Dentromers, a Family of Super Dendrimers with Specific Properties and Applications
AbstractDentromers (from dentro, δεντρο: tree in Greek), and meros (μεροσ, in greek: part) are introduced as a family of dendrimers constructed according to successive divergent 1 → 3 branching. The smaller dentromers have 27 terminal branches. With alcohol termini they were originally named arborols by Newkome, who pioneered 1 → 3 constructions of dendrimers and dendrons. Giant dentromers have been constructed and decorated in particular with ferrocene and other redox active groups. The synthesis, specific properties, and applications are examined in this mini review article dedicated to Don Tomalia, with an emphasis on dense peripheral packing favoring the functions of encapsulation, redox sensing, and micellar template for catalysis in water and aqueous solvents. View Full-Text
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Astruc, D.; Deraedt, C.; Djeda, R.; Ornelas, C.; Liu, X.; Rapakousiou, A.; Ruiz, J.; Wang, Y.; Wang, Q. Dentromers, a Family of Super Dendrimers with Specific Properties and Applications. Molecules 2018, 23, 966.
Astruc D, Deraedt C, Djeda R, Ornelas C, Liu X, Rapakousiou A, Ruiz J, Wang Y, Wang Q. Dentromers, a Family of Super Dendrimers with Specific Properties and Applications. Molecules. 2018; 23(4):966.Chicago/Turabian Style
Astruc, Didier; Deraedt, Christophe; Djeda, Rodrigue; Ornelas, Catia; Liu, Xiang; Rapakousiou, Amalia; Ruiz, Jaime; Wang, Yanlan; Wang, Qi. 2018. "Dentromers, a Family of Super Dendrimers with Specific Properties and Applications." Molecules 23, no. 4: 966.
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