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  1. Atom-transfer radical-polymerization

    Atom transfer radical polymerization is an example of a Reversible-deactivation radical polymerization. Like its counterpart, ATRA or atom transfer radical addition, it is a means of forming a carbon-carbon bond through a transition metal catalyst. As the name implies, the atom transfer step is the key step in the reaction responsible for uniform polymer chain growth. ATRP was independently discovered by Mitsuo Sawamoto and by Krzysztof Matyjaszewski in 1995. The following scheme presents a typical ATRP reaction:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of atom-transfer radical-polymerization in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of atom-transfer radical-polymerization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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