Competitive adsorption of macromolecules and real-time dynamics of Vroman-like effects

Gun'ko, V.M., Mikhalovska, L.I., Tomlins, P.E. and Mikhalovsky, S.V. (2011) Competitive adsorption of macromolecules and real-time dynamics of Vroman-like effects Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13. pp. 4476-4485. ISSN 1463-9076

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Abstract

Quasi-elastic light scattering (QELS) and quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) non-equilibrium and equilibrium studies of competitive interactions of pairs of polymers and proteins with fumed silica and ceramic coatings deposited on QCM crystals show complex interfacial behaviour. The effects observed depend on the adsorption sequence of co-adsorbates, their chemical structure and the morphology and chemical structure of the adsorbent. The equilibrium adsorption and dynamics of interactions of macromolecules with bare adsorbent surface and surface covered with pre-adsorbed polymer or protein, are compared in terms of the distribution functions of the Gibbs free energy of adsorption, which varied from −25 kJ mol−1 on a bare surface to almost 0 kJ mol−1 on a polymer or protein coated surface. Copyright RSC Publishing. Permission to deposit publisher's version.

Item Type: Journal article
Additional Information: © the Owner Societies 2011
Subjects: C000 Biological and Biomedical Sciences
F000 Physical Sciences
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1039/C0CP02165B
Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences
Depositing User: editor spbs
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2011 14:37
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/9099

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