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Fabrication of artificial toroid nanostructures by modified β-sheet peptides

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Abstract

Facial peptide P1 carrying repeating hydrophobic and hydrophilic residues as well as lysine terminals self-assemble into uniform toroid structures. The sensitive balance between the hydrophobic interactions and electrostatic repulsion dominates the formation of highly curved assemblies.

Graphical abstract: Fabrication of artificial toroid nanostructures by modified β-sheet peptides

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The article was received on 05 Jun 2013, accepted on 17 Jul 2013 and first published on 17 Jul 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44238A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 8238-8240
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    Fabrication of artificial toroid nanostructures by modified β-sheet peptides

    W. Li, J. Li and M. Lee, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 8238
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44238A

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