Concerning the stereochemistry of poly(lactide), PLA. Previous assignments are shown to be incorrect and a new assignment is proposed

Malcolm H. Chisholm, Suri S. Iyer, Michael E. Matison, David G. McCollum, Mark "Marty" Pagel

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HETCOR NMR spectra reveal that previous assignments of the stereochemistry of poly(lactide) derived from rac and meso-lactide are incorrect; an alternative assignment is made at the tetrad level of resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1999-2000
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


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