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Self-assembly and mineralization of peptide-amphiphile nanofibers

United States Patent

November 23, 2010
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Peptide-amphiphilic compositions capable of self-assembly into useful nanostructures.
Stupp; Samuel I. (Chicago, IL), Hartgerink; Jeffrey D. (Pearland, TX), Beniash; Elia (Auburndale, MA)
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
12/ 330,468
December 8, 2008
This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-FG02-00ER45810 awarded by the Department of Energy, Grant No. DMR9996253 awarded by the National Science Foundation, and Grant No. F49620-00-1-0283/P01 awarded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (MURI). The government has certain rights in the invention.