Impact of glycocalyx structure on red cell-red cell affinity in polymer suspensions.

Abstract

A theoretical framework based on macromolecular depletion has been utilized in order to examine the energetics of red blood cell interactions. Three different glycocalyx structures are considered and cell-cell affinities are calculated by superposition of depletion, steric and electrostatic interactions. The theoretical model predicts a non-monotonic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2014.09.001

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