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ENBA publications


  1. Luis M. V. Roque, Julia Alopaeus, Claudia Reis, Patrícia Rijo, Jesus Molpeceres, Ellen Hagesaether, Ingunn Tho and Catarina Reis (2018): “Mucoadhesive assessment of different antifungal nanoformulations”. Bioinspir Biomim. in press  https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aad488
  2. Birgit Lengerer, Marie Bonneel, Mathilde Lefevre, Elise Hennebert, Philippe Leclère, Emmanuel Gosselin, Peter Ladurner and Patrick Flammang (2018): ‘The structural and chemical basis of temporary adhesion in the sea star Asterina gibbosa’. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 9: 2071-2086. https://doi:10.3762/bjnano.9.196
  3. Roque, N. Duarte, M.R. Bronze, C. Garcia, Julia Alopaeus, Jesus Molpeceres, Ellen Hagesaether, Ingunn Tho, Patrícia Rijo and Catarina Reis (2018): “Development of a biodhesive nanoformulation with Glycyrrhiza glabra L. extract against Candida albicans”. Biofouling (in revision)
  4. Forthcoming book chapter of Adhesives for Medical Applications by our Action members Janek von Byern and Ingo Grunwald in the book Green Chemistry for Surface Coatings, lnks and Adhesives: Sustainable Applications
  5. New book chapter of Bacterial Adhesion on Polyelectrolyte Multilayers by our Action members Klemen Bohinc and Davor Kovačević in : Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance, (ed. A. Budimir), IAPC, 2018, Chapter 14, pp. 335-350.
  6. New book chapter of Biological Fibrillar Adhesives: Functional Principles and Biomimetic Applications and Shoe Industry by our Action members Janek von Byern, Stanislav Gorb and José Miguel Martín-Martínez in the Handbook of Adhesion Technology
  7. New book chapter of Bioadhesives by our Action members Janek von Byern and Ingo Grunwald in the Handbook of Adhesion Technology
  8. D. Akuzov, Lia Franca, Ingo Grunwald and  Todorka Vladkova (2018): Sharply Reduced Biofilm Formation from Cobetia marina and in Black Sea Water on Modified Siloxane Coatings, Special issue “Advanced Marine Coatings” , J. Coatings (MDPI)  8, 136 https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings8040136
  9. Sergei Vlassov, Sven Oras, Mikk Antsov, Jelena Butikova, Rünno Lõhmus and Boris Polyakov (2018): Low-friction Nanojoint Prototype. Nanotechnology 29: 195707. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aab163
  10. Tiago D. Gomes, Sofia G. Caridade, Maria P. Sousa, Sara Azevedo, Muhammed Y. Kandur, Ebru T. Öner, Natália M. Alves, João F. Mano (2018): Adhesive free-standing multilayer films containing sulfated levan for biomedical applications. Acta Biomaterialia 69: 183-195.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.01.027.
  11. Hernandez-Montelongo, Y. R. Corrales Ureña, D. Machado, M. Lancelloti, M. P. Pinheiro, K. Rischka, P.N. Lisboa-Filho, M. A. Cotta (2018): Electrostatic immobilization of antimicrobial peptides on polyethylenimine and their antibacterial effect against Staphylococcus epidermidis.  Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces, 164: 370-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2018.02.002
  12. Gianandrea Saleno, Manuela Rebora, Alexander Kovalev, Elena Gorb and Stanislav Gorb (2018): Contribution of different tarsal attachment devices to the overall attachment ability of the stink bug Nezara viridula. J. Comp. Physiol. A, e-pub ahead: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-018-1266-0
  13. Manuela Rebora, Jan Michels, Gianandrea Saleno, Lars Heepe, Elena Gorb and Stanislav Gorb (2018): Tarsal attachment devices of the southern green stink bug Nezara viridula (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). J Morphol, 279(5): 660-672. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20801
  14. Gianandrea Saleno, Manuela Rebora, Elena Gorb and Stanislav Gorb (2018): Attachment ability of the polyphagous bug Nezara viridula (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) to different host plant surfaces. Scientific Reports, 8: 10975. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-29175-2


  1. Dagmar Voigt and Stanislav Gorb (2017): Functional morphology of tarsal adhesive pads and attachment ability in ticks Ixodes ricinus (Arachnida, Acari, Ixodidae).   Journal of Experimental Biology 2017 220: 1984-1996 https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.15294
  2. von Byern, J., Grunwald, I., Kosok, M., Saporito, M., Dicke, U., Wetjen, O., Thiel, K., Borcherding, K., Kowalik, T. and Marchetti-Deschmann, M. (2017): “Chemical characterization of the adhesive secretions of the salamander Plethodon shermani (Caudata, Plethodontidae)”. Scientific Reports, 7, 1, 6647_1-6647_13 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-05473-z
  3. von Byern, J., Mebs, D., Heiss, E., Dicke, U., Wetjen, O., Bakkegard, K., Grunwald, I., Wolbank, S., Mühleder, S., Gugerell, A., Fuchs, H. and Nürnberger, S. (2017): “Salamanders on the bench – A biocompatibility study of salamander skin secretions in cell cultures”. Toxicon, 135, 24-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2017.05.021

ENBA conference visibility

February 2018

  • The Action Chair Janek von Byern represented ENBA at the in-adhesives Symposium in Munich. Details of the meeting including presentation of all participants is given in the intranet (ENBA Scientific Docs).

September 2017

  • The Action Chair Janek von Byern participated at the Annual FEICA meeting.

June 2017

  • The Action Chair represented ENBA at the German Wood Adhesive Forum. Details of the meeting including presentation of all participants is given in the intranet (ENBA Scientific Docs).

March 2017

  • The MC member Meir Haber represented ENBA at the Eastern Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Conference (EMCC8)