Novel starch-polyalkane composite materials

Jeffrey J.E. Hardy, James H. Clark, Christopher N. Rhodes, Karen Wilson

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The polymerisation of dibromoalkanes adsorbed in potato starch leads to a novel class of hydrophobic starch-polyalkane composite materials with very high capacity for surface derivitisation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-336
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
Early online date31 Jan 2001
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2001

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    Hardy, J. J. E., Clark, J. H., Rhodes, C. N., & Wilson, K. (2001). Novel starch-polyalkane composite materials. Chemical Communications, (4), 335-336.