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Issue 80, 2018
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A mussel-inspired chimeric protein as a novel facile antifouling coating

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Abstract

A mussel-inspired chimeric protein as a multifunctional coating was engineered rationally and applied in antifouling. 3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl-alanine (Dopa) and zwitterionic peptides inspired from molecular chaperones were incorporated into the designed protein. The multifunctional protein coating can anchor onto various substrates surfaces readily and exhibits superior antifouling properties.

Graphical abstract: A mussel-inspired chimeric protein as a novel facile antifouling coating

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The article was received on 02 Jul 2018, accepted on 13 Sep 2018 and first published on 13 Sep 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05298K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 11328-11331

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    A mussel-inspired chimeric protein as a novel facile antifouling coating

    H. Qi, W. Zheng, X. Zhou, C. Zhang and L. Zhang, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 11328
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05298K

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