12. Macromolecular Engineering of Polypeptides Using the Ring-Opening Polymerization of α-Amino Acid N-Carboxyanhydrides

  1. Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Yves Gnanou4 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Ludwik Leibler5,6
  1. Harm-Anton Klok1 and
  2. Timothy J. Deming2

Published Online: 23 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch12

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

How to Cite

Klok, H.-A. and Deming, T. J. (2007) Macromolecular Engineering of Polypeptides Using the Ring-Opening Polymerization of α-Amino Acid N-Carboxyanhydrides, in Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications (eds K. Matyjaszewski, Y. Gnanou and L. Leibler), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  2. 4

    Université Bordeaux 1, Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques, ENSCPB, 16 avenue Pey-Berland, 33607 Pessac, France

  3. 5

    Matière Molle et Chimie, UMR 167 CNRS, ESPCI, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France

  4. 6

    UMR 167 CNRS-ESPCI École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ecnole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Institut des Matériaux, Laboratoire des Polymères, STI – IMX – LP, MXD 112, (Bâtiment MXD), Station 12, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

  2. 2

    University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Bioengineering, 420 Westwood Plaza, 7523 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314461

Online ISBN: 9783527631421

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Keywords:

  • macromolecular engineering;
  • polypeptides;
  • ring-opening polymerization-amino acid N-carboxyanhydrides;
  • block copolymers;
  • star polypeptides;
  • graft polypeptides;
  • hyperbranched polypeptides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymerization of α-Amino Acid N-Carboxyanhydrides

  • Block Copolymers

  • Star Polypeptides

  • Graft and Hyperbranched Polypeptides

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References