Melanin-Inspired Polymeric Peptide Pigments with Tunable Sequence-Dependent Behavior

Ming Xiao, Matthew D. Shawkey, Nathan C. Gianneschi*

*Corresponding author for this work

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3 Scopus citations


In a recent issue of Science, Lampel et al. describe a programmable approach to developing functional, melanin-like materials by utilizing peptide sequence information to encode self-assembly processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-30
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 13 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Biochemistry, medical
  • Materials Chemistry

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