Dendronized cyclocopolymers with a radial gradient of polarity and their use to catalyze a difficult esterification

Catherine O. Liang, Brett Helms, Craig J. Hawker, Jean Frechet*

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Abstract

A cyclocopolymer containing pyrrolidinopyridine pendant groups was dendronized with polyester dendrons terminated with long alkyl chain ends and the microenvironment created by the dendrons was used to catalyze the difficult esterification of a tertiary alcohol with pivalic anhydride.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2524-2525
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume3
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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