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natural supramolecular column: tobacco mosaic virus.V Percec, G Johansson, D Schlueter, J C Ronda and G Ungar, "Molecular recognition directed self-assembly of tubular supramolecular architectures from building blocks containing monodendrons as exo-receptors and crown-ethers or pseudo-crown-ethers as endo-receptors", Macromol. Chem., Macromol. Symp., 1996 101 43-60

G Johansson, V Percec, G Ungar and J P Zhou, "Fluorophobic effect in the self-assembly of polymers and model compounds containing tapered groups into supramolecular columns", Macromolecules, 1996 29 646-656

synthetic self-assembled supramolecular sphere.

.G Ungar, D Abramic, V Percec and J Heck, "Self-assembly of twin tapered bisamides into supramolecular columns exhibiting hexagonal columnar mesophase", Liquid Crystals 1996 21 73-86

natural self-assembled sphere: herpes virus.V S K Balagurusamy, G Ungar, V Percec and G Johansson, "Rational design of the first spherical supramolecular dendrimer self-organized in a novel thermotropic liquid crystalline phase and the determonation of their shape by X-ray analysis", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997 119 1539-1555

.Fourier-reconstructed electron density map of a cubic liquid crystal cellSD Hudson, H-T Jung, V Percec, W-D Cho, G Johansson, G Ungar and VSK Balagurusamy, "Direct visualization of individual cylindrical and spherical supramolecular dendrimers", Science, 1997 278 449-452

.Percec_V, Ahn_CH, Ungar_G, Yeardley_DJP, Moller_M, Sheiko_SS, "Controlling polymer shape through the self-assembly of dendritic side-groups", Nature, 1998, 391 161-164

.V. Percec, D. Schlueter, G. Ungar, S.Z.D. Cheng and A. Zhang, "Hierarchical control of internal superstructure, diameter and stability of supramolecular and macromolecular columns generated from tapered monodendritic building blocks", Macromolecules, 1998 31 1745-1762

.V. Percec, C.-H. Ahn, T.K. Bera, G. Ungar and D.J.P. Yeardley, "Co-Assembly of a hexagonal columnar liquid crystalline superlattice from polymer(s) coated with a 3-cylindrical bundle supramolecular dendrimer", Chem. Eur. J., 1999 5 1070-1083

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