Functional analysis of the biomimetic silica precipitating activity of the R5 peptide from Cylindrotheca fusiformis

Marc R. Knecht, David W. Wright

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Abstract

A synthetic site-directed mutagenesis study of the non post- translationally modified silica precipitating R5 peptide reveals that the RRIL motif is critical in the formation of active silica precipitating assemblies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3038-3039
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume3
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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