Thermoreversible sol-gel transition of an aqueous solution of polyrotaxane composed of highly methylated α-cyclodextrin and polyethylene glycol

Masatoshi Kidowaki, Changming Zhao, Toshiyuki Kataoka, Kohzo Ito

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Novel thermo-gelling aqueous solution systems are developed with a polyrotaxane, consisting of methylated α-cyclodextrin and polyethylene glycol, based on the slide-ring properties of the macrocycles along the linear chain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4102-4103
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 13


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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