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 - Feb 5 2010

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Amphiphiles
Molecular structure
Peptides
Peptide Hydrolases
Enzymes

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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Proteinase-mediated drastic morphological change of peptide-amphiphile to induce supramolecular hydrogelation. / Koda, Daisuke; Maruyama, Tatsuo; Minakuchi, Nami; Nakashima, Kazunori; Goto, Masahiro.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 46, No. 6, 05.02.2010, p. 979-981.

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Koda, Daisuke ; Maruyama, Tatsuo ; Minakuchi, Nami ; Nakashima, Kazunori ; Goto, Masahiro. / Proteinase-mediated drastic morphological change of peptide-amphiphile to induce supramolecular hydrogelation. In: Chemical Communications. 2010 ; Vol. 46, No. 6. pp. 979-981.
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