Protein-resistant surfaces prepared by PEO-containing block copolymer surfactants.

  title={Protein-resistant surfaces prepared by PEO-containing block copolymer surfactants.},
  author={Jin Ho Lee and Jindřich Kope{\vc}ek and J de S Andrade},
  journal={Journal of biomedical materials research},
  volume={23 3},
Polyethylene oxide(PEO)-containing nonionic polymeric surfactants were studied as a possible means to produce PEO-rich surfaces by a simple coating treatment of a common hydrophobic medical material--polyethylene. Surface tension and adsorption properties of PEO/polypropylene oxide(PPO) and PEO/polybutylene oxide(PBO) block copolymer surfactants on a hydrophobic surface (low density polyethylene, LDPE) were investigated, using the Wilhelmy plate surface tension technique and x-ray photoelectron… CONTINUE READING


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