A photoinduced growth system of peptide nanofibres addressed by DNA hybridization

Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 May 11;51(38):8020-2. doi: 10.1039/c5cc01452b. Epub 2015 Mar 17.


Spatiotemporal control of peptide nanofibre growth was achieved by photocleavage of a DNA-conjugated β-sheet forming peptide that is linked through a photoresponsive amino acid residue. Peptide nanofibres were selectively formed by photocleaving the conjugate on a complementary DNA-immobilised glass substrate.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Amino Acids / chemistry
  • DNA, Complementary / chemistry*
  • Glass / chemistry
  • Nucleic Acid Hybridization*
  • Peptides / chemical synthesis
  • Peptides / chemistry*
  • Photochemical Processes
  • Ultraviolet Rays


  • Amino Acids
  • DNA, Complementary
  • Peptides