Atomic Force Microscopy for the Characterization of Proteoliposomes
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is a useful tool for the visualization of soft biological samples in a nanoscale resolution. In the study presented here, the surface morphology ofP-selectin and Transferrin modified proteoliposomes were investigated in air and under water. The proteins were visualized without pre-functionalization or staining.
Key wordsAFM Proteoliposomes P-Selectin Transferrin Surface Modification
This work was supported in parts by DFG Forschergruppe 627 Nanohale and JPK Instruments Berlin (Germany) (UB and JS). This work was supported in part by grants from Enterprise Ireland under the National Development Plan co-funded by EU Structural Funds and Science Foundation Ireland (CE and MMG).
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