Poly[2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethyl methacrylate](PMEMA) with lower critical solution temperatures (LCST) of 22°C was prepared by free-radical polymerization of 2-(2-ethoxyethoxy)ethyl acrylate. The protein adsorption behavior was discussed by taking into account the changes in the surface properties of the polymer-films. There were much FBS proteins attached on the PMEMA films above the LCST compared to assays at lower temperature. Adsorption amounts of the proteins on the PMEMA films increased with increasing the temperature. These results showed that FBS protein adsorptions changed in surface properties governed by polymer transitions from hydrophilic to hydrophobic states.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2005|
|Event||54th SPSJ Annual Meeting 2005 - Yokohama, Japan|
Duration: May 25 2005 → May 27 2005
|Other||54th SPSJ Annual Meeting 2005|
|Period||5/25/05 → 5/27/05|
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