Thermotropic liquid crystals based on oligosaccharides

Takeshi Fukuda, Makoto Sugiura, Akihiko Takada, Takahiro Itoh, Yung Dae Ma, Masahiko Minoda, Takeaki Miyamoto

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)452-455
Number of pages4
Journalsen'i gakkaishi
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Materials Science (miscellaneous)
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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