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Ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters initiated by cyclodextrins

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Abstract

Aliphatic polyesters and cyclodextrins are widely used for biomedical applications, due to their biocompatible and biodegradable character, and to the possibility to host molecules of pharmaceutical interest for the latter. Cyclodextrins have been used as initiators or co-initiators for the ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters these last years, leading to functionalized polyesters. This mini-review reports recent developments in this field.

Graphical abstract: Ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters initiated by cyclodextrins

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The article was received on 28 Nov 2011, accepted on 07 Jan 2012 and first published on 26 Jan 2012


Article type: Minireview
DOI: 10.1039/C2PY00567K
Citation: Polym. Chem., 2012,3, 1119-1122
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    Ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters initiated by cyclodextrins

    Y. Miao and P. Zinck, Polym. Chem., 2012, 3, 1119
    DOI: 10.1039/C2PY00567K

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