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Title: Synthesis of a soluble adenine-functionalized polythiophene through direct arylation polymerization and its fluorescence responsive behavior


An adenine-functionalized polythiophene is synthesized via direct arylation polymerization using Boc-protection to overcome catalyst deactivation. The resulting copolymer is highly soluble and shows reversible fluorescence quenching.

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  1. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  2. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; National Science Foundation (NSF)
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OSTI ID: 1577005
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; 1512221
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Polymer Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1759-9954
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States

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Sabury, Sina, Collier, Graham S., Ericson, Milton Nance, and Kilbey, S. Michael. Synthesis of a soluble adenine-functionalized polythiophene through direct arylation polymerization and its fluorescence responsive behavior. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Sabury, Sina, Collier, Graham S., Ericson, Milton Nance, & Kilbey, S. Michael. Synthesis of a soluble adenine-functionalized polythiophene through direct arylation polymerization and its fluorescence responsive behavior. United States.
Sabury, Sina, Collier, Graham S., Ericson, Milton Nance, and Kilbey, S. Michael. Wed . "Synthesis of a soluble adenine-functionalized polythiophene through direct arylation polymerization and its fluorescence responsive behavior". United States.
title = {Synthesis of a soluble adenine-functionalized polythiophene through direct arylation polymerization and its fluorescence responsive behavior},
author = {Sabury, Sina and Collier, Graham S. and Ericson, Milton Nance and Kilbey, S. Michael},
abstractNote = {An adenine-functionalized polythiophene is synthesized via direct arylation polymerization using Boc-protection to overcome catalyst deactivation. The resulting copolymer is highly soluble and shows reversible fluorescence quenching.},
doi = {10.1039/c9py01142k},
journal = {Polymer Chemistry},
number = 4,
volume = 11,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}

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