1. Eudald Casals*, Shunbo Li, Zhiyu Jia, Gregori Casals and Muling Zeng*. Editorial: Advanced functional nanomaterials for diagnosis, bioimaging, drug delivery and therapeutics. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. 2024. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmolb.2024.1399695
  2. Jie Tang‡, Yuping Zhang‡, Xingfei Liu‡, Yichao Lin, Lihua Liang, Xiaofang Li, Gregori Casals*, Xiangyu Zhou*, Eudald Casals*, Muling Zeng*. Versatile Antibacterial and Antioxidant Bacterial Cellulose@Nanoceria Biotextile: Application in Reusable Antimicrobial Face Masks.Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2024. https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.202304156
  3. Fei Wang, Chaojun Jing, Jiejie Ping, Danyang He, Wenhui Shang, Muling Zeng*(corresponding), Nan Wang*, Zhiyu Jia*. Polyoxometalate-based Cu (II) complexes as the photocatalyst for oxidation of toluene and photodegradation of metronidazole. Polyoxometalates, 2024, 3(4): 9140067.  https://doi.org/10.26599/POM.2024.9140067
  4. García, A., Cámara, J.A., Boullosa, A.M., Gustà, M.F., Mondragón, L.., Schwartz, S., Jr., Casals, E., Abasolo, I., Bastús, N.G., Puntes, V. Nanoceria as Safe Contrast Agents for X-ray CT Imaging. Nanomaterials 2023, 13, 2208. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano13152208


  1. Muling Zeng. Voices in Molecular Pharmaceutics: Meet Dr. Muling Zeng, Who Nanosizes Traditional Chinese Medicines and Natural Products for Unique Applications. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2023, 20, 5, 2291–2292. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.3c00228
  2. Yuping Zhang§, Shijie Ju§, Gregori Casals, Jie Tang, Yichao Lin, Xiaofang Li, Lihua Liang, Zhiyu Jia, Muling Zeng(corresponding), Eudald Casals*. Facile aqueous synthesis and comparative evaluation of TiO2-semiconductor and TiO2-metal nanohybrid photocatalysts in antibiotics degradation under visible light. RSC Advance. 2023, 13, 33187-33203. https://doi.org/10.1039/D3RA06231G
  3. Zeng, M.;  Zhang, X.;  Tang, J.;  Liu, X.;  Lin, Y.;  Guo, D.;  Zhang, Y.;  Ju, S.;  Fernández-Varo, G.;  Wang, Y.-C.;  Zhou, X.;  Casals, G.; Casals, E., Conservation of the Enzyme-like Activity and Biocompatibility of CeO2 Nanozymes in Simulated Body Fluids. Nanoscale 2023. doi:10.1039/D3NR03524G
  4. Ernst, L.M.; Mondragón, L.; Ramis, J.; Gustà, M.F.; Yudina, T.; Casals, E.; Bastús, N.G.; Fernández-Varo, G.; Casals, G.; Jiménez,W.; et al. Exploring the Long-Term Tissue Accumulation and Excretion of 3 nm Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles after Single Dose Administration. Antioxidants 2023, 12, 765. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox12030765
  5. Anna Badia, Anna Duarri, Anna Salas, Jordi Rosell, Joana Ramis, Muriel Freixanet Gusta, Eudald Casals, Miguel A Zapata, Victor Puntes, Josep García-Arumí. Repeated Topical Administration of 3 nm Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Reverts Disease Atrophic Phenotype and Arrests Neovascular Degeneration in AMD Mouse Models. ACS Nano, 2023, 17, 2, 910–926. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.2c05447
  6. Junju Wang, Jie Tang, Yichao Lin, Hong He, Chaoshan Zhao, Wenrui Ma, Xiang Wang, Muling Zeng, Shunbo Li. Construction of organic–inorganic hybrid heterostructure towards solvent responsive hydrogel with high stiffness. Smart Materials and Structure. Junju Wang et al 2023 Smart Mater. Struct. 32 085018. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/ace174
  7. Yongchun Wang, Xiang Li, Xusheng Zhou, Panqi Song, Muling Zeng, Wenhui Shang, Yan-Qing Xu, Zhiyu Jia, and Guo-Yu Yang*. Semirigid Highly Conjugated Zirconium–Organic Framework for the Capture of Micropollutants and Solar-Light Photodegradation. Inorg. Chem. 2023, 62, 23, 8863–8873. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.3c00365
  8. Gregori Casals, Elena Lecue, Shayan Shahbazi, Dongdong Guo, Meritxell Perramon, Muling Zeng, Wladimiro Jimenez, Manuel Morales-Ruiz, Eudald Casals, Guillermo Fernandez-Varo. Gold and cerium oxide nanoparticles reduce liver steatosis and inflammation in rats with steatohepatitis. Endocrine Abstracts. (2023) 90 RC10.1 DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.90.RC10.1


  1. Zeng, M., Guo, D., Fernández-Varo, G., Zhang, X., Fu,S., Ju, S., Yang, H., Liu, X., Wang, Y-C., Zeng, Y.,*, Casals, G.,* Casals, E.* The Integration of Nanomedicine with Traditional Chinese Medicine: Drug Delivery of Natural Products and Other Opportunities. Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2022, 20, 2, 886–904. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.2c00882
  2. Rodríguez-García M, Fernández-Varo G, Hidalgo S, Rodríguez G, Martínez I, Zeng M, Casals E*,Morales-Ruiz M, Casals G*. Validation of a Microwave-Assisted Derivatization Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Method for the Quantification of 2-Hydroxybutyrate in Human Serum as an Early Marker of Diabetes Mellitus. Molecules 2022, 27, 1889. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules27061889     
  3. Wenrui Ma, Lulu Liu, Xu Zhang, Xingfei Liu, Yi Xu, Shunbo Li* and Muling Zeng*(corresponding). A microfluidic-based SERS biosensor with multifunctional nanosurface immobilized nanoparticles for sensitive detection of MicroRNA. Analytic Chimica Acta. 2022, 1221, 340139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2022.340139    
  4. Wenrui Ma, Lulu Liu, Xu Zhang, Xingfei Liu, Yi Xu, Shunbo Li * and Muling Zeng*(corresponding). Heterostructured nanochannels with modulated ionic current rectification for ultrasensitive detection of Hg2+. Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 2022,10, 16388-16396.
  5. Wenhui Shang, Yongchun Wang, Yanglin Jiang, Mei Wu, Muling Zeng, Peng Wang, Lili Qiu, Zhiyu Jia*. Nanocomposite: Co4-substituted Polyoxometalate@ β-FeOOH as high-performance electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in alkaline conditions. Applied Catalysis A: General. 2022, 644, 118810. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2022.118810
  6. Qingqing An, Zhikun Xu*, Wenhui Shang, Yongchun Wang, Xingfei Liu, Dongdong Guo, Muling Zeng*(corresponding) and Zhiyu Jia*. Polyoxometalate-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks as the Solid Support to Immobilize MP-11 Enzyme for Enhancing Thermal and Recyclable Stability. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2022, 5, 3, 1222–1229. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsabm.1c01252   
  7. Hao Sun, Chaojun Jing*, Wenhui Shang, Fei Wang, Muling Zeng*(corresponding), Shijie Ju, Kai Li* and Zhiyu Jia*. Polyoxometalate-based composite cluster with core–shell structure: Co4(PW9)2@graphdiyne as stable electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution and its mechanism research. New Journal of Chemistry, 2022, 46, 11553-11561.https://doi.org/10.1039/D2NJ01459A


  1. Liu Y, Wang X, Li X, Qiao S, Huang G, Hermann DM, Doeppner TR, Zeng M, Liu W, Xu G, Ren L, Zhang Y, Liu W, Casals E*, Li W, Wang Y-C*. A Co-Doped Fe3O4 Nanozyme Shows Enhanced Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species Scavenging Activity and Ameliorates the Deleterious Effects of Ischemic Stroke. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 13(39), 4621346224.https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c06449 
  2. Zeng M, Shu Y, Parra-Robert M, Desai D, Zhou H, Li Q, Rong Z, Şen-Karaman D, Yang H, Peng J,Fernandez-Varo, G, Jiménez W, Casals G*, Puntes V*, Rosenholm JM, Casals E*. Scalable synthesis of multicomponent multifunctional inorganic core@mesoporous silica shell nanocomposites.Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2021, 128, 112272.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2021.112272.
  3. Wijngaard R, Perramón M, Parra-Robert M, Hidalgo S, Butrico G, Morales-Ruiz M, Zeng M, Casals E, Jiménez W, Fernández-Varo G, Shulman G.I, Cline G.W, Casals G. Validation of a Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Method for the Measurement of the Redox State Metabolic Ratios Lactate/Pyruvate and β-Hydroxybutyrate/Acetoacetate in Biological Samples. Int. J. Mol.Sci. 2021, 22, 4752. (https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22094752 )  
  4. M Parra-Robert, M Zeng, Y Shu, G Fernandez-Varo, M Perramon, J Chen, D Guo, X Zhang, JM. Rosenholm,* W Jiménez, V Puntes,* E Casals*, G Casals*. Mesoporous silica coated CeO2 nanozymes with combined lipid-lowering and antioxidant activity induce long-term improvement of the metabolic profile in obese Zucker rats. Nanoscale, 2021, 13, 8452-8466
    (https://doi.org/10.1039/D1NR00790D )  **Highlighted Cover Image: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1NR90108G   
  5. Zhao, L., Niu, P., Casals, E., Zeng, M., Wu, C., Yang, Y., et al. Phase separation of a nonionic surfactant aqueous solution in a standing surface acoustic wave for submicron particle manipulation. Lab on a Chip, 21, 660-667, (2021). (https://doi.org/10.1039/D0LC00986E ). 
  6. Casals E, Barrena R, González E, Font X, Sánchez A, Puntes V. Historical Perspective of the addition of magnetic nanoparticles into anaerobic digesters (2014-2020). Front. Chem. Eng. 2021,3,https://doi.org/10.3389/fceng.2021.745610 
  7. Ernst LM, Casals E, Italiani P, Boraschi D, Puntes V. The Interactions between Nanoparticles and the Innate Immune System from a Nanotechnologist Perspective. Nanomaterials. 2021, 11(11), 2991.https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11112991
  8. Casals G, Perramón M, Casals E, Portolés I, Fernández-Varo G, Morales-Ruiz M, Puntes V, Jiménez W. Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles: A New Therapeutic Tool in Liver Diseases. Antioxidants. 2021,10(5), 660. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox10050660  
  9. Prabhakar N, Merisaari J, Le Joncour V, Peurla M, Karaman DŞ, Casals E, Laakkonen P, Westermarck J, Rosenholm JM. Circumventing Drug Treatment? Intrinsic Lethal Effects of Polyethyleneimine (PEI)-Functionalized Nanoparticles on Glioblastoma Cells Cultured in Stem Cell Conditions.Cancers.2021, 13(11), 2631. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers13112631  
  10. Ghorbani, M., Izadi, Z., Jafari, S., Casals, E., Aliabadi, A., Moore, A., Ansari, A., Puntes, V., Jaymand, M., Derakhshankhah, M. Preclinical Studies Conducted on Nanozyme Antioxidants: Shortcomings and Challenges Based on FDA Regulations. Nanomedicine, 2021, 16(13), 1133-1151.(https://doi.org/10.2217/nnm-2021-0030 ). 
  11. Sun H, Xu X, Jing C*, Shang W, Wang Y, Zeng M*(corresponding) and Jia Z*. Composite clusters: Co5.7Ni2.3W12O42(OH)4@fluoro-graphdiyne as a stable electrode for sustained electrochemical oxygen evolution under high current conditions. Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2021, 5, 7666-7674.  https://doi.org/10.1039/D1QM00896J


  1. Zhao, L., Niu, P., Casals, E., Zeng, M., Wu, C., Yang, Y., et al. Phase separation of a nonionic surfactant aqueous solution in a standing surface acoustic wave for submicron particle manipulation. Lab on a Chip, 21, 660-667, (2021). (https://doi.org/10.1039/D0LC00986E ).
  2. Michele Vitali, Eudald Casals, Francesc Canals, Nuria Colomé, Simple Spectroscopic Determination of the Hard Protein Corona Composition in AuNPs: Albumin at the 75%Nanoscale, 12(29),15832-15844.
  3. Eudald Casals, Muling Zeng, Marina Parra‐Robert, Guillermo Fernández‐Varo, Manuel Morales‐Ruiz, Wladimiro Jiménez, Víctor Puntes, Gregori Casals, Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles: Advances in Biodistribution, Toxicity, and Preclinical Exploration. Small, 2020, 1907322. DOI: 10.1002/smll.201907322
  4. Fernández-Varo, G., Perramón, M., Carvajal, S., Oró, D., Casals, E., et al. Bespoken nanoceria: a new effective treatment in experimental hepatocellular carcinomaHepatology, accepted, doi: 10.1002/hep.31139 (2020).


  1. Parra-Robert, M.,‡ Casals, E.,‡ Massana, N., Zeng, M., Perramón, M., Fernández-Varo, G., Morales-Ruiz, M., Puntes, V., Jiménez, W., CasalsG. Beyond the Scavenging of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS): Direct Eect of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles in Reducing Fatty Acids Content in an In Vitro Model of Hepatocellular Steatosis. Biomolecules, 9: 425, (2019).
  2. Carvajal, S., Perramón, M., Casals,G.,* Oró, D., Ribera, J., Morales-Ruiz, M., Casals, E., Casado, P., Melgar-Lesmes, P., Fernández-Varo, G., Cutillas, P., Puntes, V., Jiménez, W. Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Protect against Oxidant injury and Interfere with Oxidative Mediated Kinase Signaling in Human-Derived Hepatocytes. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 20: 5959, (2019).
  3. Córdoba-Jover, B., Arce-Cerezo, A., Ribera, J., Pauta M., Oró, D., Casals, G., Fernández-Varo, G., Casals, E., Puntes, V., Jiménez, W., Morales-Ruiz, M. Cerium oxide nanoparticles improve liver regeneration after acetaminophen-induced liver injury and partial hepatectomy in ratsJournal of Nanobiotechnology, 17:112, (2019).
  4. Carvajal, S., Perramón, M., Oró, D., Casals, E., Fernández-Varo, G., Casals, G., Parra-Robert, M., González de la Presa, B., Ribera, J., Pastor, O., Morales-Ruíz, M., Puntes, V., Jiménez, W. Cerium oxide nanoparticles display antilipogenic effect in rats with non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseScientific Reports, 9:12848, (2019).
  5. Ribera, J., Rodríguez-Vita, J., Cordoba, B., Portolés, I., Casals, G., Casals, E., Wladimiro Jiménez, W., Puntes, V., Morales-Ruiz, M. Functionalized cerium oxide nanoparticles mitigate the oxidative stress and proinflammatory activity associated to the portal vein endothelium of cirrhotic rats. PLoS ONE, 14(6):e0218716, (2019).
  6. Casals E†, Zeng M†(co-first), Marina Parra, Guillermo Fernández-Varo, Wladimiro Jiménez, Victor Puntes, Gregori Casals. Catalytic Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles in Nanomedicine and Their Use in Liver Diseases. IEEE Xplore, 2019, 497-500.


  1. Casals, E., Gusta, M.F., Montana, L., Mendoza, M., Maiz, N., Carreras, E., Puntes, V. Nanotechnology for Maternal Foetal Medicine. International Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatal Health, 2:5, 57-66, (2018).
  2. Slita, A., Egorova, A., Casals, E., Kiselev, A., Rosenholm, J.M. Characterization of modified mesoporous silica nanoparticles as vectors for siRNA deliveryAsian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 13(6), 592-599, (2018).
  3. M. Zeng, Y.Y. Kim, C. Anduix Canto, M. Ward, S. Li, H. Christenson, D. Laundy and F.C. Meldrum*, Confinement Generates Single Crystal Aragonite Rods at Room Temperature. PNAS (Proceeding of the National Academy of Science of the United State of America), 2018, 115, 30, 7670-7675.


  1. Li, Y., Shi, Z., Radauer-Preiml, I., Andosch, A., Casals, E., Luetz-Meindl, U., Cobaleda, M., Lin, Z., Jaberi-Douraki, M., Italiani, P., Horejs-Hoeck, J., Himly, M., Monteiro-Riviere, N.A, Duschl, A., Puntes, V.F., Boraschi, D. Bacterial endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide) binds to the surface of gold nanoparticles, interferes with biocorona formation and induces human monocyte inflammatory activationNanotoxicology, 11(9-10), 1157-1175, (2017).
  2. Casals, E., Gusta, M.F. Cobaleda-Siles, M., Garcia-Sanz, A., Puntes, V.F. Cancer resistance to treatment and antiresistance tools offered by multimodal multifunctional nanoparticlesCancer Nanotechnol, 8(1):7, (2017).
  3. Barbero, F., Russo, L., Vitali, M., Piella, J., Salvo, I., Borrajo, M.L., Busquets-Fité, M., Grandori, R., Bastús, N.G., Casals, E., Puntes, V. Formation of the Protein Corona: The Interface between Nanoparticles and the Immune SystemSeminars in Immunology, 34, 52-60, (2017).
  4. Paatero, I., Casals, E., Niemi, R., Özliseli, E., Rosenholm, J.M., Sahlgren, C. Analyses in zebrafish embryos reveal that nanotoxicity profiles are dependent on surface-functionalization controlled penetrance of biological membranesScientific Reports, 7:8423, (2017).
  5. Casals, E., Gusta, M.F., Piella, J., Casals, G., Jimenez, W., Puntes, V. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Properties Affecting Innate Immune Responses to Nanoparticles: The Case of Cerium Oxide. Front. Immunol. 8:970, (2017).
  6. García-Fernández, L., Garcia-Pardo, J., Tort, O., Prior, I., Brust, M., Casals, E., Lorenzo, J., Puntes, V. F. Conserved effects and altered trafficking of Cetuximab antibodies conjugated to gold nanoparticles with precise control of their number and orientationNanoscale, 9(18), 6111-6121, (2017).
  7. Pozharitskaya, O.N., Karlina, M.V., Shikov, A.N., Kosman, V.M., Makarov, V.G., Casals, E., Rosenholm, J.M. Pharmacokinetics and Tissue Disposition of Nanosystem-Entrapped Betulin After Endotracheal Administration to RatsEur J Drug Metab Pharmacokinet, 42(2), 327-332, (2017).
  8. Y. Wang, M. Zeng, H. Christenson and F. Meldrum*, Confinement Stabilisation of Amorphous Calcium Carbonate Revisited. Crystal growth and design, 2017, 17(12), 6787-6792.
  9. S. Li*, M. Zeng, T. Gaule, M.J. Mcpherson and F.C. Meldrum*, Passive Pico-injection Enables Controlled Crystallization in a droplet Microfluidic Device. Small, 2017,13(41),1702154 DOI: 10.1002/smll.201702154.
  10. S. Li, J. Ihli, W.J. Marchant, M. Zeng, L. Chen, K. Wehbe, G. Cinque, O. Cespedes, N. Kapur and F.C. Meldrum*, Synchrotron FTIR mapping of mineralization in a microfluidic deviceLab on a Chip, 2017, 17, 1616-1624.


  1. Prabhakar, N., Zhang, J., Desai, D., Casals, E., Gulin-Sarfraz, T., Näreoja, T., Westermarck, J., Rosenholm, J.M. Stimuli-responsive hybrid nanocarriers by controllable integration of hyperbranched PEI on mesoporous silica nanoparticles for sustained intracellular siRNA deliveryInternational Journal of Nanomedicine, 11, 6591–6608, (2016).
  2. Li, Y., Italiani, P., Casals, E., Valkenborg, D., Mertens, I., Baggerman, G., Nelissen, I., Puntes, V.F., Boraschi, D. Assessing the Immunosafety of Engineered Nanoparticles with a Novel in Vitro Model Based on Human Primary MonocytesACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 8(42), 28437-28447, (2016).
  3. Le Joncour, V., Hyvönen, M., Casals, E., Filppu, P. Tanjore Ramanathan, J., Ayo, A., Westermarck, J., Rosenholm, J.M., Laakkonen, P. Treating malignant glioma and brain metastasis with nanoparticles: Challenges of a peptidebased targeting and passage through the blood–brain-barrierEuropean Journal of Cancer, 61, S194, 2016.
  4. Oró, D., Yudina, T., Fernández-Varo, G., Casals, E., Reichenbach, V., Casals, G., Presa, B., Sandalinas, S., Carvajal, S., Puntes, V., Jiménez, W. Cerium oxide nanoparticles reduce steatosis, portal hypertension and display antiinflammatory properties in rats with liver fibrosisJournal of hepatology, 64(3), 691-698, (2016).
  5. Zhou, C., Vitiello, V., Casals, E., Puntes, V., Iamunno, F., Pellegrini, D., Changwen, W., Benvenuto, G., Buttino, I. Toxicity of nickel in the marine calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa: Nickel chloride versus nanoparticlesAquatic Toxicology, 170, 1-12, (2016).
  6. S. Li, X. Gong, C.S. Mc Nally, M. Zeng, T. Gaule, A.N. Kulak, L.A. Bawazer, M.J. Mcpherson and F.C. Meldrum*, Rapid preparation of highly reliable PDMS double emulsion microfluidic devices. RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 25927-25933.


  1. Boyles, M., Kristl, T., Andosch, A., Zimmermann, M., Tran, N., Casals, E., Himly, M., Puntes, V., et al. Chitosan functionalisation of gold nanoparticles encourages particle uptake and induces cytotoxicity and proinflammatory conditions in phagocytic cells, as well as enhancing particle interactions with serum componentsJournal of Nanobiotechnology,13:84 (2015).
  2. Stoehr, L.C., Endes, C., Radauer-Preiml, I., Boyles, M., Casals, E., Balog, S., Pesch, M., et al. Assessment of a panel of interleukin-8 reporter lung epithelial cell lines to monitor the pro-inflammatory response following zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure under different cell culture conditionsParticle and Fibre Toxicology12 (1), 1 (2015).
  3. Contreras, A.R., Casals, E., Puntes, V., Komilis, D., Sanchez, A., Font, X. Use of cerium oxide nanoparticles for the adsorption of dissolved cadmium(II), lead(II) and chromium(IV) at two different pHs in asingle and multicomponent systemsGlobal Nest Journal, 17(3), 536-543, (2015).
  4. Schlinkert, P., Casals, E., Boyles, M., Tischler, U., Hornig, E., Tran, N., Zhao, J., Himly, M., Riediker, M., Oostingh, G.J., Puntes, V., Duschl, A. The oxidative potential of differently charged silver and gold nanoparticles on three human lung epithelial cell typesJournal of Nanobiotechnology,13:1, (2015).
  5. Li, Y., Italiani, P., Casals, E., Tran, N., Puntes, V., Boraschi, D. Optimising the use of commercial LAL assays for the analysis of endotoxin contamination in metal colloids and metal oxide nanoparticlesNanotoxicology, 9(4), 462473 (2015).


  1. Verstraelen, S., Remy, S., Casals, E., De Boever, P., Witters, H., Gatti, A., Puntes, V., Nelissen, I. Gene expression profiles reveal distinct immunological responses of cobalt and cerium dioxide nanoparticles in two in vitro lung epithelial cell modelsToxicology letters, 228(3), 157-169, (2014).
  2. Casals, E., Barrena, R., García, A., González, E., Delgado, L., Busquets‐Fité, M., Font, X., Arbiol, J., Glatzel, P., Kvashnina, K., Sánchez, A., Puntes, V. Programmed Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Disintegration in Anaerobic Digesters Boosts Biogas ProductionSmall, 10(14), 2801-2808, (2014).
  3. Oró, D., Fernández-Varo, G., Yudina, T., Casals, E., Casals, G., González de la Presa, B., Puntes, V.F., Jiménez, W. Hepatoprotective effect of CeO2 Nanoparticles in rats treated with CCl4Journal of Hepatology, 60(1), S77 (2014).
  4. M. Zeng, A. Laromaine, W. Feng, P.V. Levkin and A. Roig*, Origami magnetic cellulose: controlled magnetic fraction and patterning of flexible bacterial cellulose. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2014, 2, 6312-6318.
  5. M. Zeng, A. Laromaine and A. Roig*, Bacterial cellulose films: influence of bacterial strain and drying route on film properties. Cellulose, 2014, 21, 4455-4469.


  1. Cafun, J.D., Kvashnina, K.O., Casals, E., Puntes, V.F., Glatzel, P. Absence of Ce3+ Sites in Chemically Active Colloidal Ceria Nanoparticles. ACS nano, 7 (12), 10726-10732, (2013).
  2. Ojea-Jimenez, I., Comenge, J., Garcia-Fernandez, L., Megson, ZA., Casals, E., Puntes, VF., Engineered inorganic nanoparticles for drug delivery applications,  Current drug metabolism, 14(5), 518-530, (2013).
  3. Piella, J., Bastús, N.G., Casals, E., Puntes, V. Characterizing Nanoparticles Reactivity: Structure-Photocatalytic Activity RelationshipJournal of Physics: Conference Series, 429(1), 012040 (2013).


  1. Casals, E., Puntes, V. Inorganic nanoparticle biomolecular corona: formation, evolution and biological impactNanomedicine, 7(12), 1917-1930 (2012).
  2. Casals, E., Gonzalez, E., Puntes, V., Reactivity of inorganic nanoparticles in biological environments: insights into nanotoxicity mechanismsJ. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45, 443001 (2012).
  3. S. Goy-Lopez, J. Juarez, M. Alatorre-Meda, E. Casals, V. Puntes, P. Taboada and V. Mosquera. Physicochemical Characteristics of Protein-NP Bioconjugates: The Role of Particle Curvature and Solution Conditions on Human Serum Albumin Conformation and Fibrillogenesis InhibitionLangmuir, 28(24), 9113-9126 (2012).
  4. A. R. Contreras, A. Garcia, E. Gonzalez, E. Casals, V. Puntes, A. Sanchez, X. Font and S. Recillas. Potential use of CeO2, TiO2 and Fe3O4 nanoparticles for the removal of cadmium from water. DesalinWater Treat. 41(1-3), 296-300 (2012).
  5. Recillas, A. Garcia, E. Gonzalez, E. Casals, V. Puntes, A. Sanchez and X. Font. Preliminary study of phosphate adsorption onto cerium oxide nanoparticles for use in water purification; nanoparticles synthesis and characterizationWater Sci Technol66(3), 503-509 (2012).
  6. Garcia, A., Delgado, L., Tora, J.A., Casals, E., Gonzalez, E., Puntes, V., Font, X., Carrera, J., Sanchez, A. Effect of cerium dioxide, titanium dioxide, silver, and gold nanoparticles on the activity of microbial communities intended in wastewater treatmentJournal of Hazardous Materials, 199, 64-72 (2012).
  7. C. Garcaí-González*, E. Carenza, M. Zeng and A. Roig*, Design of biocompatible magnetic pectin aerogel monoliths and microspheresRSC Advances, 2012, 2, 9816-9823.


  1. Stoehr L.C., Gonzalez E., Stampfl A., Casals E., Duschl A., Puntes V., Oostingh G.J. Shape matters: effects of silver nanospheres and wires on human alveolar epithelial cellsParticle and Fibre Toxicology, 8(1), 36 (2011).
  2. Casals E., Pfaller T., Duschl A., Oostingh G.J., Puntes V.F. Hardening of the Nanoparticle-Protein Corona in Metal (Au, Ag) and Oxide (Fe3O4, CoO, and CeO2) NanoparticlesSmall, 7(24), 3479-3486, (2011).
  3. Recillas S., Garcia A., Gonzalez E., Casals E., Puntes V., Sanchez A., Font X. Use of CeO(2), TiO(2) and Fe(3)O(4) nanoparticles for the removal of lead from water Toxicity of nanoparticles and derived compoundsDesalination, 277(1-3), 213-220 (2011).
  4. Candeloro P., Tirinato L., Malara N., Fregola A., Casals E., Puntes V., Perozziello G., Gentile F., Coluccio M.L., Das G., Liberale C., De Angelis F., Di Fabrizio E. Nanoparticle microinjection and Raman spectroscopy as tools for nanotoxicology studiesAnalyst, 136(21), 4402-4408, (2011).
  5. Boraschi D., Oostingh G.J., Casals E., Italiani P., Nelissen I., Puntes V., Duschl A. Nano-immunosafety: issues in assay validationJournal of Physics: Conference Series, 304 012077, (2011).
  6. Sanchez A., Recillas S., Font X., Casals E., Gonzalez E., Puntes V. Ecotoxicity of, and remediation with, engineered inorganic nanoparticles in the environmentTrac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 30(3), 507-516 (2011).
  7. Garcia A., Espinosa R., Delgado L., Casals E., Gonzalez E., Puntes V., Barata C., Font X., Sanchez A. Acute toxicity of cerium oxide, titanium oxide and iron oxide nanoparticles using standardized tests.Desalination, 269(1-3), 136-141 (2011).
  8. Oostingh G.J., Casals E., Italiani P., Colognato R., Stritzinger R., Ponti J., Pfaller T., Kohl Y., Ooms D., Favilli F., Leppens H., Lucchesi D., Rossi F., Nelissen I., Thielecke H., Puntes V.F., Duschl A., Boraschi D. Problems and challenges in the development and validation of human cell-based assays to determine nanoparticle-induced immunomodulatory effectsParticle and Fibre Toxicology, 8, (2011).
  9. Y. Ma, M. Zeng, J. He, L. Duan, J. Wang and J. Wang*, Synthesis, characterizations of cobalt doped mesoporous alumina prepared using natural rubber latex as template and its catalytic oxidation of tetralin to tetraloneApplied Catalysis A: General, 2011, 396, 123-128.


  1. Recillas S., Colon J., Casals E., Gonzalez E., Puntes V., Sanchez A., Font X. Chromium VI adsorption on cerium oxide nanoparticles and morphology changes during the process.Journal of Hazardous Materials, 184(1-3), 425-431 (2010).
  2. Casals E., Pfaller T., Duschl A., Oostingh G.J., Puntes V. Time Evolution of the Nanoparticle Protein CoronaAcs Nano, 4(7), 3623-3632 (2010).
  3. Pfaller T., Colognato R., Nelissen I., Favilli F., Casals E., Ooms D., Leppens H., Ponti J., Stritzinger R., Puntes V., Boraschi D., Duschl A., Oostingh G.J. The suitability of different cellular in vitro immunotoxicity and genotoxicity methods for the analysis of nanoparticle-induced eventsNanotoxicology, 4(1), 52-72 (2010).
  4. Paul R., Bautista L., De La Varga M., Botet J.M., Casals E., Puntes V., Marsal F. Nano-cotton Fabrics with High Ultraviolet ProtectionTextile Research Journal, 80(5), 454-462 (2010).
  5. Lim S.I., Ojea-Jimenez I., Varon M., Casals E., Arbiol J., Puntes V. Synthesis of Platinum Cubes, Polypods, Cuboctahedrons, and Raspberries Assisted by Cobalt NanocrystalsNano Letters, 10(3), 964-973 (2010).


  1. Sperling R.A., Casals E., Comenge J., Bastus N.G., Puntes V.F. Inorganic Engineered Nanoparticles and Their Impact on the Immune ResponseCurrent Drug Metabolism, 10(8), 895-904 (2009).
  2. Nelissen I., Verstraelen S., De Boever P., Casals E., Ooms D., Leppens H., Hollanders K., Van Den Heuvel R., Schoeters G., Puntes V., Witters H. Impact of engineered nanoparticles on immune-related genes and processes in human alveolar epithelial cellsToxicology Letters, 189, S186-S186 (2009).
  3. Barrena R., Casals E., Colon J., Font X., Sanchez A., Puntes V. Evaluation of the ecotoxicity of model nanoparticlesChemosphere, 75(7), 850-857 (2009).
  4. Pfaller T., Puntes V., Casals E., Duschl A., Oostingh G.J. In vitro investigation of immunomodulatory effects caused by engineered inorganic nanoparticles – the impact of experimental design and cell choiceNanotoxicology, 3(1), 46-59 (2009).
  5. J. Yan, H. Tao, M. Zeng, J. Tao, S. Zhang, Z. Yan, W. Wang and J. Wang*, PVP-Capped Silver Nanoparticles as Catalyst for Oxidative Coupling of Thiols to DisulfidesChinese Journal of Catalysis, 2009, 30, 856-858.


  1. Casals E., Bastus N., Vazquez-Campos S., Varon M., Comenge J., Puntes V. Inorganic Nanoparticles and BiologyContributions to Science, 4(2), 171-176 (2008).
  2. Bastus N.G., Casals E., Vazquez-Campos S., Puntes V. Reactivity of engineered inorganic nanoparticles and carbon nanostructures in biological mediaNanotoxicology, 2(3), 99-112 (2008).
  3. Guix M., Carbonell C., Comenge J., García-Fernández L., Alarcón A., Casals E., Puntes V. Nanoparticles for cosmetics. How safe is safeContributions to Science, 4(2), 213-217 (2008).
  4. Casals E., Vazquez-Campos S., Bastus N.G., Puntes V. Distribution and potential toxicity of engineered inorganic nanoparticles and carbon nanostructures in biological systemsTrac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 27(8), 672683 (2008).


  1. J. Wang, M. Zeng, N. Xu and J. Wang*, The influence of transition metal ion on the morphology of octadecyl silane catalysed by bismuth sulphide microspheresJournal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic (supple), 2007, 21, 445-446.


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    申请人: 曾牡玲;郭东东;居世杰;刘兴菲;卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔;张旭;唐洁;林轶超;张宇萍
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    申请号: 202310254375.X
    申请人: 曾牡玲;郭东东;居世杰;刘兴菲;卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔;张旭;唐洁;林轶超;张宇萍
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    申请号: 202310250383.7
    申请人: 曾牡玲;居世杰;郭东东;张旭;刘兴菲;卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔;林轶超;张宇萍;唐洁
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    申请号: 202310124837.6
    申请人: 曾牡玲;居世杰;郭东东;张旭;刘兴菲;卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔
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    申请人: 卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔;张旭;林轶超;张宇萍;唐洁;曾牡玲;刘兴菲;郭东东;居世杰
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    申请号: 202310374263.8
    申请人: 卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔;唐洁;曾牡玲;张宇萍;刘兴菲;郭东东;林轶超;梁丽华;李小芳
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    申请人:卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔,刘兴菲, 曾牡玲,杨惠玲,郭东东,居世杰,张旭,唐洁,林轶超,张宇萍,李小芳
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    申请人: 杨惠玲、周洁莹、刘兴菲、舒颖、邹姝文、居世杰、卡萨尔斯·梅卡达尔·埃乌达尔、曾牡玲
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    申请号: 202211640407.1
    申请人: 卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔;张旭;张宇萍;唐洁;曾牡玲;林轶超;郭东东;居世杰;刘兴菲
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    申请号: 202211640427.9
    申请人: 卡萨尔斯梅卡达尔埃乌达尔;唐洁;张宇萍;郭东东;曾牡玲;林轶超;李小芳;梁丽华
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    申请号: 202210915410.3
    申请人:曾牡玲、刘兴菲、杨惠玲、郭东东、Eudald Casals
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    申请号: 202110422567.8
    申请人:曾牡玲、杨慧玲、刘兴菲、张旭、郭东东、Eudald Casals
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  1. 专利名称:A composite nanomaterial using mesoporous silica nanoparticles to coat inorganic nanoparticles and its applications
    申请人:Muling Zeng, Eudald Casals
    专利号: PCT/CN2020/071495
    授权日期: 2020-January-10th.


  1. 专利名称: 一种利用介孔二氧化硅包裹纳米颗粒的复合纳米材料及其制备方法与应用
    专利号: ZL 2019 1 1352142.3 (已授权)
    申请人: 卡萨尔斯 梅卡达尔 埃乌达尔、曾牡玲、周泓志、李启宏、容志逢、罗森霍姆 杰西卡
    授权公告日: 2022.1.11;
    授权公告号:CN 111137915 B
  2. 专利名称:A composite nanomaterial using mesoporous silica nanoparticles to coat inorganic nanoparticles and its applications
    申请人: Muling Zeng, Eudald Casals
    申请号: 201911352142.3. 


  1. 专利名称: Title registered industrial property: Método para la regeneración de tejidos vegetales dañados mediante celulosa bacteriana
    申请人: Anna Laromaine,Anna Roig,Muling Zeng
    专利单位: Instituto de Ciencia de los Materiales de Barcelona
    专利号码: PCT/ES2017/070278 (已授权)
  2. 专利名称:Patent deposited in the EU and US This method is being protected in Europe by patent application 12707361.7.1352 Ref. 
    申请人:Inventors (in order of authorship): Franco Puntes, V.; Casals Mercadal, E.; González, E.E.; Font Segura, X.; Sánchez Ferrer, A.; García Mestre, A.; Delgado Ramisa, L.; P1923EP01/EP2683662 and in the USA by patent application nr. 14/004.646 and publication nr.2014/0017753; Priority Data: 11/03/2011;
  3. J. Wang*, J. Yan, J. He, M. Zeng, 硫化铋银及纳米贵金属催化聚合硅烷制备硅氧烷的方法 The method of polymerizations of alkylsilane catalysed by Bismuth sulphide and noble metal nanoparticles (Application No. 200910218225.3, Patent application Publication No. CN 101712490 A. China)