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A first study on copolymers of a methacrylate containing the 2-(hydroxyimino)aldehyde group and OEGMA. RAFT polymerization and assessment of thermal and photoresponsive polymer behavior.

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 9 hours 41 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00975E, PaperMartina Nardi, Francesca D'acunzo, Mariangela Clemente, Giampiero Proietti, Patrizia Gentili
We report the first synthesis of 4-[(hydroxyimino)aldehyde]butyl methacrylate and its RAFT copolymerization with oligo(ethylene glycol) monomethylether methacrylate. For comparison, 6-(hydroxyimino)hexyl methacrylate, containing a free oxime group, and 6-oxohexyl methacrylate, with...
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Synthesis of molecular brushes by telomerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 11 hours 41 min ago

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00875A, PaperCoralie Teulere, Renaud Nicolay
This work reports the straightforward synthesis of molecular brushes by telomerization from polythiol multifunctional macrotransfer agents.
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RAFT iniferter polymerization in miniemulsion using visible light

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 41 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00939A, CommunicationKenward Jung, Cyrille Boyer, Per Bo Zetterlund
Methodology for the successful implementation of RAFT (4-cyano-4[(dodecylsulfanylthiocarbonyl)sulfanyl] pentanoic acid (CDTPA)) iniferter polymerization of butyl methacrylate in miniemulsion using visible light (green light; [small lambda]max = 530 nm) has been developed....
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Bio-inspired peptide decorated dendrimer for a robust antibacterial coating on hydroxyapatite

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 41 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00811B, PaperYaping Gou, Xiao Yang, Libang He, Xinyuan Xu, Yanpeng Liu, Yuebo Liu, Yuan Gao, Qin Huang, Kunneng Liang, Chunmei Ding, Jiyao Li, Chang-Sheng Zhao, Jianshu Li
Bacterial colonization on implanted biomaterials remains a clinically significant problem. In order to achieve a relatively long-term antibacterial activity and reduce the incidence of infections associated with the use of...
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Introduction of anti-fouling coatings at the surface of supramolecular elastomeric materials via post-modification of reactive supramolecular additives

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - 15 hours 43 min ago
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00801E, PaperOlga Goor, Joyce Brouns, Patricia Y. W. Dankers
Protein repellent coatings have been extensively studied to introduce anti-fouling properties at material surfaces. Here a covalent anti-fouling coating at the surface of supramolecular ureido-pyrimidinone (UPy) based materials introduced via...
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Functional Multisite Copolymers by One-Pot Sequential RAFT Copolymerization of Styrene and Maleic Anhydride

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:27
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00787F, PaperGuillaume Moriceau, Guillaume Gody, Matthias Hartlieb, Joby Winn, Hyungsoo Kim, Antonio Mastrangelo, Tim Smith, Sebastien Perrier
Multisite copolymers with functionalizable units inserted at precise locations were synthesised by one-pot Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain-Transfer (RAFT) polymerization and sequential Single Monomer Unit Insertion (SMUI) and Chain Extension (ChainExt) using...
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Application of an addition-fragmentation-chain transfer monomer in di(meth)acrylate network formation to reduce polymerization shrinkage stress

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 07:18

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00702G, PaperParag K. Shah, Jeffrey W. Stansbury, Christopher N. Bowman
Reduction in photopolymerization-induced shrinkage stress is achieved using an addition-fragmentation chain transfer moiety incorporated into a dimethacrylate monomer that participates in network formation with multifunctional (meth)acrylates.
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Aqueous Solution Behaviour of Novel Water-Soluble Amphiphilic Copolymers with Elevated Hydrophobic Unit Content

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00832E, PaperZhen Jiang, Idriss Blakey, Andrew Whittaker
A series of water-soluble statistical copolymers poly(OEGMA-stat-styrene) and block copolymers poly(OEGMA-stat-styrene)-b-PDMAPMA have been synthesized via RAFT polymerization. Despite the polymers having a relatively high styrene content they are readily soluble...
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Study of the RAFT homopolymerization and copolymerization of N-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]methacrylamide hydrochloride and evaluation of the cytotoxicity of the resulting homo- and copolymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00837F, PaperRavin Narain, Pratyawadee Singhsa, Hathaikarn Manuspiya
The reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization of N-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]methacrylamide hydrochloride (DMAPMA.HCl) was studied. A detailed investigation of the effect of the polymerization conditions was carried out. The polymerization was conducted...
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Triazolinedione-"clicked" poly(phosphoester)s: Systematic adjustment of thermal properties

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00813A, CommunicationGreta Becker, Laetitia Vlaminck, Maria Martinez-Velencoso, Filip Du Prez, Frederik R Wurm
The thermal properties of halogen-free flame retardant poly(phosphoester)s from acyclic diene metathesis polycondensation have been optimized by a systematic post-modification using 1,2,4-triazoline-3,5-dione derivatives. The straightforward modification not only increased their...
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Thermoresponsive Laterally-Branched Polythiophene Phenylene Derivative as Water-Soluble Temperature Sensor

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 05:18
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00919D, PaperEddie Wai Chi Chan, Paul Baek, Victor R De la Rosa, David Barker, Richard Hoogenboom, Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
Polymers with thermoresponsive properties have received a strong interest due to their potential applications. Here we report the synthesis and characterisation of a water soluble and thermoresponsive polythiophene derivative. Firstly,...
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Fabrication of multi-stimuli responsive supramolecular hydrogels based on host-guest inclusion complexation of a tadpole-shaped cyclodextrin derivative with the azobenzene dimer

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:10

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00698E, PaperXing Wang, Juan Wang, Yanyu Yang, Fei Yang, Decheng Wu
Multi-responsive supramolecular hydrogels, based on host-guest complexation of tadpole-shaped cyclodextrin with the azobenzene dimer, possess reversible sol-gel transition behaviors and better biocompatibility.
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Facile synthesis and properties of novel cardo poly(arylene ether sulfone)s with pendent cycloaminium side chains as anion exchange membranes

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 02:05
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00690J, PaperFeixiang Gong, Ruiqiang Wang, Xinbing Chen, Pei Chen, Zhongwei An, Suobo Zhang
To produce a high anion-conductive and durable polymer electrolyte membrane for alkaline fuel cell applications, series of novel cardo poly(arylene ether sulfone)s with different cycloaminium side chains were prepared, and...
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Four-fold increase in epoxide polymerization rate with change of alkyl-substitution on mono-[small micro]-oxo-dialuminum initiators

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 02:05
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00894E, PaperRobert Ferrier, Jennifer Imbrogno, Christina Rodriguez, Malgorzata Chwatko, Paul William Meyer, Nathaniel A. Lynd
We present an improvement in the rate, utility, and mechanistic understanding of mono-[small micro]-oxo-dialuminum initiators for epoxide ring-opening polymerization based on investigation of a homologous series of trialkylaluminum adducts of (2-dibenzylamino)ethoxy-diethylaluminum...
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Synthesis of conjugated copolymers by combining different coupling reactions

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:56
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00624A, PaperTine Hardeman, Guy Koeckelberghs
Despite the significant progress in the controlled synthesis of conjugated polymers using a Catalyst Transfer Condensative Polymerization, the possibilities regarding random and gradient copolymers remain very limited. Therefore, a novel...
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CO2-Responsive Fluorescent Hyperbranched Poly(ether amine)

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00626H, PaperBing Yu, Yue Zhao
A series of anthracene-capped, hyperbranched poly(ether amine)s (hPEA-AN) with varying hydrophilicity were designed and synthesized. Their fluorescence emission intensity in aqueous solution increases after carbon dioxide (CO2) bubbling as a...
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Cell-penetrating poly(disulfide)s-based star polymer for simultaneous intracellular delivery of miRNAs and small molecule drugs

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00666G, PaperWenhua Yang, Changmin Yu, Chunxian Wu, Shao Yao, Shuizhu Wu
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small regulatory noncoding RNAs that control a variety of biological processes. The regulation of many endogenous miRNAs is tightly associated with various diseases. Thus, the design of...
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PAA-g-PLA Amphiphilic Graft Copolymer: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Drug Loading Ability

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00762K, PaperWenhao Qian, Tao Song, Mao Ye, Peicheng Xu, Guolin Lu, Xiaoyu Huang
A well-defined amphiphilic graft copolymer comprising hydrophilic poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) backbone and hydrophobic poly(lactic acid) side chains was synthesized by the combination of reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization, ring...
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Grafting CO2-responsive polymers from cellulose nanocrystals via nitroxide-mediated polymerisation

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00631D, PaperOmar Garcia-Valdez, Tiziana Brescacin, Joaquin Arredondo, Jean Bouchard, Philip Jessop, Pascale Champagne, Michael F. Cunningham
Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) are a renewable resource possessing extraordinary physical, mechanical, and optical properties. CNC are readily dispersible only in hydrophilic environments, such as aqueous media and very polar solvents....
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Cross-Linkable Multi-Stimuli Responsive Hydrogel Inks for Direct-Write 3D Printing

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:55
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00831G, PaperDylan Karis, Robert Ono, Musan Zhang, Ankit Vora, Duane Storti, Mark Ganter, Alshakim Nelson
Triple stimuli-responsive ABA triblock copolymer hydrogels composed of poly(allyl glycidyl ether)-stat-poly(alkyl glycidyl ether)-block-poly(ethylene glycol)-block-poly(allyl glycidyl ether)-stat-poly(alkyl glycidyl ether) were synthesized using controlled ring-opening polymerization of glycidyl ethers. These polymers form...
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