TABLE 1.

Surface chemical composition of solid supports functionalized with either LysM peptides or peptidoglycan

SampleMole fraction (%) fora:
AuCSON
Au47.443.7/b8.5/b
Au/LysMc27.946.1/b14.511.6
Au/COOHd36.554.51.86.60.13
Au/COOH/PGe30.557.51.38.02.7
  • a Mole fractions of elements excluding hydrogen.

  • b /, below the detection limit.

  • c Au/LysM, AcmA cell wall binding domain immobilized on a gold-coated surface.

  • d Au/COOH, mercaptododecahexanoic acid on a gold-coated surface.

  • e Au/COOH/PG, peptidoglycan immobilized on Au/COOH via NHS/EDC chemistry.