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Carbosilane and Carbosiloxane Dendrimers
Department of Chemistry, Dong-A University, Busan 604-714, Korea
Department of Nanopolymer Material Engineering, Pai Chai University, Daejeon 302-735, Korea
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Received: 1 September 2009; in revised form: 10 September 2009 / Accepted: 15 September 2009 / Published: 22 September 2009
Abstract: This review focuses on novel carbosilane dendrimers containing branches with Si-C and Si-O-C bonds. Introduction of organic moieties into the dendrimers is performed by hydrosilation of carbon-carbon double/triple bonds. Versatile organic or organometallic moieties are introduced onto the peripheral regions of dendrimers by coupling and complexation reactions, which clearly demonstrates their potential for variation.
Keywords: dendrimer; carbosilane; siloxane; silicone; GPC
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Kim, C.; Hong, J.H. Carbosilane and Carbosiloxane Dendrimers. Molecules 2009, 14, 3719-3730.
Kim C, Hong JH. Carbosilane and Carbosiloxane Dendrimers. Molecules. 2009; 14(9):3719-3730.
Kim, Chungkyun; Hong, Jang H. 2009. "Carbosilane and Carbosiloxane Dendrimers." Molecules 14, no. 9: 3719-3730.