Controlling the properties of the micellar and gel phase by varying the counterion in functionalised-dipeptide systems

Kate McAulay, Pedro Agís Ucha, Han Wang, Ana M. Fuentes-Caparrós, Lisa Thomson, Osama Maklad, Nikul Khunti, Nathan Cowieson, Matthew Wallace, Honggang Cui, Robert J. Poole, Annela Seddon, Dave J. Adams

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The micellar aggregates formed at high pH for dipeptide-based gelators can be varied by using different alkali metal salts to prepare the solutions. The nature of the micellar aggregates directly affects the properties of the resulting gels.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4094-4097
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number29
Early online date5 Mar 2020
Publication statusPublished - 14 Apr 2020

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