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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2016, Article ID 3539609, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3539609
Research Article

Protein Adsorption on Hybrids of Thermoresponsive Polymers and Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

1Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku, Tokyo 1628601, Japan
2Graduate School of Mathematics and Science Education, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku, Tokyo 1628601, Japan
3Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, 8-1 Kawadacho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 1620054, Japan

Received 19 February 2016; Revised 7 May 2016; Accepted 17 May 2016

Academic Editor: Dong Wang

Copyright © 2016 Kazuo Umemura 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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