Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 53 Issue 28

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, Zeitschrift für Chemie

48_46b/2009Inside Cover: Nano-to-Macroscale Poly(methyl methacrylate) Stereocomplex Assemblies (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46/2009)

Complementary strands of stereoregular poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) can undergo stereocomplexation to form triple-stranded helices. In their Communication on page 8707 ff., G. G. Qiao, M. Kamigaito, and co-workers present a fascinating array of PMMA stereocomplex morphologies assembled exclusively from a single set of complementary polymers using this helix-formation mechanism. These polymer–helix assemblies, spanning from the nano- to macro-scale, are constructed by simply tuning the mixing ratio and concentration.

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