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Interactions between Mucin and Surfactants at Solid-Liquid Interfaces
KTH, Superseded Departments, Chemistry.
Unilever Res. Dvmt. Port Sunlight, Quarry Road East, Bebington, Wirral.
2002 (English)In: Langmuir, ISSN 0743-7463, E-ISSN 1520-5827, Vol. 18, no 24, 9383-9392 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The association between mucin and surfactants at the solid-liquid interface has been investigated employing reflectometry. The study is particularly aimed at understanding the removal of preadsorbed mucin layers by surfactant addition. To this end we investigated the effect of three different surfactants, one anionic surfactant, sodium dodecylsulfate (SDS), and two nonionic ones, penta(oxy ethylene) dodecyl ether (C12E5) and n-dodecyl beta-D-maltopyranoside (C-12-mal), All three surfactants were found to be potent in removing mucin from hydrophobic surfaces. On the otherhand, C-12-mal was found to have a very limited effect on mucin adsorbed to hydrophilic negatively charged surfaces, whereas the mucin layer was removed by SDS and C12E5. The association between mucin and the three different surfactants was also investigated by means of dynamic light scattering and surface tension measurements. It was concluded that SDS associates readily with mucin above a critical surfactant concentration, about 0.2 cmc, whereas the nonionic surfactants associate with mucin to a very limited degree. The results obtained with the different techniques allow us to propose that C12E5 removes mucin from silica surfaces by competitive adsorption, whereas the removal of mucin by SDS is due to formation of mucin/SDS complexes that have reduced surface affinity and increased water solubility compared to mucin alone.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. Vol. 18, no 24, 9383-9392 p.
Keyword [en]
Addition reactions, Adsorption, Association reactions, Composition effects, Hydrophilicity, Hydrophobicity, Light scattering, Molecular dynamics, Reflectometers, Solubility, Surface active agents, Surface tension, Anionic surfactant, Mucin, Reflectometry, Sodium dodecylsulfate, Interfaces (materials)
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Physical Chemistry
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-6673DOI: 10.1021/la0259813ISI: 000179428400039OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-6673DiVA: diva2:11449
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QC 20100901Available from: 2005-09-22 Created: 2005-09-22 Last updated: 2017-12-14Bibliographically approved
In thesis
1. Self assembly of surfactants and polyelectrolytes in solution and at interfaces
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Self assembly of surfactants and polyelectrolytes in solution and at interfaces
2005 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other scientific)
Abstract [en]

This thesis focuses on the study of the interactions between polyelectrolytes and surfactants in aqueous solutions and at interfaces, as well as on the structural changes these molecules undergo due to that interaction. Small–angle neutron scattering, dynamic, and static light scattering were the main techniques used to investigate the interactions in bulk. The first type of polymer studied was a negatively charge glycoprotein (mucin); its interactions with ionic sodium alkyl sulfate surfactants and nonionic surfactants were determined. This system is of great relevance for several applications such as oral care and pharmaceutical products, since mucin is the main component of the mucus layer that protects the epithelial surfaces (e.g. oral tissues). Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) on the other hand, has been used as foaming agent in tooth pastes for a very long time. In this work it is seen how SDS is very effective in dissolving the large aggregates mucin forms in solution, as well as in removing preadsorbed mucin layers from different surfaces. On the other hand, the nonionic surfactant n-dodecyl β-D-maltopyranoside (C12-mal), does not affect significantly the mucin aggregates in solution, neither does it remove mucin effectively from a negatively charge hydrophilic surface (silica). It can be suggested that nonionic surfactants (like the sugar–based C12-mal) could be used to obtain milder oral care products. The second type of systems consisted of positively charged polyelectrolytes and a negatively charged surfactant (SDS). These systems are relevant to a wide variety of applications ranging from mining and cleaning to gene delivery therapy. It was found that the interactions of these polyelectrolytes with SDS depend strongly on the polyelectrolyte structure, charge density and the solvent composition (pH, ionic strength, and so on). Large solvent isotopic effects were found in the interaction of polyethylene imine (PEI) and SDS, as well as on the interactions of this anionic surfactant and the sugar–based n-decyl β-D-glucopyranoside (C10G1). These surfactants mixtures formed similar structures in solutions to the ones formed by some of the polyelectrolytes studied, i.e. ellipsoidal micelles at low electrolyte concentration and stiff rods, at high electrolyte and SDS concentrations.

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Stockholm: KTH, 2005. 71 p.
Series
Trita-YTK, ISSN 1650-0490 ; 2005:02
Keyword
Surfactant, polyelectrolyte, small–angle neutron scattering, static light scattering, dynamic light scattering, polyelectrolyte–surfactant association, protein
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Physical Chemistry
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-425 (URN)91-7178-127-7 (ISBN)
Public defence
2005-09-30, Sal D3, Lindstedtsvägen 5, 09:00
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