Stereocontrolled lactide polymerisation determined by the nuclearity of the yttrium initiator.

Abstract

Two very rapid yttrium initiators for lactide polymerisation are reported; the nuclearity (monomer vs. dimer) of the initiator controls the stereochemistry of the polylactide produced.

DOI: 10.1039/b903784e

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@article{Platel2009StereocontrolledLP, title={Stereocontrolled lactide polymerisation determined by the nuclearity of the yttrium initiator.}, author={Rachel H Platel and Andrew J P White and Charlotte K Williams}, journal={Chemical communications}, year={2009}, volume={27}, pages={4115-7} }