Trimethylsilylated Chitosan : A Convenient Precursor for Chemical Modifications

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Author(s)

    • KURITA Keisuke
    • Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Seikei University
    • HIRAKAWA Masaaki
    • Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Seikei University
    • AIDA Kaori
    • Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Seikei University
    • YANG Jin
    • Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Seikei University

Abstract

Trimethylsilylation of chitosan was attained efficiently with hexamethyldisilazane and chlorotrimethylsilane. The resulting silylated derivative was characterized by remarkable reactivity as well as improved solubility and proved to be a convenient precursor for modification reactions.

Journal

  • Chemistry Letters

    Chemistry Letters 32(11), 1074-1075, 2003-11-05

    The Chemical Society of Japan

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Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    10012821347
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA00603318
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    SHO
  • ISSN
    03667022
  • Data Source
    CJP  J-STAGE 
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