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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012, Article ID 537262, 9 pages
Research Article

Strategy for Designing Self-Assembling Peptides to Prepare Transparent Nanofiber Hydrogel at Neutral pH

1R & D Division, Applied Technology Development Department, Menicon Co., Ltd., 5-1-10 Takamoridai, Kasugai, Aichi 487-0032, Japan
2Department of Frontier Materials, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan

Received 16 December 2011; Revised 6 March 2012; Accepted 7 March 2012

Academic Editor: Tong Lin

Copyright © 2012 Hidenori Yokoi and Takatoshi Kinoshita. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Figure S1: MALDI-TOF mass spectra of peptides. (a) 1SA(+1), (b) 2AA(+2), (c) 3NA(+2), (d) 4SA(+2), (e) 5SA(+2), (f) 6SA(+2), (g) 7SL(+2), (h) 8RA(+2), (i) 9SA(+3), (j) 10SA(−1), (k) 11SA(−2), (l) 12SA(−3), (m) 13SA(+2), (n) 14SA(−2), (o) 15SA(+1), and (p) 16SA(+2).

Figure S2: Frequency sweep experiment. Strain was plotted against angular frequency.

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