Month: August 2011

A New Way to Make Polymers Click

Title: Additive-Free Clicking for Polymer Functionalization and Coupling by Tetrazine–Norbornene Chemistry Authors: Claire F. Hansell†, Pieter Espeel‡, Milan M. Stamenovi‡, Ian A. Barker†, Andrew P. Dove†, Filip E. Du Prez‡, and Rachel K. O’Reilly† Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society Affiliation: †Department of Chemistry, University of…

New Hydrogels from Peptide Sequences Found in Nature

Title: Supramolecular hydrogels based on the epitope of potassium ion channels Authors: Yi Kuang, Yuan Gao, Junfeng Shi, Hsin-Chieh Lin and Bing Xu Journal: Chemical Communications Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University Supramolecular hydrogels are a growing field of research due to their biocompatibility and the…