Laboratory of Functional and Nanostructured Polymers

Research group at the Institute of Polymers of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

2019

Biodegradation of crude oil hydrocarbons by a newly isolated biosurfactant producing strain

N. Christova, L. Kabaivanova, L. Nacheva, P. Petrov, I Stoineva

Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 2019, 33(1), 863–872.(open access)

https://doi.org/10.1080/13102818.2019.1625725

 

Linear Amphiphilic Polyglycidol/Poly(ε-caprolactone) Block Copolymers Prepared via “Click” Chemistry-Based Concept

N. Toncheva-Moncheva, P. Bakardzhiev, S. Rangelov, B. Trzebicka, A. Forys, P. D. Petrov

Macromolecules, 2019, 52(9), 3435-3447.

DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00366

 

Poly(ε-caprolactone) based nanocarriers of kaempferol: A comparative study

K. Yoncheva, D. Galabov, N. Hristova-Avakumova, V. Hadjimitova, P. Petrov

Comptes rendus de l'Académie bulgare des sciences 2019, 72(3), 333-340.

DOI:10.7546/CRABS.2019.03.07

 

Impedance spectroscopy of PTB7-Fx:PC70BM bulk heterojunction solar cells prepared in ambient environment

R. Gergova, M. Sendova-Vassileva, G. Popkirov, G. Grancharov, and V. Gancheva

AIP Conference Proceedings 2019, 2075, 140006.

https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5091321

 

Micellar propolis nanoformulation of high antioxidant and hepatoprotective activity

V. Tzankova, D, Aluani, Y. Yordanov, M. Kondeva-Burdina, P. Petrov, V. Bankova, R. Simeonova, V. Vitcheva, F. Odjakov, A. Apostolov, B. Tzankov, K. Yoncheva

Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy, 2019, 29, 364-372 (open access)

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjp.2018.12.006

 

Evaluation of antioxidant activity of caffeic acid phenethyl ester loaded block copolymer micelles

K. Yoncheva, V. Tzankova, Y. Yordanov, B. Tzankov, G. Grancharov, D. Aluani, V. Bankova, M. Popova, B. Trusheva, M. Kondeva-Burdina, P. Petrov

Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 2019, 33(1), 64-74 (open access)

https://doi.org/10.1080/13102818.2018.1537753

2018

 

Superior proapoptotic activity of curcumin-loaded mixed block copolymer micelles with mitochondrial targeting properties

D. Momekova, I. Ugrinova, M. Slavkova, G. Momekov, G. Grancharov, V. Gancheva, P. Petrov

Biomaterials Science, 2018, 6, 3309-3317

https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/bm/c8bm00644j/unauth#!divAbstract

 

Application of cationic polymer micelles for the dispersal of bacterial biofilms

D. Borisova, E. Haladjova, M. Kyulavska, P. Petrov, S. Pispas, S. Stoitsova, T. Paunova‐Krasteva

Engineering in Live Sciences, 2018, 18(12), 943-948

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/elsc.201800040

 

Optical, film surface and photovoltaic properties of PTB7-Fx-based polymer-organic solar cells prepared in ambient conditions

G. Grancharov, V. Gancheva, P. Petrov, R. Gergova, G. Popkirov, M. Sendova-Vassileva

Chemical Papers, 2018, 72(7),1669–1676

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11696-018-0446-2

 

Co-assembly of block copolymers as a tool for developing novel micellar carriers of insulin for controlled drug delivery

K. Kamenova, E. Haladjova, G. Grancharov, M. Kyulavska, V. Tzankova, D. Aluani, K. Yoncheva, S. Pispas, P. Petrov

European Polymer Journal, 2018, 104, 1–9

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014305718304579

 

Study of impedance spectra parameters of PCDTBT:PC70BM solar cells as a function of the deposition solution concentration

M. Sendova-Vassileva, G. Popkirov, R. Gergova, G. Grancharov and V. Gancheva

Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2018, 992, 012045

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/992/1/012045/pdf

 

Shelf life and outdoor degradation studies of organic bulk heterojunction solar cells

R. Gergova, M. Sendova-Vassileva, G. Popkirov, V. Gancheva and G. Grancharov

Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2018, 992, 012043

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/992/1/012043/pdf

 

A novel approach for fabricating nanocomposite materials by embedding stabilized core-shell micelles into polysaccharide cryogel matrix

V. Pencheva, E. Margaritova, M. Borinarova, M. Slavkova, D. Momekova, P. D. Petrov

Carbohydrate Polymers 2018, 183, 165-172

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861717314133?via%3Dihub

 

2017

 

Polymeric vehicles for transport and delivery of DNA via cationic micelle template method

E. Haladjova, M. Kyulavska, J. Doumanov, T. Topouzova-Hristova, P. Petrov

Colloid and Polymer Science, 2017, 295, 2197-2205

https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00396-017-4193-7

 

Development of propolis-loaded block copolymer micelles of superior structural stability and high loading capacity

P. D. Petrov, G. Grancharov, V. Gancheva, B. Trusheva, V. Bankova, C.B. Tsvetanov

Polymer 2017, 125, 102-109

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032386117307681

 

Cisplatin delivery vehicles based on stabilized polymeric aggregates comprising poly (acrylic acid) chains

E. Stoyanova, P. Petrov, I. Karadjova, G. Momekov, N. Koseva

Polymer Journal, 2017, 49 (8), 607-615

https://www.nature.com/articles/pj201729

 

Novel dextran/β-cyclodextrin and dextran macroporous cryogels for topical delivery of curcumin in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

M. I. Slavkova, D. B. Momekova, B. D. Kostova, G.T. Momekov, P.D. Petrov

Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 2017, 49(4), 792-799

http://www.bcc.bas.bg/BCC_Contens_Volume_49-4.html

 

Super-macroporous dextran cryogels via UV-induced crosslinking: Synthesis and characterization

G.L Georgiev, B.Trzebicka, B. Kostova, P.D. Petrov

Polymer International, 2017, 66(9),1306-1311

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pi.5386/abstract

 

Double stimuli responsive mixed aggregates from poly (acrylic acid)-block-poly (ε-caprolactone)-block-poly (acrylic acid) and poly (ethylene oxide)-block-poly (propylene oxide)-block-poly (ethylene oxide) triblock copolymers

K. Kamenova, B. Trzebicka, D. Momekova, P. Petrov

Polymer Bulletin, 2017, 74(3), 707-720

https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00289-016-1741-0

 

Antioxidant response and biocompatibility of curcumin-loaded triblock copolymeric micelles

V. Tzankova, C. Gorinova, M. Kondeva-Burdina, R. Simeonova, S. Philipov, S. Konstantinov, P. Petrov, D. Galabov, K. Yoncheva

Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, 2017, 27(1), 72-80

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15376516.2016.1253811?journalCode=itxm20

 

 

2016

 

Complex Formation Between Lysozyme and Stabilized Micelles with a Mixed Poly(ethylene oxide)/Poly(acrylic acid) Shell

M. Karayianni, V. Gancheva, S. Pispas, P. Petrov

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2016, 120(9), 2625–2637

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b00550

 

Functional multilayered polymeric nanocarriers for delivery of mitochondrial targeted anticancer drug curcumin

G. Grancharov, V. Gancheva, M. Kyulavska, D. Momekova, G. Momekov, P. Petrov

Polymer, 2016, 84, 27-37

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032386115304535

 

Surface morphology and corrosion behaviorofzinc and zinc composite coatings with Cr(III) based conversion films

N.D. Boshkova, P.D. Petrov, V. Chukova, L.Lutov, S.D. Vitkova, N.S. Boshkov,

Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 2016, 48 (Special Issue-B), 53-59

www.bcc.bas.bg/BCC_Volumes/Volume_48_Special_B_2016/BCC-48-B-2016-53-59-Boshkov.pdf

 

Obtaining and comparative corrosion characterization of composite zinc and zinc alloy coatings with embedded stabillized polymeric micelles

N.D. Boshkova, P.D. Petrov, N.S. Boshkov

Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 2016, 48(Special Issue-A), 57-63

www.bcc.bas.bg/BCC_Volumes/Volume_48_Special_A_2016/BCC-48-2016-SpecialA-57-63-NB.pdf

 

Nanoporous poly(3-hexylthiophene) thin films based on “click” prepared degradable diblock copolymers

G. Grancharov, V. Gancheva, P. Petrov, J. De Winter, P. Gerbaux, P. Dubois and O. Coulembier

RSC Advances, 2016, 6(40), 33468-33477

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2016/RA/C6RA00952B#!divAbstract

 

Novel micellar form of poplar propolis with high cytotoxic activity

P.D. Petrov, C.B. Tsvetanov, P. Mokreva, K. Yoncheva, S. Konstantinov, B. Trusheva, M. Popova, V. Bankova

RSC Advances, 2016, 6(36), 30728-30731

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2016/RA/C6RA03577A#!divAbstract

 

Novel electrically conducting 2-hydroxyethylcellulose/polyaniline nanocomposite cryogels: Synthesis and application in tissue engineering

P. Petrov, P. Mokreva, I. Kostov, V. Uzunova, R. Tzoneva

Carbohydrate Polymers, 2016, 140, 349-355

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861715012473

 

Multifunctional block copolymer nanocarriers for co-delivery of silver nanoparticles and curcumin: Synthesis and enhanced efficacy against tumor cells

P.D. Petrov, K. Yoncheva, V. Gancheva, S. Konstantinov, B. Trzebicka

European Polymer Journal, 2016, 81, 24–33

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014305716304141

 

Simultaneous Biodegradation of Phenol and n-Hexadecane by Cryogel Immobilized Biosurfactant Producing Strain Rhodococcus wratislawiensis BN38

A.E. Hristov, N.E. Christova, L.V. Kabaivanova, L.V. Nacheva, I.B. Stoineva, P.D. Petrov

Polish journal of microbiology, 2016, 65(3), 287-293

https://pjm-microbiology.publisherspanel.com/resources/html/article/details?id=134280

 

Performance and stability of two types of bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells with sputtered back contacts

M. Sendova-Vassileva, G. Popkirov, P. Vitanov, G. Grancharov, V. Gancheva, H. Dikov, E. Lazarova, R. Gergova

Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2016, 700(1), 012053

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/700/1/012053

 

In vitro and in vivo toxicity evaluation of cationic PDMAEMA-PCL-PDMAEMA micelles as a carrier of curcumin

V. Tzankova, C. Gorinova, M. Kondeva-Burdina, R. Simeonova, S. Philipov, S. Konstantinov, P. Petrov, D. Galabov, K. Yoncheva

Food and Chemical Toxicology 2016, 97, 1-10

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278691516302927

 

 

Template-Assisted Approaches for Preparation of Nanosized Polymer Structures. In: Nano-size Polymers: Preparation, Properties, Applications, Springer, 2016,  pp. 367-396

S. Rangelov, P. Petrov

http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319397139

 

 

Nanosized Polymer Structures via Self-Assembly and Co-Assembly Approaches. In: Nano-size Polymers: Preparation, Properties, Applications, Springer, 2016, pp. 19-48

G. Mountrichas, P. Petrov, S. Pispas, S. Rangelov

http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319397139

 

 

2015

 

Cationic triblock copolymer micelles enhance antioxidant activity, intracellular uptake and cytotoxicity of curcumin

K. Yoncheva, K. Kamenova, T. Perperieva, V. Hadjimitova, P. Donchev, K. Kaloyanov, S. Konstantinov, M. Kondeva-Burdina, V. Tzankova, P. Petrov

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2015, 490(25), 298–307

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378517315004858

 

Curcumin delivery from poly(acrylic acid-co-methyl methacrylate) hollow microparticles prevents dopamine-induced toxicity in rat brain synaptosomes

K. Yoncheva, M. Kondeva-Burdina, V. Tzankova, P.  Petrov, M. Laouani, S. Halacheva

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2015, 486(1-2), 30, 259-267

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037851731500277X

 

Optimization strategies for improved growth, polysaccharide production and storage of the red microalga Rhodella reticulata

J. G. Ivanova, L. V. Kabaivanova, P. D. Petrov, S. N. Yankova

Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 2015, 47(1), 167 – 174

http://bcc.bas.bg/

 

Triblock polymeric micelles as carriers for anti-inflammatory drug delivery

K. Yoncheva, P. Petrov, I. Pencheva, S Konstantinov

Journal of Microencapsulation, 2015, 32(3), 224-230

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/02652048.2014.995729

 

Phenol degradation by environmental bacteria entrapped in cryogels

G. Satchanska, Y. Topalova, R. Dimkov, V. Groudeva, P. Petrov, C. Tsvetanov, S. Selenska-Pobell, E. Golovinsky

Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 2015, 29(3), 514-521

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13102818.2015.1009167#.VWWc0UZQ11Q 

 

Synthesis and self-assembly of amphiphilic poly(acrylicacid)–poly(ɛ-caprolactone)–poly(acrylicacid) block copolymer as novel carrier for 7-ethyl-10-hydroxy camptothecin

B. Djurdjic, S. Dimchevska, N. Geskovski, M. Petrusevska, V. Gancheva, G. Georgiev, P. Petrov, K. Goracinova

Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 2015, 29, 6, 867-881

http://jba.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/09/10/0885328214549612.citation

 

2014

 

Polymeric Nanoparticle Engineering: From Temperature-Responsive Polymer Mesoglobules to Gene Delivery Systems

E. Haladjova, N. Toncheva-Moncheva, M. Apostolova, B.Trzebicka,A. Dworak, P. Petrov, I. Dimitrov, S. Rangelov, C.B.Tsvetanov

Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15(12), 4377-4395

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bm501194g

 

Cryogels via UV Irradiation

P. Petrov, Ch.B. Tsvetanov

Advances in Polymer Science,  2014, 263, 199-222

http://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-05846-7_5

 

Stimuli sensitive super-macroporous cryogels based on photo-crosslinked 2-hydroxyethylcellulose and chitosan

V. Stoyneva, D. Momekova, B. Kostova, P. Petrov 

Carbohydrate Polymers, 2014, 99, 825-830

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861713008795

 

Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Nanocomposite Aerogels and Related Materials

P.D. Petrov in Polymer Nanocomposite Foams, Ed. V. Mittal, CRC Press, 2014,  169-188

 

2013

 

Poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(n-butyl acrylate)-block-poly(acrylic acid) triblock terpolymers with highly asymmetric hydrophilic blocks: Synthesis and aqueous solution properties

P.D. Petrov, K. Yoncheva, P. Mokreva, S. Konstantinov, J.M. Irache, A.H.E. Müller

Soft Matter, 2013, 9(36), 8745-8753

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2013/SM/C3SM51144H#!divAbstract

 

Janus Micelles as Effective Supracolloidal Dispersants for Carbon Nanotubes

A. Gröschel, T. Löbling, P. Petrov, M. Müllner, C. Kuttner, F. Wieberger, A.H.E. Müller

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52(13), 3602–3606

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201208293/abstract

 

Biodegradable polymer network encapsulated polyplex for DNA delivery

P.D. Petrov, N.I. Ivanova, M.D. Apostolova, C.B. Tsvetanov

RSC Advances, 2013, 3(11), 3508-3511

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2013/RA/C3RA21890B

 

Biosurfactant Production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa BN10 Cells Entrapped in Cryogels

N. Christova, P. Petrov, L. Kabaivanova

Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, 2013, 68 c, 47 – 52

http://www.znaturforsch.com/ac/v68c/68c0047.pdf