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Initiators
BMB
Name: 4-(Bromomethyl)benzoic acid
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 215.05
Other Information:
Structure of BMB
DEDB
Name: Diethyl meso-2,5-dibromoadipate
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 360.04
Other Information: Bifuntional initiator.
Structure of DEDB
MEBr
Name: 2-(4-Morpholino)ethyl 2-bromoisobutyrate
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 279.91
Other Information: Synthesised in the laboratory.
Structure of MEBr
PEOBr
Name: Poly(ethylene oxide) macroinitiator
Pseudonyms: PEGBr, OEOBr, OEGBr
Molecular Weight:
Other Information: Synthesised in the laboratory using monomethoxy-ca
Structure of PEOBr
Ligands
bpy
Name: 2,2'-Bipyridine
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 156.19
Other Information: Bidentate ligand.
Structure of bpy
PMDETA
Name: N,N,N',N',N''-pentamethyldiethylenetriamine
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 173.3
Other Information: Tridentate ligand.
Structure of PMDETA
Monomers
DEA
Name: 2-(Diethylamino)ethyl methacrylate
Pseudonyms: DEAEMA
Molecular Weight: 185.27
Other Information:
Structure of DEA
DMA
Name: 2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate
Pseudonyms: DMAEMA
Molecular Weight: 157.21
Other Information:
Structure of DMA
DPA
Name: 2-(Diisopropylamino)ethyl methacrylate
Pseudonyms: DPAEMA
Molecular Weight: 213.32
Other Information:
Structure of DPA
GMA
Name: Glycerol monomethacrylate
Pseudonyms: 2,3-Dihydroxypropyl methacrylate
Molecular Weight: 160.17
Other Information: Mixture of two isomers (92/8 %).
Structure of GMA
HEMA
Name: 2-Hydroxyethyl methacrylate
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 130.14
Other Information: Contains < 0.1. % EGDMA impurity.
Structure of HEMA
HPMA
Name: 2-Hydroxypropyl Methacrylate
Pseudonyms: Bisomer HPMA
Molecular Weight: 144.17
Other Information: Mixture of two isomers (75/25 %).
Structure of HPMA
MEMA
Name: 2-(N-morpholino)ethyl methacrylate
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 199.25
Other Information:
Structure of MEMA
MPC
Name: 2-Methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine
Pseudonyms: Hema-PC
Molecular Weight: 295.3
Other Information:
Structure of MPC
NaStS
Name: Sodium 4-styrenesulfonate
Pseudonyms: SSS, NaSS
Molecular Weight: 206.2
Other Information: Monomer powder contains approximately 8-10 % water
Structure of NaStS
VBA
Name: 4-Vinylbenzoic acid
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 148.16
Other Information: Synthesised in the laboratory.
Structure of VBA
Others
SA
Name: Succinic anhydride
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 100.07
Other Information:
Structure of SA
SBA
Name: 2-Sulfobenzoic acid cyclic anhydride
Pseudonyms:
Molecular Weight: 184.17
Other Information:
Structure of SBA
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