'Perfect' Glycopolymers from Biological and Chemical Synthesis.

Lead Research Organisation: University of Warwick
Department Name: Chemistry


Polymer chemistry has been revolutionized by controlled polymerization, enabling access to complex architectures but even the best methods are complex, heterogeneous mixtures and methods to control sequence are still missing. Here we will hijack the tools used by Nature to obtain 'perfect' polymers with carbohydrate side chains; glycopolymers. The use of these materials in cell storage and as anti-infectives will be explored.


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
EP/N509796/1 01/10/2016 30/09/2021
1938894 Studentship EP/N509796/1 02/10/2017 30/09/2021 IAIN GALPIN