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Title: Gram-positive antimicrobial activity of amino acid-based hydrogels
Authors: Irwansyah, I.
Li, Yong-Qiang
Shi, Wenxiong
Qi, Dianpeng
Leow, Wan Ru
Tang, Mark B. Y.
Li, Shuzhou
Chen, Xiaodong
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Materials
Issue Date: 2014
Source: Irwansyah, I., Li, Y.-Q., Shi, W., Qi, D., Leow, W. R., Tang, M. B. Y., et al. (2015). Gram-positive antimicrobial activity of amino acid-based hydrogels. Advanced materials, 27(4), 648-654.
Series/Report no.: Advanced materials
Abstract: Antimicrobial hydrogels are prepared based on the co-assembly of commercial Fmoc-phenylalanine and Fmoc-leucine, which act as the hydrogelator and antimicrobial building block, respectively. This co-assembled antimicrobial hydrogel is demonstrated to exhibit selective bactericidal activity for gram-positive bacteria while being biocompatible with normal mammalian cells, showing great potential as an antimicrobial coating for clinical anti-infective applications.
ISSN: 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201403339
Rights: © 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
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