Recent Publications


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Ellis-Behnke, Rutledge G. et al. “Nano neuro knitting: Peptide nanofiber scaffold for brain repair and axon regeneration with functional return of vision,” PNAS Vol. 103 No. 13 (2006) 5054-5059

 

Mershin, Andreas et al. “A classic assembly of nanobiomaterials,” Nature Biotechnology Vol. 23 No. 11 (2005) 1379-1380

 

Zhang, Shuguang. “Designing Novel Materials and Molecular Machines,” Economic Perspectives Oct (2005) 22-26

 

Zhang, Shuguang. “Introduction,” Seminars in Cancer 15 (2005) 327–328

 

Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Obituary: Carl-Ivar Branden 1934-2004,” Nature Structural & Molecular Biology Vol. 11 No. 6 (2004): 490-492.

 

Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Designer self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffolds for 3D tissue cell cultures,” Seminars in Cancer Biology 15 (2005) 413–420

 

Yokoi, Hidenori et al. “Dynamic reassembly of peptide RADA16 nanofiber scaffold,” PNAS Vol. 102, No. 24 (2005): 8414–8419.

 

Lomander, Andrea et al. “Hierarchical Self-Assembly of a Coiled-Coil Peptide into Fractal Structure,” Nanoletters Vol. 5, No. 7 (2005): 1255-1260.

 

Kiley, Patrick et al. “Self-Assembling Peptide Detergents Stabilize Isolated Photosystem I on a Dry Surface for an Extended Time,” PLoS Biol 3(7): e230.

 

Davis, Michael E. et al. “Injectable Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofibers Create Intramyocardial Microenvironments for Endothelial Cells,” Circulation 111 (2005): 442-450.

 

Bokhari, Maria A. et al. “The enhancement of osteoblast growth and differentiation in vitro on a peptide hydrogel—polyHIPE polymer hybrid material,” Biomaterials 26 (2005): 5198–5208.

 

Lu, Jian R. et al. “Interfacial Nano-structuring of Designed Peptides Regulated by Solution pH,” JACS 126 (2004): 8940-8947.

 

Das, Rupa et al. “Integration of Photosynthetic Protein Molecular Complexes in Solid-State Electronic Devices,” Nano Letters Vol. 4, No. 6 (2004): 1079-1083.

 

Semino, Carlos et al. “Entrapment of Migrating Hippocampal Neural Cells in Three-Dimensional Peptide Nanofiber Scaffold,” Tissue Engineering Vol. 10, Number 3/4 (2004).

 

Sung Kie-Moon et al. “Synthesis of Monofunctionalized Gold Nanoparticles by Fmoc Solid-Phase Reactions,” JACS Communications, March 2004 (on Web).

 

Zhang, Shuguang. “Beyond the Petri dish,” Nature Biotechnology 22.2 (Feb 2004): 151-152.

 

Hong, Yooseong et al. “Effect of Amino Acid Sequence and pH on Nanofiber Formation of Self-Assembling Peptides EAK16-II and EAK16-IV,” Biomacromolecules 4.5 (2003), 1433-1442.

 

Zhang, Shuguang. “Fabrication of novel biomaterials through molecular self-assembly.” Nature Biotechnology 21.10 (Oct 2003): 1171-1178.

 

Zhang, Shuguang. “Hydrogels: Wet or Let Die.” Nature Materials: News & Views 3 (Jan 2004): 7-8.

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    Zhang, Shuguang. “Building from the bottom up.” Materials Today (May 2003): 20-27.

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    Zhang, Shuguang. “More Cinderella than ugly sister.” Nature Review: Genetics. 4 (April 2003): 1.

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    von Maltzahn, Geoffrey et al. “Positively Charged Surfactant-like Peptides Self-assemble into Nanostructures.” Langmuir (2003).

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    Seminos, Carlos E. “Functional differentiation of hepatocyte-like spheroid structures from putative liver progenitor cells in three-dimensional peptide scaffolds.” Differentiation (2003) 71:262–270.

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    Rich, Alexander and Shuguang Zhang. “Z-DNA: the long road to biologic function.” Nature Reviews: Genetics Vol. 4 (July 2003): 566-573.

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    “Lifelines: A Questioning Mind.” Nature 421 (6 Feb 2003): 581.

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    Hwang, Wonmuk. “Supramolecular structure of helical ribbons self-assembled from a b-sheet peptide.” Journal of Chemical Physics 118.1 (1 January 2003): 389-397.

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    Zhang, Shuguang and Sabina Janciauskiene. “Multitask ability of Proteins: a1-antichymotrypsin and the correlation with Alzheimer’s disease.” [Commentary]. 2002.

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    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Design of nanostructured biological materials through self-assembly of peptides and proteins.” Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 6 (2002): 865–871.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang and Sabina Janciauskiene. “Multi-functional capability of proteins: a1-antichymotrypsin and the correlation with Alzheimer’s disease.” [Review] Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 4 (2002) 115–122

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    Zhang, Shuguang. “Emerging biological materials through molecular self-assembly.” Biotechnology Advances 20 (2002): 321–339.

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    Santoso, Steve S., Sylvain Vauthey, and Shuguang Zhang. “Structures, function and applications of amphiphilic peptides.” Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 7 (2002) 262-266.

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    Santoso, Steve S. et al. “Self-assembly of Surfactant-like Peptides with Variable Glycine Tails to Form Nanotubes and Nanovesicles.” Nano Letters 2.7 (2002): 687-691.

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    Marini, Davide M. et al. “Left-Handed Helical Ribbon Intermediates in the Self-Assembly of a b-sheet Peptide.” Nano Letters 2.4 (2002): 295-299.

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    Caplan, Michael R. et al. “Control of self-assembling oligopeptide matrix formation through systematic variation of amino acid sequence.” Biomaterials 23 (2002): 219-227.

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    Kisiday, J. et al. “Self-assembling peptide hydrogel fosters chondrocyte extracellular matrix production and cell division: Implications for cartilage tissue repair.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99.15 (July 23, 2002): 9996–10001.

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    Vauthey, Sylvain. “Molecular self-assembly of surfactant-like peptides to form nanotubes and nanovesicles.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99.8 (April 16 2002): 5355–5360.

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    Hamad-Schifferli, Kimberly et al. “Remote electronic control of DNA hybridization through inductive coupling to an attached metal nanocrystal antenna.” Nature 415 (10 Jan. 2002): 152-155.

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    Rich, A. “RNA Structure and the Roots of Protein Synthesis.” Cold Spring Harbor Synopsis on Quantitative Biology LXVI (2001): 1-16.

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    Schwartz, John J. and Shuguang Zhang. “Peptide-mediated cellular delivery.” Current Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics 2.2 (2000).

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    Caplan, Michael R. et al. “Self-Assembly of a b-Sheet Protein Governed by Relief of Electrostatic Repulsion Relative to van der Waals Attraction.” Biomacromolecules 1 (2000): 627-631.

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    Altman, Michael et al. “Conformational behavior of ionic self-complementary peptides.” Protein Science 9 (2000): 1095–1105.

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    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Biological surface engineering: a simple system for cell pattern formation.” Biomaterials 20 (1999): 1213-1220.

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    Zhang, Shuguang and Michael Altman. “Peptide self-assembly in functional polymer science and engineering.” Reactive & Functional Polymers 41 (1999): 91-102.

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    Leon, Erasmo J. et al. “Mechanical properties of a self-assembling oligopeptide matrix.” J. Biomater. Sci. Polymer Edn. 9.3 (1998): 297-312.

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    Zhang, Shuguang and Alexander Rich. “Direct conversion of an oligopeptide from a b-sheet to an a-helix: A model for amyloid formation.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94 (Jan. 1997): 23-28.

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    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Self-complementary oligopeptide matrices support mammalian cell attachment.” Biomaterials 16 (1995): 1385-1393.

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    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Unusually Stable b-Sheet Formation in an Ionic Self-Complementary Oligopeptide.” Biopolymers 34 (1994): 663-672.

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    Zhang, Shuguang and Martin Egli. “A Hypothesis: Reciprocal Information Transfer Between Oligoribonucleotides and Oligopeptides in Prebiotic Molecular Evolution.” Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere. 24 (1994): 495-505.

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    Zhang, Shuguang and Martin Egli. “A Proposed Complementary Pairing Mode Between Single-Stranded Nucleic Acids and Beta-Stranded Peptides: A Possible Pathway for Generating Complex Biological Molecules.” Complexity (11/21/1994): 49-56.

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    Xing, Yanyan et al. “Subunit interaction in the CCAAT-binding hetermeric complex is mediated by a very short a-helix in HAP2.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91 (April 1994): 3009-3013.

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    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “The Gene for Biotin Synthesis from Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Cloning, Sequencing, and Complementation of Escherichia coli Strains Lacking Biotin Synthase.” Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 309.1 (Feb 15 1994): 29-35.

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    Pennisi, Elizabeth. “Material Peptide: A piece of yeast protein becomes a building block for scientists.” Science News 143 (15 May 1993): 316-317.

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    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Spontaneous assembly of a self-complementary oligopeptide to form a stable macroscopic membrane.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 90 (April 1993): 3334-3338.

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    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Zuotin, a putative Z-DNA binding protein in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.” The EMBO Journal 11.10 (1992): 3787-3796.

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    Egli, Martin et al. “Crystal structure of an Okazaki fragment at 2-angstrom resolution” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 89 (January 1992): 534-538.

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    Sorted alphabetically by first author’s last name

    Altman, Michael et al. “Conformational behavior of ionic self-complementary peptides.” Protein Science 9 (2000): 1095–1105.

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    Bokhari, Maria A. et al. “The enhancement of osteoblast growth and differentiation in vitro on a peptide hydrogel—polyHIPE polymer hybrid material,” Biomaterials 26 (2005): 5198–5208.

     

    Caplan, Michael R. et al. “Control of self-assembling oligopeptide matrix formation through systematic variation of amino acid sequence.” Biomaterials 23 (2002): 219-227.

            Download/View

     

    Caplan, Michael R. et al. “Self-Assembly of a b-Sheet Protein Governed by Relief of Electrostatic Repulsion Relative to van der Waals Attraction.” Biomacromolecules 1 (2000): 627-631.

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    Davis, Michael E. et al. “Injectable Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofibers Create Intramyocardial Microenvironments for Endothelial Cells,” Circulation 111 (2005): 442-450.

     

    Egli, Martin et al. “Crystal structure of an Okazaki fragment at 2-angstrom resolution” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 89 (January 1992): 534-538.

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    Hamad-Schifferli, Kimberly et al. “Remote electronic control of DNA hybridization through inductive coupling to an attached metal nanocrystal antenna.” Nature 415 (10 Jan. 2002): 152-155.

            Download/View

            Download/View [graphic]

     

    Hwang, Wonmuk. “Supramolecular structure of helical ribbons self-assembled from a b-sheet peptide.” Journal of Chemical Physics 118.1 (1 January 2003): 389-397.

            Download/View

     

    Kiley, Patrick et al. “Self-Assembling Peptide Detergents Stabilize Isolated Photosystem I on a Dry Surface for an Extended Time,” PLoS Biol 3(7): e230.

     

    Kisiday, J. et al. “Self-assembling peptide hydrogel fosters chondrocyte extracellular matrix production and cell division: Implications for cartilage tissue repair.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99.15 (July 23, 2002): 9996–10001.

            Download/View

     

    Leon, Erasmo J. et al. “Mechanical properties of a self-assembling oligopeptide matrix.” J. Biomater. Sci. Polymer Edn. 9.3 (1998): 297-312.

            Download/View

     

    “Lifelines: A Questioning Mind.” Nature 421 (6 Feb 2003): 581.

            Download/View

     

    Lomander, Andrea et al. “Hierarchical Self-Assembly of a Coiled-Coil Peptide into Fractal Structure,” Nanoletters Vol. 5, No. 7 (2005): 1255-1260.

     

    Lu, Jian R. et al. “Interfacial Nano-structuring of Designed Peptides Regulated by Solution pH,” JACS 126 (2004): 8940-8947.

     

    Marini, Davide M. et al. “Left-Handed Helical Ribbon Intermediates in the Self-Assembly of a b-sheet Peptide.” Nano Letters 2.4 (2002): 295-299.

            Download/View

     

    Pennisi, Elizabeth. “Material Peptide: A piece of yeast protein becomes a building block for scientists.” Science News 143 (15 May 1993): 316-317.

            Download/View

     

    Rich, A. “RNA Structure and the Roots of Protein Synthesis.” Cold Spring Harbor Synopsis on Quantitative Biology LXVI (2001): 1-16.

            Download/View

     

    Rich, Alexander and Shuguang Zhang. “Z-DNA: the long road to biologic function.” Nature Reviews: Genetics Vol. 4 (July 2003): 566-573.

            Download/View

     

    Santoso, Steve S. et al. “Self-assembly of Surfactant-like Peptides with Variable Glycine Tails to Form Nanotubes and Nanovesicles.” Nano Letters 2.7 (2002): 687-691.

            Download/View

     

    Santoso, Steve S., Sylvain Vauthey, and Shuguang Zhang. “Structures, function and applications of amphiphilic peptides.” Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 7 (2002) 262-266.

            Download/View

     

    Schwartz, John J. and Shuguang Zhang. “Peptide-mediated cellular delivery.” Current Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics 2.2 (2000).

            Download/View

     

    Seminos, Carlos E. “Functional differentiation of hepatocyte-like spheroid structures from putative liver progenitor cells in three-dimensional peptide scaffolds.” Differentiation (2003) 71:262–270.

            Download/View

     

    Vauthey, Sylvain. “Molecular self-assembly of surfactant-like peptides to form nanotubes and nanovesicles.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99.8 (April 16 2002): 5355–5360.

            Download/View

     

    von Maltzahn, Geoffrey et al. “Positively Charged Surfactant-like Peptides Self-assemble into Nanostructures.” Langmuir (2003).

            Download/View

     

    Xing, Yanyan et al. “Subunit interaction in the CCAAT-binding hetermeric complex is mediated by a very short a-helix in HAP2.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91 (April 1994): 3009-3013.

            Download/View

     

    Yokoi, Hidenori et al. “Dynamic reassembly of peptide RADA16 nanofiber scaffold,” PNAS Vol. 102, No. 24 (2005): 8414–8419.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang. “Beyond the Petri dish,” Nature Biotechnology 22.2 (Feb 2004): 151-152.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang. “Building from the bottom up.” Materials Today (May 2003): 20-27.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang. “Fabrication of novel biomaterials through molecular self-assembly.” Nature Biotechnology 21.10 (Oct 2003): 1171-1178.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang. “More Cinderella than ugly sister.” Nature Review: Genetics. 4 (April 2003): 1.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang. “Emerging biological materials through molecular self-assembly.” Biotechnology Advances 20 (2002): 321–339.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang. “Introduction,” Seminars in Cancer Biology xxx (2005) xxx–xxx.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang and Alexander Rich. “Direct conversion of an oligopeptide from a b-sheet to an a-helix: A model for amyloid formation.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94 (Jan. 1997): 23-28.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang and Martin Egli. “A Hypothesis: Reciprocal Information Transfer Between Oligoribonucleotides and Oligopeptides in Prebiotic Molecular Evolution.” Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere. 24 (1994): 495-505.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang and Martin Egli. “A Proposed Complementary Pairing Mode Between Single-Stranded Nucleic Acids and Beta-Stranded Peptides: A Possible Pathway for Generating Complex Biological Molecules.” Complexity (11/21/1994): 49-56.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang and Michael Altman. “Peptide self-assembly in functional polymer science and engineering.” Reactive & Functional Polymers 41 (1991): 91-102.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang and Sabina Janciauskiene. “Multi-functional capability of proteins: a1-antichymotrypsin and the correlation with Alzheimer’s disease.” [Review] Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 4 (2002) 115–122

            Download/View

  • PubMed Link
  •  

    Zhang, Shuguang and Sabina Janciauskiene. “Multitask ability of Proteins: a1-antichymotrypsin and the correlation with Alzheimer’s disease.” [Commentary].

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Biological surface engineering: a simple system for cell pattern formation.” Biomaterials 20 (1999): 1213-1220.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Design of nanostructured biological materials through self-assembly of peptides and proteins.” Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 6 (2002): 865–871.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “The Gene for Biotin Synthesis from Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Cloning, Sequencing, and Complementation of Escherichia coli Strains Lacking Biotin Synthase.” Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 309.1 (Feb 15 1994): 29-35.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Self-complementary oligopeptide matrices support mammalian cell attachment.” Biomaterials 16 (1995): 1385-1393.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Spontaneous assembly of a self-complementary oligopeptide to form a stable macroscopic membrane.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 90 (April 1993): 3334-3338.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Unusually Stable b-Sheet Formation in an Ionic Self-Complementary Oligopeptide.” Biopolymers 34 (1994): 663-672.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Obituary: Carl-Ivar Branden 1934-2004,” Nature Structural & Molecular Biology Vol. 11 No. 6 (2004): 490-492.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Designer self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffolds for 3D tissue cell cultures,” Seminars in Cancer Biology xxx (2005): xxx–xxx.

     

    Zhang, Shuguang. “Hydrogels: Wet or Let Die.” Nature Materials: News & Views 3 (Jan 2004): 7-8.

            Download/View

     

    Zhang, Shuguang et al. “Zuotin, a putative Z-DNA binding protein in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.” The EMBO Journal 11.10 (1992): 3787-3796.

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    Peptide Surfactants


    Das et al. “Integration of Photosynthetic Molecular Complexes in Solid-State Electronic Devices. ”The Nano Journal, 2004

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    Khoe et al.“Self-Assembly of Nanodonut Structure from a Cone-Shaped Designer Lipid-like Peptide Surfactant ”Langmuir, 2009

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    Khoe et al.“Synergistic Effect and Hierarchical Nanostructure Formation in Mixing Two Designer Lipid-Like Peptide Surfactants Ac-A6D-OH and Ac-A6K-NH2 ”MacroMol Biosci, 2008

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    Kiley et al.“Self-Assembling Peptide Detergents Stabilize Isolated Photosystem I on a Dry Surface for an Extended Time”PLoS Biology, 2005

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    Nagai et al.“Dynamic Behaviors of Lipid-Like Self-Assembling Peptide A6D and A6K Nanotubes ”JNN, 2007

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    Santoso et al.“Structures, function and applications of amphiphilic peptides ”COCI, 2002

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    Santoso et al.“Self-assembly of Surfactant-like Peptides with Variable Glycine Tails to Form Nanotubes and Nanovesicles”NanoLetter, 2002

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    Vauthey et al.“Molecular self-assembly of surfactant-like peptides to form nanotubes and nanovesicles ”PNAS, 2002

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    von Maltahn et al.“Positively Charged Surfactant-like Peptides Self-assemble into Nanostructures”Langmuir, 2003

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    Yaghmur et al.“Tuning Curvature and Stability of Monoolein Bilayers by Designer Lipid-Like Peptide Surfactants”PLoS One, 2007

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    Yang and Zhang.“Self-assembling Behavior of Designer Lipid-like Peptides”Supramol Chem, 2006

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