• K. Zanoune Dellali, M. Dellali, D.M. Rata, A.N. Cadinoiu, L.I. Atanase, M. Popa, M.C. Spataru, C. Solcan. “Assessment of physicochemical and in vivo biological properties of polymeric nanocapsules based on chitosan and poly(N-vinyl pyrrolidone-alt-itaconic anhydride)”. Polymers, (IF = 4.329), 2022, 14 (9), 1811.

  • M. Yoosefian, M. Fouladi, L.I. Atanase. “Molecular dynamics simulations of Docetaxel adsorption of grephene quantum dots surface modified by PEG-b-PLA copolymers”, Nanomaterials (IF = 5.076), 2022, 12(6), 926.

  • M. Save, M. Le Hallaye, V. de Villedon, I. Adoumaz, M. Pillet, L. Atanase, M. Lahcini, E. Deniau, A. Khoukh, V. Pellerin, I. Ly, V. Dulong, V. Schmitt. “Biosourced polymeric emulsifiers for miniemulsion copolymerization of myrcene and styrene: toward biobased waterborne latex as pickering emulsion stabilizer”. Biomacromolecules (IF = 6.988), 2022, 23, 6, 2536-2551.

  • S.L. Nica, M.F. Zaltariov, D. Pamfil, A. Bargan, D. Rusu, D.M. Rata, C. Gaina, L.I. Atanase. “MWCNTs composites-based on new chemically modified polysulfone matrix for biomedical applications.” Nanomaterials (IF = 5.076), 2022, 12 (9), 1502.

  • C. Popovici, M. Popa, V. Sunel, L.I. Atanase, D.L. Ichim. “Drug delivery systems based on Pluronic micelles with antimicrobial activity”. Polymers (IF = 4.967), 2022, 14, 3007.

  • C.E. Iurciuc (Tincu), M. Popa, L.I. Atanase, O. Popa, L. Ochiuz, P. Postolache, V. Ghizdovat, S.A. Irimiciuc, M. Agop, C. Volovat, S. Volovat. „Multi-fractal modeling of curcumin release mechanism from polymeric nanomicelles.” Drug Deliv. (IF = 6.819) 2022, 29, 2883-2896.

  • M.R. (Blanaru) Ozturk, M. Popa, D.M. Rata, A.N. Cadinoiu, F. Parfait, C. Delaite, L.I. Atanase, C. Solcan, O. M. Daraba. „Drug-Loaded Polymeric Micelles Based on Smart Biocompatible Graft Copolymers with Potential Applications for the Treatment of Glaucoma”. Int. J. Mol. Sci. (IF = 6.208) 2022, 23(16), 9382.

  • M. Yoosefian, E. Ayoubi, L.I. Atanase. “Palladium-Doped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as a New Adsorbent for Detecting and Trapping Volatile Organic Compounds: A First Principle Study”, Nanomaterials (IF = 5.076), 2022, 12(15), 2572.

  • L.I. Atanase, S. Salhi, O. Cucoveica, M. Ponjavic, J. Nikodinovic-Runic, C. Delaite. “Biodegradability assessment of polyester copolymers based on poly(ethylene adipate) and poly(ε-caprolactone).”, Polymers (IF = 4.967), 2022, 14, 3736.

  • A.N Cadinoiu, D.M Rata, O.M Daraba, D.L Ichim, I. Popescu, C. Solcan, G. Solcan. “Silver Nanoparticles Biocomposite Films with Antimicrobial Activity: In Vitro and In Vivo Tests”. Int. J. Mol. Sci. (IF = 6.208), 2022, 14;23(18):10671.


  • D.M. Rata, A.N. Cadinoiu, L.I. Atanase, M. Popa, C.T. Mihai, C. Solcan L. Ochiuz, G.Vochita, “Topical formulations containing aptamer-functionalized nanocapsules loaded with 5-fluorouracil – An innovative concept for the skin cancer therapy”, Mat. Sci. Eng.: C, (IF= 4.95), 2021, 119, 111591.

  • L.I. Atanase. “Micellar drug delivery systems based on natural biopolymers”, Polymers, (IF=3.426), 2021, 13, 477.

  • C.E. Iurciuc-Tincu, L.I. Atanase, C. Jerome, V. Sol, P. Martin, M. Popa, L. Ochiuz. “Polysaccharides-Based Complex Particles’ Protective Role on the Stability and Bioactivity of Immobilized Curcumin”, Int. J. Mol. Sci. (IF = 4.556), 2021, 22, 3075.

  • N. Baranov, M. Popa, L.I. Atanase, D.L. Ichim. “Polysaccharide-based drug delivery systems for the treatment of periodontitis”, Molecules (IF = 3.267), 2021, 26(9), 2735.

  • A.N. Cadinoiu, D.M. Rata, L.I. Atanase, C.T. Mihai, S.E. Bacaita, M. Popa. „Formulations Based on Drug Loaded Aptamer-Conjugated Liposomes as a Viable Strategy for the Topical Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma—In Vitro Tests”. Pharmaceutics (IF = 4.421) 2021, 13(6), 866.

  • T. Riaz, N. Khenoussi, D.M. Rata, L.I. Atanase, D.C. Adolphe, C. Delaite. “Blend electrospinning of poly(Ɛ-caprolactone) and poly(ethylene glycol-400) nanofibers loaded with Ibuprofen as a potential drug delivery system for wound dressings”. AUTEX Research Journal (IF = 1.0), 2021,

  • B. Rabha, K. K. Bharadwaj, S. Pati, B.K. Choudhury, T. Sarkar, Z.A. Kari, H. A. Edinur, D. Baishya, L.I. Atanase. „Development of Polymer-Based Nanoformulations for Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis: An Update”. Polymers (IF= 4.329). 2021, 13, 4114.

  • D.M. Rata, A.N. Cadinoiu, M. Popa, L.I. Atanase, O.M. Daraba, I. Popescu, L.E. Romila, D.L. Ichim. “Biocomposite hydrogels for the treatment of bacterial infections :physicochemical characterization and in vitro assessment”. Pharmaceutics (IF = 6.321), 2021, 13, 2079.


  • O.M. Daraba, A.N. Cadinoiu, D.M. Rata, L.I. Atanase, G. Vochita.”Antitumoral drug-loaded biocompatible polymeric nanoparticles obtained by non-aqueous emulsion polymerization”, Polymers (IF = 3.164), 2020, 12, 1018.

  • C.E. Iurciuc-Tincu, M.S. Cretan, V. Purcar, M. Popa, O.M. Daraba, L.I. Atanase, L. Ochiuz. “Drug delivery system based on pH-sensitive biocompatible poly(2-vinyl pyridine)-b-poly(ethylene oxide) nanomicelles loaded with curcumin and 5-Fluorouracil”. Polymers (IF = 3.164), 2020, 12, 1450.

  • C.E. Iurciuc-Tincu, L.I. Atanase, L. Ochiuz, C. Jerome, V. Sol, P. Martin, M. Popa. “Curcumin-loaded polysaccharides-based complex particles obtained by polyelectrolyte complexation and ionic gelation. I-particles obtaining and characterization”. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. (IF=4.784). 2020, 147, 629-642.

  • C. Mihalache, D.M. Rata, A.N. Cadinoiu, X. Patras, E.V. Sindilar, S.E. Bacaita, M. Popa, L.I. Atanase, O.M. Daraba. “Bupivacaine-loaded chitosan hydrogels for topical anesthesia in dentistry”. Polym. Int. (IF=2.574), 2020, 69, 1152-1160.

  • S. Salhi, J. Mahfoudh, L.I. Atanase, M. Popa, C. Delaite. „Random poly(ε-Caprolactone-L-alanine) by direct melt copolymerization”. Polym. Int. (IF=2.574), 2020, 69, 1161-1168.


  • D. Rata, A. Cadinoiu, L.-I. Atanase, E. S. Bacaita, C. Mihalache, O. Daraba, M. Popa. “In vitro behaviour of Aptamer-Functionalized Polymeric Nanocapsules Loaded with 5-Fluorouracil for Targeted Therapy”, Mat. Sci. Eng. C, 2019, 103, 109828.

  • L.I. Atanase, G. Riess. “Micellization of poly(2-vinylpyrridine)-b-poly(cyclohexyl methacrylate) (P2VP-b-PCHMA) block copolymers and their interpolymer complex formation in non-aqueous medium”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2019, 549, 171-178.

  • J. Winninger, D.M. Iurea, L.I. Atanase, S. Salhi, C. Delaite, G. Riess. “Micellization of novel biocompatible thermo-sensitive graft copolymers based on poly(Ɛ-caprolactone), poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) and poly(N-vinylpyrrolidone)”, Eur. Polym. J., 2019, 119, 74-82.

  • A.N. Cadinoiu, D.M. Rata, L.I. Atanase, O.M. Daraba, D. Gherghel, G. Vochita, M. Popa. “Aptamer-functionalized liposomes as a potential treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma”, Polymers (IF = 3.164), 2019, 11, E1515.


  • C.E. Iurciuc (Tincu), A. Savin, L.I. Atanase, M. Danu, P. Martin, M. Popa, “Encapsulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in hydrogel particles based gellan ionically cross-linked with zinc acetate”, Powder Technol., 2018, 325, 476-489.

  • L.I. Atanase, G. Riess. „Self-Assembly of block and graft copolymers in organic solvents: An overview of recent advances”, Polymers, 2018, 10, 62.


  • S. Caprarescu, R. Ianchis, A.L. Radu, A. Sarbu, R. Somoghi, B. Trica, E. Alexandrescu, C.I. Spataru, R.C. Fierascu, D. Ion-Ebrasu, S. Preda, L.I. Atanase, D. Donescu, „Synthesis, characterization and efficiency of new organically modified montmorillonite polyethersulfone membranes for removal of zinc ions from wastewaters”, Appl. Clay Sci., 2017, 137, 135-142.

  • J.P. Lerch, L.I. Atanase, V. Purcar, G. Riess. „Self-aggregation of poly(butadiene)-b-poly(2-vinylpyridine)-b-poly(ethylene oxide) triblock copolymers in heptane studied by viscometry and dynamic light scattering”, Comptes Rendu Chimie, 2017, 20, 724-729.

  • J.P. Lerch, L.I. Atanase, G. Riess, “Adsorption of non-ionic ABC triblock copolymers: surface modification of TiO2 suspensions in aqueous and non-aqueous medium”, Appl. Surface Sci., 2017, 419, 713-719.

  • L.I. Atanase, J.P. Lerch, S. Caprarescu, C.E. Iurciuc (Tincu), G. Riess, “Micellization of pH-sensitive poly(butadiene)-block-poly(2 vinylpyridine)-block-poly(ethylene oxide) triblock copolymers : Complex formation with anionic surfactants”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2017, 134, 45313-45321.

  • C.E. Iurciuc, C. Peptu, A. Savin, L.I. Atanase, K. Souidi, G. Mackenzie, M. Patrick, G. Riess, M. Popa, “Microencapsulation of baker’s yeast in gellan gum beads used in repeated cycles of glucose fermentation”, Int. J. Polym. Sci., 2017, Article ID 7610420.

  • L.I. Atanase, J. Desbrieres, G. Riess, „Micellization of synthetic and polysaccharides-based graft copolymers in aqueous media”, Prog. Polym. Sci., 2017, 73, 32-60.

  • C.E. Iurciuc (Tincu), A. Savin, L.I. Atanase, M. Danu, P. Martin, M. Popa., „Physico-chemical characteristics and fermentative activity of the hydrogel particles based on polysaccharides mixture with yeast cells immobilized, obtained by ionotropic gelation”, Food Bioprod. Process., 2017, 104, 104-123.

  • L.I. Atanase, C. Larraya, F.F. Tranchant, M. Save, “Rational design of tetrahydrogeraniol-based hydrophobically modified poly(acrylic acid) as emulsifier of terpene-in-water transparent nanoemulsions”, Eur. Polym. J., 2017, 94, 248-258.

  • Toni Andor Cigu, Mihaela Nicoleta Holban, Anca Niculina Cadinoiu, Valeriu Sunel, Catalina Lionte, Marcel Popa, Jacques Desbrieres, Corina Cheptea, Polyelectrolyte Complex Based Nanocapsules Carrying Novel 5-Nitroindazole Thiazolidines with Potential Use in Treating Oral Infections, Materiale Plastice, 2017, 54 (1): 160-7,

  • L. Alupei, G. Lisa, A. Butnariu, J. Desbrieres, A. N. Cadinoiu, C. A. Peptu, G. Calin, M. Popa, New folic acid-chitosan derivatives based nanoparticles – potential applications in cancer therapy, Cellulose Chem. Technol. 2017, 51(7-8): 631-48,

  • C.E. Iurciuc (Tincu), A. Savin, P. Martin, C.A. Peptu, M. Popa, Yeast cells immobilized in ionic crosslinked hydrogel particles based on gellan and gellan/ carboxymethyl cellulose –comparative study, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 17, 4827–4836, 2017.

  • C.E. Iurciuc (Tincu),C. Lungu, P. Martin, M. Popa, Gellan. Pharmaceutical, medical and cosmetic applications, Cellulose Chem. Technol., 2017, 51, 187-202,.

  • Liana Alupei, Gabriela Lisa, Andreea Butnariu, Jacques Desbrieres, Anca Niculina Cadinoiu, Catalina Anisoara Peptu, Gabriela Calin, Marcel Popa, New folic acid-chitosan derivatives based nanoparticles –Potential applications in cancer therapy, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 2017, 51 (7-8), p. 631-648.


  • C. Petcu, V. Purcar, R. Ianchis, C.I. Spataru, M. Ghiurea, C.A. Nicolae, H. Stroescu, L.I. Atanase, A.N. Frone, B. Trica, D. Donescu, „Synthesis and characterization of polymer-silica hybrid latexes and sol-gel-derived films”, Appl. Surface Sci., 2016, 389, 666-672.

  • S. Caprarescu, A. R. Miron, V. Purcar, A.L. Radu, A. Sarbu, D. Ion-Ebrasu, L.I. Atanase, M. Ghiurea, „Efficient removal of indigo carmine from dye by a separation process”, Water Sci. Tehnol., 2016. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2016.388

  • C.E. Iurciuc (Tincu), A. Savin, C. Lungu, P. Martin, M. Popa, Gellan. Food applications, Cellulose Chem. Technol., 50, 1-13, 2016.

  • C. E. Iurciuc (Tincu), L. Alupei, A. Savin, C.Ibănescu, P. Martin, M. Popa, Yeast cells immobilized in spherical gellan particles cross-linked with magnesium acetate, J Biotechnol., 236, 45–56, 2016.

  • Delia Mihaela Raţă, Anca Niculina Cadinoiu, Oana Darabă, Cristian Mihalache, Gabriela Mihalache, Vasile Burlui, Metronidazole- Loaded Chitosan/ Poly(Maleic Anhydridealt- Vinyl Acetate) Hydrogels For Dental Treatments, IJMD, 20, (2), P. 92-97, 2016.