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Bioinspired Macromolecular Chemistry—Paying Tribute to the Pioneering Advances of Hermann Staudinger and Helmut Ringsdorf

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  • Rolf Mülhaupt

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    1. Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) – Soft Matter Research, Institut für Makromolekulare Chemie and Freiburger Materialforschungszentrum (FMF) of the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Strasse 31, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    • Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) – Soft Matter Research, Institut für Makromolekulare Chemie and Freiburger Materialforschungszentrum (FMF) of the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Strasse 31, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
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Bioinspired polymer science and engineering, pioneered by Hermann Staudinger and Helmut Ringsdorf, represents an important link between life sciences and materials science with attractive prospects for the development of life-like smart nanomaterials and cell-like systems with high density of functionalities and energy autonomy.

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