Synthetic insect antifreeze peptides modify ice crystal growth habit

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dc.contributor.author Kong, Ho en
dc.contributor.author Leung, Ka Ho Ivanhoe en
dc.contributor.author Sarojini Amma, Vijayalekshmi en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-11T22:16:00Z en
dc.date.issued 2017 en
dc.identifier.issn 1466-8033 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/41066 en
dc.description.abstract Antifreeze proteins modify the growth of ice crystals. We present a rational approach towards the design of short peptide analogues of the 8.7-kDa disulfide-bridged β-helical hyperactive insect antifreeze protein. Our synthetic peptides bind and modify the shape of ice crystals, and show enhanced antifreeze activity with the addition of citrate. en
dc.publisher Royal Society of Chemistry en
dc.relation.ispartofseries CrystEngComm en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Synthetic insect antifreeze peptides modify ice crystal growth habit en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1039/C7CE00232G en
pubs.issue 16 en
pubs.begin-page 2163 en
pubs.volume 19 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.end-page 2167 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 614909 en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id Chemistry en
dc.identifier.eissn 1466-8033 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-02-25 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2017-02-24 en


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