Journal articles

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1.    Robin Augustine*, Susheel Kumar Nethi, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Chittaranjan Patra*, Electrospun polycaprolactone (PCL) scaffolds embedded with europium hydroxide nanorods (EHNs) with enhanced vascularization and cell proliferation for tissue engineering applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TB00518K. Click here to read online

2.    Robin Augustine*, Pan Dan, Alejandro Sosnik, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Nguyen Tran, Brice Vincent, Sabu Thomas, Patrick Menu, Didier Rouxel*, Electrospun poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene)/zinc oxide nanocomposite tissue engineering scaffolds with enhanced  cell adhesion and blood vessel formation, Nano Research, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s12274-017-1549-8. Click here to read online

3.    Robin Augustine*, Ansuja Mathew, Alejandro Sosnik*, Metal Oxide Nanoparticles as Versatile Therapeutic Agents Modulating Cell Signaling Pathways: Linking Nanotechnology with Molecular Medicine, Applied Materials Today, 2017 (7), 91-103, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmt.2017.01.010. Click here to read online

4.    Robin Augustine*, Nandakumar Kalarikkal*, Sabu Thomas*, Microbial barrier property and blood compatibility studies of electrospun poly-ƹ-caprolactone/zinc oxide nanocomposite scaffolds, Journal of Siberian Federal University- Biology 2, Just accepted. Click here to read online

5.    Robin Augustine*, Edwin Anto Dominic, Indu Reju, Balarama Kaimal, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas. Investigation on angiogenesis and its mechanism using zinc oxide nanoparticles-loaded electrospun tissue engineering scaffolds. RSC Advances 4, no. 93 (2014): 51528 – 51536. Click here to read online

6.    Robin Augustine, Edwin Anto Dominic, Indu Reju, Balarama Kaimal, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas. Electrospun polycaprolactone membranes incorporated with ZnO nanoparticles as skin substitutes with enhanced fibroblast proliferation and wound healing. RSC Advances 4, no. 48 (2014): 24777–24785. Click here to read online

7.    Alejandro Sosnik, Robin Augustine, Challenges in oral drug delivery of antiretrovirals and the innovative strategies to overcome them. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, (2016), 103: 105–120. Click here to read online

8.    Robin Augustine, Edwin Anto Dominic, Indu Reju, Balarama Kaimal, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, and Sabu Thomas. Electrospun polycaprolactone based skin substitutes: In vivo evaluation of wound healing and the mechanism of fibroblast proliferation, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 103, no. 7 (2015): 1445-1454. Click here to read online

9.    Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Effect of ZnO nanoparticles on the in vitro degradation of electrospun polycaprolactone membranes in simulated body fluid, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 65, no. 1 (2016): 28-37. Click here to read online

10.    Robin Augustine*, Frederic Sarry, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Laurent Badie, Didier Rouxel, Electrospun poly (vinylidenefluoride-co-trifluoroethylene)/ZnO Nanocomposite Surface Acoustic Wave device with Reduced Insertion Loss, Nano Micro Letters, (2016), 8(3):282–290. Click here to read online

11.    Robin Augustine, Anitha Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Fabrication and characterization of biosilver nanoparticles loaded calcium pectinate nano-micro dual-porous antibacterial wound dressings, Progress in Biomaterials (2016), DOI 10.1007/s40204-016-0060-8. Click here to read online

12.    Nandagopal S1, Robin Augustine2, Soney C George, Jayachandran V P, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas. Gentamicin loaded electrospun poly (ε-caprolactone)/TiO2 nanocomposite membranes with antibacterial property against Methicillin resistant Staphylococus aureus (MRSA). Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 2016, 55(17), 1785-1796.. 1 & 2 equally contributed. Click here to read online

13.    Nina Recek, Matic Resnik, Helena Motaln, Tamara Lah-Turnšek, Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Miran Mozetic, Cell adhesion on polycaprolactone modified by plasma treatment, International Journal of Polymer Science, (2016), DOI: 10.1155/2016/7354396. Click here to read online

14.    Robin Augustine, Abhijit Saha, V.P. Jayachandran, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Dose dependent effects of gamma irradiation on the materials properties and cell proliferation of electrospun polycaprolactone tissue engineering scaffolds, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials 64, no.10 (2015): 526-533. Click here to read online

15.    Robin Augustine, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, An In vitro Method for the Determination of Microbial Barrier Property (MBP) of Porous Polymeric Membranes for Skin Substitute and Wound Dressing Applications, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 12, no.1(2015): 12 - 19. Click here to read online

16.    Robin Augustine*, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Electrospun PCL membranes incorporated with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles as antibacterial wound dressings. Applied Nanoscience (2016), 6(3): 337-344. Click here to read online

17.    Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas. Clogging-Free Electrospinning of Polycaprolactone Using Acetic Acid/Acetone Mixture. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering 55, no. 5 (2016): 518-529. Click here to read online

18.    Robin Augustine, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, In vitro degradation of electrospun polycaprolactone membranes in simulated body fluid, International Journal of the Institute of Materials Malaysia (IJIMM) 2, no. 1  (2015), 211-220. Click here to read online 

19.    Robin Augustine, Hruda Nanda Malik, Dinesh Kumar Singhal, Ayan Mukherjee, Dhruba Malakar, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Electrospun polycaprolactone/ZnO nanocomposite membranes with enhanced fibroblast proliferation and antimicrobial properties,  Journal of Polymer Research  21, (2014): 347; DOI: 10.1007/s10965-013-0347-6. Click here to read online

20.  Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Advancement of wound care from grafts to bioengineered smart skin substitutes, Progress in Biomaterials 3(2014):103–113. Click here to read online

21.  Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, A facile and rapid method for the black pepper leaf mediated green synthesis of silver nanoparticles and the antimicrobial study, Applied Nanoscience 4, no. 7 (2014): 809-818. Click here to read online

22.    Robin Augustine, K Rajarathinam, Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles and its immobilization on alginate coated sutures for the prevention of surgical wound infections and the in vitro release studies, International Journal of Nano Dimensions. 2(3): 205-212, Winter 2012. Click here to read online

23.    Alagu Sundaram P, Robin Augustine*, Kannan M, Extracellular biosynthesis of iron oxide nanoparticle by Bacillus subtilis strains isolated from rhizosphere soil, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 17: 835-840 (2012), DOI 10.1007/s12257-011-0582-9. Click here to read online