Dr. Audrey Tourrette

Scientific output


  1. A. Tourrette, Thermal and pH-responsive microgel incorporation to previously activated cotton, in "Surface modification systems for creating stimuli responsiveness of textiles" (D. Jocic Ed.), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 77-92 (2010) (ISBN 978-90-365-3122-1) (pdf).
  2. D. Jocic, A. Tourrette, P. Krizman-Lavric, Biopolymer-based stimuli-responsive polymeric systems for functional finishing of textiles, in "Biopolymers" (M.M. Elnashar, Ed.), SCIYO, Rijeka, Croatia, 37-60 (2010). (ISBN 978-953-307-109-1). (pdf - open access)
  3. A. Kulkarni, A. Tourrette, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D. Jocic, Microgel-based surface modifying system for stimuli-responsive functional finishing of cotton, Carbohydrate Polymers, 82, 1306–1314 (2010). (DOI:10.1016/j.carbpol.2010.07.011)
  4. A. Tourrette, N. De Geyter, D. Jocic, R. Morent, M. M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, C. Leys, Incorporation of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)/chitosan microgel onto plasma functionalized cotton fibre surface, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 352, 126-135 (2009). (DOI:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2009.10.014)
  5. D. Jocic, A. Tourrette, P. Glampedaki, M. M. C. G. Warmoeskerken, Application of temperature and pH responsive microhydrogels for functional finishing of cotton fabric, Materials Technology: Advanced Performance Materials, 24, 14-23 (2009). (pdf)
  6. A. Galarneau, G. Renard, M. Mureseanu, A. Tourrette, C. Biolley, M. Choi, R. Ryoo, F. Di Renzo, F. Fajula, Synthesis of Sponge Mesoporous Silicas from lecithin/dodecylamine mixedmicelles in ethanol/water media: A route towards efficient biocatalysts, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 104, Issues 1-3, 103-114 (2007). ( doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2007.01.017)
  7. M. Boissière , A. Tourrette, J.M. Devoisselle, F. Di Renzo, F. Quignard, Pillaring effects in macroporous carrageenan–silica composite microspheres, Journal of colloid and interface science, 294, 109-116 (2006).( doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2005.07.003)
  8. F. Di Renzo, R. Valentin, M. Boissière, A. Tourrette, K. Molvinger, J.M. Devoisselle, C. Gerardin, F. Quignard, Hierarchical macroporosity induced by constrained syneresis in core-shell polysaccharide composites, Chemistry of Materials, Volume17 (18), 4693-4699 (2005).(http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm0503477)


  1. A. Kulkarni, A. Tourrette, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D. Jocic, Stimuli-sensitive microparticles for smart textile applications, European Polymer Congress – EPF09, 12-17.07.2009, Graz, Austria, Book of abstracts, Poster PC2-50, 138 (2009). (abstract)
  2. A. Tourrette, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D. Jocic, Layer-by-Layer deposition of poly(N- isopropylacrylamide/chitosan microgels over cotton fabric, The 9th AUTEX Conference, May 26-28, 2009, Izmir – Cesme, Turkey, Proceedings (CD-ROM), 614-623 (2009) (ISBN 978-975-483-787-2) (pdf)
  3. A. Tourrette, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D. Jocic, Influence of chitosan characteristics on the properties of stimuli-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)/chitosan microgels, 9th International Conference of the European Chitin Society (EUCHIS 2009), 23-26 May 2009, San Servolo Island, Venice, Italy, Conference Book, Paper P1-2, 19 (2009). (pdf)
  4. D. Jocic, A. Tourrette, P. Glampedaki, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, Functional finishing of cotton with dual-stimuli-responsive chitosan/poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) micro-hydrogels, The 86th Textile Institute World Conference, Hong Kong, 18-21 November 2008, Conference Proceedings (CD-ROM), 251-265 (2008) (ISBN 978-962-367-628-1) (pdf)
  5. P. Glampedaki, A. Tourrette, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D. Jocic, Application of bulk and micro- hydrogels for obtaining cotton with responsiveness towards temperature and pH, 2nd International Scientific Conference “Textiles of the Future” – Futurotextiel 2008, November 13-15, 2008, Budascoop, Kortrijk, Belgium, CD-ROM of Proceedings, 10 pages (2008). (pdf)
  6. A. Tourrette, Chitosan: Step by step from the natural source to the material, Marie Curie Conference – ESOF 2008, July 17-22, 2008, Palau de Congresos, Barcelona, Spain, Book of abstracts, P-111, p. 40. (pdf)
  7. A. Tourrette, P. Glampedaki, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken and D. Jocic, Surface modification of textile material with biopolymer-based micro- and nano-hydrogels, AUTEX 2008 World Textile Conference, June 24-26, 2008, Città Studi, Biella, Italy, CD-ROM of Proceedings, 8 pages (2008). (pdf)
  8. P. Glampedaki, A. Tourrette, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken and D. Jocić, Preparation and properties of stimuli–responsive surface modifying systems applicable to textiles, AUTEX 2008 World Textile Conference, June 24-26, 2008, Città Studi, Biella, Italy, CD-ROM of Proceedings (2008). (pdf)
  9. P.Glampedaki, A.Tourrette, M.M.C.G.Warmoeskerken, D.Jocić, Advanced biopolymer-functionalized textile materials - ADVANBIOTEX project, Innovation Festival “Powered by Twente”, Session: Materials & High-Tech Systems, October 25-26, 2007, Cinestar, Business & Science Park Enschede, Enschede, Netherlands .
  10. M.M.C.G.Warmoeskerken, D.Jocic, A.Tourrette, P.Glampedaki, Chitosan, een bron van nieuwe mogelijkheden (Chitosan, source for new possibilities), Congres "Innovatie in textiel; topprestaties in functionele kleding", November 8, 2007, Nederlands Textielinstituut (NTI), TNO Industrie en Techniek, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
  11. A.Tourrette, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D.Jocic; Biopolymer-based surface modifying systems for implementing “smart” properties to textiles; “OnderzoekSchool ProcesTechnologie” (OSPT) booklet of mini-posters, September 2007, Utwente, Enschede, Netherlands.
  12. A.Tourrette, C. Tourné-Péteilh, S. Bégu, F. Quignard, J.M Devoisselle, Chitosan/Silica composites : Influence of composition on drug release properties, International Congress SFC07 “Chemistry for the Future, the Future of Chemistry”, July 16-18, 2007, Lectures and posters abstracts, Paris, France ( CD-ROM ).
  13. A. Tourrette, L. Vachoud , S. Bégu et J.M. devoisselle, F. Quignard, Design of new chitosan/silica composites for drug delivery systems, International Congress of Chitin and Chitosan (10th ICCC-EUCHIS’ 06 ), September 7-9, 2006,Proceeding, Montpellier, (CD-ROM VOLUME IX)
  14. A. Tourrette,, F. Quignard, S. Bégu et J.M. devoisselle, Matériaux chitosane/silice : Synthèse, caractérisations et applications biomédicales, Groupe Thématique de “Recherche sur la Vectorisation-GTRV ”, Decembre 1-2, 2005, Montpellier,France.
  15. A. Tourrette, F. Quignard, S. Bégu et J.M.Devoisselle, Synthèse de matériaux bicomposites chitosane/silice par voie sol-gel, Journées du “Grand Sud-Ouest”, Novembre 28, 2005, Montpellier, France.
  16. M. Boissière, A. Tourrette, J.M.Devoisselle, F. Direnzo et F. Quignard, Stabilisation de carraghénane macroporeux par incorporation de silice, “Groupe Français des Zéolithes” (GFZ, March 16-18, 2005, Annecy, France.
  17. A. Tourrette, M. Mureseanu, G. Renard et F. Quignard, Immobilisation de l’ADH sur supports siliciques ou de polysaccharides, Journées du “Grand Sud-Ouest” , November 28, 2003, Pau, France.
  18. A. Tourrette, M. Mureseanu, G. Renard et F. Quignard, Détection enzymatique de l’éthanol par l’ADH supporté, “Journées des Jeunes Chercheurs”, June 2003, Montpellier, France.