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14.  Design and synthesis of thermoresponsive aliphatic polyethers with a tunable phase transition temperature

Poly. Chem., 2017, 8 , pp 5698-5707
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01238A

13.  TQOPEN (N,N,N′,N′-Tetrakis(2-quinolylmethyl)-3-oxa-1,5-pentanediamine) Family as Heptadentate Fluorescent Cd2+ Sensors

Inog. Chem., 2017, 56 (13), pp 7404-7415
DOI: 10.1021/acs.lnogchem.7b00560

12.  Load-Induced Frictional Transition at a Well-Defined Alkane Loop Surface

Langmuir, 2017, 33 (9), pp 2396-2401

11.  Synthesis of Well-Defined Three- and Four-Armed Cage-Shaped Polymers via “Topological Conversion” from Trefoil- and Quatrefoil-Shaped Polymers

Macromolecules, 2017, 50 (1), pp 97-106.
DOI: 110.1021/acs.macromol.6b02316

10.  Formation and Properties of Vesicles from Cyclic Amphiphilic PS-PEO Block Copolymers

Langmuir, 2016, 32 (40), pp 10344-10349.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03148

9.  Synthesis of Cyclic Polymers and Characterization of Their Diffusive Motion in the Melt State at the Single Molecule Level

J. Vis. Exp., 2016, 115, e54503
DOI: 10.3791/54503

8.  ESA-CF Synthesis of Linear and Cyclic Polymers Having Densely Appended Perylene Units and Topology Effects on Their Thin-Film Electron Mobility

Macromolecules, 2016, 49 (16), pp 5831-5840.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01225

7.  Synthesis and Thermoresponsive Property of Linear, Cyclic, and Star-Shaped Poly(N,N-diethylacrylamide)s Using B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization as Facile End-Functionalization Method

Macromolecules, 2016, 49 (11), pp 4076-4087.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00637

6.  Construction of Hybrid-Multicyclic Polymer Topologies Composed of Dicyclic Structure Units by Means of An ESA-CF/Click-Linking Protocol

Macromolecules, 2016, 49 (11), pp 4076-4087.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00637

5.  Topological “interfacial” polymer chemistry: Dependency of polymer “shape” on surface morphology and stability of layer structures when heating organized molecular films of cyclic and linear block copolymers of n-butyl acrylate-ethylene oxide

J. Polym. Sci., B, Polym. Phys., 2016, 54, pp 486-498.
DOI: 10.1002/polb.23936

4.  Hydrogel Formation by the 'Topological Conversion' of Cyclic PLA-PEO Block Copolymers

Poly. J., 2016, 48, pp 391-398.
DOI: 10.1038/pj.2015.134

3.  Light- and Heat-Triggered Reversible Linear-Cyclic Topological Conversion of Telechelic Polymers with Anthryl End Groups

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, pp 3904-3911.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b00800

2.  B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization of N,N-Disubstituted Acrylamide Using Hydrosilane: Effect of Hydrosilane and Monomer Structures, Polymerization Mechanism, and Synthesis of α-End-Functionalized Polyacrylamides

Macromolecules, 2016, 49(8), pp 3049-3060.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00190

1.  OFF-ON-OFF fluorescent response of N,N,N',N’-tetrakis(1-isoquinolylmethyl)-2-hydroxy-1,3-propanediamine (1-isoHTQHPN) toward Zn2+

Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, pp 7250-7257.
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT00506C

299.  Synthesis of AB block and A2B2 and A3B3 miktoarm star-shaped copolymers using ω-end-functionalized poly(methyl methacrylate) with a hydroxyl group prepared by organocatalyzed group transfer polymerization

Poly.Chem. , 2015, 27, pp. 7841 - 7850. (DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01112D)

298.  Influence of Helical Structure on Chiral Recognition of Poly(phenylacetylene)s Bearing Phenylcarbamate Residues of L-Phenylglycinol and Amide Linkage as Pendants

Chirality, 2015, 27, pp. 500 - 506. (DOI: 10.1002/chir.22453)

297.  Diphenyl Phosphate-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of 1,5-Dioxepan-2-one

Macromol. Symp, 2015, 349, pp. 74-84.

296.  B(C6F5)3-catalyzed group transfer polymerization of alkyl methacrylates with dimethylphenylsilane through in situ formation of silyl ketene acetal by B(C6F5)3-catalyzed 1,4-hydrosilylation of methacrylate monomer

Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, pp. 3502-3511.

295.  Synthesis and thermoresponsive properties of four-arm star-shaped poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)s bearing covalent and non-covalent cores

Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, pp 3608-3616.

294.  Sub-10 nm Scale Nanostructures in Self-Organized Linear Di- and Triblock Copolymers and Miktoarm Star Copolymers Consisting of Maltoheptaose and Polystyrene

Macromolecules, 2015, 48, pp 1509-1517.

293.  Synthesis of Homopolymers, Diblock Copolymers, and Multiblock Polymers by Organocatalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization of Various Acrylate Monomers

Macromolecules, 2015, 48, pp 511-519.

292.  Synthesis of end-functionalized poly(methyl methacrylate) by organocatalyzed group transfer polymerization using functional silyl ketene acetals and α-phenylacrylates

Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, pp 1830-1837.

291.  Hierarchical Structures in Thin Films of Miktoarm Star Polymers: Poly(n-hexyl isocyanate)(12K)-Poly(ε-caprolactone)1-3(5K)

Macromolecules, 2014, 47, pp 7510-7524.

290.  Stereoblock-like Brush Copolymers Consisting of Poly(L-lactide) and Poly(D-lactide) Side Chains along Poly(norbornene) Backbone: Synthesis, Stereocomplex Formation, and Structure-Property Relationship

Macromolecules, 2014, 47, pp 7118-7128.

289.  B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization of n-Butyl Acrylate with Hydrosilane through In Situ Formation of Initiator by 1,4-Hydrosilylation of n-Butyl Acrylate

Macromolecules, 2014, 47, pp 7510-7524.

288.  Synthesis of α-, ω-, and α,ω-End-Functionalized Poly(n-butyl acrylate)s by Organocatalytic Group Transfer Polymerization Using Functional Initiator and Terminator


Macromolecules, 2014, 47, pp 5514-5525.

287.  Synthesis of 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, 8-, 9-, 10-, 11-, and 12-armed star-shaped poly(styrene oxide) Ru(II) complexes by a click-to-chelate approach

Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, pp 4993-5001.

286.  Thermoresponsive properties of 3-, 4-, 6-, and 12-armed star-shaped poly[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate]s prepared by core-first group transfer polymerization

Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, pp 4701-4709.

285.  Bis(4-nitrophenyl) phosphate as an efficient organocatalyst for ring-opening polymerization of β-butyrolactone leading to end-functionalized and diblock polyesters

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2014, 52, pp 2032-2039.

284.  Synthesis of Linear, Cyclic, Figure-Eight-Shaped, and Tadpole-Shaped Amphiphilic Block Copolyethers via t-Bu-P4-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Glycidyl Ethers

Macromolecules, 2014, 47, pp 2853-2863.

283.  Binaphthol-derived phosphoric acids as efficient chiral organocatalysts for the enantiomer-selective polymerization of rac-lactide

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, pp 2883-2885.

282.  Rod-Like Amphiphile of Diblock Polyisocyanate Leading to Cylindrical Micelle and Spherical Vesicle in Water

Macromolecules, 2014, 47, pp 1699-1704.

281.  Diphenyl phosphate/4-dimethylaminopyridine as an efficient binary organocatalyst system for controlled/living ring-opening polymerization of L-lactide leading to diblock and end-functionalized poly(L-lactide)s

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2014, 52, pp 1047-1054.

280.  Synthesis of water-soluble polyisocyanates with the oligo(ethylene glycol) side-chain as new thermoresponsive polymers

Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, pp 1057-1062.

279.  Precise synthesis of rod-coil type miktoarm star copolymer containing poly(n-hexyl isocyanate) and aliphatic polyester

Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, pp 588-599.

278.  Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Thermal Caramelization of Maltoheptaose-Conjugated Polycaprolactones Leading to Spherical, Cylindrical, and Lamellar Morphologies

Macromolecules, 2013, 46, pp 8932-8940.

277.  Synthesis of Helical Poly(phenylacetylene)s with Amide Linkage Bearing l-Phenylalanine and l-Phenylglycine Ethyl Ester Pendants and Their Applications as Chiral Stationary Phases for HPLC

Macromolecules, 2013, 46, pp 8406-8415.

276.  Synthesis and Stereocomplex Formation of Star-Shaped Stereoblock Polylactides Consisting of Poly(L-lactide) and Poly(D-lactide) Arms

Macromolecules, 2013, 46, pp 8509-8518.

275.  Synthesis of Star- and Figure-Eight-Shaped Polyethers by t-Bu-P4-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Butylene Oxide

Macromolecules, 2013, 46, pp 3841-3849.

274.  Synthesis of block and end-functionalized polyesters by triflimide-catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone, 1,5-dioxepan-2-one, and rac-lactide

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2013, 51, pp 2455-2463.

273.  Recent Progress in Organocatalytic Group Transfer Polymerization

Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, pp 4278-4291.

272.  Diphenyl Phosphate as an Efficient Acidic Organocatalyst for Controlled/Living Ring-Opening Polymerization of Trimethylene Carbonates Leading to Block, End-Functionalized, and Macrocyclic Polycarbonates

Macromolecules, 2013, 46, pp 1772-1782.

271.  Sub-10 nm Nano-Organization in AB2- and AB3-Type Miktoarm Star Copolymers Consisting of Maltoheptaose and Polycaprolactone

Macromolecules, 2013, 46, pp 1461-1469.

270.  10 nm Scale Cylinder-Cubic Phase Transition Induced by Caramelization in Sugar-Based Block Copolymers

ACS Macro Lett., 2012, 1, pp 1379-1382.

269.  “Helicity Inversion”: Linkage Effects of Chiral Poly(n-hexyl isocyanate)s

Macromolecules, 2012, 45, pp 8961-8969.

268.  Colorimetric Detection of Anions in Aqueous Solution Using Poly(phenylacetylene) with Sulfonamide Receptors Activated by Electron Withdrawing Group

Macromolecules, 2012, 45, pp 8221-8227.

267.  Well-Defined Functional Linear Aliphatic Diblock Copolyethers: A Versatile Linear Aliphatic Polyether Platform for Selective Functionalizations and Various Nanostructures

Adv. Funct. Mater., 2012, 22, 5194-5208.

266.  Effect of Counter Anions on Kinetics and Stereoregularity for the Strong Bronsted Acid-Promoted Group Transfer Polymerization of N,N-Dimethylacrylamide

Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2012, 213, pp 1604-1611.

265.  Star Polymer with Cross-linked Core and Water-soluble Poly(N-hydroxyethylacrylamide)-Arms. Synthesis by Arm-first Method using ATRP and Characterizations by SEC-MALS and SAXS Measurement in Water

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2012, 50, pp 3546-3559.

264.  Controlled Polymerization of Methyl Acrylate for High Molecular Weight Polymers by Pentafluorophenylbis(triflyl)methane-Promoted Group Transfer Polymerization Using Triisopropylsilyl Ketene Acetal

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2012, 50, pp 3560-3566.

263.  Synthesis of Syndiotactic-rich Star-shaped Poly(methyl methacrylate) by Core-first Group Transfer Polymerization using N-(Trimethylsilyl)bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2012, 50, pp 3277-3285.

262.  Fluorescence Turn-on Sensing of Anions Based on Disassembly Process of Urea-Functionalized Poly(phenylenebutadiynylene) Aggregates

Macromolecules, 2012, 45, pp 4122-4127.

261.  Synthesis, Morphology, and Sensory Applications of Multifunctional Rod-Coil-Coil Triblock Copolymers and Their Electrospun Nanofibers

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2012, 4, pp 3387-3395.

260.  Synthesis of star-shaped poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) via atom transfer radical polymerization and its photocatalytic oxidation of Rhodamine B

Macromolecular Research, 2012, 20, pp 508-514.

259.  Precise synthesis of clickable poly(n-hexyl isocyanate)

Macromolecules, 2012, 45, pp 3677-3686.

258.  Synthesis of end-functionalized polyethers by phosphazene base-catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of 1,2-butylene oxide and glycidyl ether

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2012, 50, pp 1941-1952.

257.  Synthesis of High Molecular Weight and End-Functionalized Poly(styrene oxide) by Living Ring-Opening Polymerization of Styrene Oxide using the Alcohol/Phosphazene Base Initiating System

Macromolecules, 2011, 44, pp 9099-9107.

256.  Core-First Synthesis of Three-, Four-, and Six-Armed Star-Shaped Poly(methyl methacrylate)s by Group Transfer Polymerization Using Phosphazene Base

Macromolecules, 2011, 44, pp 9091-9098.

255.  Chemo-enzymatic synthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) incorporating 2-hydroxybutyrate by wild-type Class I PHA synthase from Ralstonia eutropha

Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2011, 92, pp 509-517.

254.  Synthesis of a novel one-handed helical poly(phenylacetylene) bearing poly(L-lactide) side chains

Eur. Polym. J., 2011, 47, pp 1923-1930.

253.  Preparation of superabsorbent hydrogels from poly(aspartic acid) by chemical crosslinking

Polym. Bull., 2011, 67, pp 1285-1292.

252.  Synthesis and characterization of well-defined thermo- and light-responsive diblock copolymers by atom transfer radical polymerization and click chemistry

Polym. Chem., 2011, 2, pp 2068-2073.

251.  Selective synthesis of 1,6-anhydro-β-D-mannopyranose and -mannofuranose using microwave-assisted heating

Carbohydr. Res., 2011, 346, pp 1747-1751.

250.  Synthesis of Various End-Functionalized Polyesters by Controlled/Living Ring-Opening Polymerization of Lactones using Pentafluorophenylbis(triflyl)methane as an Efficient Cationic Organocatalyst

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2011, 49, pp 3769-3777.

249.  Synthesis and property study on Eu(III) complexes of modified poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)

J. Mater. Sci., 2011, 46, pp 6396-6401.

248.  Guest Release and Solution Behavior of a Hydrogen-bonding Physical Micelle during Chemoresponsive Shell Disruption

Polymer, 2011, 52, pp 3405-3412.

247.  A Hydrophilic Unimolecular Nanocapsule with Cyclodextrin Moieties in the Core: Chemically Triggered On-demand Release and pH-Response

Soft Matter, 2011, 7, pp 6422-6425.

246.  Synthesis of Linear and Star-shaped Poly[4-(diphenylamino)benzyl methacrylate]s by Organocatalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization and Their Electrical Memory Device Applications

Macromolecules, 2011, 44, pp 5168-5177.

245.  Organic Superbase as an Efficient Catalyst for Group Transfer Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate

Macromolecules, 2011, 44, pp 4641-4647.

244.  One-pot Synthesis of Polyrotaxane by Clipping and Cyclopolymerization of α,ω-Diethynyl Isophthalamide with Pyridiniumdicarboxamide Chloride

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2011, 49, pp 3184-3192.

243.  Strict Size Specificity in Colorimetric Anion Detection Based on Poly(phenylacetylene) Receptor Bearing Second Generation Lysine Dendrons

Macromolecules, 2011, 44, pp 4249-4257.

241.  Synthesis, characterization, and lectin recognition of hyperbranched polysaccharide obtained from 1,6-anhydro-D-hexofuranose

Biomacromolecules, 2011, 12, pp 1891-1899.

240.  Synthesis of Novel Hyperbranched Polymer through Cationic Ring-opening Multibranching Polymerization of 2-Hydroxymethyloxetane

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2011, 49, pp 2353-2365.

239.  Diphenyl Phosphate as an Efficient Cationic Organocatalyst for Controlled/Living Ring-Opening Polymerization of δ-Valerolactone and ε-Caprolactone

Macromolecules, 2011, 44, pp 1999-2005.

238.  Precise synthesis of thermo-responsive and water-soluble star-branched polymers and star block copolymers by living anionic polymerization

Eur. Polym. J., 2011, 47, pp 713-722.

237.  Biosynthesis of a lactate (LA)-based polyester with a 96 mol% LA fraction and its application to stereocomplex formation

Polym. Degrad. Stab., 2011, 96, pp 499-504.

236.  Syntheses of 3- and 4-Arm Star-Branched Polystyrene Ru(II) Complexes by the Click-to-Chelate Approach

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2011, 49, pp 746-753.

235.  Enhancement of Lectin Binding Affinity by Three-dimensional Organized Cluster Glycosides Constructed on Helical Poly(phenylacetylene) Backbones

ChemBioChem, 2010, 11, pp 2399-2408.

234.  Efficient Colorimetric Anion Detection Based on Positive Allosteric System of Urea-Functionalized Poly(phenylacetylene) Receptor

Macromolecules, 2010, 43, pp 7406-7411.

233.  Controlled/Living Ring-Opening Polymerization of δ-valerolactone Using Triflylimide as an Efficient Cationic Organocatalyst

Macromolecules, 2010, 43, pp 7090-7094.

232.  Precise Synthesis of Poly(1-Adamantyl Methacrylate) by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization

Polym. J., 2010, 42, pp 626-631.

231.  Group Transfer Polymerization of N,N-Dimethylacrylamide Using the Nobel Efficient System Consisting of Dialkylamino Silyl Enol Ether as an Initiator and Strong Bronsted Acid as an Organocatalyst

Macromolecules, 2010, 43, pp 5589-5594.

230.  Pendant Structure Governed Anion Sensing Property for Sulfonamide-Functionalized Poly(phenylacetylene)s Bearing Various a-Amino Acids

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2010, 48, pp 1683-1689.

229.  Thermo-responsive Vesicular Morphologies Obtained by Self-assemblies of Hybrid Oligosaccharide-block-Poly(N-Isopropylacrylamide) Copolymer Systems

Langmuir, 2010, 26, pp 2325-2332.

228.  Structure and Characteristic of Hyperbranched 5,6-Glucan as Reducing Sugar Ball

Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, pp 82-92.

227.  Host-Guest Complexation-Triggered Chiroptical Change of Poly(phenylacetylene)s Bearing Binaphthocrown Ether Moieties on the Main Chain

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2010, 48, pp 1197-1206.

226.  Control of aggregation property of tris(maltohexaose)-linked porphyrins with an alkyl chain

Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2010, 2010, pp 663-671.

222.  Structural effect of a series of block copolymers consisting of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) and poly(N-hydroxyethylacrylamide) on thermoresponsive behavior

React. Funct. Polym., 2009, 69, pp 463-469.

221.  Chemo-Enzymatic Synthesis of Poly(lactate-co-(3-hydroxybutyrate)) by a Lactate-Polymerizing Enzyme

Macromolecules, 2009, 42, pp 1985-1989.

220.  Efficient Anion Recognition Property of Three Dimensionally Clustered Amide Groups Organized on a Poly(phenylacetylene) Backbone

Macromolecules, 2009, 42, pp 1476-1481.

219.  Poly(N-hydroxyethylacrylamide) prepared by atom transfer radical polymerization as a nonionic, water-soluble, and hydrolysis-resistant polymer and/or segment of block copolymer with a well-defined molecular weight

Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2009, 210, pp 349-358.

218.  Optical and Chiroptical Output of Anion Recognition Event Using Clustered Sulfonamide Groups Organized on Poly(phenylacetylene) Backbone

Macromolecules, 2009, 210, pp 3892-3897.

217.  Effect of the Pendant Structure on Anion Signaling Property of Poly(phenylacetylene)s Conjugated to alpha -Amino Acids through Urea Groups

Macromolecules, 2009, 210, pp 4430-4435.

215.  Synthesis of Well-Defined Macrocyclic Poly(delta -valerolactone) by "Click Cyclization"

Macromolecules, 2009, 210, pp 5091-5096.

214.  Control of Thermoresponsive Proprety of Urea End-Functionalized Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Based on the Hydrogen Bond Assisted Self-Assembly in Water

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2009, 47, pp 6259-6268.

213.  Synthesis, thermomorphic characteristics, and fluorescent properties of poly[2,7-(9,9-dihexylfluorene)]-block-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-block-poly(N-hydroxyethylacrylamide) rod-coil-coil triblock copolymers

Soft Matter, 2009, 5, pp 3761-3770.

212.  LCST-type liquid-liquid and liquid-solid phase transition behaviors of Hyperbranched Polyglycerol having Imidazolium Salt

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2009, 47, pp 7032-7042.

211.  Strong Bronsted Acid as a Highly Efficient Promoter for Group Transfer Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate

Macromolecules, 2009, 42, pp 8747-8750.

210.  Formation of Anhydroglucose in Ionic Liquids by Microwave Heating- Temperature and Chloride Ion Effects

Chem. Lett., 2009, 38, pp 1178-1179.

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