gedanken A, Tzanov T. Simultaneous sonochemical-enzymatic coating of medical textiles with antibacterial ZnO nanoparticles. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 201629, 244 - 250, doi:10.1016/j.ultsonch.2015.09.021.
  • Ivanova K, Fernandes M M, 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, http://pubs.acs.org/articlesonrequest/AOR-C2ftuuKenNNQY6f4kPSS
  • 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 FR, 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, Blandón L, Vázquez M, Petkova P, Morato J, Pfeifer A, Heinze T, Mendoza E, Tzanov T. Enzymatic functionalization of cork surface with antimicrobial hybrid biopolymer/silver nanoparticles. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b01670.
  • 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, 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 2015, 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.
  • 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 and 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. ACS 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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, (2), 989-996.
  • 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 1 2013, 1241-1248.
  • Perelshtein I, Ruderman Y, Perkas N, Traeger K, Tzanov T, Beddow J, Joyce E, Mason T J, Blanes M, Molla 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), 10736-10742.
  • 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, 156-162.
  • 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, 45– 50.
  • Francesko A, Soares da Costa D, Reis R L, Pashkuleva I, Tzanov T. Functional biopolymer-based matrices for modulation of chronic wound enzyme activities. Acta Biomaterialia 2012, 9, 5216-5225.
  • 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.
  • 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, 19438-19446.
  • Díaz-González M, Vidal T, Tzanov T. Phenolic compounds as enhancers in enzymatic and electrochemical oxidation of veratryl alcohol and lignins. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2011, 89(6), 1693-1700.
  • Francesko A, Rocasalbas G, Touriño S, Mattu C, Gentile P, Chiono V, Ciardelli G, Tzanov T. Cross-linked collagen sponges loaded with plant polyphenols with inhibitory activity towards chronic wound enzymes. Biotechnology Journal 2011, 6(10), 1208-1218.
  • 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.
  • Fernandes M M, Gomes AC, Vasconcelos A, Munteanu F D, Tzanov T, Gonçalves M S, End N, Schoening K U, Guebitz G M, Cavaco-Paulo A. Protein disulphide isomerase-assisted functionalization of keratin-based matrices. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2011, 90,  1311-1321.
  • Hossain G, Díaz M, Dagá J.Mª, Tzanov T. Effects of alkyl chain lengths of gallates upon enzymatic wool functionalisation. Journal of molecular catalysis B. Enzymatic 2010, 67,  231-235.
  • Skirtenko N, Tzanov T, Gedanken A, Rahimipour S. One-Step Preparation of Multifunctional Chitosan Microspheres by a Simple Sonochemical Method. Chemistry a European Journal 2010, 16 (2),  562-567.
  • Hossain G, Díaz M, Riva A, 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, 326-330.
  • González M D, Vidal T, Tzanov T. Electrochemical study of phenolic compounds as enhancers in laccase-catalyzed oxidative reactions, Electroanalysis 200921,  2249-2257.
  • Božič M, Díaz M, Tzanov T, Guebitz G, Kokol V. Voltametric monitoring of enzyme-mediated indigo reduction in the presence of various fibre materials. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 2009, 317-32.
  • Díaz C, Díaz M, González Dagá J M, Tzanov T. Dyeing properties, synthesis, isolation and characterization of an in situ generated phenolic pigment, covalently bound to cotton. Enzyme Microb. Technol.  2009, 44, 380-385.
  • Hossain G, Díaz M, Rocasalbas G, Tzanov T. Multifunctional modification of wool using an enzymatic process in aqueousorganic media. J. Biotechnology 2009, 141, 58-63.
  • Hossain G, Daga J M , Riva A., Canal, J.M., Tzanov, T. Un proceso enzimático para lana resistente al encogimiento Química têxtil 2008, 199, 29-35.
  • Hossain G, Riva A, Tzanov T. Simultaneous protease and transglutaminase treatment for shrink resistance of wool, Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 2008, 26(5), 405-411.
  • Moldes D, Díaz M, Tzanov T, Vidal T. Comparative study of the efficiency of synthetic and natural mediators, Bioresource Technology 2008, 99, 7959-7965.
  • Reyes-Alcatraz 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.
  • Basto C, Tzanov T, Cavaco-Paulo A. Combined ultrasound-laccase assisted bleaching of cotton. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 2007, 14, 350-354.
  • Calafell M, Diaz C, Hadzhiyska H, Gibert J M, Dagà J M, Tzanov T. Bio-catalyzed coloration of cellulose fibers, Biocatalysis and Biotransformation 2007, 25 , 336-340.
  • Hadzhiyska H, Calafell M, Gibert J M, Dagà J M, Tzanov T. Laccase-assisted dyeing of cotton, Biotechnology Letters 2006, 28 , 755-759.
  •  Calafell M, Klug-Santner B, Gubitz G, Garriga P. Dyeing behaviour of cotton fabric bioscoured with pectate lyase and polygalacturonase, Coloration Technology 2005, 121, 1-7.
  • Pereira L, Bastos C, Tzanov T. Cavaco-Paulo A, Gübitz, G. Laccases from a newly isolated strain of Trametes hirsuta with potential in cotton bleaching. Environ. Chem. Lett. 2005, 3, 66-69.
  • Shen J, Sampaio S, Bishop D., Miettinen - Oinonen A, Tzanov T. Progress on Enzymatic Preparation of Flax and Flax Wool Blends. AATCC Review 2005, 5 (5),  23-28.

Book chapters

 

  • Francesko A, Petkova P, Tzanov T. Hydrogel dressings for advanced wound management, in “Current Medicinal Chemistry”, edited by Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS, Bentham Science, 2017. 
  • Ivanova K, Ramon E, Hoyo J, Tzanov T. Innovative approaches for controlling clinically relevant biofilms: current trends and future prospects, in “Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry”, edited by Reitz, AB, Bentham Science, 2017.
  • Rivera D, Rommi K, Fernandes MM, Lantto R, Tzanov T. Enzyme-aided processing of rapeseed oil industry by-products into added value ingredients for food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications, in "Rapeseed: Chemical Composition, Production and Health Benefits", edited by White, M, ISBN: 33-47.978-1-63484-227-3, Nova science publishers Inc, Hauppauge, NY, 2016, 33-47.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-62417-697-695, 2012
  • Touriño, S., Tzanov, T., Skirtenko, N., Angel, U., Gedanken A., Chitosan microspheres in "Handbook of chitosan research and applications", Edited by Richard G. Mackay and Jennifer M. Tait, ISBN: 978-1-61324-455-5, Nova science publishers Inc, Hauppauge, NY, 2012, 453-469.
  • Francesko, A., Tzanov, T. Chitin, chitosan and derivatives for wound healing and tissue engineering in Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, ISBN: 1616-8542, 2010, 1-27
  • Francesko, A., Díaz-González, M., Rocasalbas, G., Tzanov, T. Developments in the processing of chitin, chitosan and bacterial cellulose for textile and other applications in Advances in textile biotechnology, Woodhead Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-84569- 625-2, 2010, 288-311
  • Tzanov, T., Cavaco-Paulo, Capitulo 10 "Surface modification of cellulose fibers with hydrolases and kinases", "Modified Fibers with Medical and Specialty Applications" ISBN 1-4020-3793-7, Editor: J. Vincent Edwards, Gisela Buschle-Diller and Steven C. Goheen,Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2006, 159-180

 

Patents

  • 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.