Antimicrobial peptide coatings for hydroxyapatite:Electrostatic and covalent attachment of antimicrobial peptides to surfaces

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Townsend, Leigh; Williams, Richard L.; Anuforom, Olachi; Berwick, Matthew R.; Halstead, Fenella; Hughes, Erik; Stamboulis, Artemis; Oppenheim, Beryl; Gough, Julie; Grover, Liam; Scott, Robert A. H.; Webber, Mark; Peacock, Anna F. A.; Belli, Antonio; Logan, Ann; de Cogan, Felicity;
  • Publisher: The Royal Society
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5310730, doi: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0657
  • Subject: Device-tissue interface | Surface engineering | Antimicrobial | Biotechnology | Biomedical Engineering | Bioengineering | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1500/1502 | Biochemistry | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1300/1304 | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1300/1303 | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1300/1305 | Biomaterials | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2200/2204 | Life Sciences–Engineering interface | Biophysics | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2500/2502

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