Figure 2

From: The roles of water molecules at the biointerface of medical polymers

Figure 2

Schematic diagram of the assumed adsorption states of bovine serum albumin (BSA) and fibrinogen. The low denaturation and the high dissociation rates of the proteins adsorbed onto poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) (PMEA) compared with poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) (PHEMA). PP, polypropylene. A full color version of this figure is available at Polymer Journal online.