Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
We are sorry, but NCBI web applications do not support your browser and may not function properly. More information
J Am Chem Soc. 2005 Nov 23;127(46):16107-10.

Photoswitched cell adhesion on surfaces with RGD peptides.

Author information

  • 1Department Chemie, Lehrstuhl II für Organische Chemie, Technische Universität München, Lichtenbergstr. 4, D-85747 Garching, Germany.

Abstract

Coating of surfaces by RGD peptides is well-known. Herein we describe the possibility to switch cell adhesion properties by changing the distance and orientation of the RGD peptides to the surface. A set of RGD peptides of the type cyclo(-RGDfK-) was synthesized containing the photoswitchable 4-[(4-aminophenyl)azo]benzocarbonyl central unit as spacer between the acrylamide anchor and the RGD peptide. PMMA (poly methyl methacrylate) surfaces were coated with these peptides. Control of adhesion stimulation by irradiation with 366 or 450 nm light could be achieved.

PMID:
16287297
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Icon for American Chemical Society
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk