The reverse of polymer degradation: in situ crosslinked gel formation through disulfide cleavage

Aram O. Saeed, Ben Newland, Abhay Pandit, Wenxin Wang

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Abstract

In contrast to the usual inclusion of disulfide bonds within a polymer structure to facilitate bio-degradation, we have designed a self-curing “one pot” hyperbranched polymer capable of forming crosslinked gels under reducing conditions abundant in tumoural tissue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)585-587
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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