2. Multifunctional Layer-by-Layer Architectures for Biological Applications

  1. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Rigoberto C. Advincula4
  1. Rita J. El-khouri1,2,
  2. Rafael Szamocki1,2,
  3. Yulia Sergeeva1,2,
  4. Olivier Felix1 and
  5. Gero Decher1,2

Published Online: 7 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527638482.ch2

Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set

Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set

How to Cite

El-khouri, R. J., Szamocki, R., Sergeeva, Y., Felix, O. and Decher, G. (2011) Multifunctional Layer-by-Layer Architectures for Biological Applications, in Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set (eds W. Knoll and R. C. Advincula), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527638482.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Donau-City-Straße 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria

  2. 4

    University of Houston, Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 136 Fleming Bldg., Houston, TX 77204-5003, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS UPR022) Institute Charles Sadron 23 rue du Loess 67034 Strasbourg-Cedex, France

  2. 2

    Université Louis Pasteur (ULP) 1 rue Blaise Pascal 67008 Strasbourg-Cedex, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527321902

Online ISBN: 9783527638482

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Keywords:

  • layer-by-layer architectures;
  • biological applications;
  • polyelectrolyte multilayers;
  • drug delivery;
  • cell interactions;
  • nanoparticles;
  • gene therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Drug Delivery and LbL

  • Interaction of Cells with LbL Films: Adhesion, Proliferation, Stimulation, and Differentiation

  • Plasmid DNA (pDNA)-Based Gene Therapy and LbL Films

  • Exotic Applications of LbL Inspired by Biology

  • Abbreviations

  • Substances and materials

  • Methods and concepts

  • References