Chapter 1. Nonbiological Sequence-Specific Oligomers by Repetitive Syntheses

  1. Prof. A.-Dieter Schlüter
  1. Jeffrey S. Moore and
  2. Ryan B. Prince

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch1

Synthesis of Polymers

Synthesis of Polymers

How to Cite

Moore, J. S. and Prince, R. B. (1998) Nonbiological Sequence-Specific Oligomers by Repetitive Syntheses, in Synthesis of Polymers (ed A.-D. Schlüter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Organische Chemie, Takustrasse 3, D-14195 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Departments of Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering and The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Illinois at Urbana.Champaign, Urbana, IL, U.S.A.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294497

Online ISBN: 9783527619313



  • nonbiological sequence;
  • specific oligomers;
  • repetitive syntheses;
  • oligomers;
  • syndrome of the middle child


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Bridging the Gap from Small Molecules to Macromolecules: A Brief Historical Sketch

  • Overview of Synthetic Strategies

  • Repetitive Oligomer Syntheses

  • Architectures Derived from Sequence-Specific Oligomers

  • Conclusions

  • References