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Foldamers

Biomimetic and built to order

Nature Chemistry volume 7, pages 858859 (2015) | Download Citation

Synthetic oligomers could potentially expand beyond the functions offered by proteins and nucleic acids. However, this requires precise methods for controlling their folding and self-assembly. Now, it is shown that two drastically different supramolecular architectures can be fabricated from closely related sequences using a single biomimetic scaffold.

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