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Self -Assembly : From Surfactants to Nanoparticles
Self -Assembly : From Surfactants to Nanoparticles
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Author(s): Nagarajan, Ramanathan
ISBN No.: 9781119001362
Pages: 400
Year: 201812
Format: Trade Cloth (Hard Cover)
Price: £137.16
Dispatch delay: Dispatched between 7 to 15 days
Status: Available (Forthcoming)

Preface Chapter 1. Self-Assembly from surfactants to nanoparticles - Head vs Tail Ramanathan Nagarajan 1.1. Introduction 1.2. Classical Surfactants and Block Copolymers 1.2.1.


Tanford model for surfactant micelles 1.2.2. deGennes model for block copolymer micelles 1.2.3. Surfactant self-assembly model incorporating tail effects 1.2.


4. Star polymer model of block copolymer self-assembly incorporating head group effects 1.2.5. Mean field model of block copolymer self-assembly incorporating head group effects 1.2.6. Tail effects on shape transitions in surfactant aggregates 1.


2.7. Head group effects on shape transitions in block copolymer aggregates 1.3. Self-assembly of non-classical amphiphiles 1.3.1. Dendritic amphiphiles 1.


3.2. DNA amphiphiles 1.3.3. Peptide amphiphiles 1.3.4.


Protein-polymer conjugates 1.3.5. Amphiphilic nanoparticles 1.4. Conclusions and Perspective Acknowledgements References Chapter 2. Self-assembly into branches and networks Alexey I. Victorov 2.


1 Introduction 2.2 Rheology and Structure of Solutions Containing Wormlike Micelles 2.2.1 Viscoelasticity of entangled wormlike micelles 2.2.2 Growth of nonionic micelles 2.2.3 Growth of ionic micelles 2.


2.4 Persistence length of an ionic micelle 2.2.5 Networks of branched micelles 2.2.6 Ion-specific effect on micellar growth and branching 2.3 Branching and Equilibrium Behavior of a Spatial Network 2.3.


1 The entropic network of chains 2.3.2 The shape of micellar branch and the free energy 2.4 Concluding Remarks Acknowledgements References Chapter 3. Self-assembly of responsive surfactants Timothy J. Smith and Nicholas L. Abbott 3.1 Introduction 3.


2 Redox-Active Surfactants 3.2.1 Reversible Changes in Interfacial Properties 3.2.2 Reversible Changes in Bulk Solution Properties 3.2.3 Control of Biomolecule-Surfactant Assemblies 3.2.


4 Spatial Control of Surfactant-Based Properties 3.3 Light-Responsive Surfactants 3.3.1 Interfacial Properties 3.3.2 Bulk Solution Properties 3.3.3 Biomolecule-Surfactant Interactions 3.


3.4 Spatial Control of Surfactant-Based Properties using Light 3.4 Conclusion Acknowledgements References Chapter 4. Self-assembly and primitive membrane formation: Between stability and dynamism Martin M. Hanczyc and Pierre-Alain Monnard 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Basis of Self-Assembly of Single-Hydrocarbon Chain Amphiphiles 4.2.


1 van der Waals forces and hydrophobic effect 4.2.2 Headgroup to headgroup interactions 4.2.3 Interactions between the amphiphile headgroups and solute/solvent molecules 4.3 Types of Structures 4.3.1 Critical aggregate concentration 4.


3.2 Packing parameter 4.4 Self-Assembly of Single-Hydrocarbon Chain Amphiphiles 4.4.1 Single species of single-hydrocarbon chain amphiphile 4.4.2 Mixtures of single-hydrocarbon chain amphiphiles 4.4.


3 Mixtures of single-hydrocarbon chain amphiphiles and other molecules 4.4.4 Self-assembly on surfaces 4.5 Catalysis Compartmentalization with Single-Hydrocarbon Chain Amphiphiles 4.5.1 Enclosed protocell model 4.5.2 Interfacial protocell model 4.


5.3 Membranes as energy transduction systems 4.6 Dynamism 4.7 Conclusions Acknowledgements References Chapter 5. Programming micelles with biomolecules Matthew P. Thompson and Nathan C. Gianneschi 5.1 Introduction 5.


2 Peptide Containing Micelles 5.2.1 Peptide-amphiphiles 5.2.2 Peptide-polymer amphiphiles (PPAs) 5.3 DNA-Programmed Micelle Systems 5.3.1 Lipid-like DNA amphiphiles 5.


3.2 DNA-polymer amphiphiles 5.4 Summary Acknowledgements References Chapter 6. Protein analogous micelles Lorraine Leon and Matthew Tirrell 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Physicochemical Properties of Peptide Amphiphiles 6.2.1 The role of secondary structure in PAMs 6.


2.2 The role of different tails in PAMs 6.2.3 The role of multiple head groups in PAMs 6.2.4 Stabilizing spherical structure 6.2.5 Electrostatic interactions 6.


2.6 Mixed micelles 6.2.7 Stimuli-responsive PAMs 6.3 PAMs in Biomedical Applications 6.3.1 Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine 6.3.


2 Diagnostic and therapeutic PAMs 6.4 Conclusions Acknowledgements References Chapter 7. Self-Assembly of protein−polymer conjugates Xuehui Dong, Aaron Huang, Allie Obermeyer, and Bradley D. Olsen 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Helical Protein Copolymers 7.3 B-Sheet Protein Copolymers 7.4 Cyclic Protein Copolymers 7.


5 Coil-Like Protein Copolymers 7.6 Globular Protein Copolymers 7.7 Outlook Acknowledgements References Chapter 8. Multi-scale Modeling and Simulation of DNA-Programmable Nanoparticle Assembly Ting Li, Rebecca J. McMurray and Monica Olvera de la Cruz 8.1 Introduction 8.2 A Molecular Dynamics Study of a Scale-Accurate Coarse-Grained Model with Explicit DNA Chains 8.3 Thermally Active Hybridization 8.


4 DNA-Mediated Nanoparticle Crystallization in Wulff Polyhedra 8.5 Conclusions Acknowledgements References Chapter 9. Harnessing Self-healing Vesicles to Pick up, Transport and Drop off Janus Particles Xin Yong, Emily J Crabb, Nicholas M. Moellers, Isaac Salib, Gerald T. McFarlin IV, Olga Kuksenok, and Anna C. Balazs 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Methodology 9.


3 Results and Discussion 9.3.1 Selective pick up of a single particle 9.3.2 Interaction between multiple particles and a lipid vesicle 9.3.3 Depositing Janus particles on patterned surfaces 9.4 Conclusions Acknowledgements References Chapter 10.


Solution Self-Assembly of Giant Surfactants: An Exploration on Molecular Architectures Xue-Hui Dong, Yiwen Li, Zhiwei Lin, Xinfei Yu, Kan Yue, Hao Liu, Mingjun Huang, Wen-Bin Zhang, and Stephen Z. D. Cheng 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Molecular Architecture of Giant Surfactants 10.3 Giant Surfactants with Short Non-Polymeric Tails 10.4 Giant Surfactants with Single Head and Single Polymer Tail 10.5 Giant Surfactants with Multi-Heads and Multi-Tails 10.


6 Giant Surfactants with Block Copolymer Tails 10.7 Conclusions and Outlook Acknowledgments References Index.


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