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An Easy Way to Sugar-Containing Polymer Vesicles or Glycosomes

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posted on 2006-10-18, 00:00 authored by Liangchen You, Helmut Schlaad
A thioglucose derivative was effectively grafted onto the double bonds of a 1,2-polybutadiene-block-polystyrene through photoaddition at room temperature. A so prepared amphiphilic glycopolymer (17 wt % glucose) could be dispersed in organic and in aqueous media, leading to the formation of sugar-containing polymer vesicles or “glycosomes”.