M E Pettitt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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 perminuta
    M E Pettitt
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Biofouling 20:299-311. 2004
  2. pmc The influence of surface lubricity on the adhesion of Navicula perminuta and Ulva linza to alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers
    J Bowen
    School of Chemistry, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J R Soc Interface 4:473-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Anomalous settlement behavior of Ulva linza zoospores on cationic oligopeptide surfaces
    T Ederth
    Division of Molecular Physics, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linkpings Universitet, Linkping, Sweden
    Biofouling 24:303-12. 2008

Collaborators

  • J A Callow
  • T Ederth
  • M E Callow
  • J Bowen
  • K Broo
  • M Ostblom
  • C X Du
  • B Liedberg
  • P Nygren
  • J A Preece
  • G J Leggett
  • K Kendall

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint 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 perminuta
    M 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...
  2. pmc The influence of surface lubricity on the adhesion of Navicula perminuta and Ulva linza to alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers
    J 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...
  3. doi request reprint Anomalous settlement behavior of Ulva linza zoospores on cationic oligopeptide surfaces
    T 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...