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Title: Cold atmospheric-pressure plasma treatment for promotion of cell adhesion onto PDMS substrates
Authors: Puntambekar, P.
Shaw, Alexander
Liu, Yang
Iza, Felipe
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: IOP Ion and Plasma Surfaces Group and Loughborough University
Citation: PUNTAMBEKAR, P. ... et al, 2015. Cold atmospheric-pressure plasma treatment for promotion of cell adhesion onto PDMS substrates. Presented at: Plasmas, Surfaces and Thin Films : Early Career Researchers Meeting, 17th June 2015, Loughborough University.
Abstract: This research aims to develop a cell coating on polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) to study the response of corneal epithelial cells to mechanical stress. PDMS is a highly hydrophobic silicone elastomer, which despite its excellent mechanical properties is an unattractive surface for cell adhesion. In order to promote cell adhesion onto PDMS, a cold atmospheric-pressure plasma treatment has been used to modify the surface properties of the PDMS without affecting its bulk mechanical characteristics.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/18418
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