Influence of the Molecular Weight and the Presence of Calcium Ions on the Molecular Interaction of Hyaluronan and DPPC

  title={Influence of the Molecular Weight and the Presence of Calcium Ions on the Molecular Interaction of Hyaluronan and DPPC},
  author={Thomas Zander and Vasil M. Garamus and Andra Dėdinaitė and Per Martin Claesson and Piotr Bełdowski and Krzysztof G{\'o}rny and Zbigniew Dendzik and D. C. Florian Wieland and Regine Willumeit-R{\"o}mer},
Hyaluronan is an essential physiological bio macromolecule with different functions. One prominent area is the synovial fluid which exhibits remarkable lubrication properties. However, the synovial fluid is a multi-component system where different macromolecules interact in a synergetic fashion. Within this study we focus on the interaction of hyaluronan and phospholipids, which are thought to play a key role for lubrication. We investigate how the interactions and the association structures… Expand
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