A new convergent approach to monodisperse dendritic macromolecules

Craig Hawker, Jean M.J. Fréchet*

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A novel convergent approach for the synthesis of dendritic macromolecules is presented and its scope and versatility demonstrated with the synthesis of a series of monodisperse dendritic polyether macromolecules based on 3,5-dihydroxybenzyl alcohol as the monomer unit up to a molecular weight of 40 689.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1010-1013
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number15
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Medicine


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