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|Title:||A well-defined amphiphilic polymer co-network from precise control of the end-functional groups of linear RAFT polymers|
|Citation:||Zhou, C., Qian, S., Zhang, A., Xu, L., Zhu, J., Cheng, Z., Kang, E.-T., Yao, F., Fu, G.D. (2014). A well-defined amphiphilic polymer co-network from precise control of the end-functional groups of linear RAFT polymers. RSC Advances 4 (16) : 8144-8156. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3ra47939k|
|Abstract:||Linear polystyrene (PS) with well-defined molecular structure and accurate numbers of bromo groups on both ends were synthesized via multiple-step alternative RAFT polymerization of N-bromopropyl maleimide and β-pinene monomers. The bromo end groups were transformed into the azido moieties via nucleophilic substitution. The reaction of as-synthesized linear PS having a named number of azide groups on ends ((N3)x-PS-(N 3)x) with mono- and dialkynyl-terminated PEG (dA-PEG) via copper(i)-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition (CuAAC) leads to the formation of the well-defined PS-PEG amphiphilic copolymers and polymeric co-networks (APCNs). The as-prepared APCNs exhibit unique ordered separated hydrophilic and hydrophobic phases, and a variable swelling capacity both in polar and non-polar solvents. © 2014 The Royal Society of Chemistry.|
|Source Title:||RSC Advances|
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