Disassembling peptide-based fibres by switching the hydrophobic-hydrophilic balance

J.T. Meijer, M.J.A.G. Henckens, I.J. Minten, D.W.P.M. Löwik, J.C.M. van Hest

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Abstract

Amyloid-like model peptides, modified on the N-terminus with an alkyl tail and on the C-terminus with a PEG chain, yielded fibres that were susceptible to triggered disassembly by removal of the alkyl chain, which affected the hydrophobic-hydrophilic balance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1135-1137
Number of pages3
JournalSoft Matter
Volume3
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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