1. PET

2. +Co

3. +Co/LM

4. +Co/FN

5. +Co/Fb

6. +Co/Fb/FN

Contact angle (deg) 126 ± 4 123 ± 2 114 ± 0 106 ± 5 112 ± 3 117 ± 11
ANOVA, p ≤ 0.05 vs. 4, 7 vs. 4, 8   vs. 1, 2, 10    
  7. PET–PLG 8. +Co 9. +Co/LM 10. Co/FN 11. +Co/Fb 12. +Co/Fb/FN
Contact angle (deg) 98 ± 8 90 ± 9 128 ± 4 140 ± 9 116 ±5 125 ± 10
ANOVA, p≤0.05 vs. 1,9,10,11,12 vs. 2,9,10,11,12 vs. 7, 8 vs. 4,7,8,11 vs. 7,8,10 vs. 7, 8
Table 2: Water contact angles of the PET and the PET–PLG vascular prostheses modified with cell-adhesive proteins assemblies. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), poly (L-lactide-co-glycolide) (PLG), collagen type I (Co), laminin (LM), fibronectin (FN), fibrin gel (Fb), versus (vs.). Mean ± SEM from 3 independent experiments, each performed in triplicates. ANOVA