Chapter 15. Enzyme-Mediated Ring-Opening Polymerization

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois5,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier5 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez6
  1. Andreas Heise1,2,3,
  2. Christopher J. Duxbury1 and
  3. Anja R. A. Palmans4

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch15

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Heise, A., Duxbury, C. J. and Palmans, A. R. A. (2009) Enzyme-Mediated Ring-Opening Polymerization, in Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization (eds P. Dubois, O. Coulembier and J.-M. Raquez), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Center of Innovation and Research in Materials and Polymers (CIRMAP), Laboratory of Polymeric and Composite Materials, University of Mons Hainaut, Place du Parc 20, 7000 Mons, Belgium

  2. 6

    University of Mons-Hainaut, Place du Parc 20, 7000 Mons, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    DSM Research, Urmonderbaan 22, 6167 R.D. Geleen, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Den Dolech 2, 5612 AZ Eindhoven, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland

  4. 4

    Department of Macromolecular and Organic Chemistry, Technical University Eindhoven, Den Dolech 2, 5612 AZ Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319534

Online ISBN: 9783527628407

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Keywords:

  • Enzymes;
  • stereoselectivity;
  • ring-opening polymerization;
  • lactones;
  • chiral polymers;
  • polymer architecture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics of Enzymatic ROP

  • Classes of Monomer

  • Polymer Architectures Employing Enzymatic ROP

  • Summary and Prospects

  • References