Quantitative quaternization of poly(4-vinyl pyridine)

Bicak N., Gazi M.

JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE-PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY, no.6, pp.585-591, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Quaternization of poly(4-vinyl pyridine), (P4-VP) by common alkyl halides can be per-formed with relatively low (up to 65-70%) conversion yields. Here we describe fully quaternization of P(4-VP) with activated halides such as chloro 2-propanone and 2-chloroacetamide in dimethylformamide (DMF) at room temperature.