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Publication Citation: Synthesis of Thiol-Clickable and Block Copolypeptide Brushes via Nickel-Mediated Surface Initiated Polymerization of alpha-Amino Acid N-Carboxyanhydrides (NCAs)

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Author(s): Bradley J. Sparks; Jacob G. Ray; Daniel A. Savin; Christopher M. Stafford; Derek L. Patton;
Title: Synthesis of Thiol-Clickable and Block Copolypeptide Brushes via Nickel-Mediated Surface Initiated Polymerization of alpha-Amino Acid N-Carboxyanhydrides (NCAs)
Published: March 31, 2011
Abstract: We describe the synthesis of homo-, block, and clickable co-polypeptide brushes from low surface area substrates using nickel-mediated surface-initiated polymerization of alpha-amino N-carboxyanhydrides.
Citation: Chemical Communications
Volume: 47
Issue: 22
Pages: pp. 6245 - 6247
Keywords: polymers; brush; NCA; polymerization; surface
Research Areas: Biomaterials, Nanomaterials, Polymers
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