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From supramolecular polymers to hydrogel materials

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Supramolecular hydrogels formed by decorating benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamide (BTA) units with amphiphilic ethylene glycol-based side chains are presented; careful selection of the substituents of the BTAs allows for the tuning of the self-assembly behaviour and hence the mechanical properties of the resultant hydrogel.

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Submitted
13 Sep 2013
Accepted
09 Oct 2013
First published
10 Oct 2013

Mater. Horiz., 2014,1, 116-120
Article type
Communication

From supramolecular polymers to hydrogel materials

C. M. A. Leenders, T. Mes, M. B. Baker, Marcel. M. E. Koenigs, P. Besenius, A. R. A. Palmans and E. W. Meijer, Mater. Horiz., 2014, 1, 116
DOI: 10.1039/C3MH00103B

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