Photoredox Ring-Opening Polymerization of O‑ Carboxyanhydrides

Last updated 28th Jun 2017
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A pinboard by Quanyou Feng

Postdoctoral Associate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Approach greatly improves customizability and efficiency of poly(α-hydroxy acid) synthesis

Poly( α -hydroxy acids) (PAHAs), including polylactide, are widely used in everyday applications ranging from clothing and packaging to agriculture and biomedicine. However, their utility for appli...