Acylation or regio-selective alkylation of cello- and/or chito-oligosaccharides provides a new family of thermotropic liquid crystals. Some of the mesophase textures and thermal properties exhibited by these compounds were presented.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
- Materials Science (miscellaneous)
- Polymers and Plastics
- Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering