Diana Costa

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Changes in hydration of lanthanide ions on binding to DNA in aqueous solution
    Diana Costa
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Langmuir 21:10492-6. 2005
  2. ncbi Interaction between covalent DNA gels and a cationic surfactant
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    Biomacromolecules 7:1090-5. 2006
  3. ncbi Effect of additives on swelling of covalent DNA gels
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 111:8444-52. 2007
  4. ncbi Responsive polymer gels: double-stranded versus single-stranded DNA
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 111:10886-96. 2007
  5. doi Swelling properties of cross-linked DNA gels
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    Adv Colloid Interface Sci 158:21-31. 2010

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi Changes in hydration of lanthanide ions on binding to DNA in aqueous solution
    Diana Costa
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Langmuir 21:10492-6. 2005
    ..DSC results are consistent with cleavage of the double helix of DNA at pH 9 in the presence of terbium...
  2. ncbi Interaction between covalent DNA gels and a cationic surfactant
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    Biomacromolecules 7:1090-5. 2006
    ..When the DNA is in excess of the surfactant, the surfactant binding is essentially quantitative. The gel volume decreases by 90% when the surfactant to DNA charge ratio, beta, increases from 0 to 1...
  3. ncbi Effect of additives on swelling of covalent DNA gels
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 111:8444-52. 2007
    ..An investigation of the kinetics shows that an increase in the surfactant tail length gives a pronouncedly slower deswelling kinetics...
  4. ncbi Responsive polymer gels: double-stranded versus single-stranded DNA
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    J Phys Chem B 111:10886-96. 2007
    ..5. One explanation for this difference is the large deformation energy required for the compression of the very stiff ds-DNA chains...
  5. doi Swelling properties of cross-linked DNA gels
    Diana Costa
    Physical Chemistry 1, Centre for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
    Adv Colloid Interface Sci 158:21-31. 2010
    ..The features found in the proposed system would find applications in a broader field of gel/drug interaction, for the development of controlled release and targeted delivery devices...