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Mussel-Inspired and Bioclickable Peptide Engineered Surface to Combat Thrombosis and Infection

Figure 5

Ex vivo hemocompatibility of the Cu-DOTA&AMP surfaces. (a) Schematic illustration of arteriovenous (AV) shunt model connected to the rabbit. Photographs of (b) side and (c) cross-section view of the bare and modified PVC tubes after blood circulation. (d) Lumen surface morphology of each sample after blood circulation characterized by SEM. (e) Thrombus weight, (f) occlusion, and (g) blood flow rate of bare and modified PVC tubes following the blood circulation. Data presented as and analyzed using a one-way ANOVA, , .