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L-Carnitine derived zwitterionic betaine materials

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Abstract

An L-carnitine derived zwitterionic betaine material was developed. The synthesized L-carnitineMA is the first zwitterionic betaine monomer from natural feedstocks. In the models of surface coatings and hydrogels, the L-carnitineMA material was able to achieve superior anti-fouling performance as good as the state-of-the-art zwitterionic betaine materials.

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The article was received on 10 Sep 2017, accepted on 09 Oct 2017 and first published on 20 Oct 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7TB02431B
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017,5, 8676-8680
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    L-Carnitine derived zwitterionic betaine materials

    W. Wang, J. Yang, E. Zhang, Y. Lu and Z. Cao, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, 5, 8676
    DOI: 10.1039/C7TB02431B

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