Ethylene glycol-rich thermosensitive poly(β-hydroxyl amine)s

Junki Oh, Jeonghui Hong, Anzar Khan

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This work illustrates a new molecular design for preparing amphiphilic ethylene glycol-rich poly(β-hydroxyl amine) polymers. In this design, the backbone and the termini of the side-chain represents hydrophilic parts of the polymer chain. Incorporation of a short hydrophobic alkyl segment between the hydrophilic parts endows an amphiphilic character to the material. Due to this amphiphilic nature, the polymer chains show alkyl-length-dependent thermoresponsive aggregation behavior in aqueous solutions.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020 Jan 1


  • Amine-epoxy reaction
  • amphiphilic polymers
  • poly(β-hydroxyl amine)s
  • thermoresponsive oligoethylene glycols
  • “click” polymerization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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