Dipeptide hydrogelation triggered via ultraviolet light

Raeburn, J., McDonald, T. O. and Adams, D. J. (2012) Dipeptide hydrogelation triggered via ultraviolet light. Chemical Communications, 48(75), pp. 9355-9357. (doi: 10.1039/C2CC34677J) (PMID:22890605)

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UV irradiation of a dipeptide gelator in solution with a photoacid generator (PAG) results in the formation of a hydrogel. We demonstrate that photopatterning of these gels using a UV mask is possible.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Adams, Dave
Authors: Raeburn, J., McDonald, T. O., and Adams, D. J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Chemical Communications
Publisher:Royal Society of Chemistry
ISSN (Online):1364-548X
Published Online:10 August 2012

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