Nov 19, 2019

Spontaneous chiral self-assembly of achiral AIEgens into AIEgen-silica hybrid nanotubes

Chemical Communications : Chem Comm
Wanning ZhangLu Han

Abstract

Antipodal chiral AIEgen-silica hybrid mesostructures were fabricated by spontaneous chiral self-assembly of the achiral amphiphilic AIEgen 2-[4-(1,2,2-triphenylethenyl)phenoxy]-acetic acid via a co-structure directing route in the absence of any symmetry-breaking agent. The produced AIEgen-silica hybrid mesostructured nanotubes showed chiral features with optical activity originating from J-aggregation with an excess of one stereochemical hand of the helical conformation of the AIEgen.

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Cochlear Nucleus Structure
Pharmacologic Substance
Protein Aggregation, Pathological
Nanotubes, Carbon
Silicon Dioxide
Morg1 protein, human
Molecular Assembly/Self Assembly

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