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Micelle to fibre biocatalytic supramolecular transformation of an aromatic peptide amphiphile

Sadownik, Jan W. and Leckie, Joy and Ulijn, Rein V. (2011) Micelle to fibre biocatalytic supramolecular transformation of an aromatic peptide amphiphile. Chemical Communications, 47 (2). pp. 728-730. ISSN 1359-7345

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Abstract

We use a range of spectroscopic methods to provide mechanistic insight into a phosphatase-driven supramolecular transformation whereby an amphiphilic peptide building block, upon dephosphorylation, switches from a solution-phase, micellar structure to a gel-phase, chiral uni-directional nanofibre morphology.