Dr. Rebecca Matthes


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Research Topic

Biomedical Polyethers

DMC Catalysis



Polyethers and Epoxide Polymers



[6] "Tailoring thermoresponsiveness of biocompatible polyethers: copolymers of linear glycerol and ethyl glycidyl ether"
V. Müller, R. Matthes, M. Wagner, M. Bros, P. Dreier, H. Frey Polymer Chemistry, 2023, XXX, XXX-XXX.
DOI: 10.1039/d3py00064h
[5] "In Situ Kinetics Reveal the Influence of Solvents and Monomer Structure on the Anionic Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Epoxides"
P. Dreier, R. Matthes, R. Barent, S. Schüttner, A. H. E. Müller, H. Frey. Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2022, 2200209.
DOI: 10.1002/macp.202200209
[4] "Polyethers Based on Short-Chain Alkyl Glycidyl Ethers: Thermoresponsive and Highly Biocompatible Materials"
R. Matthes, H. Frey, Biomacromolecules 2022, 23, 6, 2219–2235. DOI:10.1021/acs.biomac.2c00223
[3] "Unexpected Random Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide with Glycidyl Methyl Ether via Double Metal Cyanide-Catalysis: Introducing Polarity in Polypropylene Oxide"
R. Matthes, C. Bapp, M. Wagner, S. Zarbakhsh, H. Frey, Macromolecules 2021, 54, 24, 11228-11237.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02047
[2] "The Unique Versatility of the Double Metal Cyanide (DMC) Catalyst: Introducing Siloxane Segments to Polypropylene Oxide by Ring-Opening Copolymerization"
R. Mohr, M. Wagner, S. Zarbakhsh, and H. Frey, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020.
DOI: 10.1002/marc.202000542.
[1] "Frustrated Lewis Pair Polymers as Responsive Self-Healing Gels"
M. Wang, F. Nudelman, R. R. Matthes, M. P. Shaver, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 14232.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07725