On the syneresis of an OPV functionalised dipeptide hydrogel

Ana M. Castilla, Matthew Wallace, Laura L.E. Mears, Emily R. Draper, James Doutch, Sarah Rogers, Dave J. Adams

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We describe a new dipeptide hydrogel based on an oligophenylene vinylene core. After gelation, the initial network evolves, expelling solvent and resulting in syneresis. We describe this process and the effects in the bulk properties of the material.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7848-7854
Number of pages7
JournalSoft Matter
Issue number37
Publication statusPublished - 19 Aug 2016

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