Proteinase-mediated drastic morphological change of peptide-amphiphile to induce supramolecular hydrogelation

Daisuke Koda, Tatsuo Maruyama, Nami Minakuchi, Kazunori Nakashima, Masahiro Goto

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    Abstract

    We report a novel peptide-amphiphile having a simple molecular structure that can gelate an aqueous solution at a remarkably low concentration and can be designed to be responsive to a disease-related enzyme by undergoing a drastic morphological change.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)979-981
    Number of pages3
    JournalChemical Communications
    Volume46
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Catalysis
    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Ceramics and Composites
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
    • Metals and Alloys
    • Materials Chemistry

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