Storing Information at the Molecular Level: Efficient Synthesis of “Barcode” Polymers Academic Article uri icon


  • © 2016 Elsevier Inc. The ability to synthesize precisely controlled copolymers would prove a critical step toward effective information storage at a molecular level. In this issue of Chem, Lutz and colleagues disclose an efficient synthesis of uniform, sequence-specific polyurethanes and discuss their applications as “molecular barcodes.”

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  • 6.95

author list (cited authors)

  • Michaudel, Q., & Fors, B. P.

citation count

  • 3

publication date

  • July 2016

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