Orthogonal ligation to spherical polymeric microparticles: Modular approaches for surface tailoring

Goldmann, Anja S., Barner, Leonie, Kaupp, Michael, Vogt, Andrew P., & Barner-Kowollik, Christopher (2012) Orthogonal ligation to spherical polymeric microparticles: Modular approaches for surface tailoring. Progress in Polymer Science, 37(7), pp. 975-984.

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Abstract

Modular ligation strategies for the functionalization of polymeric microspheres provide new perspectives for their applications in material science. In the current trend article we highlight variable synthetic procedures for generating functional microspheres via orthogonal modular conjugation chemistries. An overview of the different surface chemistries available is provided, followed by surface-sensitive characterization techniques relevant for the microparticles. Finally, we explore future trends in modular orthogonal modification approaches on microparticles and provide an outlook on the perspectives that the field of surface-modification of polymeric microparticles holds.

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ID Code: 97478
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Polymeric microparticles; Grafting-to; Surface functionalization; Orthogonal modification; Click chemistry
DOI: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2011.11.008
ISSN: 0079-6700
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Facilities: Central Analytical Research Facility
Deposited On: 28 Jul 2016 01:33
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2016 05:02

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