Rigid Hydrophilic Structures for Improved Properties of Conjugated Polymers and Nitrotyrosine Sensing in Water
Author(s)Swager, Timothy Manning; Vanveller, Brett Steven; Miki, Koji
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The efficient synthesis of a hydrophilic monomer bearing a three-dimensional noncompliant array of hydroxyl groups is described that prevents water-driven excimer features of hydrophobic poly(p-phenylene ethynylene) backbones. Sensitivity of the polymer to 3-nitrotyrosine is also discussed.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Chemistry
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VanVeller, Brett, Koji Miki, and Timothy M. Swager. “Rigid Hydrophilic Structures for Improved Properties of Conjugated Polymers and Nitrotyrosine Sensing in Water.” Organic Letters 12.6 (2010): 1292–1295.
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