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Surface modification of a polyether-urethane with RGD-containing peptides for enhanced cell attachment and signalling

Smith, K.H. and Heyes, R.R. and Jozwiak, A.B. and Kielty, C.M. and Black, R.A. (2005) Surface modification of a polyether-urethane with RGD-containing peptides for enhanced cell attachment and signalling. European Cells and Materials, 10 (Suppl.). p. 57. ISSN 1473-2262

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Abstract

Abstract of article examining the chemical modification of polyurethane with RGD-containing peptides offers a means of encouraging the adhesion, spreading and proliferation of cells cultured on its surface. This study assesses the efficacy of a modification procedure using surface analysis techniques and preliminary cell culture studies.