Synthesis of glycopolymers via click reactions
Slavin, Stacy, Burns, James (James Adam), Haddleton, David M. and Remzi Becer, C.. (2011) Synthesis of glycopolymers via click reactions. European Polymer Journal, Vol.47 (No.4). pp. 435-446. ISSN 00143057Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2010.09.019
This mini-review describes recent work in the field of glycopolymer synthesis, with a focus on methods that have employed “click chemistry” and controlled polymerization methodology. A variety of carbohydrates with clickable groups such as azide, alkyne, and thiol moieties provide new routes to glycopolymers. Several studies use copper catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition (CuAAC) reactions to synthesize glycomonomers or to incorporate carbohydrates into a clickable polymeric backbone. Alternatively, there are many thiol based click reactions which provide metal-free synthesis, which are discussed in details.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Chemistry|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Organic compounds -- Synthesis, Polymers, Polymerization|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Polymer Journal|
|Official Date:||April 2011|
|Page Range:||pp. 435-446|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
Dedicated to Professor Nikos Hadjichristidis in recognition of his contribution to polymer science.
|Funder:||European Union (EU), Lubrizol Corporation, Unilever (Firm), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)|
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