Soft nanofluidics governing minority ion exclusion in charged hydrogels.

Abstract

We investigate ionic partition of negatively charged molecular probes into also negatively charged, covalently crosslinked alginate hydrogels. The aim is to delimit the domain of validity of the major nanoelectrostatic models, and in particular to assess the influence of hydrogel chain mobility on ionic partition. We find that the widely used Gibbs-Donnan… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c5sm00705d

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