Halogen bonding modulates hydrogel formation from Fmoc amino acids

Posted in 2017 on Saturday, 25 February.

Halogen bonding modulates hydrogel formation from Fmoc amino acids

A. Pizzi,[a] L. Lascialfari,[a] N. Demitri,[b] A. Bertolani,[a] D. Maiolo,[a] E. Carretti,[d]  P. Metrangolo*[a,c]

a. Laboratory of Nanostructured Fluorinated Materials (NFMLab), Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering“Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Via L. Mancinelli 7, I-20131 Milano, Italy.

b. Elettra-Synchrotron Light Source, S.S. 14 Km 163.5, Area Science Park, 34149 Basovizza, Trieste, Italy.

c. Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, Puumiehenkuja 2, Espoo, FI-02150, Finland.

d. CSGI & Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, Università di Firenze, Firenze, Italy

 

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CrystEngComm, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CE00031F

Crystal Structure of the DFNKF Segment of Human Calcitonin Unveils Aromatic Interactions between Phenylalanines

Posted in 2017 on Monday, 23 January.

Crystal Structure of the DFNKF Segment of Human Calcitonin Unveils Aromatic Interactions between Phenylalanines

Arianna Bertolani,[a] Andrea Pizzi,[a] Lisa Pirrie,[a] Lara Gazzera,[a] Giulia Morra,[b]
Massimiliano Meli,[b] Giorgio Colombo,[b] Alessandro Genoni,[c, d] Gabriella Cavallo,[a]
Giancarlo Terraneo,[a] and Pierangelo Metrangolo*[a, b, e]

[a] Laboratory of Nanostructured Fluorinated Materials (NFMLab), Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano
Via L. Mancinelli 7, 20131 Milano (Italy)

[b] Istituto di Chimica del Riconoscimento Molecolare, CNR Via Mario Bianco 9, 20131 Milano (Italy)

[c] Laboratoire SRSMC, UMR 7565, CNRS
Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, 54506 (France)

[d] Laboratoire SRSMC, UMR 7565, Université de Lorraine Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, 54506 (France)

[e] HYBER Centre of Excellence, Department of Applied Physics Aalto University, P.O. Box 15100, 02150, Espoo (Finland)

Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 2051-2058.  DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604639


 

Natural Abundance 15N and 13C Solid-State NMR Chemical Shifts: High Sensitivity Probes of the Halogen Bond Geometry

Posted in 2016 on Thursday, 06 October.

nmr xbPaolo Cerreia Vioglio,[a] Luca Catalano,[b] Vera Vasylyeva,[b] Carlo Nervi,[a]
Michele R. Chierotti,[a] Giuseppe Resnati,[b] Roberto Gobetto,*[a] and
Pierangelo Metrangolo*[b, c]

 

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201603392

 

[a] P. Cerreia Vioglio, Prof. C. Nervi, Prof. M. R. Chierotti, Prof. R. Gobetto
Department of Chemistry and NIS centre, University of Torino
Via P. Giuria 7, 10125 Torino (Italy)
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[b] L. Catalano, Dr. V. Vasylyeva, Prof. G. Resnati, Prof. P. Metrangolo
NFMLab-D.C.M.I.C. “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano
Via L. Mancinelli 7, 20131 Milano (Italy)
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[c] Prof. P. Metrangolo
VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland Biologinkuja 7
02150 Espoo (Finland)

Superfluorinated ionic liquid crystals based on supramolecular, halogen-bonded anions

Posted in 2016 on Wednesday, 11 May.

Superfluorinated ionic liquid crystals based on supramolecular, halogen-bonded anions

Gabriella Cavalloa, Giancarlo Terraneoa, Alessandro Monfredinia, Marco Sacconeb, Arri Priimagib, Tullio Pilatia, Giuseppe Resnatia, Pierangelo Metrangoloa,c, Duncan W. Bruced

a NFMLab, Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy  b Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, FI, Tampere, Finland c VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland d Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York, UK

First published:

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201601278

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One “Click” access to self-complementary molecular modules for halogen bonding

Posted in 2016 on Wednesday, 11 May.

One “Click” access to self-complementary molecular modules for halogen bonding
G. Cavallo,*a P. Metrangolo,ab T. Pilati,a G. Resnati,a A. Scrivanti,c M. Aversad and E. Cariatie
a NFMLab, Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Via L. Mancinelli 7, 20131 Milan, Italy
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b VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland, Biologinkuja 7, 02150 Espoo, Finland
c Dipartimento DSMN, Università Ca'Foscari Venezia, Via Torino 15, I-30172 Mestre, Italy
d Consorzio Interuniversitario CIRCC, Via Ulpiani 27, I-70126 Bari, Italy
e Dipartimento di Chimica and INSTM UdR Milano, University of Milan, via Golgi 19, I-20133 Milan, Italy
 
RSC Adv., 2016,6, 36723-36727

DOI: 10.1039/C6RA05341F
Received 29 Feb 2016, Accepted 05 Apr 2016
First published online 06 Apr 2016
 

The halogen bond

Posted in 2016 on Wednesday, 11 May.

The halogen bond
 
Laboratory of Nanostructured Fluorinated Materials (NFMLab), Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Via L. Mancinelli 7, I-20131 Milano, Italy
VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland, Biologinkuja 7, 02150 Espoo, Finland
§ Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, Korkeakoulunkatu 8, FI-33101 Tampere, Finland
 
Chem. Rev., 2016, 116 (4), pp 2478–2601
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00484
Publication Date (Web): January 26, 2016
 

Supramolecular amplification of amyloid self-assembly by iodination

Posted in 2015 on Thursday, 06 August.

Supramolecular amplification of amyloid self-assembly by iodination

Arianna Bertolani1, Lisa Pirrie1,2, Loic Stefan1, Nikolay Houbenov3, Johannes S. Haataja3, Luca Catalano1,Giancarlo Terraneo1, Gabriele Giancane4, Ludovico Valli4, Roberto Milani2, Olli Ikkala3, Giuseppe Resnati1 & PierangeloMetrangolo1,2

1Laboratory of Nanostructured Fluorinated Materials (NFMLab), Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering ‘Giulio Natta’, Politecnico di Milano, Via Mancinelli 7, Milano I-20131, Italy.
2VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland, PO Box 1000, Espoo FI-02044, Finland.
3Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, PO Box 15100, Espoo FI-02150, Finland.
4Dipartimento Beni Culturali, Universita' del Salento, Lecce I-73100, Italy.

Nature Communications 6, Article number:7574, doi:10.1038/ncomms8574

Received 05 March 2015; Accepted 19 May 2015; Published 30 June 2015

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Orthogonal halogen and hydrogen bonds involving a peptide bond model

Posted in 2014 on Monday, 08 September.

Orthogonal halogen and hydrogen bonds involving a peptide bond model

Vera Vasylyeva,a Susanta K. Nayak,b Giancarlo Terraneo,*ab Gabriella Cavallo,ab Pierangelo Metrangolo*abc and Giuseppe Resnatiab

a NFMLab, D.C.M.I.C. "Giulio Natta", Politecnico di Milano, Via Mancinelli 7, 20131 Milan, Italy. E-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Fax: (+39) 02 2399 3180; Tel: (+39) 02 2399 3041
b Center for Nano Science and Technology@Polimi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Pascoli 70/3, 20133 Milan, Italy
c VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland, P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland

CrystEngComm, 2014,16, 8102-8105
DOI: 10.1039/C4CE01514B
Received 15 Jun 2014, Accepted 23 Jul 2014
First published online 24 Jul 2014

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Halogen-bonded mesogens direct polymer self-assemblies up to millimetre length scale

Posted in 2014 on Monday, 08 September.

Halogen-bonded mesogens direct polymer self-assemblies up to millimetre length scale

Nikolay Houbenov1, Roberto Milani2, Mikko Poutanen1, Johannes Haataja1, Valentina Dichiarante3, Jani Sainio1, Janne Ruokolainen1, Giuseppe Resnati3, Pierangelo Metrangolo2,3 & Olli Ikkala1


1 Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University (formerly Helsinki University of Technology), PO Box 15100, FI-02150 Espoo, Finland.
2 Process Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, PO Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland.
3 Laboratory of Nanostructured Fluorinated Materials (NFMLab), Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering ‘‘Giulio Natta’’, Politecnico di Milano, Via Mancinelli 7, I-20131 Milano, Italy.

Nature Communications 5, Article number: 4043 doi:10.1038/ncomms5043

Received 03 February 2014; Accepted 04 May 2014; Published 04 June 2014

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The halogen bond in the design of functional supramolecular materials: recent advances

Posted in 2013 on Thursday, 21 November.

The halogen bond in the design of functional supramolecular materials: recent advances

Arri Priimagi *†, Gabriella Cavallo ‡, Pierangelo Metrangolo *‡§, and Giuseppe Resnati *‡
† Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, P.O. Box 13500, FI-00076 Aalto, Finland
‡ NFMLab-DCMIC "Giulio Natta", Politecnico di Milano, Via L. Mancinelli 7, IT-20131 Milano, Italy
§ VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland, Tietotie 2, Espoo, FI-02044 VTT, Finland

Acc. Chem. Res., 2013, 46 (11), pp 2686–2695
DOI: 10.1021/ar400103r
Publication Date (Web): June 27, 2013
Copyright © 2013 American Chemical Society

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