Articles in Category: 2017

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


 

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