Biologically synthesized or bioinspired process-derived iron oxides as catalysts for living cationic polymerization of a vinyl ether

Arihiro Kanazawa, Shokyoku Kanaoka, Naoki Yagita, Yuya Oaki, Hiroaki Imai, Mayumi Oda, Atsushi Arakaki, Tadashi Matsunaga, Sadahito Aoshima

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Fe3O4 synthesized by magnetotactic bacteria and α-Fe2O3 synthesized via a microbial-mineralization- inspired process functioned as catalysts for the controlled cationic polymerization of a vinyl ether.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10904-10906
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number88
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Nov 14


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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