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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