Applying "click" chemistry to polyurethanes: A straightforward approach for glycopolymer synthesis

Christina Ott, Christopher D. Easton, Thomas R. Gengenbach, Sally L. McArthur, Pathiraja A. Gunatillake

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Abstract

We report a facile synthetic route to prepare polyurethanes with pendant sugar-moieties in the side-chain of the polymer through incorporation of diverse chain extenders capable of undergoing either copper catalyzed Huisgen 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition or thiol-ene click reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2782-2784
Number of pages3
JournalPolymer Chemistry
Volume2
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes

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