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Keywords:

  • biomolecular materials;
  • micelles;
  • nanoparticles;
  • peptide amphiphiles;
  • immunotherapy
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A model cytotoxic T-cell epitope is linked to a synthetic lipid tail, forming a peptide amphiphile that self-assembles into cylindrical micelles. The micelles are capable of inducing a cytotoxic T-cell response in mice that slows the growth of tumors expressing the tumor antigen.