Tuning viscoelastic properties of supermolecular peptide gels via dynamic covalent crosslinking

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2015-12-19
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Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry
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1477-0520
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Royal Society of Chemistry
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13
Issue
7
Pages
1983 - 1987
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English
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Article
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A dynamic covalent crosslinking approach is used to crosslink supramolecular peptide gels. This novel approach facilitates tuning viscoelastic properties of the gel and enhances mechanical stability (storage modulus exceeding 10(5) Pa) of the peptide gels.

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Hydrogels, Glutaraldehyde, Nanostructures, Biomaterials
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