Adsorption of diblock polypeptides at solid/liquid interfaces
"Protein/peptide adsorption at solid/liquid interfaces is significantly affected by hydrophobic and electrostatic forces.l Dynamic light scattering (DLS) and isotherms were used for adsorption of diblock co-polypeptides with different properties on negatively charged poly(styrene) (PS) nanospheres. These peptides differ in their hydrophobicity and charge. Peptides with one hydrophilic and one non-polar (alanine) or with both hydorphilic blocks with opposite charges (glutamic acid and lysine) were chemically synthesized. Adsorption experiments were performed in aqueous solution, water/methanol and water/glycerol mixtures at different pHs to study both these effects. It was found that electrostatic interactions between the peptide and the surface are more dominant"--Abstract, page iv.
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation
- Adsorption of diblock polypeptides on polystyrene latex
- Effect of solvent composition on the adsorption of diblock polypeptides on polystyrene latex
- Adsorption of random coils and helices at solid/liquid interfaces: a Monte Carlo study
xii, 126 pages
© 2005 Riteshkumar Jain, All rights reserved.
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Monte Carlo method
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Jain, Riteshkumar, "Adsorption of diblock polypeptides at solid/liquid interfaces" (2005). Doctoral Dissertations. 1613.
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