Chapter 14. Supramolecular Polymerization of Peptides and Peptide Derivatives: Nanofibrous Materials

  1. Vincent M. Rotello and
  2. S. Thayumanavan
  1. He Dong1,
  2. Virany M. Yuwono1 and
  3. Jeffrey D. Hartgerink2

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470384053.ch14

Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly

Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly

How to Cite

Dong, H., Yuwono, V. M. and Hartgerink, J. D. (2008) Supramolecular Polymerization of Peptides and Peptide Derivatives: Nanofibrous Materials, in Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly (eds V. M. Rotello and S. Thayumanavan), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470384053.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Mail Stop 60, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA

  2. 2

    Departments of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Rice University, MS 60, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470277386

Online ISBN: 9780470384053

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Keywords:

  • nanofibers self-assembled from β-sheets;
  • collagen mimetics;
  • zwitterionic collagen-like peptide and D-spacing pattern

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Self-Assembly of Nanofibers Based on α-Helices

  • Nanofibers Self-Assembled from β-Sheets

  • Collagen Mimetics

  • Conclusions

  • References