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Novel application of a Fe–Zn double-metal cyanide catalyst in the synthesis of biodegradable, hyperbranched polymers

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Abstract

The use of Fe–Zn double-metal cyanide as a solid catalyst for synthesizing biodegradable, hyperbranched polymers from diacids and glycerol has been reported, for the first time, wherein acidity, micro-mesoporosity and hydrophobicity of the catalyst played an important role in controlling gelation.

Graphical abstract: Novel application of a Fe–Zn double-metal cyanide catalyst in the synthesis of biodegradable, hyperbranched polymers

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The article was received on 10 Jun 2011, accepted on 01 Aug 2011 and first published on 17 Aug 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC13443D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 10449-10451
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    Novel application of a Fe–Zn double-metal cyanide catalyst in the synthesis of biodegradable, hyperbranched polymers

    J. Sebastian and D. Srinivas, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 10449
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC13443D

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