Synthesis and sequencing of informational poly(amino phosphodiester)s†
Sequence-defined poly(amino phosphodiester)s containing main-chain tertiary amines were synthesized by automated solid-phase phosphoramidite chemistry. These polymers were prepared using four monomers with different substituents. The formed polymers were characterized by HPLC and mass spectrometry. These methods evidenced preparation of molecularly-defined polymers. Furthermore, the presence of tertiary amines in the polymer backbones facilitates sequencing by tandem mass spectrometry.
- This article is part of the themed collection: Molecularly Defined Polymers: Synthesis and Function