An atom-efficient conjugation approach to well-defined block copolymers using RAFT chemistry and hetero Diels-Alder cycloaddition

Sebastian Sinnwell, Andrew J Inglis, Thomas Paul Davis, Martina Heide Stenzel, Christopher Barner-Kowollik

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The tendency of electron-deficient dithioesters to undergo hetero Diels-Alder cycloadditions is successfully used to generate polymer conjugates between a RAFT-polymerized poly(styrene) and a diene-terminated poly(e-caprolactone).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2052 - 2054
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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