Thermodynamic Characterization of Self-Assembled Peptides on Graphite

@article{Isoda2015ThermodynamicCO,
  title={Thermodynamic Characterization of Self-Assembled Peptides on Graphite},
  author={Morio Isoda and Yuhei Hayamizu},
  journal={Hyomen Kagaku},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={480-485}
}
Protein adsorption on solid surfaces has been gaining wide interests in the fields of drag delivery, biosensor, and biomedical diagnosis. Peptides, small proteins, also bind to solid surfaces. Recently, there are a variety of peptides have been developed and reported which show not only a binding affinity on solid surfaces but also spontaneous organizing into long-range ordered structures on surfaces. We investigate the thermal stability of self-assembled peptides on graphite. We utilized… 

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