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Buildup of Langmuir-Blodgett films on quartz resonators as biomimetic target structures
Author(s): Maik Liebau; Annegret Hildebrandt; Jens Hartmann; Ulrich Rothe; Johannes Muthing; Reinhard Neubert
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Paper Abstract

The investigation of specific interactions in biological media requires the development of sensors, combining principles of biochemical recognition and a suitable transduction. In this work a quartz crystal microbalance system was coated with highly ordered lipid films. It was shown that this application can be taken as a model system to study the adsorption behavior of supramolecular structures. To simulate biomimetic structures, we used a combination of `Self Assembling' and `Langmuir-Blodgett' techniques. Glycolipids were incorporated into LB-films as target structures to mimic a native glycocalix.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 December 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3539, Chemical Microsensors and Applications, (18 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.333748
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Maik Liebau, Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg (Netherlands)
Annegret Hildebrandt, Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)
Jens Hartmann, Otto-von-Guericke Univ. Magdeburg (Germany)
Ulrich Rothe, Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)
Johannes Muthing, Univ. Bielefeld (Germany)
Reinhard Neubert, Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3539:
Chemical Microsensors and Applications
Stephanus Buettgenbach, Editor(s)

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