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From supramolecular polymers to hydrogel materials

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Abstract

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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The article was received on 13 Sep 2013, accepted on 09 Oct 2013 and first published on 10 Oct 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3MH00103B
Citation: Mater. Horiz., 2014,1, 116-120
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    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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