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International Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2012, Article ID 397813, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/397813
Research Article

Oligonucleotide and Parylene Surface Coating of Polystyrene and ePTFE for Improved Endothelial Cell Attachment and Hemocompatibility

1Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital, Hoppe-Seyler-Strasse 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
2Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology, Nobelstrasse 12, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
3Department of Prosthodontics, Section of Medical Materials and Technology, University Hospital, Osianderstrasse 2-8, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
4Inter-University Centre for Medical Technology (IZST), Eberhard Karls University, Silcherstrasse 7, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
5Institute of Medical Immunology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Föhrer Straße 15, 13353 Berlin, Germany
6Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Föhrer Straße 15, 13353 Berlin, Germany

Received 15 July 2011; Revised 10 November 2011; Accepted 14 November 2011

Academic Editor: Rolf Larsson

Copyright © 2012 Martina Schleicher et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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