|Title||Rigid hydrophilic structures for improved properties of conjugated polymers and nitrotyrosine sensing in water.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||VanVeller, B, Miki, K, Swager, TM|
|Keywords||Alkynes, Alkynes: chemistry, Crystallography, Ethers, Ethers: chemistry, Models, Molecular, Molecular Structure, Solubility, Stereoisomerism, Tyrosine, Tyrosine: analogs & derivatives, Tyrosine: chemistry, Water, Water: chemistry, X-Ray|
The efficient synthesis of a hydrophilic monomer bearing a three-dimensional noncompliant array of hydroxyl groups is described that prevents water-driven excimer features of hydrophobic poly(p-phenylene ethynylene) backbones. Sensitivity of the polymer to 3-nitrotyrosine is also discussed.