3. Self-assembly based control of nanoengineered materials

We exploit (A) molecular nanomaterial self-assembly with tunable and reversible chemistry to develop dynamic materials controllable by molecular self-assembly.

We recently revealed (B) the tuning of organometallic nanomaterial self-assembly based on ligand-cation coordination that allows reversible cell adhesion and immunoregulation.

(A) Molecular nanomaterial self-assembly

Image: Nanoscale

(B) Molecular nanomaterial self-assembly-based control of reversible cell adhesion via dynamic metal ion-cation coordination

Kang et al, Nature Communications (2019)

Kang et al, Adv. Mater. (2018)

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