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Bioactive Surface Modification of Metal Oxides via Catechol-Bearing Modular Peptides: Multivalent-Binding, Surface Retention, and Peptide Bioactivity
Journal of the American Chemical Society
  • Wen Tang, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Gina M. Policastro, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Geng Hua, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Kai Guo, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Chrys Wesdemiotis, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Gary L. Doll, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Matthew Becker, University of Akron Main Campus
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
11-19-2014
Abstract
A series of multivalent dendrons containing a bioactive osteogenic growth peptide (OGP) domain and surface-binding catechol domains were obtained through solid phase synthesis, and their binding affinity to hydroxyapatite, TiO2, ZrO2, CeO2, Fe3O4 and gold was characterized using a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-d). Using the distinct difference in binding affinity of the bioconjugate to the metal oxides, TiO2-coated glass slides were selectively patterned with bioactive peptides. Cell culture studies demonstrated the bioavailability of the OGP and that OGP remained on the surface for at least 2 weeks under in vitro cell culture conditions. Bone sialoprotein (BSP) and osteocalcein (OCN) markers were upregulated 3-fold and 60-fold, respectively, relative to controls at 21 days. Similarly, 3-fold more calcium was deposited using the OGP tethered dendron compared to TiO2. These catechol-bearing dendrons provide a fast and efficient method to functionalize a wide range of inorganic materials with bioactive peptides and have the potential to be used in coating orthopaedic implants and fixation devices.
Citation Information
Wen Tang, Gina M. Policastro, Geng Hua, Kai Guo, et al.. "Bioactive Surface Modification of Metal Oxides via Catechol-Bearing Modular Peptides: Multivalent-Binding, Surface Retention, and Peptide Bioactivity" Journal of the American Chemical Society Vol. 136 Iss. 46 (2014) p. 16357 - 16367
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