Clickable Poly(ionic liquids): A Materials Platform for Transfection.

  title={Clickable Poly(ionic liquids): A Materials Platform for Transfection.},
  author={Jessica L. Freyer and Spencer D. Brucks and Graham Gobieski and Sebastian T. Russell and Carrie E. Yozwiak and Mengzhen Sun and Zhixing Chen and Yivan Jiang and Jeffrey S. Bandar and Brent R. Stockwell and Tristan H. Lambert and Luis M. Campos},
  journal={Angewandte Chemie},
  volume={55 40},
The potential applications of cationic poly(ionic liquids) range from medicine to energy storage, and the development of efficient synthetic strategies to target innovative cationic building blocks is an important goal. A post-polymerization click reaction is reported that provides facile access to trisaminocyclopropenium (TAC) ion-functionalized macromolecules of various architectures, which are the first class of polyelectrolytes that bear a formal charge on carbon. Quantitative conversions… 

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