Synthesis and Functionalization of Poly(ethylene oxide-b-ethyloxazoline) Diblock Copolymers with Phosphonate Ions

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Chen, Alfred Yuen-Wei;
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: functionalized random copolymer | nanoparticles | phosphonic acid | phosphonate | poly(ethylene oxide) | poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) | ion encapsulation
    mesheuropmc: macromolecular substances | technology, industry, and agriculture

Poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) and poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) (PEOX) are biocompatible polymers that act as hydrophilic "stealth" drug carriers. As block copolymers, the PEOX group offers a wider variety of functionalization. The goal of this project was to synthesize ... View more
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