Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science


Here you can find the updated list of all the publications of CSGI members and affilated staff. Please note that the only publications listed here are those published after the affilation of each member. If you are interested in the whole bibliography of CSGI members, including articles and books published before affilation to CSGI, please refer to academic research databases, such as Scopus, Web Of Science, Google Scholar, ect.

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Ruthenium(ii) polypyridyl complexes with π-expansive ligands: synthesis and cubosome encapsulation for photodynamic therapy of non-melanoma skin cancer

- Giacomazzo G.E. - Schlich M. - Casula L. - Luciano Galantini - Del Giudice A. - Pietraperzia G. - Sinico C. - Cencetti F. - Pecchioli S. - Valtancoli B. - Conti L. - Sergio Murgia - Giorgi C.
Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers


Role of the Solvent in the Reactivity of Bis-4-imidazoline-2-selone Derivatives toward I2: An Experimental and Theoretical Approach

- Aragoni M.C. - Arca M. - Claudia Caltagirone - Castellano C. - Demartin F. - Jones P.G. - Pivetta T. - Podda E. - Vito Lippolis - Sergio Murgia - Picci G.
Journal of Organic Chemistry

Potential of curcumin-loaded cubosomes for topical treatment of cervical cancer

- Victorelli F.D. - Salvati Manni L. - Biffi S. - Bortot B. - Buzzá H.H. - Lutz-Bueno V. - Handschin S. - Calixto G. - Sergio Murgia - Chorilli M. - Mezzenga R.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Study of the DNA binding mechanism and in vitro activity against cancer cells of iron(III) and aluminium(III) kojic acid derivative complexes

- Lachowicz J.I. - Mateddu A. - Coni P. - Claudia Caltagirone - Sergio Murgia - Gibson D. - dalla Torre G. - Lopez X. - Meloni F. - Pichiri G.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003)

Lipid vesicular gels for topical administration of antioxidants

- Marco Fornasier - Dessì F. - Pireddu R. - Sinico C. - Emiliano Carretti - Sergio Murgia
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces


Hybrid Theranostic Cubosomes for Efficient NIR-Induced Photodynamic Therapy

- Bazylińska U. - Wawrzyńczyk D. - Kulbacka J. - Picci G. - Manni L.S. - Handschin S. - Marco Fornasier - Claudia Caltagirone - Mezzenga R. - Sergio Murgia
ACS Nano

Improving Dermal Delivery of Rose Bengal by Deformable Lipid Nanovesicles for Topical Treatment of Melanoma

- Demartis S. - Rassu G. - Sergio Murgia - Casula L. - Giunchedi P. - Gavini E.
Molecular Pharmaceutics

Surface-modified nanoerythrosomes for potential optical imaging diagnostics

- Marco Fornasier - Andrea Porcheddu - Casu A. - Raghavan S.R. - Jönsson P. - Schillén K. - Sergio Murgia
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Bicontinuous cubic liquid crystalline phase nanoparticles stabilized by softwood hemicellulose

- Naidjonoka P. - Marco Fornasier - Pålsson D. - Rudolph G. - Al-Rudainy B. - Sergio Murgia - Nylander T.
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Effect of tail branching on the phase behavior and the rheological properties of amine oxide/ethoxysulfate surfactant mixtures

- Savignano L. - Fabozzi A. - Vitiello R. - Marco Fornasier - Sergio Murgia - Guido S. - Guida V. - Luigi Paduano - D'Errico G.
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

Tuning lipid structure by bile salts: Hexosomes for topical administration of catechin

- Marco Fornasier - Pireddu R. - Del Giudice A. - Sinico C. - Nylander T. - Schillén K. - Luciano Galantini - Sergio Murgia
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Kojic acid derivatives as double face ligands for metal and phosphate ions.

- Lachowicz J.I. - Todde D. - Aberamchuk K. - Picci G. - Sergio Murgia - Nurchi V.M. - Klepka M. - Kalinowska D. - Torre G.D. - Mujika J. - Lopez X. - Claudia Caltagirone
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry


Recent advances of non-lamellar lyotropic liquid crystalline nanoparticles in nanomedicine

- Sergio Murgia - Biffi S. - Mezzenga R.
Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science

Cubosomes stabilized by a polyphosphoester-analog of Pluronic F127 with reduced cytotoxicity

- Marco Fornasier - Biffi S. - Bortot B. - Macor P. - Manhart A. - Wurm F.R. - Sergio Murgia
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Binding isotherms of surfactants used in detergent formulations to bovine serum albumin

- Helena Mateos Cuadrado - Valentini A. - Giuseppe Colafemmina - Sergio Murgia - Robles E. - Brooker A. - Gerardo Palazzo
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

Multifunctional cubic liquid crystalline nanoparticles for chemo- A nd photodynamic synergistic cancer therapy

- Jenni S. - Picci G. - Marco Fornasier - Mamusa M. - Schmidt J. - Talmon Y. - Sour A. - Heitz V. - Sergio Murgia - Claudia Caltagirone
Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences

Halogenated isophthalamides and dipicolineamides: The role of the halogen substituents in the anion binding properties

- Picci G. - Bazzicalupi C. - Coles S.J. - Gratteri P. - Isaia F. - Vito Lippolis - Montis R. - Sergio Murgia - Nocentini A. - Orton J.B. - Claudia Caltagirone
Dalton Transactions

Tuning the Encapsulation of Simple Fragrances with an Amphiphilic Graft Copolymer

- Mamusa M. - Sofroniou C. - Claudio Resta - Sergio Murgia - Emiliano Fratini - Smets J. - Piero Baglioni
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces


Towards long-acting adrenaline for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Production and characterization of a liposomal formulation

- Schlich M. - Sinico C. - Valenti D. - Gulati A. - Joshi M. - Meli V. - Sergio Murgia - Xanthos T.
International Journal of Pharmaceutics

Fluorescent squaramide ligands for cellular imaging and their encapsulation in cubosomes

- Lachowicz J.I. - Picci G. - Coni P. - Vito Lippolis - Mamusa M. - Sergio Murgia - Pichiri G. - Claudia Caltagirone
New Journal of Chemistry

Reaction of imidazoline-2-selone derivatives with mesityltellurenyl iodide: A unique example of a 3c-4e Se→Te←Se three-body system embedding a tellurenyl cation

- Carla Aragoni M. - Arca M. - Blake A.J. - Cadoni E. - Copolovici L.O. - Isaia F. - Vito Lippolis - Sergio Murgia - Pop A.M. - Silvestru C. - Tidey J.P. - Varga R.A.
New Journal of Chemistry

Branched alkyldimethylamine oxide surfactants: An effective strategy for the design of high concentration/low viscosity surfactant formulations

- Fabozzi A. - Irene Russo Krauss - Vitiello R. - Marco Fornasier - Sicignano L. - King S. - Guido S. - Jones C. - Luigi Paduano - Sergio Murgia - D'Errico G.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science


The effect of diethylene glycol monoethyl ether on skin penetration ability of diclofenac acid nanosuspensions

- Pireddu R. - Sinico C. - Ennas G. - Schlich M. - Valenti D. - Sergio Murgia - Marongiu F. - Fadda A. - Lai F.
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Polymer-free cubosomes for simultaneous bioimaging and photodynamic action of photosensitizers in melanoma skin cancer cells

- Bazylińska U. - Kulbacka J. - Schmidt J. - Talmon Y. - Sergio Murgia
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

3-hydroxycoumarin loaded vesicles for recombinant human tyrosinase inhibition in topical applications

- Schlich M. - Marco Fornasier - Nieddu M. - Sinico C. - Sergio Murgia - Rescigno A.
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces


Local spin dynamics of iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles dispersed in different solvents with variable size and shape: A 1H NMR study

- Basini M. - Orlando T. - Arosio P. - Casula M. - Espa D. - Sergio Murgia - Sangregorio C. - Innocenti C. - Lascialfari A.
Journal of Chemical Physics

Theranostic hexosomes for cancer treatments: an in vitro study

- Meli V. - Claudia Caltagirone - Sinico C. - Lai F. - Falchi A.M. - Maura Monduzzi - Obiols-Rabasa M. - Picci G. - Rosa A. - Schmidt J. - Talmon Y. - Sergio Murgia
New Journal of Chemistry

Cubosomes for in vivo fluorescence lifetime imaging

- Biffi S. - Andolfi L. - Claudia Caltagirone - Garrovo C. - Falchi A.M. - Vito Lippolis - Lorenzon A. - Macor P. - Meli V. - Maura Monduzzi - Obiols-Rabasa M. - Petrizza L. - Prodi L. - Rosa A. - Schmidt J. - Talmon Y. - Sergio Murgia


Needle-free jet injection of intact phospholipid vesicles across the skin: a feasibility study

- Schlich M. - Lai F. - Sergio Murgia - Valenti D. - Fadda A. - Sinico C.
Biomedical Microdevices

In vitro imaging of β-cells using fluorescent cubic bicontinuous liquid crystalline nanoparticles

- Miceli V. - Meli V. - Blanchard-Desce M. - Bsaibess T. - Pampalone M. - Conaldi P.G. - Claudia Caltagirone - Obiols-Rabasa M. - Schmidt J. - Talmon Y. - Casu A. - Sergio Murgia
RSC Advances

Fluorescent lactose-derived catanionic aggregates: Synthesis, characterisation and potential use as antibacterial agents

- Bettoschi A. - Brisson A. - Claudia Caltagirone - Falchi A.M. - Isaia F. - Vito Lippolis - Loi G. - Loi M. - Sergio Murgia - Pilia R. - Serra C. - Tan S.
RSC Advances


Faceted phospholipid vesicles tailored for the delivery of Santolina insularis essential oil to the skin

- Castangia I. - Manca M.L. - Caddeo C. - Maxia A. - Sergio Murgia - Pons R. - Demurtas D. - Pando D. - Falconieri D. - Peris J.E. - Fadda A.M. - Manconi M.
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Monoolein-based cubosomes affect lipid profile in HeLa cells

- Rosa A. - Sergio Murgia - Putzu D. - Meli V. - Falchi A.
Chemistry and Physics of Lipids

Ionic liquids modify the AOT interfacial curvature and self-assembly

- Sergio Murgia - Lampis S. - Mamusa M. - Gerardo Palazzo
Ionic Liquid-Based Surfactant Science: Formulation, Characterization, and Applications

Effects of monoolein-based cubosome formulations on lipid droplets and mitochondria of HeLa cells

- Falchi A. - Rosa A. - Atzeri A. - Incani A. - Lampis S. - Meli V. - Claudia Caltagirone - Sergio Murgia
Toxicology Research

Cubosome formulations stabilized by a dansyl-conjugated block copolymer for possible nanomedicine applications

- Sergio Murgia - Falchi A.M. - Meli V. - Schillén K. - Vito Lippolis - Maura Monduzzi - Rosa A. - Schmidt J. - Talmon Y. - Bizzarri R. - Claudia Caltagirone
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Docetaxel-Loaded Fluorescent Liquid-Crystalline Nanoparticles for Cancer Theranostics

- Meli V. - Claudia Caltagirone - Falchi A.M. - Hyde S.T. - Vito Lippolis - Maura Monduzzi - Obiols-Rabasa M. - Rosa A. - Schmidt J. - Talmon Y. - Sergio Murgia