Enzyme-triggered hydrogelation via self-assembly of alternating peptides

Xu Qin, Xie Wenchun, Sai Tian, Jiali Cai, Han Yuan, Yu Zheng, Glenn L. Butterfoss, Anne C. Khuong, Richard A. Gross

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

α-Chymotrypsin catalyzed oligomerization of the “dipeptide lego„ KL-ethyl ester (OEt) in aqueous media triggers a rapid sol-gel transition due to formation of alternating (KL).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4839-4841
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume49
Issue number42
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 30 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Enzyme-triggered hydrogelation via self-assembly of alternating peptides'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Qin, X., Wenchun, X., Tian, S., Cai, J., Yuan, H., Zheng, Y., Butterfoss, G. L., Khuong, A. C., & Gross, R. A. (2013). Enzyme-triggered hydrogelation via self-assembly of alternating peptides. Chemical Communications, 49(42), 4839-4841. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3cc41794h