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ATRP Synthesis of Polyallene-Based Amphiphilic Triblock Copolymer

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01666B, PaperAishun Ding, Guolin Lu, Xiaoyu Huang, Hao Guo
A series of ABA triblock copolymers, comprising double-bond-containing poly(phenoxyallene) (PPOA) and poly(methoxymethyl methacrylate) (PMOMMA) segments, was synthesized by a combination of conventional free radical polymerization, atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP),...
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Ab initio Based Kinetic Monte Carlo Analysis to Unravel the Propagation Kinetics in Vinyl Acetate Pulsed Laser Polymerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01008G, PaperGilles Desmet, Yoshi Marien, Paul Van Steenberge, Dagmar D'hooge, Marie-Francoise Reyniers, Guy B. Marin
The radical propagation kinetics of vinyl acetate (VAc) in pulsed laser polymerization (PLP) is studied by combining ab initio calculated rate coefficients for propagation of head, tail and mid-chain radicals,...
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Linear Poly(ethylene imine)s: True Molar Masses, Solution Properties and Conformation

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01634D, PaperUlrich Sigmar Schubert, Igor Perevyazko, Alexander Gubarev, Lutz Tauhardt, Anatoly Dobrodumov, Georges Pavlov
The in-deep characterization of pharmaceutically relevant polymers plays a pivotal role in many areas, including nanoscience, gene therapy, analytical and polymer chemistry etc.. Notwithstanding to the enormous efforts, there are...
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Correction: Increased hydrophobic block length of PTDMs promotes protein internalization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:26
Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY90169K, Correction Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Coralie M. Backlund, Federica Sgolastra, Ronja Otter, Lisa M. Minter, Toshihide Takeuchi, Shiroh Futaki, Gregory N. Tew
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Ferromagnetic iron oxide-cellulose nanocomposites prepared by ultrasonication

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:26
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01587A, PaperRazvan Rotaru, Marcela Savin, Nita Tudorachi, Cristian Peptu, Petrisor Samoila, Liviu Sacarescu, Valeria Harabagiu
The paper highlights the efficiency of ultrasonication, as a clean and energy-saving method for the preparation of cellulose-iron oxide ferromagnetic composites in two steps. Hydroxyl-functionalized maghemite-goethite nanoparticles (MG) having a...
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pH and Redox Dual Responsive Homopolypeptide: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application in "Smart" Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Dispersion

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 06:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01393K, PaperJiang Xiao, Junyan Tan, Rujian Jiang, Xiongliang He, Yanzhi Xu, Ying Ling, Shifang Luan, Haoyu Tang
Homopolypeptide, namely poly(S-(2-carboxylethyl)-L-cysteine) (PCELC) with pH and redox dual responsiveness was prepared by ring-opening polymerization of S-(2-(methoxycarbonyl)ethyl)-L-cysteine based N-carboxyanhydride (MCELC-NCA) and subsequent hydrolization. pH-induced solution phase transition of PCELC was...
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Water-adaptive and Repeatable Self-healing Polymers Bearing Bulky Urea Bond

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 06:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01655G, PaperJae Il Park, Ayoung Choe, Minsoo P Kim , Hyunhyub Ko, Tae Hee Lee, Seung Man Noh, Jin Chul Kim, In Woo Cheong
Self-healing polymers bearing reversible and bulky urea bond were prepared by free-radical copolymerisation followed by crosslinking with diisocyanates. Linear prepolymers (PtB) were first synthesized by copolymerisation of 2-(tert-butylamino)ethyl methacrylate (tBAEMA),...
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Electron energy loss spectroscopy for polymers: A review

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 06:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01459G, Review ArticleRuchi Pal, Arun Sikder, Kei Saito, Alison Funston, Jayesh Bellare
Ultrastructural determination of polymers, their blends, and composites is important for the understanding of structure-property relations. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is a key tool for direct imaging of a structure...
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Charge-reversible and pH-responsive biodegradable micelles and vesicles from linear-dendritic supramolecular amphiphiles for anticancer drug delivery

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 04:16

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01556A, PaperDa Huang, Yaqiang Wang, Fei Yang, Hong Shen, Zuquan Weng, Decheng Wu
The linear-dendritic supramolecular amphiphiles could assemble into charge-reversible and pH-responsive biodegradable micelles and vesicles.
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Polydimethylsiloxane quenchable vitrimers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 04:16

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01488K, CommunicationTyler Stukenbroeker, Wendi Wang, Johan M. Winne, Filip E. Du Prez, Renaud Nicolay, Ludwik Leibler
Reprocessable and recyclable PDMS vitrimers can be transformed into "quenched" vitrimers that exhibit conventional elastomer properties.
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Diffusion Ordered Spectroscopy (DOSY) as applied to Polymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:33
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01577A, Review ArticlePatrick Groves
Diffusion ordered spectroscopy (DOSY) is a well established NMR method that reports diffusion coefficients for individual resonances in NMR spectra. DOSY is primarily used to analyse mixtures of small molecules...
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Effect of catalyst type on molecular weight increase and coloration of poly(ethylene furanoate) biobased polyester during melt polycondensation

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 09:32
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01171G, PaperDimitrios N. Bikiaris, Zoe Terzopoulou, Elisavet Karakatsianopoulou, Vasilios Tsanaktsis, Nejib Kasmi, Nikolaos Nikolaidis, Margaritis Kostoglou, George Z. Papageorgiou, Dimitra A Lambropoulou
In this work, the effect of the catalysts tetrabutyl titanate(IV) (TBT), titanium(IV) isopropoxide (TIS), tin(II) 2-ethylhexanoate (TEH) and dibutyltin(IV) oxide (DBTO) on the synthesis of poly(ethylene furanoate) (PEF) was studied...
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Design, synthesis and ring-opening polymerization of a new iodinated carbonate monomer: a universal route towards ultrahigh radiopaque aliphatic polycarbonates

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 06:29

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01411B, PaperQian Ma, Kewen Lei, Jian Ding, Lin Yu, Jiandong Ding
A universal route towards ultrahigh radiopaque aliphatic polycarbonates was developed based on a new iodinated carbonate monomer.
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Synthesis and sequence-controlled self-assembly of amphiphilic triblock copolymers based on functional poly (ethylene glycol)

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:26
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01680H, PaperYubin Huang, Yanxin Qi, Bin Li, Yupeng Wang
Given the increasing prosperity of multifunctional poly (ethylene glycol) (mf-PEG), an amphiphilic triblock copolymer, poly (ethylene glycol)-block-poly (ε-caprolactone)-block-poly (allyl glycidyl ether) (mPEG-PCL-PAGE), was synthesized by combination of living ring-opening polymerization...
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In situ cross-linkable hyaluronic acid hydrogels using copper free click chemistry for cartilage tissue engineering

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:26
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01654A, PaperSang-Soo Han, Hong Yeol Yoon, Ji Young Yhee, Myung-Ok Cho, Hye-Eun Shim, Ji-Eun Jeong, Dong-Eun Lee, Kwangmeyung Kim, Hwanuk Guim, John Hwan Lee, Kang Moo Huh, Sun-Woong Kang
To best knowledge, previously developed injectable hydrogels was not well elucidated to demonstrate the tissue repair. In our study, we report a biocompatible and in situ cross-linkable hydrogel derived from...
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Advances in polydiacetylene development for the design of side chain groups in smart material applications -A mini review

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:26
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01396E, MinireviewJingpei Huo, Qianjun Deng, Ting Fan, Guozhang He, Xiaohong Hu, Xiaxiao Hong, Hong Chen, Shihe Luo, Zhaoyang Wang, Dong Chu Chen
As a kind of smart material, polydiacetylene (PDA) has a unique conjugated structure, providing a powerful tool for building the diversity of the chemical structure, supplying an early exploration research...
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One-pot preparation of polylactic acid-ibuprofen conjugates and their performance characterization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:13
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01213F, Papershi-he luo, Yan-Cheng Wu, liang cao, Qun-Fang Wang, Shuixia Chen, Zhifeng Hao, Le Jing, Zhaoyang Wang
A series of polylactic acid-ibuprofen (PLA-IBU) conjugates were directly synthesized via melt polycondensation of lactic acid (LA) with ibuprofen (IBU) in the presence of 0.3 wt % SnO at 160...
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Hollow Particles are Produced by the Burying of Sulfate End-Groups Inside Particles Prepared by Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene with Potassium Persulfate as Initiator in the Absence/Presence of Nonionic Emulsifier

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 09:11
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01608E, PaperChujuan Huang, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Mineho Moritaka, Masayoshi Okubo
We prepared submicrometer-sized polystyrene (PS) particles by emulsion polymerization with/without polyoxyethylene nonylphenyl ether nonionic emulsifier (Emulgen 911), and examined how water absorption was affected by polymer end-groups derived from hydrophilic...
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Self-condensing Reversible Complexation-mediated Copolymerization for Highly Branched Polymers with In Situ Formed Inimers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 08:10
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01560G, PaperHongjun Yang, Zhongrui Wang, Lei Cao, Wenyan Huang, Qiming Jiang, Xiaoqiang Xue, Yiye Song, Bibiao Jiang
In this work, reversible complexation-mediated polymerization (RCMP) was modified to suit self-condensing vinyl polymerization (SCVP) aimed at the synthesis of highly branched polymers. For this purpose, two azo-containing pre-inimers with...
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Photodegradable Polymer Nanocapsules Fabricated from Dimethyldiethoxysilane Emulsion Templates for Controlled Release

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:50
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01153A, PaperZiquan Cao, Qingwei Li , Guojie Wang
Novel photodegradable polymer nanocapsules are prepared from hydrophilic monomers N-isopropylacrylamide (NIPAM) and methacrylic acid (MAA), and hydrophobic cross-linker 5-(methacryloyloxy)-2-nitrobenzyl methacrylate (ONB) by interfacial polymerization-emulsion templating approach, in which polymeric chains...
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