The Stereochemistry of Linear Macromolecules

  1. Ernest L. Eliel2 and
  2. Samuel H. Wilen3
  1. Mario Farina

Published Online: 26 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470147269.ch1

Topics in Stereochemistry, Volume 17

Topics in Stereochemistry, Volume 17

How to Cite

Farina, M. (1987) The Stereochemistry of Linear Macromolecules, in Topics in Stereochemistry, Volume 17 (eds E. L. Eliel and S. H. Wilen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470147269.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  2. 3

    City College, City University of New York, New York, New York

Author Information

  1. Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Industriale, Università di Milano, Milano, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1987

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471852827

Online ISBN: 9780470147269



  • stereoisomerism;
  • conformations;
  • chirality;
  • spectral analysis;
  • macromolecular stereochemistry


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stereoisomerism of Macromolecular Chains

  • The Contribution of NMR Spectroscopy to Macromolecular Stereochemistry

  • Conformational Analysis

  • Chirality in Polymers

  • Stereochemical Control During Polymerization

  • Conclusions