Amino acid-based multiresponsive low-molecular weight metallohydrogels with load-bearing and rapid self-healing abilities

TitleAmino acid-based multiresponsive low-molecular weight metallohydrogels with load-bearing and rapid self-healing abilities
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsSaha, S, Bachl, J, Kundu, T, Diaz, DDiaz, Banerjee, R
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue23
Pagination3004-3006
Date PublishedFEB
Type of ArticleArticle
ISSN1359-7345
Abstract

A multiresponsive metallohydrogel based on an amino acid-derived low molecular weight (LMW) ligand and a Zn(II) salt was prepared. This hydrogel showed remarkable shape-persistent, self-standing, load-bearing and self-healing properties, which is uncommon in LMW hydrogels.

Type of Journal (Indian or Foreign)

Foreign

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Physical and Materials Chemistry