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Synthesis of platinum(II) complex end functionalized star polymers: Luminescence enhancements and unimolecular micelles in solvents of weakened quality

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 05:05
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00993C, PaperFang Qu, Beihong Yang, Qun He, Weifeng Bu
For the first time, two series of platinum(II) complex end functionalized star polymers have been designed and synthesized by coordination reacting K2PtCl4 with star polystyrene ligands ended with 2,6-bis(benzimidazol-2[prime or minute]-yl)pyridine. The...
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Block co-polyMOFs: assembly of polymer-polyMOF hybrids via iterative exponential growth and "click" chemistry

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:51

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00922D, CommunicationM. J. MacLeod, J. A. Johnson
A diblock copolymer comprised of styrene and a benzene dicarboxylic acid-based block forms a "block co-polyMOF" upon exposure to Zn2+.
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Novel copper catalyst containing a hydroxyl functional group: A facile strategy to block copolymers of vinyl monomer and ε-caprolactone via tandem reverse ATRP and ROP

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 07:49
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01040K, PaperXiaohui Liu, Qiuyan Zhang, Wenli Di, Yanguang Zhang, Chen Ding
Reverse atom transfer radical polymerization (R-ATRP) and ring opening polymerization (ROP) are two representatives of the most promising living/controlled polymerization techniques. A facile and stable metal catalyst Cu(S(S=C)(N-CH3)CH2CH2OH)2 containing a...
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Energy Dissipation and Mullins Effect of Tough Polymer/Graphene Oxide Hybrid Nanocomposite Hydrogels

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 07:49
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01068K, PaperZiqing Tang, Feng Chen, Qiang Chen, Lin Zhu, Xiaoqiang Yan, Hong Chen, Baiping Ren, Jia Yang, Gang Qin, Jie Zheng
Nanocomposite hydrogels (NC gels) are considered as one of high strength hydrogels. Graphene oxide (GO), thanks to its amphiphilic, mechanical, optical property, is widely used as fillers to incorporate into...
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Cyclometalated Pt Complex based Random Terpolymers for Efficient Polymer Solar Cells

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 06:35
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00924K, PaperYoutian Tao, Zheng Wan, Jie Yang, Yanan Liu, Shifan Wang, Yu Zhong, Cheng Li, Zhi-Guo Zhang, Guichuan Xing, Sven Huttner, Yongfang Li, Wei Huang
Various low ratio of platinum complexes (0, 1, 1.5 and 5 mol%) are introduced as the third monomer to the conjugated backbone of famous donor polymer PTB7-Th through random terpolymer...
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Quinoxaline-Based Conjugated Polymers for Polymer Solar Cells

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 01:13
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00850C, Review ArticleMing Liu, Yueyue Gao, Yong Zhang, Zhitian Liu, Liancheng Zhao
The bulk heterojunciton (BHJ) polymer solar cells (PSCs) as the promising alternative to conventional silicon-based solar cells have achieved rapid developments in recent years. In the BHJ concept, the active...
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Bio-inks for 3D Bioprinting: Recent Advances and Future Prospects

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 01:13
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00826K, Review ArticleIlze Donderwinkel, Jan C M van Hest, Neil R Cameron
In the last decade, interest in the field of three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting has increased enormously. 3D bioprinting combines the fields of developmental biology, stem cells, and computer and materials science...
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Self-assembly and Functionalization of Alternating Copolymer Vesicles

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 01:13
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00908A, PaperChuanlong Li, Chuanshuang Chen, Shanlong Li, Tahir Rasheed, Ping Huang, Tong Huang, Yinglin Zhang, Wei Huang, Yongfeng Zhou
This work reports on the preparation and functionalization of a novel alternating copolymer vesicles. An amphiphilic alternating copolymer was synthesized first by the epoxy-thiol click reaction from 1,7-octadienediepoxide and 1,4-dithiothreitol....
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Increasing the solubility range of polyesters by tuning their microstructure with comonomers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 06:26
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00976C, PaperMarie A. F. Delgove, Juandre Luchies, Iris Wauters, Geert G.P. Deroover, Stefaan de Wildeman, Katrien V. Bernaerts
The solubility range of [small omega]-pentadecalactone ([small omega]-PDL) based polymers is increased by copolymerization with a smaller branched lactone, [small delta]-undecalactone ([small delta]-UDL). The copolyester microstructure was assessed by 13C NMR / MALDI-ToF and...
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Metallo-supramolecular hydrogels based on amphiphilic polymers bearing hydrophobic Schiff base ligand with rapid self-healing and multi-stimuli responsive properties

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 04:25
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00739F, PaperLiuyan Tang, Xiuli Chen, lei wang, jinqing Qu
Metallo-supramolecular hydrogels (MSH) with hydrophobic ligands were fabricated by a simple but versatile strategy. This strategy is expected to extend the selection of ligands in hydrogel systems and enables the...
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Polymeric 19F MRI Agents Responsive to Reactive Oxygen Species

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 22:22
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00986K, PaperChangkui Fu, Shauna Herbst, Cheng Zhang, Andrew Whittaker
Medical imaging agents that can report on the biological state are attracting increasing interest. Here we report the development of novel 19F polymeric imaging agents that are activated by reactive...
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Thermoreversible Cross-linking of Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer Rubbers: A Facile Strategy Based on Combination of Copolymerization and Diels-Alder Chemistry

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 11:17
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00896A, CommunicationAihui Wang, Hui Niu, Zongke He, Yang Li
This article demonstrates an efficient method to synthesize thermoreversible cross-linked ethylene/propylene rubber (EPR), by firstly designing a functional olefin monomer containing furan group (FO) and implementing the ethylene/propylene/FO terpolymerization catalyzed...
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A three-dimensional porphyrin-based porous organic polymer with excellent biomimetic catalytic performance

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 08:02
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00876G, CommunicationWei Zhu, Zheng-Dong Ding, Xuan Wang, Tao Li, Rui Shen, Yunxing Li, Zaijun Li, Xuehong Ren, Zhi-Guo Gu
A highly stable porphyrin-based porous organic polymer PPOP-1(Fe) with three-dimensional diamond structure was synthesized via imine condensation of tetrahedral aldehyde and linear porphyrin diamine. PPOP-1(Fe) exhibits high excellent catalytic activity...
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Dual thermo- and light-responsive Coumarin-based copolymers with programmable cloud points

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 06:00
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00914C, PaperBenoit Couturaud, talitha stefanello, David Fournier, Michel Sliwa, anna szarpak, Rachel Auzely, Patrice Woisel
This article deals with the design of a new class of dual-responsive coumarin-based copolymers, sensitive to temperature and light (UV and near infrared). These well-defined random copolymers, composed of triethylene...
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Structure Activity Relationship of Heparin Mimicking Polymer p(SS-co-PEGMA): Effect of Sulfonation and Polymer Size on FGF2 Receptor Binding

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 04:59
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00861A, PaperSamantha Paluck, Heather Maynard
Fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2) is a heparin binding protein that plays a role in a range of biological functions such as wound healing and bone regeneration. Heparin, a highly sulfated...
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PDMAEMA-b-PLMA-b-POEGMA triblock terpolymers via RAFT polymerization and their self-assembly in aqueous solutions

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 04:59
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00905D, PaperAthanasios Skandalis, Stergios Pispas
We report on the synthesis, quaternization and self-assembly in aqueous media of novel amphiphilic and pH responsive triblock terpolymers of the type poly[2-(dimethylamino) ethyl methacrylate-b-lauryl methacrylate-b-(oligo ethylene glycol) methacrylate] (PDMAEMA-b-PLMA-b-POEGMA)....
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Multi-hierarchical Responsive Polymers: Stepwise Oxidation of a Selenium- and Tellurium-Containing Block Copolymer with Sensitivity to both Chemical and Electrochemical Stimuli

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 11:47
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00971B, PaperLu Wang, Wencong Wang, Wei Cao, Huaping Xu
Nanomaterials with hierarchical responsiveness are of great significance for not only fundamental science but also future biomedical applications due to sophisticated and hierarchical physiological environments. Here, we report a selenium-...
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Effect of the oxygen affected layer in multilayered photopolymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 08:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00974G, PaperJohann Pierrel, Ahmad Ibrahim, Celine Croutxe-Barghorn, Xavier Allonas
Photopolymerization is known to be limited in depth by the light absorption. In addition, oxygen inhibition of acrylate films under air leaves some unreacted double bonds at the surface. Both...
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Highly Stable Au Nanoparticles with Double Hydrophilic Block Copolymers Templation: Correlation between Structure and Stability

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 05:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00773F, PaperEunyong Seo, Sang-Ho Lee, Sangho Lee, Soohyung Choi, Craig J Hawker, Byeong-Su Kim
We herein report a facile synthetic method for preparing gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) with superior colloidal stability by using a series of double hydrophilic block copolymers (DHBC), poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(acrylic acid)...
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Effect of trehalose polymer regioisomers on protein stabilization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 12:32

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00700K, PaperMarco S. Messina, Jeong Hoon Ko, Zhongyue Yang, M. Jane Strouse, K. N. Houk, Heather D. Maynard
Polymers with different trehalose side chain regioisomers were synthesized and compared for insulin stabilization.
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