G4-quartet hydrogels from 5'-hydrazino-guanosine for the non-covalent and covalent remediation of contaminants from water.

@article{Xiao2018G4quartetHF,
  title={G4-quartet hydrogels from 5'-hydrazino-guanosine for the non-covalent and covalent remediation of contaminants from water.},
  author={Songjun Xiao and Jeffery T Davis},
  journal={Faraday discussions},
  year={2018},
  volume={209 0},
  pages={
          97-112
        }
}
The creation of supramolecular hydrogels from relatively simple building blocks demonstrates the power of molecular self-assembly to make functional materials. G4-quartet hydrogels are appealing for a number of applications, including the environmental remediation of pollutants in water. We find that the guanosine analog, 5'-deoxy-5'-hydrazinoguanosine (HG 2) self-assembles into a self-standing hydrogel in the presence of stoichiometric amounts (0.25 equiv.) of KCl. The higher water solubility… CONTINUE READING