Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q4 2015

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from October – December:

Lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable platform for the production of bio-based chemicals and polymers
Furkan H. Isikgor and C. Remzi Becer
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 4497-4559
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00263J

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Supramolecular hydrogels assembled from nonionic poly(ethylene glycol)-b-polypeptide diblocks containing OEGylated poly-l-glutamate
Shusheng Zhang, Wenxin Fu and Zhibo Li
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3346-3351
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00016A

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Oxidant-induced dopamine polymerization for multifunctional coatings
Qiang Wei, Fulong Zhang, Jie Li, Beijia Li and Changsheng Zhao
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1430-1433
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00215A

Scalable synthesis and derivation of functional polyesters bearing ene and epoxide side chains
Yunfeng Yan and Daniel J. Siegwart
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 1362-1371
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01474F

End group removal and modification of RAFT polymers
Helen Willcock and Rachel K. O’Reilly
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 149-157
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00340A

The power of light in polymer science: photochemical processes to manipulate polymer formation, structure, and properties
Shunsuke Chatani, Christopher J. Kloxin and Christopher N. Bowman
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 2187-2201
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01334K

Bringing d-limonene to the scene of bio-based thermoset coatings via free-radical thiol–ene chemistry: macromonomer synthesis, UV-curing and thermo-mechanical characterization
Mauro Claudino, Jeanne-Marie Mathevet, Mats Jonsson and Mats Johansson
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3245-3260
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01302B

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