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Figure 1: Chemical structures of materials used in LbL films: (a) nickel tetrasulfonated phthalocyanine (NiTsPc) and (b) amino acid sequence and helix-wheel plots of the antimicrobial peptide (DS 01) showing the amphiphilic character of the molecule.