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Dipeptide hydrogel formation triggered by boronic acid-sugar recognition


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Grigoriou, S., Johnson, E.K., James, T.D., Cameron, P.J., Chen, L. and Adams, D.J., 2012. Dipeptide hydrogel formation triggered by boronic acid-sugar recognition. Soft Matter, 8 (25), pp. 2788-2791.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2sm25713k

Abstract

The pH drop associated with sugar recognition and binding by boronic acids has been used to initiate the formation of gels from dipeptide gelators. Gels formed in the presence of fructose, but not glucose which has a weaker binding constant to boronic acids.

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Item Type Articles
CreatorsGrigoriou, S., Johnson, E.K., James, T.D., Cameron, P.J., Chen, L. and Adams, D.J.
DOI10.1039/c2sm25713k
DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Chemistry
Faculty of Science > Biology & Biochemistry
RefereedYes
StatusPublished
ID Code30491

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