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Lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable platform for the production of bio-based chemicals and polymers
The demand for petroleum dependent chemicals and materials has been increasing despite the dwindling of their fossil resources. As the dead-end of petroleum based industry has started to appear,Expand
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The glycopolymer code: synthesis of glycopolymers and multivalent carbohydrate-lectin interactions.
  • C. R. Becer
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Macromolecular rapid communications
  • 14 May 2012
Glycopolymers are becoming more and more important in understanding biological interactions due to their unique recognition properties. Macromolecules with different chain lengths, compositions andExpand
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Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
This work describes a study into thiol–ene based Michael addition reactions. Different catalysts, primary and tertiary amines and phosphines, were investigated for the reaction of a range of thiolsExpand
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Libraries of methacrylic acid and oligo(ethylene glycol) methacrylate copolymers with LCST behavior
Homopolymers of methacrylic acid (MAA), monoethyleneglycol methyl ether methacrylate (MEOMA), diethyleneglycol methyl ether methacrylate (MEO2MA), oligo(ethyleneglycol) methyl ether methacrylateExpand
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Single-Chain Glycopolymer Folding via Host-Guest Interactions and Its Unprecedented Effect on DC-SIGN Binding.
Reversible self-folding actions of natural biomacromolecules play crucial roles for specific and unique biological functions in Nature. Hence, controlled folding of single polymer chains hasExpand
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Click chemistry beyond metal-catalyzed cycloaddition.
The overwhelming success of click chemistry encouraged researchers to develop alternative "spring-loaded" chemical reactions for use in different fields of chemistry. Initially, theExpand
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Self-healing and self-mendable polymers
Smart materials with the ability to repair themselves have been the focus of different fields of science and engineering. This mini-review provides an insight into the rapidly expanding area ofExpand
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Synthetic polymeric nanoparticles by nanoprecipitation
Nanoprecipitation is applied for the first time as a general concept for manufacturing nanoparticles of versatile hydrophobic polymer classes. As a result, polymer molecules self-assemble intoExpand
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Thermo-Induced Self-Assembly of Responsive Poly(DMAEMA‑b‑DEGMA) Block Copolymers into Multi- and Unilamellar Vesicles
A series of thermoresponsive diblock copolymers of poly[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate-block-di(ethyleneglycol) methyl ether methacrylate], poly(DMAEMA-b-DEGMA), were synthesized by reversibleExpand
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