A multi-block copolymer comprises at least one hydrophilic collagen-like block and at least one silk-like block. The silk-like block comprises an amino acid sequence ((GA) m GX) n , wherein G is glycine, A is alanine, m and n are at least 2. X is an ionizable amino acid. The ionizable amino acid is inducible to bear a positive charge or a negative charge. The ionizable amino acid bearing the positive charge is preferably histidine and the one bearing the negative charge is preferably glutamic acid.
|Publication status||Published - 23 Jun 2010|