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Switchable 19F MRI polymer theranostics: towards in situ quantifiable drug release

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5157-5166
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00345E, PaperA. V. Fuchs, A. P. Bapat, G. J. Cowin, K. J. Thurecht
A switchable polymeric 19F magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent was synthesised whereby the transverse (T2) relaxation times increased as a therapeutic was released from a hyperbranched polymer (HBP) scaffold.
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Structure-cytotoxicity relationship of drug-initiated polymer prodrug nanoparticles

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5174-5184
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00536A, PaperYinyin Bao, Julien Nicolas
Cladribine (CdA)-based polymer prodrug nanoparticles were obtained by "drug-initiated" RAFT polymerization of squalenyl methacrylate (SqMA) from two different CdA-bearing chain transfer agents (CTAs) to evaluate the influence of the nature of the linkage between CdA and the CTA, and the bulkiness of the polymer, on the drug release and the biological performance.
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Chalcogenide hybrid inorganic/organic polymers (CHIPs) via inverse vulcanization and dynamic covalent polymerizations

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5167-5173
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00587C, PaperYueyan Zhang, Katrina M. Konopka, Richard S. Glass, Kookheon Char, Jeffrey Pyun
Poly(sulfur-random-styrene) was made via inverse vulcanization and used for dynamic covalent copolymerization (DCP) to incorporate novel vinylic monomers.
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Opportunities for dual RDRP agents in synthesizing novel polymeric materials

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,4916-4946
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00344G, Review ArticleSamuel Pearson, Claude St Thomas, Ramiro Guerrero-Santos, Franck D'Agosto
Dual RDRP agents provide access to new polymeric materials by combining ATRP, NMP, and RAFT polymerization without end group transformations.
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Thermosensitive spontaneous gradient copolymers with block- and gradient-like features

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5023-5032
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00495H, PaperRoberto Yanez-Macias, Ihor Kulai, Jens Ulbrich, Turgay Yildirim, Pelin Sungur, Stephanie Hoeppener, Ramiro Guerrero-Santos, Ulrich S. Schubert, Mathias Destarac, Carlos Guerrero-Sanchez, Simon Harrisson
Amphiphilic gradient copolymers with thermoresponsive properties were synthesized in one pot via RAFT copolymerization.
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Water-based acrylic coatings reinforced by PISA-derived fibers

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,4992-4995
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00302A, CommunicationRichard Albiges, Pauline Klein, Stephanie Roi, Francois Stoffelbach, Costantino Creton, Laurent Bouteiller, Jutta Rieger
Polymerization-induced self-assembly (PISA) provides nanofibers that may be used as reinforcing fillers for all-organic aqueous coatings.
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Sequence-coded ATRP macroinitiators

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,4988-4991
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00496F, CommunicationSofia Telitel, Benoit Eric Petit, Salome Poyer, Laurence Charles, Jean-Francois Lutz
Sequence-defined oligourethanes were transformed into ATRP initiators and used for the synthesis of precision macromolecular architectures.
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Hollow amphiphilic crosslinked nanocapsules from sacrificial silica nanoparticle templates and their application as dispersants for oil spill remediation

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5129-5138
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00342K, PaperKyle C. Bentz, Muhammad Ejaz, Scarlett Arencibia, Naomi Sultan, Scott M. Grayson, Daniel A. Savin
Hollow nanocapsules were constructed using a sacrificial silica scaffold to produce novel oil remediation agents.
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Norbornene-modified poly(glycerol sebacate) as a photocurable and biodegradable elastomer

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5091-5099
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00323D, PaperYi-Cheun Yeh, Liliang Ouyang, Christopher B. Highley, Jason A. Burdick
Photocurable norbornene-functionalized poly(glycerol sebacate) (Nor-PGS) has been developed to fabricate cytocompatible, biodegradable and elastomeric scaffolds for tissue engineering applications.
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1,2,3-Triazolium-based linear ionic polyurethanes

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5148-5156
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00406K, PaperAntoine Jourdain, Iurii Antoniuk, Anatoli Serghei, Eliane Espuche, Eric Drockenmuller
We report the synthesis and detailed characterization of a series of ionic polyurethanes issued from the polyaddition of a 1,2,3-triazolium-functionalized diol monomer having a bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide counter-anion with four aliphatic, cycloaliphatic or aromatic commercial diisocyanates.
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A comprehensive kinetic study of the conventional free-radical polymerization of seven-membered cyclic ketene acetals

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5139-5147
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00337D, PaperAntoine Tardy, Jean-Claude Honore, Didier Siri, Julien Nicolas, Didier Gigmes, Catherine Lefay, Yohann Guillaneuf
The current study reports on the kinetic analysis of the free-radical polymerization of several seven-membered cyclic ketene acetal monomers.
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A mechanistic investigation of Pickering emulsion polymerization

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5100-5111
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00308K, PaperAndrea Lotierzo, Stefan A. F. Bon
Unravelling the mechanism of Pickering emulsion polymerization using silica nanoparticles as the stabilizer.
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Exploring structural effects in single-chain "folding" mediated by intramolecular thermal Diels-Alder chemistry

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5120-5128
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00320J, PaperAshley M. Hanlon, Ian Martin, Elizabeth R. Bright, Jennifer Chouinard, Kyle J. Rodriguez, Gabriel E. Patenotte, Erik B. Berda
We describe a method to fold single polymer chains into nanoparticles using simple thermal Diels-Alder (DA) chemistry.
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Preparation of polythiophene microrods with ordered chain alignment using nanoporous coordination template

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5077-5081
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00309A, PaperTakashi Kitao, Michael W. A. MacLean, Benjamin Le Ouay, Yotaro Sasaki, Masahiko Tsujimoto, Susumu Kitagawa, Takashi Uemura
The properties of polymeric materials can be amplified by macromolecular alignment.
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Ethylene polymerization catalyzed by dinickel complexes with a double-decker structure

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5112-5119
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00333A, PaperDaisuke Takeuchi, Yuriko Chiba, Shigenaga Takano, Hideo Kurihara, Minoru Kobayashi, Kohtaro Osakada
Double-decker dinickel catalysts, even without any substituent on an ortho-position, afforded high molecular weight polyethylene with high crystallinity and less branching.
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Synthesis of aliphatic polycarbonates with a tuneable thermal response

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5082-5090
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00358G, PaperAnthony W. Thomas, Paula K. Kuroishi, Maria M. Perez-Madrigal, Andrew K. Whittaker, Andrew P. Dove
The synthesis of aliphatic polycarbonates with a tuneable thermal-response is reported by a 'click-and mix' approach.
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Sustainable polyvinyl acetals from bioaromatic aldehydes

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5049-5059
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00205J, PaperMayra Rostagno, Steven Shen, Ion Ghiviriga, Stephen A. Miller
Water-degradable polyvinyl acetals with high glass transition temperatures (114-157 [degree]C) were made via acetalization of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) with bioaromatic aldehydes.
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The hydrolytic behavior of N,N[prime or minute]-(dimethylamino)ethyl acrylate-functionalized polymeric stars

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5060-5070
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00219J, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Marianne S. Rolph, Anais Pitto-Barry, Rachel K. O'Reilly
Well-defined N,N[prime or minute]-(dimethylamino)ethyl acrylate (DMAEA) functionalized polymeric stars have been synthesized via an arm-first approach.
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Improving tumor chemotherapy effect using an injectable self-healing hydrogel as drug carrier

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5071-5076
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00112F, PaperLei Yang, Yongsan Li, Yanzi Gou, Xing Wang, Xinming Zhao, Lei Tao
A self-healing hydrogel has been used as the anti-tumor drug carrier to improve the chemotherapy effect.
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One-shot controlled/living copolymerization for various comonomer sequence distributions via dual radical and cationic active species from RAFT terminals

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Polym. Chem., 2017, 8,5002-5011
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00324B, PaperKotaro Satoh, Hideyuki Hashimoto, Shinya Kumagai, Hiroshi Aoshima, Mineto Uchiyama, Ryoma Ishibashi, Yuuma Fujiki, Masami Kamigaito
One-shot control of comonomer sequence distributions was demonstrated by dual radical and cationic copolymerization using RAFT mediator.
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