Semiartificial polysaccharide can provide a unique nanospace for the construction of supramolecular dye-assembly

Kouta Sugikawa, Munenori Numata, Kazuki Sada, Seiji Shinkai

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We have revealed unique template effects of a semiartificial polysaccharide on the self-assembly of anionic cyanine dyes. The inner space of the polysaccharide acts not only as a nanotemplate for the dye assembly but also as a protective space from unfavorable photobleaching.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)710-711
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 12 2010


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  • Chemistry(all)

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