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Metal free thiol–maleimide ‘Click’ reaction as a mild functionalisation strategy for degradable polymers

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Abstract

The stoichiometric reaction between thiols and maleimide-functional poly(ester)s is demonstrated to be a quantitative, tolerant, mild and efficient method for polymer modification.

Graphical abstract: Metal free thiol–maleimide ‘Click’ reaction as a mild functionalisation strategy for degradable polymers

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The article was received on 30 May 2008, accepted on 22 Jul 2008 and first published on 29 Sep 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B809167F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2008,0, 5158-5160

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    Metal free thiol–maleimide ‘Click’ reaction as a mild functionalisation strategy for degradable polymers

    R. J. Pounder, M. J. Stanford, P. Brooks, S. P. Richards and A. P. Dove, Chem. Commun., 2008, 0, 5158
    DOI: 10.1039/B809167F

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