Self-Assembled Protein-and Peptide-Based Nanomaterials

Priya Katyal, Michael Meleties, Jin K. Montclare

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Considerable effort has been devoted to generating novel protein-and peptide-based nanomaterials with their applications in a wide range of fields. Specifically, the unique property of proteins to self-assemble has been utilized to create a variety of nanoassemblies, which offer significant possibilities for next-generation biomaterials. In this minireview, we describe self-assembled protein-and peptide-based nanomaterials with focus on nanofibers and nanoparticles. Their applications in delivering therapeutic drugs and genes are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4132-4147
Number of pages16
JournalACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 9 2019


  • drug delivery
  • nanomaterials
  • protein engineering
  • protein-based fibers
  • protein-based micelles
  • self-assembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering


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