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Micropatterning of Proteins on 3D Porous Polymer Film Fabricated by Using the Breath-Figure Method†
Article first published online: 2 MAR 2007
Copyright © 2007 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Volume 19, Issue 7, pages 913–916, April, 2007
How to Cite
Zhang, Y. and Wang, C. (2007), Micropatterning of Proteins on 3D Porous Polymer Film Fabricated by Using the Breath-Figure Method. Adv. Mater., 19: 913–916. doi: 10.1002/adma.200601169
- Issue published online: 29 MAR 2007
- Article first published online: 2 MAR 2007
- Manuscript Revised: 9 NOV 2006
- Manuscript Received: 29 MAY 2006
- National University of Singapore
- Breath figures;
- Microporous materials;
- Thin films
A porous polystyrene (PS) film with a well-ordered pore structure (see figure) prepared by using the breath-figure method is used as a template to pattern proteins. Amino-terminated PS is used to produce an amino-terminated surface on the pores in the film and fluorescein-isothiocyanate-conjugated bovine serum albumin is attached to the surface through crosslinking of glutaraldehyde. This is a nonlithographic method for 3D protein micropatterning.