Tuning the amino acid sequence of minimalist peptides to present biological signals via charge neutralised self assembly

Date

2013

Authors

Rodriguez, Alexandra
Parish, Clare L.
Nisbet, David
Williams, Richard J

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American Physical Society

Abstract

Nanofibrous materials yielded by the self-assembly of peptides are rich in potential; particularly for the formation of scaffolds that mimic the landscape of the host environment of the cell. Here, we report a novel methodology to direct the formation of

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Keywords: Amino acid sequence; Biological signals; In-vivo; Nano-fibrous; Novel methodology; Scaffold structures; Supramolecular structure; Amino acids; Scaffolds (biology); Self assembly; Peptides

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Source

Physical Review E-Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics

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Journal article

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Open Access

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DOI

10.1039/c3sm27758e

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