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Controlled assembly of carbon nanotubes by designed amphiphilic Peptide helices.
Carbon nanotubes have properties potentially useful in diverse electrical and mechanical nanoscale devices and for making strong, light materials. However, carbon nanotubes are difficult toExpand
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Preparation and characterization of individual peptide-wrapped single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Two challenges for effectively exploiting the remarkable properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) are the isolation of intact individual nanotubes from the raw material and the assemblyExpand
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Single-walled carbon nanotube interactions with HeLa cells
This work concerns exposing cultured human epithelial-like HeLa cells to single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) dispersed in cell culture media supplemented with serum. First, the as-received CoMoCATExpand
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Are carbon nanotubes a natural solution? Applications in biology and medicine.
Carbon nanotubes and materials based on carbon nanotubes have many perceived applications in the field of biomedicine. Several highly promising examples have been highlighted in the literature,Expand
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Amphiphilic Helical Peptide Enhances the Uptake of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Living Cells
The success of many projected applications of carbon nano-tubes (CNTs) to living cells, such as intracellular sensors and nanovectors, will depend on how many CNTs are taken up by cells. Here weExpand
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Molecular dynamics study of a nanotube-binding amphiphilic helical peptide at different water/hydrophobic interfaces.
Many potential applications of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) require that they be isolated from one another. This may be accomplished through covalent or noncovalent SWNT functionalization.Expand
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Solid-phase synthesis of DOTA-peptides.
A general synthetic route to two DOTA-linked N-Fmoc amino acids (DOTA-F and DOTA-K) is described that allows insertion of DOTA at any endo-position within a peptide sequence. Three modelExpand
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Hierarchical Self‐Assembly of Peptide‐Coated Carbon Nanotubes
Numerous applications, from molecular electronics to super-strong composites, have been suggested for carbon nanotubes. Despite this promise, difficulty in assembling raw carbon nanotubes intoExpand
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Role of peptide–peptide interactions in stabilizing peptide‐wrapped single‐walled carbon nanotubes: A molecular dynamics study
Single‐walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) have unique properties and are projected to have a major impact in nanoscale electronics, materials science, and nanomedicine. Yet, these potential applicationsExpand
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Doping single-walled carbon nanotubes with surfactant peptides containing electron-donor substituents and nitrogen heterocycles
Abstract We examined the potential of a series of aromatic moieties with different electron-donating ability to alter SWCNT electronic properties. The selected aromatic moieties includedExpand
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