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Aromatic peptide amphiphiles: significance of the Fmoc moiety

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Abstract

Aromatic peptide amphiphile hydrogelators commonly utilise the fluorenyl-9-methoxycarbonyl moiety as an N-terminal capping group. Material properties and spectroscopic techniques show the influence of alternative linkers between the fluorenyl moiety and the peptide. This study establishes whether methoxycarbonyl is an optimal or mainly convenient linker, for this class of self-assembling systems.

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The article was received on 30 Jul 2013, accepted on 25 Sep 2013 and first published on 30 Sep 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45822A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 10587-10589
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    Aromatic peptide amphiphiles: significance of the Fmoc moiety

    S. Fleming, S. Debnath, P. W. J. M. Frederix, T. Tuttle and R. V. Ulijn, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 10587
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45822A

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