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Author Sunny, M. C. ♦ Sharma, C. P.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Journal of Biomaterials Applications
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Immune System Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences
Subject Keyword Biocompatibility
Abstract Since titanium is being used for various biomedical applications requiring enhanced blood compatibility, which may be partly due to its extremely stable oxide layer, an attempt is made here to understand the effect of oxide layer thickness on protein adsorption. Different thickness of oxide layers have been coated on titanium foil using anodizing method and thickness of oxide layers deposited have been measured by an ellipsometer. Studies of competitive adsorption of proteins, using I125 labelled protein from a mixture of 25 mg% albumin, 15 mg% gamma-globulin and 7.5 mg% fibrinogen indicate an increased adsorption of proteins onto the oxide layer coated surfaces compared to the bare surface.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Journal Journal of biomaterials applications
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 1
Page Count 10
Starting Page 89
Ending Page 98