Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Theses

Localized protein-assisted self-assembly : from mechanism to applications

Abstract : The cell is a complex chemical system that has benefited from billions of years of evolution to perfect itself, and represents a very well organized machinery leaving nothing to chance. To ensure its role, it controls a set of self-assembly processes where isolated components interact spontaneously with each other to lead to the formation of organized and functional structures such as microtubules, collagen or actin fibers. Inspired by cellular organization, my doctoral project involves the design of artificial chemical systems based on the self-assembly of original peptides. These buildings give rise to supramolecular hydrogels of interest in the field of biomaterials. I am interested at the same time in fundamental aspects concerning the comprehension of the initiation of the processes of self-assembly in the presence of biomacromolecules, but also with more applied problems of elaborating strategies to control the place but also the moment where these self-assembled molecular structures originate. Finally, I am interested in the emergence of the different properties appearing during the formation of certain self-assemblies such as catalysis and auto-catalysis.
Document type :
Theses
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [253 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-02494094
Contributor : Abes Star :  Contact
Submitted on : Friday, February 28, 2020 - 2:20:23 PM
Last modification on : Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 10:21:39 AM
Long-term archiving on: : Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:32:33 PM

File

Rodon_Fores_Jennifer_2019_ED18...
Version validated by the jury (STAR)

Identifiers

  • HAL Id : tel-02494094, version 1

Collections

Citation

Jennifer Rodon Fores. Localized protein-assisted self-assembly : from mechanism to applications. Other. Université de Strasbourg, 2019. English. ⟨NNT : 2019STRAE017⟩. ⟨tel-02494094⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

43

Files downloads

16