On the nature of dendrimer cross-linking by ring-closing metathesis

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The ring-closing metathesis (RCM) mediated cross-linking of dendrimer 1 and it subunits was examined. Through the combined use of MALDI-MS-TOF, SEC, NMR, and X-ray crystallographic analysis it was shown that the cross-links are formed with the following order of preference: type d ≥ type c > type b ≫ type a.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13576-13577
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number42
StatePublished - 27 Oct 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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