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Dr. Christophe Fliedel, Diogo Vila-Viçosa, Prof. Maria José Calhorda, Dr. Samuel Dagorne and Prof. Teresa Avilés Dinuclear Zinc–N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes for Either the Controlled Ring-Opening Polymerization of Lactide or the Controlled Degradation of Polylactide Under Mild Conditions ChemCatChem 6

Version of Record online: 5 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201301015

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Mild thing: Simple dinuclear zinc–N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) alkyl/alkoxide complexes mediate, under mild conditions, either the ring-opening polymerization of lactide (in an effective and controlled manner) for the production of chain length-controlled polylactide or, in the presence of an alcohol source such as MeOH, the controlled depolymerization of polylactide through extensive transesterification reactions.

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