Tailor-Made PEG Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as Contrast Agents for Long Lasting Magnetic Resonance Molecular Imaging of Solid Cancers. Lazaro-Carrillo, A., Filice, M., Guillén, M.J., Amaro, R., Viñambres, M., Tabero, A., Ovejero Paredes, K., Villanueva, A., Calvo, P., Morales, M.P., Marciello, M. Materials Science & Engineering C 2020, 107, 110262.

Combined Magnetoliposome Formation and Drug Loading in One Step for Efficient AC-Magnetic Field Remote Controlled Drug Release. Fortes Brollo, M.E., Domínguez-Bajo, A., Tabero, A., Domínguez-Arca, V., Gisbert, V., Prieto, G., Johansson, C., Garcia, R., Villanueva, A., Serrano, M.C., Morales, M.P. ACS Applied Materials Interfaces 2020, 12, 4295-4307.

Continuous production of magnetic iron oxide nanocrystals by oxidative precipitation. Asimakidou, T., Makridis, A., Veintemillas, S., Morales, M.P., Kellartzis, I., Mitrakas, M., Vourlias, G., Angelakeris, M., Simeonidis, K. Chemical Engineering Journal 2020, 124593.

Superparamagnetic nanosorbent for water purification: Assessment of the adsorptive removal of lead and methyl orange from aqueous solutions. Gallo-Cordova, A., Lemus, J., Palomares, F.J., Morales, M.P., Mazarío, E. Science of The Total Environment 2020, 711, 134644.

Graphene Oxide Microfibers Promote Regenerative Responses after Chronic Implantation in the Cervical Injured Spinal Cord. Domínguez-Bajo, A., González-Mayorga, A., López-Dolado, E., Munuera, C., García-Hernández, M., Serrano, M.C. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 2020, 6, 2401-2414.

Interfacing Neurons with Nanostructured Electrodes Modulates Synaptic Circuit Features. Domínguez-Bajo, A., Rodilla, B.L., Calaresu, I., Arché-Núñez, A., González-Mayorga, A., Scaini, D., Pérez, L., Camarero, J., Miranda, R., López-Dolado, E., González, M.T., Ballerini, L., Serrano, M.C. Advanced Biosystems 2020, Acepted.

Silicon substituted hydroxyapatite/VEGF scaffolds stimulate bone regeneration in osteoporotic sheep. Casarrubios, L., Gómez-Cerezo, N., Sánchez-Salcedo, S., Feito, M.J., Serrano, M.C., Saiz-Pardo, M., Ortega, L., de Pablo, D., Díaz-Güemes, I., Fernández-Tomé, B., Enciso, S., Sánchez-Margallo, F.M., Portolés, M.T., Arcos, D., Vallet-Regí, M. Acta Biomaterialia 2020, 101, 544-553.

Smartphone-based colorimetric method to quantify iron concentration and to determine the nanoparticle size from magnetic nanoparticles suspensions. Fernadez-Afonso, Y., Salas, G., Herranz, F., Grüttner, C., de la Fuente, J.M., Morales, M.P., Gutiérrez, L. Particle and Particle Systems Characterization 2020, 37, 2000032.

Enzyme-induced formation of Iron hybrid nanostructures with different morphologies. Benavente, R., Lopez-tejedor, D., Morales, M.P., Perez-Rizquez, C., Palomo, J. Nanoscale 2020, 12, 12917.

New insights in the structural analysis of maghemite and (MFe2O4, M= Co, Zn) ferrite nanoparticles synthetized by Microwave assisted – Polyol process. Gallo-Cordova, A., Espinosa, A., Serrano, A., Gutierrez, L., Menendez, N., Morales, M.P., Mazario, E. Materials Chemistry Frontiers 2020, Accepted.

Improved magnetic lateral flow assays with optimized nanotags for point-of-use inductive biosensing. Salvador, M., Gallo-Cordova, A., Moyano, A., Martínez-García, J.C., Blanco-López, M.C., Morales M.P., Rivas, M. Analyst 2020, Acepted.


Slow magnetic relaxation in well crystallized, monodispersed, octahedral and spherical magnetite nanoparticles. Navarro, E., Luengo, Y., Veintemillas, S., Morales, M.P., Palomares, F.J., Urdiroz, U., Cebollada, F., González, J.M. AIP Advances 2019, 9.

Effect of the surface charge on the adsorption capacity of chromium (VI) of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles prepared by microwave-assisted synthesis. Gallo-Cordova, A., Morales, M.P., Mazarío, E. Water 2019, 11, 2372.

Rheological behavior of magnetic colloids in the borderline between ferrofluids and magnetorheological fluids, Shahrivar, K., Morillas, J.R., Luengo, Y., Gavilan, H., Morales, M.P., Bierwisch, C., Vicente, J. Journal of Rheology 2019, 63, 547-558.

Flower-like Mn-doped magnetic nanoparticles functionalized with AV-B3-integrin-ligand to efficiently induce intracellular heat after AMF-exposition triggering glioma cell death. Del Sol-Fernández, S., Portilla, Y., Gutiérrez, L., Odio, O.F., Reguera, E., Barber, D.F., Morales, M.P. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2019, 11, 26648-26663.

Understanding the influence of a bifunctional polyethylene glycol derivative in the protein corona formation around iron oxide nanoparticles, Ruiz, A., Alpízar, A., Beola, L., Rubio, C., Gavilán, H., Marciello, M., Rodríguez, I., Ciordia, S., Morris, C.J., Puerto Morales, M.P. Materials 2019, 12, 2218.

99mTc-, 90Y-, and 177Lu-Labeled Iron Oxide Nanoflowers Designed for Potential Use in Dual Magnetic Hyperthermia/Radionuclide Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis. Ognjanović, M., Radović, M., Mirković, M., Prijović, Z., Morales, M.P., Čeh, M., Vranješ-Đurić, S., Antić, B. ACS Applied Materials Interfaces 2019 11, 41109-41117.

Elongated magnetic nanoparticles with high-aspect ratio: a nuclear relaxation and specific absorption rate investigation, Avolio, M., Gavilán, H., Mazario, E., Brero, F., Arosio, P., Lascialfari, A., Morales, M.P. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2019, 21, 18741-18752.

Cell-Promoted Nanoparticle Aggregation Decreases Nanoparticle-Induced Hyperthermia under an Alternating Magnetic Field Independently of Nanoparticle Coating, Core Size, and Subcellular Localization, Mejías, R., Hernández Flores, P., Talelli, M., Tajada-Herráiz, J.L., Brollo, M.E.F., Portilla, Y., Morales, M.P., Barber, D.F. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2019, 11, 340-355.

Doped-Iron Oxide Nanocrystals Synthesized by One-Step Aqueous Route for Multi-Imaging Purposes, Luengo, Y., Roldan, M.A., Varela, M., Herranz, F., Morales, M.P., Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S. J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 7356-7365.

Versatile Graphene-Based Platform for Robust Nanobiohybrid Interfaces, Bueno, R., Marciello, M., Moreno, M., Sánchez-Sánchez, C., Martinez, J.I., Martinez, L., Prats-Alfonso, E., Guimerà-Brunet, A., Garrido, J.A., Villa, R., Mompean, F., García-Hernandez, M., Huttel, Y., Morales, M.D.P., Briones, C., López, M.F., Ellis, G.J., Vázquez, L., Martín-Gago, J.A. ACS Omega 2019, 4, 3287-3297.

Cu-Doped Extremely Small Iron Oxide Nanoparticles with Large Longitudinal Relaxivity: One-Pot Synthesis and in Vivo Targeted Molecular Imaging, Fernández-Barahona, I., Gutiérrez, L., Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S., Pellico, J., Morales, M.D.P., Catala, M., Del Pozo, M.A., Ruiz-Cabello, J., Herranz, F. ACS Omega 2019, 4, 2719-2727.

Do biomedical engineers dream of graphene sheets?, Girão, A.F., Serrano, M.C., Completo, A., Marques, P.A.A.P., Biomaterials Science 2019, 7, 1228-1239.

Myelinated axons and functional blood vessels populate mechanically compliant rGO foams in chronic cervical hemisected rats, Domínguez-Bajo, A., González-Mayorga, A., Guerrero, C.R., Palomares, F.J., García, R., López-Dolado, E., Serrano, M.C., Biomaterials 2019, 192, 461-474.

Synergistic effect of Si-hydroxyapatite coating and VEGF adsorption on Ti6Al4V-ELI scaffolds for bone regeneration in an osteoporotic bone environment, Izquierdo-Barba, I., Santos-Ruiz, L., Becerra, J., Feito, M.J., Fernández-Villa, D., Serrano, M.C., Díaz-Güemes, I., Fernández-Tomé, B., Enciso, S., Sánchez-Margallo, F.M., Monopoli, D.h, Afonso, H., Portolés, M.T., Arcos, D., Vallet-Regí, M., Acta Biomaterialia 2019, 83, 456-466.

Aggregation effects on the magnetic properties of iron oxide colloids, Gutiérrez, L., De La Cueva, L., Moros, M., Mazarío, E., De Bernardo, S., De La Fuente, J.M., Morales, M.P., Salas, G. Nanotechnology 2019, 30, article ID 112001.


Development and application of nanoparticles in biomedical imaging, Rosado-De-Castro, P.H., Morales, M.D.P., Pimentel-Coelho, P.M., Mendez-Otero, R., Herranz, F. Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging 2018, article ID 1403826.

Response of macrophages and neural cells in contact with reduced graphene oxide microfibers, Serrano, M.C., Feito, M.J., González-Mayorga, A., Diez-Orejas, R., Matesanz, M.C., Portolés, M.T., Biomaterials Science 2018, 6, 2987-2997.

Reductive nanometric patterning of graphene oxide paper using electron beam lithography, G. Gonçalves, J. Borme, I. Bdkin, A. González-Mayorga, G. Irurueta, H.I.S. Nogueira, M.C. Serrano, P. Alpuim, P.A.A.P. Marques, Carbon 2018, 129, 63-75.

Magnetic properties of nanoparticles as a function of the spatial distribution on liposomes and cells, Maria Eugenia Fortes Brollo, Patricia Hernández Flores, Lucía Gutiérrez, Christer Johansson, Domingo Barber and María del Puerto Morales, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 17829-17838.

Effect of the Sodium Polyacrylate on the Magnetite Nanoparticles Produced by Green Chemistry Routes: Applicability in Forward Osmosis, Zufia-Rivas, J., Morales, M. P., Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S. Nanomaterials 2018, 8, E470-413.

RGD-Functionalized Fe3O4 nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia, Oihane K.Arriortua, Maite Insausti, Luis Lezama, Izaskun Gil de Muro, Eneko Garaio, Jesus Martínez de la Fuente, Raluca M.Fratila, Maria P.Morales, Rocío Costo, Maite Eceiza, Maialen Sagartzazu-Aizpurua, Jesus M.Aizpurua, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2018, 165, 315-324.

Improving the reliability of the iron concentration quantification for iron oxide nanoparticle suspensions: a two-institutions study, Costo, R., Heinke, D., Grüttner, C., Westphal, F., Morales, M.P., Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S., Gehrke, N., Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2018, In press.

Unravelling the mechanisms that determine the uptake and metabolism of magnetic single and multicore nanoparticles in a Xenopus laevis model, Marta Marin-Barba, Helena Gavilán, Lucia Gutierrez, Estefanía Lozano-Velasco, Ildefonso Rodríguez-Ramiro, GN Wheeler, Christopher J Morris, M Puerto Morales, Amalia Ruiz, Nanoscale 2018, 10, 690-704.


Favorable Biological Responses of Neural Cells and Tissue Interacting with graphene Oxide Microfibers, A. González-Mayorga, .E. López-Dolado, M.C. Gutiérrez, J.E. Collazos-Castro, M.L. Ferrer, F. del Monte, M.C. Serrano, ACS Omega 2017, 2, 8253-8263.

Graphene-Derived Materials Interfacing the Spinal Cord: Outstanding in Vitro and in Vivo Findings, A. Domínguez-Bajo, A. González-Mayorga, E. López-Dolado, M.C. Serrano, Front. Syst. Neurosci. 2017, 11, article ID 71.

Ice as a Green-Structure-Directing Agent in the Synthesis of Macroporous MWCNTs and Chondroitin Sulphate Composites, S. Nardecchia, M.C. Serrano, S. García-Argüelles, M.E. H. Maia Da Costa, M.L. Ferrer, M.C. Gutiérrez, Materials 2017, 10, 355.

Key Parameters on the Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Magnetic Nanoparticles for MRI Contrast Agents, Maria Eugênia Fortes Brollo, Sabino Veintemillas-Verdaguer, Cesar Menor Salván, Maria del Puerto Morales, Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging 2017, article ID 8902424.

Formation mechanism of maghemite nanoflowers synthesized by polyol mediated process, Helena Gavilán, Elena H. Sánchez, María E. F. Brollo, Laura Asín, Kimmie K. Moerner, Cathrine Frandsen, Francisco J. Lázaro, Carlos J. Serna, Sabino Veintemillas-Verdaguer, M. Puerto Morales and Lucía Gutiérrez, ACS Omega, 2017, 2, 7172–7184

Time-course assessment of the aggregation and metabolization of magnetic nanoparticles, Rojas, J.; del Dedo, V. Gavilán, H. Lorente-Sorolla, E. Sanz-Ortega, L. da Silva, G. Costo, R. Perez Yague, S. Talelli, M. Marciello, M. Morales, M. P. Barber, D. Gutiérrez, L. Acta Biomaterialia 2017, 58, 181-195.

Colloidal Flower-Shaped Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: Synthesis Strategies and Coatings, H. Gavilán, A. Kowalski, D. Heinke, A. Sugunan, J. Sommertune, M. Varón, L. K. Bogart, O. Posth, L. Zeng, D. González-Alonso, C. Balceris, J. Fock, E. Wetterskog, C. Frandsen, N. Gehrke, C. Grüttner, A. Fornara, F. Ludwig, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, C. Johansson, M. P. Morales, Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 2017, 34, article ID 1700094.

One-step fast synthesis of nanoparticles for MRI: coating chemistry as the key variable determining positive or negative contrast, J. Pellico, J. Ruiz-Cabello, I. Fernández-Barahona, M.P. Morales, L. Gutiérrez, and F. Herranz. Langmuir 2017, 33, 10239-10247.

Time-course assessment of the aggregation and metabolization of magnetic nanoparticles,  Rojas, J.; del Dedo, V. Gavilán, H. Lorente-Sorolla, E. Sanz-Ortega, L. da Silva, G. Costo, R. Perez Yague, S. Talelli, M. Marciello, M. Morales, M. P. Barber, D. Gutiérrez, L. Acta Biomaterialia 2017, 58, 181-195.

The internal structure of magnetic nanoparticles determines the magnetic response, Pacakova, B; Kubickova, S; Salas, G; Mantlikova, AR; Marciello, M; Morales, MP; Niznansky, D; Vejpravova, J, Nanoscale 2017, 9, 5129-5140.

How shape and internal structure affect the magnetic properties of anisometric magnetite nanoparticles, Gavilan, H; Posth, O; Bogart, LK; Steinhoff, U; Gutierrez, L; Morales, MP, Acta Mater. 2017, 125, 416-424.

Freeze-dried cylinders carrying chitosan nanoparticles for vaginal peptide delivery, Marciello, M; Rossi, S; Caramella, C; Remunan-Lopez, C, Carbohyd. Polym. 170, 43-51 (2017)

Conversion of biogenic aragonite into hydroxyapatite scaffolds in boiling solutions
Reinares-Fisac, D; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S; Fernandez-Diaz, L
Crystengcomm 19, 110-116 (2017)

Size analysis of single-core magnetic nanoparticles
Ludwig, F; Balceris, C; Viereck, T; Posth, O; Steinhoff, U; Gavilan, H; Costo, R; Zeng, LJ; Olsson, E; Jonasson, C; Johansson, C
J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 427, 19-24 (2017)

SAXS analysis of single- and multi-core iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles
Szczerba, W; Costo, R; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S; Morales, MD; Thunemann, AF
J. Appl. Crystallogr. 50, 481-488 (2017)

Studies of the Colloidal Properties of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Functionalized with Platinum Complexes in Aqueous and PBS Buffer Media
da Silva, GB; Marciello, M; Morales, MD; Serna, CJ; Vargas, MD; Ronconi, CM; Costo, R
J. Brazil. Chem. Soc. 28, 731-739 (2017)


Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle uptake alters M2 macrophage phenotype, iron metabolism, migration and invasion
Rojas, JM; Sanz-Ortega, L; Mulens-Arias, V; Gutierrez, L; Perez-Yague, S; Barber, DF
Nanomed.-Nanotechnol. Biol. Med. 12, 1127-1138 (2016)

In-situ particles reorientation during magnetic hyperthermia application: Shape matters twice
Simeonidis, K; Morales, MP; Marciello, M; Angelakeris, M; de la Presa, P; Lazaro-Carrillo, A; Tabero, A; Villanueva, A; Chubykalo-Fesenko, O; Serantes, D
Sci. Rep. 6, – (2016) Article number: 38382

Counterion and solvent effects on the size of magnetite nanocrystals obtained by oxidative precipitation
Luengo, Y; Morales, MP; Gutierrez, L; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S
J. Mater. Chem. C 4, 9482-9488 (2016)

Luscieti, S; Boyl, PP; Galy, B; Gutierrez, L; Shvartsman, M; Couso, J; Negro, A; Morales, MP; Hentze, MW; Witke, W; Sanchez, M
Am. J. Hematol. 91, E42-E42 (2016)

Oriented Attachment of Recombinant Proteins to Agarose-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles by Means of a beta-Trefoil Lectin Domain
Acebron, I; Ruiz-Estrada, AG; Luengo, Y; Morales, MD; Guisan, JM; Mancheno, JM
Bioconjugate. Chem. 27, 2734-2743 (2016)

Effect of Nanoclustering and Dipolar Interactions in Heat Generation for Magnetic Hyperthermia
Coral, DF; Zelis, PM; Marciello, M; Morales, MD; Craievich, A; Sanchez, FH; van Raap, MBF
Langmuir 32, 1201-1213 (2016)

Tuning morphology and magnetism of magnetite nanoparticles by calix[8]arene-induced oriented aggregation
Vita, F; Gavilán, H; Rossi, F; de Julián Fernández, C; Secchi, A; Arduini, A; Albertini, B; Morales, MP
Crystengcomm 18, 8591-8598 (2016)

Subsurface imaging of silicon nanowire circuits and iron oxide nanoparticles with sub-10nm spatial resolution
Perrino, AP; Ryu, YK; Amo, CA; Morales, MP; Garcia, R
Nanotechnology 27, 7]00-10 (2016)

Versatile theranostics agents designed by coating ferrite nanoparticles with biocompatible polymers
Zahraei, M; Marciello, M; Lazaro-Carrillo, A; Villanueva, A; Herranz, F; Talelli, M; Costo, R; Monshi, A; Shahbazi-Gahrouei, D; Amirnasr, M; Behdadfar, B; Morales, MP
Nanotechnology 27, 0]00-12 (2016)

Detailed magnetic monitoring of the enhanced magnetism of ferrihydrite along its progressive transformation into hematite
Gutierrez, L; Barron, V; Andres-Verges, M; Serna, CJ; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S; Morales, MP; Lazaro, FJ
J. Geophys. Res. 121, 4118-4129 (2016)

Fast synthesis and bioconjugation of Ga-68 core-doped extremely small iron oxide nanoparticles for PET/MR imaging
Pellico, J; Ruiz-Cabello, J; Saiz-Alia, M; del Rosario, G; Caja, S; Montoya, M; de Manuel, LF; Morales, MP; Gutierrez, L; Galiana, B; Enriquez, JA; Herranz, F
Contrast Media Mol. I. 11, 203-210 (2016)

Metal Homeostasis Regulators Suppress FRDA Phenotypes in a Drosophila Model of the Disease
Soriano, S; Calap-Quintana, P; Llorens, JV; Al-Ramahi, I; Gutierrez, L; Martinez-Sebastian, MJ; Botas, J; Molto, MD
PLoS One 11, – (2016)

Improving the magnetic heating by disaggregating nanoparticles
Arteaga-Cardona, F; Rojas-Rojas, K; Costo, R; Mendez-Rojas, MA; Hernando, A; de la Presa, P
J. Alloy. Compd. 663, 636-644 (2016)

Recent advances in the preparation and application of multifunctional iron oxide and liposome-based nanosystems for multimodal diagnosis and therapy
Marciello, M; Pellico, J; Fernandez-Barahona, I; Herranz, F; Ruiz-Cabello, J; Filice, M
Interface Focus 6, – (2016)

Dose-Response Bioconversion and Toxicity Analysis of Magnetite Nanoparticles
Ruiz, A; Mancebo, A; Beola, L; Sosa, I; Gutierrez, L
IEEE Magn. Lett. 7, – (2016)

Protein-modified Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
Talelli, M; Aires, A; Marciello, M
Curr. Org. Chem. 20, 1252-1261 (2016)

Thermodynamic Charge-to-Mass Sensor for Colloids, Proteins, and Polyelectrolytes
van Rijssel, J; Costo, R; Vrij, A; Philipse, AP; Erne, BH
ACS Sensors 1, 1344-1350 (2016)


Dimercaptosuccinic acid-coated magnetic nanoparticles as a localized delivery system in cancer immunotherapy: tumor targeting, in vivo detection and quantification, long-term biodistribution, biotransformation and toxicity
R. Mejias,L. Gutiérrez, M. P Morales, D. F Barber,
Book Chapter in «Advanced Materials: Health Care», WILEY-Scrivener Publishing LLC, USA  (2015)

SOL-GEL Magnetic Materials
L. Gutiérrez, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, C. J. Serna, M. P. Morales
Book Chapter in «Hbk Sol-Gel Vol. 2», Wiley-VCH Books (2015)

Challenges for Diagnosis of Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases in Elimination Settings
Stephan Karl, Malcolm K. Jones, Lucía Gutiérrez, Brioni Moore, Eline Kattenberg and Marcus Lacerda.
Biomed Research International 2015, Article ID 270756, (2015)

Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle uptake alters M2 macrophage phenotype, iron metabolism, migration and invasion
José M Rojas, Laura Sanz-Ortega, Vladimir Mulens-Arias, Lucía Gutiérrez, Sonia Perez-Yagüe, Domingo F Barber
Nanomedicine, Accepted, (2015)

Fast synthesis and bioconjugation of 68Ga core-doped extremely small iron oxide nanoparticles for PET/MR imaging
Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging, Accepted, (2015)

Tissue Iron Distribution Assessed by MRI in Patients with Iron Loading Anemias
Lucía Gutiérrez, Michael J. House, Nisha Vasavda, Emma Drašar, Isabel Gonzalez-Gascon y Marin, Austin G Kulasekararaj , Tim G. St Pierre, Swee L. Thein
PLOS One 10 (9), e0139220 (2015)

Improving magnetic properties of ultrasmall magnetic nanoparticles by biocompatible coatings
Costo, R., Morales, M.P., Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S.
J. Appl. Phys. Volume 117, Issue 6, 14 , 064311 (2015)

Bismuth labeling for the CT assessment of local administration of magnetic nanoparticles
Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S.; Luengo, Y.; Serna, C.; Andrés-Vergés, M.; Varela, M.; Calero, M.; Lázaro-Carrillo, A.; Villanueva, A.; Sisniega, A.; Montesinos, P.; Morales, M.P.
Nanotechnology, 26, 135101 (2015)

A Single Picture Explains the Diversity of Hyperthermia Response of Magnetic Nanoparticles
Ivan Conde-Leboran, Daniel Baldomir, Carlos Martinez-Boubeta, Oksana Chubykalo-Fesenko, María del Puerto Morales, Gorka Salas, David Cabrera, Julio Camarero, Francisco J. Teran, and David Serantes
J. Phys. Chem. C, 119 (27), pp 15698–15706 (2015)

Tuning the magnetic properties of Co-ferrite nanoparticles through the 1,2-hexadecanediol concentration in the reaction mixture
Carlos Moya, María del Puerto Morales, Xavier Batlle, Amílcar Labarta
Phys Chem Chem Phys. 17(19):13143-9 (2015)

Inducing glassy magnetism in Co-ferrite nanoparticles through crystalline nanostructure
Moya Carlos, Salas Gorka, Morales María del Puerto, Batlle Xavier and Labarta Amílcar
J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 4522-4529 (2015)

Polyethylenimine-coated SPIONs trigger macrophage activation through TLR-4 signaling and ROS production and modulate podosome dynamics
Vladimir Mulens-Arias, Jose M. Rojas, Sonia Perez-Yagüe, María P. Morales, Domingo F. Barber
Biomaterials 52, 494e506 (2015)

Electrochemical Synthesis of Core-Shell Magnetic Nanowires
Jesus G Ovejero; Cristina Bran, Dr.; Enrique Vilanova; Jürgen Kosel; Maria del Puerto, Morales; Manuel Vázquez
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, pp. 144-147 (2015)

A value-added exopolysaccharide as a coating agent for MRI nanoprobes
Susana Isabel Palma, Carlos André Rodrigues, Alexandra Carvalho, Maria Del Puerto Morales, Filomena Freitas, Alexandra R. Fernandes
Nanoscale 2015; DOI:10.1039/C5NR01979F (2015)

Polyethylenimine-coated SPION exhibits potential intrinsic anti-metastatic properties inhibiting migration and invasion of pancreatic tumor cells
Vladimir Mulens; José Manuel Rojas, Sonia Pérez-Yagüe; M.Puerto Morales, and Domingo Barber.
Journal of Controlled Release, Accepted (2015)

Hematotoxicity of magnetite nanoparticles coated with polyethylene glycol: In vitro and in vivo study
A. Ruiz, L. M. A. Ali, P. R. Cáceres-Vélez, R. Cornudella, M. Gutiérrez, J. A. Moreno, R. Piñol, F. Palacio, M. L. Fascineli, R. B. de Azevedo, M. P. Morales and A. Millán
Toxicology Report, Accepted (2015)

Biotransformation of magnetic nanoparticles as a function of the coating in a rat model
A. Ruiz, L. Gutiérrez, P. R. Cáceres-Vélez, D. Santos, S. B. Chaves, M. L. Fascineli, M. P. Garcia, R. B. Azevedo, M. P. Morales
Nanoscale, 7 (39), 16321-16329 (2015)

Classification of Magnetic Nanoparticle Systems – Synthesis, Standardization and Analysis Methods in the NanoMag Project
Sara Bogren, Andrea Fornara, Frank Ludwig, Maria del Puerto Morales, Uwe Steinhoff, Mikkel Fougt Hansen, and Olga Kazakova, Christer Johansson
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 16(9), 20308-20325 (2015)

Degradation of magnetic nanoparticles mimicking lysosomal conditions followed by ac susceptibility
Lucía Gutiérrez, Sonia Romero, Gustavo B. da Silva, Rocío Costo, Maria D. Vargas, Célia M. Ronconi, Carlos J. Serna, Sabino Veintemillas-Verdaguer, and M. Puerto Morales
Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech, 60, 417-425 (2015)

Safety assessment of chronic oral exposure to iron oxide nanoparticles
Susana Chamorro, Lucía Gutiérrez, María Pilar Vaquero,
Dolores Verdoy, Gorka Salas, Yurena Luengo, Agustín Brenes and
Francisco José Teran
Nanotechnology 26, 205101 (11pp), (2015)

The affinity of magnetic microspheres for Schistosoma eggs
Renata RF Candido, Vivian Favero, Mary Duke, Stephan Karl, Lucía Gutiérrez, Robert C Woodward, Carlos Graeff-Teixeira, Malcolm K Jones, Timothy G St Pierre
International journal for parasitology 45 (1), 43-50 (2015)

Manipulating directional cell motility using intracellular superparamagnetic nanoparticles
Michael Bradshaw, Tristan D Clemons, Diwei Ho, Lucía Gutiérrez, Francisco J Lázaro, Michael J House, Timothy G St Pierre, Mark W Fear, Fiona M Wood, K Swaminathan Iyer
Nanoscale, 7 (11), 4884-4889 (2015)

Effects of phase transfer ligands on monodisperse iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles,
Palma, Susana; Marciello, Marzia; Carvalho, Alexandra; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, Sabino; Morales, M. Puerto; Roque, Ana
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 437  147–155 (2015)

Towards MRI T2 contrast agents of increased efficiency
Branca, M.ab, Marciello, M.c , Ciuculescu-Pradines, D.ab, Respaud, M.d, Morales, M.D.P.c, Serra, R.e, Casanove, M.-J.e, Amiens, C.
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Volume 377, 1, Pages 348-353, (2015)

Effect of carboxylic and phosphonate coatings on the magnetic properties of iron oxide nanoparticles
Dr Rocio Costo et al
J. Appl. Phys. Accepted. (2015)

Synthesis Methods to Prepare Single- and Multi-core Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
L. Gutiérrez , R. Costo, C. Grüttner, F. Westphal, N. Gehrke, D. Heinke, A. Fornara, Q. Pankhurst, C. Johansson, S.Veintemillas-Verdaguer, M.P. Morales
Dalton Transactions, 44, 2943-29-52, (2015)

Covalent coupling of gum arabic onto superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for MRI cell labeling: physiochemical and in vitro characterization
S. I.C.J.Palma, A. Carvalho, J. Silva, M. Marciello, A. R Fernandes, M.P. Morales, A. C. A. Roque.
Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging, 10(4):320-8 (2015)

Universal parameter for quantification of magnetic response of single-domain nanoparticles for biomedical applications
Barbara Pacakova, Simona Kubickova, Gorka Salas, Maria Puerto Morales, and Jana Vejpravova
Sci. Rep. Aceptado  (2015)

Particle Interactions in Liquid Magnetic Colloids by Zero Field Cooled Measurements and Heating Efficiency Effects
P de la Presaa, Y Luengo, V Velasco, MP Morales, M Iglesias, S Veintemillas-Verdaguerc, P Crespo, A Hernando
J. Phys. Chem C, 119 (20), pp 11022–11030  (2015)


Modulation of Magnetic Heating via Dipolar Magnetic Interactions in Monodisperse and Crystalline Iron Oxide Nanoparticles
Gorka Salas, Julio Camarero, David Cabrera, Hélène Takacs, María Varela, Robert Ludwig,Heidi Dähring, Ingrid Hilger, Rodolfo Miranda, María del Puerto Morales,and Francisco José Teran
J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 19985−19994, (2014)

Structural disorder versus spin canting in monodisperse maghemite nanocrystals
S. Kubickova, D. Niznansky, M. P. Morales, G. Salas, and J. Vejpravova
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 104, 223105 (2014)

Magnetic nanoparticles coated with dimercaptosuccinic acid: development, characterization and application in biomedicine
A. Ruiz, P. César Morais, R. Bentes de Azevedo, Z. G M Lacava, A. Villanueva and M. P. Morales
J Nanopart Res 16:2589.(2014)

Magnetic, structural and particle size analysis of single- and multi-core magnetic nanoparticles, F. Ludwig1, O. Kazakova, L. Fernández Barquín, A. Fornara, L. Trahms, U. Steinhoff, P. Svedlindh, E. Wetterskog, Q. A. Pankhurst, P. Southern, P. Morales, M. F. Hansen, C. Frandsen, E. Olsson, S. Gustafsson, N. Gehrke, K. Lüdtke-Buzug, C. Grüttner, C. Johansson
IEEE Transactions on Magnetism, 50, 11, 5300204, (2014)

Structural determination of Bi-doped magnetite multifunctional nanoparticles for contrast imaging
M. A. Laguna-Marco, C. Piquer, A. G. Roca, R. Boada, M. Andrés-Verges,
S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, C. J. Serna, A. Iadecola and J. Chaboya
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys 16(34) 18301-18310 (2014)

Magnetic nanocrystals for biomedical applications
S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, M. Marciello. M P. Morales, C. J. Serna and M. Andrés-Verges
Progress in Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials. 60 80-86 (2014)

Multiplying Magnetic Hyperthermia Response by Nanoparticle Assembling
Serantes, D; Simeonidis, K; Angelakeris, M; Chubykalo-Fesenko, O; Marciello, M; Morales, MD; Baldomir, D; Martinez-Boubeta, C
J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 5927-5934 (2014)

Efficient and Safe Internalization of Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Designed for Biomedical Applications
M. Calero, L. Gutiérrrez, G. Salas, Y. Luengo, A. Lázaro, P. Acedo, M. P. Morales, R. Miranda, A.Villanueva
Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicin, 10 (4), pp. 733-743 (2014)

Prospects for magnetic nanoparticles in systemic administration: synthesis and quantitative detection
L. Gutiérrez, M. P Morales, F.J. Lázaro
Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 16, 4456 (2014)

Variability and consistency in respiratory responses to particles with a geogenic origin
G.R. Zosky, C.E. Boylen, R.S. Wong, L. Gutiérrez, R.C. Woodward, W. Shan Siah, B. Devine, F. Maley, A. Cook
Respirology, 19(1):58-66 (2014)


Development of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Cancer Gene Therapy: A Comprehensive Review
Vladimir Mulens, María del Puerto Morales, and Domingo F. Barber
ISRN Nanomaterials, vol. 2013, Article ID 646284, 14 pages, (2013)

Biophysical and genetic analysis of iron partitioning and ferritin function in Drosophila Melanogaster
L. Gutiérrez, K. Zubow, J. Nield, A. Gambis, B. Mollereau, F. J. Lázaro, F.Missirlis
Metallomics 2013,5, 997-1005 (2013)

Multiparametric Toxicity Evaluation of SPIONs by High Content Screening Technique: Identification of Biocompatible Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Nanomedicine
Prina-Mello, A; Crosbie-Staunton, K; Salas, G; Morales, MP; Volkov, Y.
IEEE T. Magn. 49, 377-382 (2013)

Size sorting of ultrasmall magnetic nanoparticles and their aggregates behaviour
Costo, R; Bello, V; Gonzalez-Carreno, T; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S; Wang, D.
Mater. Res. Bull. 48, 4294-4300 (2013)

Deferiprone and idebenone rescue frataxin depletion phenotypes in a Drosophila model of Friedreich’s ataxia
Soriano, S; Llorens, JV; Blanco-Sobero, L; Gutierrez, L; Calap-Quintana, P; Morales, MP; Molto, MD; Martinez-Sebastian, MJ.
Gene 521, 274-281 (2013)

Key Parameters for Scaling up the Synthesis of Magnetite Nanoparticles in Organic Media: Stirring Rate and Growth Kinetic
Ibarra-Sanchez, JJ; Fuentes-Ramirez, R; Roca, AG; Morales, MD; Cabrera-Lara, LI.
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 52, 17841-17847 (2013)

Bulk metastable cobalt in fcc crystal structure
Meng, QK; Guo, S; Zhao, XQ; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S.
J. Alloy. Compd. 580, 187-190(2013)

Relationship between physico-chemical properties of magnetic fluids and their heating capacity
Salas, G; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S; Morales, MD.
Int. J. Hyperthermia 29, 768-776 (2013)

Chamorro, S; Brenes, A; Viveros, A; Romero, C; Gutierrez, L; Salas, G; Luengo, Y; Morales, MP; Teran, FJ.
Am. J. Hematol. 88, E112-E113 (2013)

Karl, S; Gutierrez, L; Lucyk-Maurer, R; Candido, RRF; Toh, SQ; Kerr, R; Saunders, M; Suvorova, A; Shaw, J; House, MJ; Woodward, RC; Graeff-Teixera, C; Jones, MK; St Pierre, TG.
Am. J. Hematol. 88, E117-E118 (2013)

Large scale production of biocompatible magnetite nanocrystals with high saturation magnetization values through green aqueous synthesis
Marciello, M; Connord, V; Veintemillas-Verdaguer, S; Verges, MA; Carrey, J; Respaud, M; Serna, CJ; Morales, MP.
J. Mater. Chem. B 1, 5995-6004 (2013)

Synthesis of heterogeneous enzyme-metal nanoparticle biohybrids in aqueous media and their applications in C-C bond formation and tandem catalysis
Filice, M; Marciello, M; Morales, MD; Palomo, JM.
Chem. Commun. 6876-6878 (2013)

Long term biotransformation and toxicity of dimercaptosuccinic acid-coated magnetic nanoparticles support their use in biomedical applications
Mejias, R; Gutierrez, L; Salas, G; Perez-Yague, S; Zotes, TM; Lazaro, FJ; Morales, MP; Barber, DF.
J. Control. Release 171, 225-233 (2013)

Short-chain PEG molecules strongly bound to magnetic nanoparticle for MRI long circulating agents
A. Ruiz, G. Salas, M. Calero, Y. Hernández, A. Villanueva, F. Herranz, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, E. Martínez, D.F. Barber and M.P. Morales.
Acta Biomater. pii: S1742-7061(13)00014-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2012.12.032. 2013

Effect of anesthesia on magnetic nanoparticle biodistribution after intravenous injection
L. Gutierrez, R. Mejias, F.J. Lazaro, C.J. Serna, D.F. Barber and M.P. Morales.
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 49: 398-401. Article number 6392376. 2013


Fighting cancer with magnetic nanoparticles and immunotherapy
L. Gutiérrez, R. Mejías, D.F. Barber, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, C.J. Serna, F.J. Lázaro and M.P. Morales.
Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging – Proceedings of SPIE, 8232. Colloidal Nanocrystals for Biomedical Applications VII, 82320X. DOI: 10.1117/12.905890. 2012

Study of Heating Efficiency as a Function of Concentration, Size, and Applied Field in γ-Fe2O3 Nanoparticles
P. de la Presa, Y. Luengo, M. Multigner, R. Costo, M.P. Morales, G. Rivero and A. Hernando.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 116, Nº 48: 25602-25610. 2012

Controlled synthesis of uniform magnetite nanocrystals with high-quality properties for biomedical applications
G. Salas , C. Casado , F. J. Teran , R. Miranda , C.J. Serna and M.P. Morales.
J. Mater. Chem.,22: 21065-21075. 2012

Synthesis of Aqueous Ferrofluids of ZnxFe3-xO4 Nanoparticles by Citric Acid Assisted Hydrothermal-Reduction Route for Magnetic Hyperthermia Applications
B. Behdadfar, A. Kermanpur, H. Sadeghi-aliabadi, M.P. Morales and M. Mozaffari.
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 324: 2211-2217. 2012

Core/Shell Magnetite/Bismuth Oxide Nanocrystals with Tunable Size, Colloidal, and Magnetic Propertie
M.Andrés-Vergés, M.P. Morales, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, F.J. Palomares, and C.J. Serna.
Chemistry of Materials, 24: 319-324. 2012

Synthesis and surface modification of uniform MFe2O4 (M = Fe, Mn, and Co) nanoparticles with tunable sizes and functionalities
L. I. Cabrera, Á. Somoza, J. F. Marco, C.J. Serna and M.P. Morales.
Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14: 873. 2012

Biological Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles
M. Colombo, S. Carregal-Romero, M. F. Casula, L. Gutiérrez, M.P. Morales, I. B. Böhm, J. T. Heverhagen, D. Prosperi and W. J. Parak.
Chemical Society Reviews, 41: 4306-4334. (2012)

Ultrasmall Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications: Improving the Colloidal and Magnetic Properties,  R. Costo, V. Bello, C. Robic, M. Port, J.F. Marco, M.P. Morales and S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer. Langmuir, 28: 178-185. (2012)

Uniform Magnetite Nanoparticles Larger Than 20 nm Synthesized by an Aqueous Route, S Veintemillas-Verdaguer, M del Puerto Morales, CJ Serna, M Andrés-Vergés, J . Ruiz-Caballo and F. Herranz. Magnetic Particle Imaging: A Novel Spio Nanoparticle Imaging Technique 140, 380 (2012)

Control of cristallite orientation and size in Fe and FeCo nanoneedles, R. Mendoza-Reséndez, Carlos Luna, E. Diaz Barriga-Castro, P. Bonville and C.J. Serna, Nanotechnology 23, 225601. (2012)


The iron oxides strike back: From biomedical applications to energy storage devices and photoelectrochemical water splitting, P. Tartaj, M.P. Morales, T. Gonzalez-Carreño, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer and C.J. Serna, Advanced Materials, 23: 5243-5249. (2011)

Dimercaptosuccinic acid-coated magnetite nanoparticles for magnetically guided in vivo delivery of interferon gamma for cancer immunotherapy, R. Mejías, S. Pérez-Yagüe, L. Gutiérrez, L.I. Cabrera, R. Spada, P. Acedo, C.J. Serna, F.J. Lázaro, A. Villanueva, M.P. Morales and D.F. Barber, Biomaterials, 32: 2938-2952. (2011)

Magnetic Capsules for NMR Imaging: Effect of Magnetic Nanoparticles Spatial Distribution and aggregation
A.Z. Abbasi, L. Gutierrez, L.L. del Mercato, F. Herranz, O. Chubykalo-Fesenko, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, W.J. Parak, M.P. Morales, J.M Gonzalez, A. Hernando, and P. de la Presa.
J. Phys. Chem. C, 115: 6257-6264 (2011).

Magnetic nanoparticles with bulk-like properties. X. Batlle, N. Pérez, P. Guardia, O. Iglesias, A. Labarta, F. Bartolomé, L.M. García, J. Bartolomé, A. G. Roca, M.P. Morales and C.J. Serna.
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 109: 07B524-1-6. (2011)

Ac magnetic susceptibility study of in vivo nanoparticle biodistribution.
L. Gutierrez, R. Mejıas, D.F. Barber, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, C.J. Serna, F.J Lazaro and M.P. Morales.
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys, 44: 255002-9pp. (2011)

Nanopartículas magnéticas para biomedicina,  G. Roca, M. P. Morales y C. J. Serna, Acta Científica y Tecnológica 18, 32-38. (2011)

One step production of magnetic nanoparticle films by laser pyrolysis inside a chemical vapour deposition reactor, V. de Castro a, G. Benito , S. Hurst , C.J. Serna , M.P. Morales , S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, Thin Solid Films 519 7677–7682. (2011)


Hyperthermia HeLa cell treatment with silica coated manganese oxide nanoparticles, A. Villanueva, P. de la Presa, J.M. Alonso, T. Rueda, A. Martínez, P. Crespo, M.P. Morales, M.A. Gonzalez-Fernandez, J. Valdés and G. Rivero.
J. Phys. Chem. C, 114: 1976–1981. (2010)

The endocityc penetration mechanism of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles with positively charged cover: a morphological approach. M. Cañete, J. Soriano, A. Villanueva, A. G. Roca, S. Veintemillas, C.J. Serna, R. Miranda, M.P. Morales. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR MEDICINE, 26: 533-539. (2010)

Liver and brain imaging through dimercaptosuccinic acid-coated iron oxide nanoparticles. R. Mejías, S. Pérez-Yagüe, A.G. Roca, N. Pérez, A. Villanueva, M. Cañete, S. Mañes, J. Ruiz-Cabello, M. Benito, A. Labarta, X. Batlle, S. Veintemillas-Verdaguer, M.P. Morales, D.F. Barber and C.J. Serna. Nanomedicine 5(3): 397- 408. (2010)

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