Hierarchical structural transitions observed in peptide amphiphiles dissolved in aqueous buffer

Tomoko Shimada, Atsushi Hotta, Matthew Tirrell

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Abstract

A new peptide amphiphile that simultaneously undergoes conformational transition, wormlike micelle formation and gelation has been synthesized. Hydrogen bond and hydrophobic interaction among the peptide amphiphiles play an important role in the hierarchical structural transition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages3163-3164
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Event55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules - Toyama, Japan
Duration: 2006 Sep 202006 Sep 22

Other

Other55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules
CountryJapan
CityToyama
Period06/9/2006/9/22

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Keywords

  • Hierarchical structural transitions
  • Peptide amphiphiles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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Shimada, T., Hotta, A., & Tirrell, M. (2006). Hierarchical structural transitions observed in peptide amphiphiles dissolved in aqueous buffer. 3163-3164. Paper presented at 55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules, Toyama, Japan.