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Recent advances in controlling the internal and external properties of self-assembling cyclic peptide nanotubes and dimers

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Abstract

One of the most powerful strategies for the preparation of nanotubes is based on the stacking of flat-shaped cyclic peptide components. This strategy allows precise control of the nanotube internal diameter, the external properties and, more recently, the structural characterisitics of the internal cavity. The recent advances in these technologies and the applications of the resulting materials are described.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in controlling the internal and external properties of self-assembling cyclic peptide nanotubes and dimers

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The article was received on 13 Feb 2017, accepted on 27 Mar 2017 and first published on 28 Mar 2017


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7OB00351J
Citation: Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
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    Recent advances in controlling the internal and external properties of self-assembling cyclic peptide nanotubes and dimers

    N. Rodríguez-Vázquez, M. Amorín and J. R. Granja, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7OB00351J

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