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Surface Reactions On Demand: Electrochemical Control of SAM-Based Reactions


  • Figure 1 and Scheme 2 b were kindly provided by Prof. Langer and Prof. Kwak.


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Controlled exterior: Electrochemically induced, SAM-based reactions have a potential in the site-selective functionalization of surfaces. A recent study shows that a reaction, Sharpless click chemistry, can be site-selectively performed at microelectrodes by electrochemically controlling the activity of a catalyst for the reaction.