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Porous and permutable peptide frameworks

The rational synthesis of advanced porous materials that mimic the behaviours of biological proteins remains challenging. Now, a distinct type of crystalline porous peptide framework has been prepared through bioinspired noncovalent assembly, enabling chemical tuning of the properties and functions of the pore environments.

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Fig. 1: Self-assembly, crystal structures and host−guest chemistry of porous peptide frameworks.


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Dong, J., Zhao, D. Porous and permutable peptide frameworks. Nat. Chem. 14, 852–854 (2022).

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