M E Pettitt
Affiliation: University of Birmingham
- Activity of commercial enzymes on settlement and adhesion of cypris larvae of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite, spores of the green alga Ulva linza, and the diatom Navicula perminutaM E Pettitt
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, UK
Biofouling 20:299-311. 2004..linza and juvenile cement of B. amphitrite became progressively less sensitive to hydrolysis as they cured...
- The influence of surface lubricity on the adhesion of Navicula perminuta and Ulva linza to alkanethiol self-assembled monolayersJ Bowen
School of Chemistry, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
J R Soc Interface 4:473-7. 2007..perminuta and U. linza. Given that the SAMs in the series all exhibit similar contact angle behaviour and surface energy, it is hypothesized that the lubricity of the surface plays a role in determining the surface adhesion...
- Anomalous settlement behavior of Ulva linza zoospores on cationic oligopeptide surfacesT Ederth
Division of Molecular Physics, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linkpings Universitet, Linkping, Sweden
Biofouling 24:303-12. 2008..The settlement experiments are complemented with physical studies of the oligopeptide SAMs, before and after extended immersion in artificial seawater, using infrared spectroscopy, null ellipsometry and contact angle measurements...