This work was performed within the European Research Training Network SMASHYBIO (Smart Assembly of Hybrid Biopolymers) under contract (HPRN-CT-2001-00188). We would like to thank the rest of the SMASHYBIO Network for discussions. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.
Reversible Immobilization onto PEG-based Emulsion-templated Porous Polymers by Co-assembly of Stimuli Responsive Polymers†
Article first published online: 30 OCT 2008
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Volume 21, Issue 1, pages 55–59, January 5, 2009
How to Cite
Fernández-Trillo, F., van Hest, J. C. M., Thies, J. C., Michon, T., Weberskirch, R. and Cameron, N. R. (2009), Reversible Immobilization onto PEG-based Emulsion-templated Porous Polymers by Co-assembly of Stimuli Responsive Polymers. Adv. Mater., 21: 55–59. doi: 10.1002/adma.200801986
- Issue published online: 2 JAN 2009
- Article first published online: 30 OCT 2008
- Manuscript Received: 13 JUL 2008
- hybrid materials;
- polymeric materials;
- porous materials
Reversible immobilization onto the surface of highly porous polymers through the co-assembly of stimuli-responsive polymers is explored (see figure). Elastin-based side-chain polymers (EBPs) are prepared by RAFT and attached to the surface of PEG-based emulsion-templated porous polymers, leading to a responsive surface capable of pH-controlled reversible immobilization.