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October 2013

Functionalized Nanosheets Designed For Molecular Recognition

Scientific Achievement

Designed and synthesized a new class of antibody-mimicking material, built from a rugged peptoid nanosheet scaffold

Significance and Impact

The functionalized nanosheets are promising for sensing and catalysis, and represent an important step toward extending the rules of protein folding to the world of synthetic materials.

Research Details

Antibody-Mimetic Peptoid Nanosheets for Molecular Recognition. Gloria K. Olivier, Andrew Cho, Babak Sanii, Michael D. Connolly, Helen Tran, and Ronald N. Zuckermann. ACS Nano Article ASAP. (2013)