Star block-copolymers: Enzyme-inspired catalysts for oxidation of alcohols in water
KAUST DepartmentKAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
Chemical Science Program
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AbstractA number of fluorous amphiphilic star block-copolymers containing a tris(benzyltriazolylmethyl)amine motif have been prepared. These polymers assembled into well-defined nanostructures in water, and their mode of assembly could be controlled by changing the composition of the polymer. The polymers were used for enzyme-inspired catalysis of alcohol oxidation. This journal is © the Partner Organisations 2014.
SponsorsAuthors are grateful to Prof. Nikos Hadjichristidis for helpful discussions. Funding from KAUST OCRF (award project "Catalysis with Soft Materials") is acknowledged with thanks.
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
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