Original Paper published in Polymer Chemistry

An original paper on thermo-responsive biodegradable block copolymers Aki co-authored has been published online: A systematic study on the effects of the structure of block copolymers of PEG and poly(ε-caprolactone-co-glycolic acid) on their temperature-responsive sol-to-gel transition behaviorYuichi Ohya,* Hidenori Yonezawa, Chiro Moriwaki, Nobuo Murase, and Akinori KuzuyaPolymer Chemistry, 2023, 14 (12), 1350–1358. DOI: 10.1039/d2py01574a

Review Paper Published in iScience

A review paper Qing wrote has been published online: Supramolecular Enzyme-mimicking Catalysts Self-assembled from Peptides Qing Liu,* Akinori Kuzuya, Zhen-Gang Wang* iScience 2022, 26 (1), 105831. DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.105831

Original Paper Published in Polymer Journal

An original paper on biodegradable injectable gel Aki co-authored has been published online: Loss of multipotency in adipose-derived stem cells after culture in temperature-responsive injectable polymer hydrogelsNozomi Mayumi, Nobuo Murase, Yuta Yoshizaki, Akinori Kuzuya and Yuichi Ohya*Polymer Journal, 2023, 55 (3), 261–271. DOI: 10.1038/s41428-022-00739-4

A New Visitor

Keita Abe, a Ph.D. student from Molecular Robotics Lab., Tohoku University has joined our lab. He’ll stay with us for a week to conduct a joint project on the mid-term demonstration for KAKENHI “Molecular Cybernetics”.

Inside Front Cover in Advanced Functional Materials

A review paper on “Molecular Cybernetics” Aki co-authored has been selected as Inside Front Cover picture: Molecular Cybernetics: Challenges toward Cellular Chemical AISatoshi Murata,* Taro Toyota, Shin-ichiro M. Nomura, Takashi Nakakuki, Akinori KuzuyaAdvanced Functional Materials, 2022, 32 (37), 2201866. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202201866