Accession Number : ADA302424

Title :   Protein-Based Polymers.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Oct 93-30 Sep 94,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST DEPT OF POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Tirrell, David A.

PDF Url : ADA302424

Report Date : 30 NOV 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : This contract supported synthetic and structural investigations of two classes of protein-based polymers: (1) alanylglycine-rich polymers related to the silks and capable of forming well-defined beta-sheets; and (2) alpha-helical polymers of uniform chain length capable of forming liquid crystalline phases. jg

Descriptors :   *POLYMERS, *PROTEINS, LIQUID CRYSTALS, LIQUID PHASES, CHAINS.

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Biochemistry
      Organic Chemistry
      Crystallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE