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Dynamic covalent chemistry in aqueous solution by photoinduced radical disulfide metathesis

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Abstract

Photoinduced radical disulfide metathesis (PRDM) is a dynamic covalent reaction that requires UV light to induce the homolytic cleavage of the disulfide bond, thus offering the opportunity to construct dynamic covalent systems that are dormant and can be photo-activated on demand. In this work, we showcase how PRDM can be utilized in aqueous solution and demonstrate its potential by generating a UV responsive hydrogel from an asymmetrical disulfide precursor.

Graphical abstract: Dynamic covalent chemistry in aqueous solution by photoinduced radical disulfide metathesis

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The article was received on 17 Mar 2017, accepted on 06 Apr 2017 and first published on 06 Apr 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7OB00667E
Citation: Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
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    Dynamic covalent chemistry in aqueous solution by photoinduced radical disulfide metathesis

    F. Klepel and B. J. Ravoo, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7OB00667E

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