Dipeptide hydrogel formation triggered by boronic acid-sugar recognition

S. Grigoriou, E.K. Johnson, T.D. James, P.J. Cameron, L. Chen, D.J. Adams

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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.
LanguageEnglish
Pages2788-2791
Number of pages4
JournalSoft Matter
Volume8
Issue number25
DOIs
StatusPublished - 7 Jul 2012

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Dipeptide hydrogel formation triggered by boronic acid-sugar recognition. / Grigoriou, S.; Johnson, E.K.; James, T.D.; Cameron, P.J.; Chen, L.; Adams, D.J.

In: Soft Matter, Vol. 8, No. 25, 07.07.2012, p. 2788-2791.

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Grigoriou, S, Johnson, EK, James, TD, Cameron, PJ, Chen, L & Adams, DJ 2012, 'Dipeptide hydrogel formation triggered by boronic acid-sugar recognition' Soft Matter, vol. 8, no. 25, pp. 2788-2791. DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25713k
Grigoriou S, Johnson EK, James TD, Cameron PJ, Chen L, Adams DJ. Dipeptide hydrogel formation triggered by boronic acid-sugar recognition. Soft Matter. 2012 Jul 7;8(25):2788-2791. Available from, DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25713k
Grigoriou, S. ; Johnson, E.K. ; James, T.D. ; Cameron, P.J. ; Chen, L. ; Adams, D.J./ Dipeptide hydrogel formation triggered by boronic acid-sugar recognition. In: Soft Matter. 2012 ; Vol. 8, No. 25. pp. 2788-2791
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