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Multi-Component Post-Polymerization Modification Reactions of Polymers Featuring Lignin-Model Compounds

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:27
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01923H, PaperRyohei Kakuchi, Satoshi Yoshida, Takasuke Sasaki, Shigeyoshi Kanoh, Katsuhiro Maeda
Lignin-derived chemicals, such as vanillin and syringaldehyde, are representative bio-renewable monomer building blocks for polymer chemistry. When considering the chemical structures of vanillin and syringaldehyde, they instinctively feature aldehyde groups...
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Synthesis, self-assembly and drug release behaviors of reduction-labile multi-responsive block miktobrush quaterpolymers with linear and V-shaped grafts

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 10:16

Polym. Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00245B, PaperWentao Wu, Wenxue Dai, Xiaoqi Zhao, Jian Zhang, Youliang Zhao
Stimuli-tunable topological/morphological transitions and drug release properties based on novel disulfide-functionalized coil-comb-coil quaterpolymers were revealed.
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Self-healing ionomer crosslinked by a bis-bidentate halogen bond linker: A way to hard and healable coatings

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 03/22/2018 - 05:14
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00149A, PaperUlrich Sigmar Schubert, Jan Dahlke, Ronny Tepper, Robert Geitner, Stefan Zechel, Juergen Vitz, Robin Kampes, Juergen Popp, Martin D. Hager
In this work we present the first incorporation of bis-bidentate halogen bond linkers into an organic healing ionomer system resulting in the formation of crosslinked supramolecular networks. The obtained supramolecular...
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Highly reactive [small alpha]-bromoacrylate monomers and Michael acceptors by Cu(II)Br2-dibromination of acrylates and instantaneous E2 by ligand

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 10:13
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00155C, CommunicationAdrian Moreno, Janis Lejnieks, Liang Ding, Silvia Grama, Marina Galia, Gerard Lligadas, Virgil Percec
Depending on the order of addition to the reaction mixture, acrylates can undergo SET-LRP or dibromination by Cu(II)Br2 and spontaneously dehydrohalogenate to provide the corresponding highly reactive [small alpha]-bromoacrylate monomer and...
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SET-LRP in biphasic mixtures of fluorinated alcohols with water

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 10:13
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00062J, PaperAdrian Moreno, Tong Liu, Liang Ding, Irene Buzzacchera, Marina Galia, Martin Moller, Christopher J Wilson, Gerard Lligadas, Virgil Percec
Biphasic-binary mixtures of 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol (TFE) or 2,2,3,3-tetrafluoropropanol (TFP) with water were used as reaction media to synthesize well-defined poly(methyl acrylate) (PMA) with chain end functionality close to 100% by SET-LRP....
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Self-assembly of fluorous amphiphilic copolymers with Ionogels and surface switchable wettability

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 13:44
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00273H, PaperSantosh N. Chavan, Anil Kumar Padhan, Debaprasad Mandal
Fluorous amphiphilic copolymer was synthesized by microwave assisted copolymerization of 1H,1H,2H-Perfluoro-1-octene and vinyl imidazole and characterized by size exclusion chromatography, FT-IR, 1H, 13C, 19F, and DOSY NMR. Fluorous amphiphilic copolymer...
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Emerging Investigators 2018

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:27

Polym. Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY90042F, EditorialChristopher Barner-Kowollik
This themed issue of Polymer Chemistry highlights the work of emerging investigators in polymer chemistry. Editor-in-Chief Christopher Barner-Kowollik introduces the issue.
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Advances on the Synthesis of Silyl-Modified Polymers (SMPs)

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:11
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00265G, Review ArticleSophie M Guillaume
Silyl-modified polymers (SMPs) are alkoxysilyl functionalized polymers of high importance both academically and industrially. SMPs are being developed for coating, adhesive, sealant and elastomer applications. In this highlight, emphasis is...
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Core-crosslinked diblock terpolymer micelles - taking a closer look on crosslinking efficiency

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:02
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00126J, PaperJohanna Elter, Gabi Sentis, Peter Bellstedt, Philip Biehl, Michael Gottschaldt, Felix Helmut Schacher
Herein, we present the synthesis and characterization of amphiphilic diblock terpolymers. Poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(allyl glycidyl ether-co-tert-butyl glycidyl ether) PEO-b-P(AGE-co-tBGE) and poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(furfuryl glycidyl ether-co-tert butyl glycidyl ether) PEO-b-P(FGE-co-tBGE) with hydrophobic blocks...
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Efficient Antiviral Co-Delivery Polymersomes by Controlling Surface Density of Cell-Targeting Groups for Influenza A Virus Treatment

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 02:00
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00116B, PaperHaejin Chun, Minjoo Yeom, Hyun-Ouk Kim, Jong-Woo Lim, Woonsung Na, Geunseon Park, Chaewon Park, Aram Kang, Dayeon Yun, Jihye Kim, Daesub Song, Seungjoo Haam
Influenza A virus (IAV), which causes one of the most contagious diseases is a global health concern, and is responsible for seasonal epidemics and pandemics. Despite notable efforts towards developing...
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Cross-linked AIE supramolecular polymer gels with multiple stimuli-responsive behaviours constructed by hierarchical self-assembly

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 23:58
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00226F, PaperChang-Wei Zhang, Bo Ou, Shu-Ting Jiang, Guang-Qiang Yin, Li-Jun Chen, Lin Xu, Xiaopeng Li, Hai-Bo Yang
Herein, we present the successful construction of a new family of cross-linked AIE supramolecular polymer gels with multiple stimuli-responsive behaviours through hierarchical self-assembly invovling coordination and host-guest interactions. Firstly, by...
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Gradient Helical Copolymers: Synthesis, Chiroptical Property, Thermotropic Liquid Crystallinity, and Self-Assembly in Selective Organic Solvent

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 23:58
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00237A, PaperJunxian Chen, Bowen Li, Xiaofu Li, Jie Zhang, Xinhua Wan
A series of novel gradient copolymers R-(-)-poly(StN-grad-C8) were synthesized through atom transfer radical copolymerization of achiral styrenic monomer, N,N-dimethyl-4-ethenylbenzamide (M-StN), and chiral bulky vinylterphenyl monomer, (-)-2,5-bis{4'-[(R)-sec-octyloxycarbonyl]phenyl}styrene (R-(-)-M-C8). The polymerization activities...
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Transition-metal-free and halogen-free controlled synthesis of poly(3-alkylthienylene vinylene) via Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons condensation reaction

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 23:52
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00225H, PaperEisuke Goto, Yuto Ochiai, Mitsuru Ueda, Tomoya Higashihara
Transition metal catalysts and halogens are necessary for the controlled synthesis of -conjugated polymers; the contamination of transition-metal-based and halogen-based byproducts generally adversely affects the performance of organic devices. In...
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Luminescent color tuning with polymer films composed of boron diiminate conjugated copolymers by changing the connection points to comonomers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:42

Polym. Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00283E, PaperMadoka Yamaguchi, Shunichiro Ito, Amane Hirose, Kazuo Tanaka, Yoshiki Chujo
The boron diiminate polymers with variable connection points and optical properties were synthesized.
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Photoinduced Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerizations: State-of-the-Art, Mechanistic Aspects and Applications

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 09:42
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00207J, MinireviewYusuf Yagci, Gorkem Yilmaz
Photoinduced atom transfer radical polymerization has recently been the center of intensive research in synthetic polymer chemistry because of the unique possibility of topological and temporal control in addition to...
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Opposite-charge repulsive cation and anion pair cooperative organocatalysis in ring-opening polymerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:38
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00338F, PaperJiaxi Xu, Jingjing Liu, Zhenjiang Li, Songquan Xu, Haixin Wang, Tianfo Guo, Yu Gao, Lei Zhang, Chan Zhang, Kai Guo
Cation and anion attracts each other by electrostatic force into ion pair. However, repulsions between cations and anions do exist. Given a few examples of repulsive "ion pair strain", catalysis...
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Design and Characterization of Ultrastable, Biopassive and Lubricious Cyclic Poly(2-alkyl-2-oxazoline) Brushes

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:38
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY02137B, PaperWenqing Yan, Mohammad Divandari, Jan-Georg Rosenboom, Shivaprakash Ramakrishna, Nicholas D. Spencer, Giulia Morgese, Edmondo Maria Benetti, Lucca Trachsel
Bilayer polymer brushes presenting a surface-bound poly(glycidyl methacrylate) (PGMA) film and interfacial cyclic poly(2-alkyl-2-oxazoline) (PAOXA) brushes show excellent biopassivity and lubrication, while displaying long-term stability under chemically harsh aqueous environments....
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Photothermal Mobius Aromatic Metallapentalenofuran and Its NIR-Responsive Copolymer

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:25
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00176F, PaperZhengyu Lu, Yuanting Cai, Yuanqing Wei, Qin Lin, Jiangxi Chen, Xumin He, Shun-Hua Li, Weitai Wu, Haiping Xia
Mobius aromatics are very interesting and rare complexes owing to their brand-new chemistry and interesting properties. In this work, metallapentalenofurans with thiophene groups were easily prepared from the reaction of...
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Establishment of Molecular Design to Obtain Visible-Light-Activated Azoxy Polymer Actuators

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:18
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00199E, PaperYang Chen, Laibing Wang, Xiangqiang Pan, Jin'an Wu, Wei Zhang, Zhengbiao Zhang, Xiulin Zhu
The development of visible-light-activated photoswitches has significantly progressed in past decades. Herein, two kinds of photoresponsive azoxy polymers were prepared directly from bis-/trinitro-functionalized monomers via an efficient small molecular synthetic...
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Acrylate-macromonomers and telechelics of PBA by merging biphasic SET-LRP of BA, chain extension with MA and biphasic esterification

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:13
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00156A, PaperAdrian Moreno, Tong Liu, Marina Galia, Gerard Lligadas, Virgil Percec
Single electron transfer living radical polymerization (SET-LRP) provides excellent control on polymer chain-end functionality. The chain ends of poly(butyl acrylate) (PBA), prepared by biphasic SET-LRP in an acetone/water mixture using...
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