The project leading to this application has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon
2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 667387
Key Performance Indicators
1. Zhanhu Sun, Mihail Barboiu, Yves-Marie Legrand, Eddy Petit, Alexandru Rotaru, Highly selective artificial cholesteryl crown ether K+-channels, Angew Chem, 2015, 127, 14681-14685, IF: 11.26,
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201506430
2. Artificial water channels – incipient innovative developments, Mihail Barboiu, Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 5657-5665, IF: 6.57  
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01724J
3. Structure-Directed Functional Properties of Phenothiazine Brominated Dyes: Morphology and Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties Andrei Bejan, Sergiu Shova, Mariana-Dana Damaceanu, Bogdan C. Simionescu, and Luminita Marin*, Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 16 (7), pp 3716–3730, IF 4.43
DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b00212
4. PDLC composites based on polyvinyl boric acid matrix – a promising pathway towards biomedical engineering Daniela Ailincai, Cosmin Farcau, Elena Paslaru & Luminita Marin, Liquid Crystals, Published online: 14 Apr 2016. IF 2.49,
DOI: 10.1080/02678292.2016.1172353
5. Synthesis, structural characterization and quantum chemical studies of silicon-containing benzoic acid derivatives Mirela-Fernanda Zaltariov* , Corneliu Cojocaru, Sergiu Shova, Liviu Sacarescu, Maria Cazacu Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 1120, 15 September 2016, Pages 302–316,  IF 1.60, 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2016.05.038
6. Dual crosslinked iminoboronate-chitosan hydrogels with strongantifungal activity against Candida planktonic yeasts and biofilms Daniela Ailincai, Luminita Marin, Simona Morariu, Mihai Mares, Andra-Cristina Bostanaru, Mariana Pinteala, Bogdan C. Simionescu, Mihai Barboiu, Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 152, 5 November 2016, Pages 306–316, IF 4.10,
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.07.007
7. Salicyl-imine-chitosan hydrogels: Supramolecular architecturing as acrosslinking method toward multifunctional hydrogelsManuela-Maria Iftime, Simona Morariu, Luminita Marin Carbohydrate Polymers 165 (2017) 39–50
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.02.027
8. E. L. Ursu, F. Doroftei, D. Peptanariu, M. Pinteala, A. Rotaru, DNA-assisted decoration of single-walled carbon nanotubes with gold nanoparticles for applications in surface-enhanced Raman scattering imaging of cells, J. Nanopart. Res.(2017) 19:181; DOI 10.1007/s11051-017-3876-9.
DOI: 10.1007/s11051-017-3876-9
9. Solvatochromic analysis and DFT computational study of an azomaleimide derivative - Anton Airinei, Dragos Lucian Isac, Mihaela Homocianu, Corneliu Cojocaru,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2017.05.096
10. Pyridyl-indolizine derivatives as DNA binders and pH-sensitive fluorescent dyes. Narcisa-Laura Marangoci, Lacramioara Popovici, Elena-Laura Ursu, Ramona Danac, Lilia Clima, Corneliu Cojocaru, Adina Coroaba, Andrei Neamtu, Ionel Mangalagiu, Mariana Pinteala, Alexandru Rotaru.
Tetrahedron 72 (2016) 8215-8222
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2016.10.052
11. G. Fundueanu, M. Constantin, S. Bucatariu, P. Ascenzi , pH/thermo-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-maleic acid) hydrogel with a sensor and an actuator for biomedical applications, Polymer 110, 177-186, 2017.
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2017.01.003
12. M. Constantin, S. Bucatariu, F. Doroftei, G. Fundueanu, Smart composite materials based on chitosan microspheres embedded in thermosensitive hydrogel for controlled delivery of drugs, Carbohyd. Polym. 157, 493-502, 2017.
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.10.022
13. M. Constantin, S. Bucatariu, I. Stoica, G. Fundueanu, Smart nanoparticles based on pullulan-g-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) for controlled delivery of indomethacin, Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 94, Part A, 698-708, 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2016.10.064
14. G. Fundueanu, M. Constantin, S. Bucatariu, P. Ascenzi, Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-N-isopropylmethacrylamide) thermoresponsive microgels as self-regulated drug delivery system, Macrom. Chem. Phys., 217, 2525-2533, 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/macp.201600324
15. Development of biocompatible glycodynameric hydrogels joining two natural motifs by dynamic constitutional chemistry - Luminita Marin, Daniela Ailincai, Simona Morariu, Liliana Tartau-Mititelu; Carbohydrate Polymers 170 (2017) 60–71
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.04.055
16. Optimization of Polyplex Formation between DNA Oligonucleotide and Poly(ʟ-Lysine): Experimental Study and Modeling Approach Tudor Vasiliu, Corneliu Cojocaru, Alexandru Rotaru , Gabriela Pricope, Mariana Pinteala and Lilia Clima Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18(6), 1291;
DOI: 10.3390/ijms18061291
17. M. Mares, B. Minea, V. Nastasa, I. Rosca, A-C. Bostanaru, I. Marincu, V. Toma, V.C. Cristea, C. Murariu, M. Pinteala, In vitro activity of echinocandins against 562 clinical yeast isolates from a Romanian multicentre study, Medical Mycology, 2017, 0, 1-10;
DOI: 10.1093/mmy/myx059
18. A.C. Petrovici, I. Rosca, I. Stoica, M. Silion, A. Nicolescu, G. Dodi, N. Simionescu, C-D. Varganici, I.C. Ivanov, M. Pinteala. Extraction and characterization of exopolysaccharides produced by Weissella confusa in natural culture medium, Romanian Biotechnological Letters (in press)
19. Luminita Marin, Andrei Bejan, Daniela Ailincai, Dalila Belei, Poly(azomethine-phenothiazine)s with efficient emission in solid state, European Polymer Journal 95 (2017) 127-137;
DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.08.006
20. Bogdan C. Simionescu , Mioara Drobota , Daniel Timpu , Tudor Vasiliu , Cristina Ana Constantinescu, Daniela Rebleanu, Manuela Calinc, Geta David, Biopolymers/poly(ε-caprolactone)/polyethylenimine functionalized nanohydroxyapatite hybrid cryogel: Synthesis, characterization and application in gene delivery, Materials Science & Engineering C 81 (2017) 167–176;
DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2017.07.031
21. A. I. Dascalu, R. Ardeleanu, A. Neamtu, S. S. Maier, C. M. Uritu, A. Nicolescu, M. Silion, D. Peptanariu, M. Calin, M. Pinteala, Transfection-capable polycationic nanovectors which include PEGylated-cyclodextrin structural units: a new synthesis pathway, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, Advance Article;
DOI:10.1039/C7TB01722G
22. Rodinel Ardeleanu, Andrei I. Dascalu, Andrei Neamtu, Dragos Peptanariu, Cristina M. Uritu, Stelian S. Maier, Alina Nicolescu, Bogdan C. Simionescu, Mihail Barboiu and Mariana Pinteala, Multivalent polyrotaxane vectors as adaptive cargo complexes for gene therapy; Polymer Chemistry, 2018, 9, 845;
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01256J
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23. Anda-Mihaela Olaru, Luminita Marin*, Simona Morariu, Gabriela Pricope, Mariana Pinteala, Liliana Tartau-Mititelu, Biocompatible chitosan based hydrogels for potential application in local tumour therapy,
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.09.066
24. Maria Celina Alexandrica, Mihaela Silion, Daniel Timpu, Marcel Ionel Popa, A study on the intercalation process of Tramadol hydrochloride in ZnAl - nitrate layered double hydroxides, Rev. Roum. Chim., 2016, 61(8-9), 683-688,
25. Irina Roșca, Anca Roxana Petrovici, Dragoș Peptanariu, Alina Nicolescu, Gianina Dodi, Mihaela Avadanei, Iuliu-Cristian Ivanov, Andra-Cristina Bostanaru, Mihai Mareș, Diana Ciolacu, Biosynthesis of Dextran by Weissella confusa and Their In Vitro Functional Characteristics. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 2017, IF 3.671,
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.10.048
26. Tudor Pinteala, Anca Eduard Chiriac, Irina Rosca, Francesca Larese Filon, Mariana Pinteala, Anca Chiriac, Cristian Podoleanu, Simona Stolnicu, Marius Florin Coros, Adina Coroaba, Nail Damage (Severe Onychodystrophy) Induced by Acrylate Glue: Scanning Electron Microscopy and Energy Dispersive X-Ray Investigations, Skin Appendage Disord., 2017, 2, 137-142, IF. 2.366,
DOI: 10.1159/000450791
27. A. Rotaru, G. Pricope, T. Planck, L. Clima, E. L. Ursu, M. Pinteala, J. Davis, M. Barboiu. G-quartet hydrogels for effective cell growth applications. Chemical Communications, accepted 2017, IF: 6.319.
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07806D
28. G. Pricope, M. Sardaru, E. L. Ursu, C. Cojocaru, L. Clima, N. Marangoci, R. Danac, I. Mangalagiu, B. C. Simionescu, M. Pinteala, A. Rotaru. Novel pH-sensitive Supramolecular host-guest assembly for staining cell acidic organelles. Polymer Chemistry, accepted 2017, IF: 5.520.
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01668A
29. I. P. Merlusca, D. S. Matiut, G. Lisa, M. Silion, L. Gradinaru, S. Oprea, I. M. Popa. Preparation and characterization of chitosan–poly(vinyl alcohol)–neomycin sulfate films. Polymer Bulletin accepted 2017 (ISI: 1.43).
DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s00289-017-2246-1
30. Andrei Bejan, Dragos Peptanariu, Bogdan Chiricuta, Elena Bicu, Dalila Belei; Low molecular weight microfibers with light sensing properties. REVISTA DE MATERIALE PLASTICE, vol. 4, 2017.
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31. I. P. Merlusca, D. S. Matiut, G. Lisa, M. Silion, L. Gradinaru, S. Oprea, I. M. Popa, Preparation and characterization of chitosan-poly(vinyl alcohol)-neomycin sulfate films, Polym. Bull. (2017) (ISI: 1.43).
DOI: 10.1007/s00289-017-2246-1
32. A. Bejan, D. Ailincai, B. C. Simionescu, L. Marin, Chitosan hydrogelation with a phenothiazine based aldehyde: a synthetic approach toward highly luminescent biomaterials; Polym. Chem. (2017) (ISI: 5.375)
DOI: 10.1039/c7py01678f
33. G. David, L. Clima, M. Calin, C. A. Constantinescu, M. Balan-Porcarasu, C. M. Uritu, B. C. Simionescu, Squalene/polyethylenimine based non-viral vectors: synthesis and use in systems for sustained gene release; Polymer Chemistry, 2018,
DOI: 10.1039/c7py01720k
34. C. Cojocaru*, A. C. Humelnicu, P. Samoila, P. Pascariu, V. Harabagiu, Optimized formulation of NiFe2O4@Ca-alginate composite as a selective and magnetic adsorbent for cationic dyes: Experimental and modeling study; Reactive and Functional Polymers 125 (2018) 57-69. (IF 3.151),
DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2018.02.008
35. Manuela Maria Iftime, Luminita Marin*, Chiral betulin-imino-chitosan hydrogels by dynamic covalent sonochemistry: Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (I.F. 4.2),
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ultsonch.2018.03.022
36. Andrei Bejan, Daniela Ailincai, Bogdan C. Simionescu and Luminita Marin, Chitosan Hydrogelation with a Phenothiazine based Aldehyde – a Synthetic Approach toward Highly Luminescent Biomaterials; Polymer Chemistry, 2018, 9, 2359 - 2369
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37. Samuel Murail, Tudor Vasiliu, Andrei Neamtu, Mihail Dumitru Barboiu, Fabio Sterpone and Marc Baaden, Water permeation across artificial I-quartet membrane channels: from structure to disorder; Faraday Discussions, 2018
DOI: 10.1039/C8FD00046H
38. Gheorghe G Balan, Irina Rosca, Elena-Laura Ursu, Florica Doroftei, Andra-Cristina Bostanaru, Eugen Hnatiuc, Valentin Nastasa, Vasile Sandru, Gabriela Stefanescu, Anca Trifan, Mihai Mares, Plasma-activated water: a new and effective alternative for duodenoscope reprocessing; Infection and Drug Resistance 2018:11 727–733
DOI: 10.1039/C8FD00046H
39. Irina Rosca, Andra-Cristina Bostanaru, Bogdan Minea, Valentin Nastasa, Iulian Gherghel, Carmen-Valentina Panzaru, Mihai Mares, Valentina Ruxandra Moroti-Constantinescu, Phenotypic and genotypic variations in Candida albicans isolates from Romanian patients; Romanian Journal of Laboratory Medicine 2018,
DOI: 10.2478/rrlm-2018-0023