Photo-dissociation of self-assembled (anthracene-2-carbonyl)amino acid hydrogels

Phillip R. A. Chivers, Rebecca S. Dookie, Julie Gough, Simon Webb

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Amino acids modified with an N-terminal anthracene group self-assemble into supramolecular hydrogels upon the addition of a range of salts or cell culture medium. Gel-phase photo-dimerisation of gelators results in hydrogel disassembly and was used to recover cells from 3D culture.
Original languageEnglish
JournalChemical Communications
Early online date9 Oct 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Oct 2020


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