Chapter 1. A Brief Introduction to Supramolecular Chemistry in a Polymer Context

  1. Vincent M. Rotello and
  2. S. Thayumanavan
  1. Raymond J. Thibault1 and
  2. Vincent M. Rotello2

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470384053.ch1

Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly

Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly

How to Cite

Thibault, R. J. and Rotello, V. M. (2008) A Brief Introduction to Supramolecular Chemistry in a Polymer Context, in Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly (eds V. M. Rotello and S. Thayumanavan), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470384053.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Epoxies Research and Development, The Dow Chemical Company, 2301 N Brazosport Blvd, Freeport, TX 77541-3257, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470277386

Online ISBN: 9780470384053

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Keywords:

  • supramolecular chemistry in polymer context;
  • self-complementary ureidopyrimidinones;
  • supramolecular interactions - “bottom-up” methodology and “top-down” techniques

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Background

  • Main-Chain Versus Side-Chain Supramolecular Polymers

  • References