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Two-component dendritic gels: easily tunable materials

Hirst, A.R., Smith, D.K., Feiters, M.C., Geurts, H.P.M. and Wright, A.C. (2003) Two-component dendritic gels: easily tunable materials. Journal of The American Chemical Society, 125 (30). pp. 9010-9011. ISSN 0002-7863

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Abstract

This paper reports the tunability of a two-component gel system based on dendritic l-lysine with a focal point carboxylic acid group and aliphatic diamines. The microscopic structure and macroscopic properties of the gel can be modulated by changing the concentration of the components, altering their molecular structures, or tuning their relative molar ratio. In the latter case, there is a complete change in the morphology of the gel that has a direct impact on its macroscopic properties, specifically its gel-sol transition temperature.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Chemistry (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2009 10:02
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2009 10:02
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja036111q
Status: Published
Publisher: ACS American Chemical Society
Identification Number: 10.1021/ja036111q
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/6913

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