Dendrimers: Towards Catalytic, Material and Biomedical Uses by Anne-Marie Caminade, Cedric-Olivier Turrin, Regis Laurent,

By Anne-Marie Caminade, Cedric-Olivier Turrin, Regis Laurent, Armelle Ouali, Beatrice Delavaux-Nicot

This publication could be quite often focussed at the houses and makes use of of dendrimers and dendrons. the purpose of this publication is to be the reference e-book approximately dendrimers purposes. it is going to no longer describe all information, however it will supply the reader a distinct evaluation of what has presently been performed with dendrimers, with a number of references and illustrations. it is going to be divided in 4 major components: half 1) Generalities, syntheses, characterizations and houses; half 2) functions in catalysis; half three) functions for the elaboration or amendment of fabrics; and half four) purposes in biology/medicine. The function of the nanometric dimension and the a number of services of dendrimers at the houses should be emphasised.

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17 Closely related polyester dendrimers were synthesized by a divergent process by the group of J. M. J. 18 Dendrimers possessing both ester and ether linkages were synthesized by the group of M. W. Grinstaff,19 using a two-step process. A tetra alcohol was coupled in the first step to a carboxylic acid possessing two masked alcohol functions. The second step is the deprotection of the acetal to generate again alcohol functions. 13). 20 Very recently, a new methodology for the synthesis of polyester dendrimers possessing additional internal functions was proposed by the group of M.

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