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Peptide based low molecular weight gelators

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Abstract

Over the last 12 months a number of papers have been published which shed light on the processes that control the self-assembly of peptides into fibrous hydrogel networks. A number of new properties of dipeptide hydrogels have also been reported. This article highlights recent activity in the area of peptide self-assembly, with a particular focus on tri-peptides, di-peptides and protected amino acids.

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The article was received on 15 Sep 2010, accepted on 22 Oct 2010 and first published on 22 Nov 2010


Article type: Highlight
DOI: 10.1039/C0JM03099F
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2011,21, 2024-2027
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    Peptide based low molecular weight gelators

    E. K. Johnson, D. J. Adams and P. J. Cameron, J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 2024
    DOI: 10.1039/C0JM03099F

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