Porous multilayer-coated PDMS stamps for protein printing

Huaping Xu, Alberto Gomez-Casado, Zhihua Liu, David N. Reinhoudt, Rob G. H. Lammertink, and Jurriaan Huskens

Langmuir, 2009, 25, 13972-13977.

A polyelectrolyte multilayer was assembled on top of a patterned PDMS stamp employing the layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly technique. By post-treatment with a base and further cross-linking, a porous multilayer-coated PDMS composite stamp was obtained. With the pore structures acting as an ink reservoir, the multiple printing of proteins was successfully achieved without the need to re-ink the stamp.

Xu HP Langmuir 2009