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Efficient amine end-functionalization of living ring-Opening metathesis polymers

Nagarkar, Amit A. ; Crochet, Aurelien ; Fromm, Katharina M. ; Kilbinger, Andreas F. M.

In: Macromolecules, 2012, vol. 45, no. 11, p. 4447–4453

An efficient strategy for the synthesis of monoamine end-functionalized living polymers using ring-opening metathesis polymerization with ruthenium initiators is reported. A new end-capping agent for this purpose was synthesized, and its efficiency for end-functionalization was evaluated using two common ruthenium-based initiators. Finally, terminal cross-metathesis was also explored as another... Plus

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    Summary
    An efficient strategy for the synthesis of monoamine end-functionalized living polymers using ring-opening metathesis polymerization with ruthenium initiators is reported. A new end-capping agent for this purpose was synthesized, and its efficiency for end-functionalization was evaluated using two common ruthenium-based initiators. Finally, terminal cross-metathesis was also explored as another alternative toward the synthesis of amine end-functionalized polymers, and the comparison between the two techniques is presented.