Surface characterization and free thyroid hormones response of chemically modified poly(ethylene terephthalate) blood collection tubes

Surface characterization and free thyroid hormones response of chemically modified poly(ethylene... Applied Surface Science 442 (2018) 602–612 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Applied Surface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apsusc Full Length Article Surface characterization and free thyroid hormones response of chemically modified poly(ethylene terephthalate) blood collection tubes a b a a c c Ebrahim Jalali Dil , Samuel C. Kim , Amir Saffar , Abdellah Ajji , Richard N. Zare , Annie Sattayapiwat , c c,⇑ Vanessa Esguerra , Raffick A.R. Bowen Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: The surface chemistry and surface energy of chemically modified polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blood Received 7 December 2017 collection tubes (BCTs) were studied and the results showed a significant increase in hydrophilicity and Revised 9 February 2018 polarity of modified PET surface. The surface modification created nanometer-sized, needle-like asperi- Accepted 17 February 2018 ties through molecular segregation at the surface. The surface dynamics of the modified PET was exam- Available online 22 February 2018 ined by tracking its surface properties over a 280-day period. The results showed surface rearrangement toward a surface with lower surface energy http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Precambrian Research Elsevier

Surface characterization and free thyroid hormones response of chemically modified poly(ethylene terephthalate) blood collection tubes

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier B.V.
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0301-9268
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1872-7433
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.02.177
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Applied Surface Science 442 (2018) 602–612 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Applied Surface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apsusc Full Length Article Surface characterization and free thyroid hormones response of chemically modified poly(ethylene terephthalate) blood collection tubes a b a a c c Ebrahim Jalali Dil , Samuel C. Kim , Amir Saffar , Abdellah Ajji , Richard N. Zare , Annie Sattayapiwat , c c,⇑ Vanessa Esguerra , Raffick A.R. Bowen Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: The surface chemistry and surface energy of chemically modified polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blood Received 7 December 2017 collection tubes (BCTs) were studied and the results showed a significant increase in hydrophilicity and Revised 9 February 2018 polarity of modified PET surface. The surface modification created nanometer-sized, needle-like asperi- Accepted 17 February 2018 ties through molecular segregation at the surface. The surface dynamics of the modified PET was exam- Available online 22 February 2018 ined by tracking its surface properties over a 280-day period. The results showed surface rearrangement toward a surface with lower surface energy

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Precambrian ResearchElsevier

Published: May 1, 2018

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