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Plasma Enhanced Co-Polymerization of Amino Acid and Synthetic Monomers.
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PMID:  22176716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This paper reports the use of plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) for the simultaneous deposition and co-polymerization of an amino acid with other organic and inorganic monomers. We investigate the fundamental effects of plasma-enhanced co-polymerization on different material chemistries in stable ultrathin coatings with mixed composition with aminoacid component. This study serves to determine the feasibility of a direct, facile method for integrating biocompatible/active materials into robust polymerized coatings with the ability to plasma copolymerize a biological molecule (L-tyrosine) with different synthetic materials in a dry, one step process to form ultrathin coatings of mixed composition. This process may lead to a method of interfacing biologic systems with synthetic materials as a way to enhance the biomaterial-tissue interface and preserve biological activity within composite films.
Kyle Anderson; Seth Young; Hao Jiang; Rachel Jakubiak; Timothy J Bunning; Rajesh R Naik; Vladimir V Tsukruk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1520-5827     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9882736     Medline TA:  Langmuir     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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