On the possibility of soft matter nanostructure formation based on mesoporous aluminum hydroxide. Prospects for biomedical applications

A. S. Lozhkomoev, M. I. Lerner, A. A. Tsukanov, S. O. Kazantsev, O. V. Bakina, S. G. Psakhie

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The effect of the nonequilibrium structure of 2D aluminum hydroxide-based objects on the macroscopic response (adsorption properties) is studied in the physical mesomechanics framework. Molecular dynamics simulation is performed to examine the nature of selective adsorption of the considered low-dimensional structures. The role of defects and structural elements, such as polar functional groups, is analyzed. Model ions and endotoxin are used to illustrate the selective character of adsorption. Prospects for biomedical applications of the obtained results are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)134-141
Number of pages8
JournalPhysical Mesomechanics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2017



  • aluminum hydroxide
  • mesomechanics
  • molecular dynamics simulation
  • multiscale approach
  • nanostructures
  • selective adsorption
  • soft matter science
  • surface defects

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Surfaces and Interfaces

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