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Zwitteration of Dextran: A Facile Route to Integrate Antifouling, Switchability and Optical Transparency into Natural Polymers
Chemical Communications
  • Bin Cao, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Linlin Li, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Haiyan Wu, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Qiong Tang, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Bingbing Sun
  • He Dong
  • Jiang Zhe, University of Akron Main Campus
  • Gang Cheng, University of Akron Main Campus
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
2-13-2014
Abstract
This communication reports a facile method for zwitteration of dextran with carboxybetaine (CB), which integrates superior antifouling properties, switchability between zwitterionic and cationic forms, as well as enhanced optical transparency into one polysaccharide material. This study provides a new avenue for generating multifunctional zwitterionic CB materials in situ.
Citation Information
Bin Cao, Linlin Li, Haiyan Wu, Qiong Tang, et al.. "Zwitteration of Dextran: A Facile Route to Integrate Antifouling, Switchability and Optical Transparency into Natural Polymers" Chemical Communications Vol. 50 Iss. 24 (2014) p. 3234 - 3237
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jaing_zhe/5/