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Structural studies of polymers and model compounds


J. Bella, J. Puiggalí and J. A. Subirana. “Glycine residues induce a helical structure in polyamides”. Polymer 35, 1291, (1994). 
L. Franco, E. Navarro, J. A. Subirana and J. Puiggalí. “Synthesis and structure of nylons 1,n” Macromolecules 27, 4284, (1994).
E. Navarro, L. Franco, J. A. Subirana and J. Puiggalí. “Nylon 65 has a unique structure with two directions of hydrogen bonds”. Macromolecules 28, 8742, (1995).
Poly(ester amide)s:
 N. Paredes, M. T. Casas, J. Puiggalí and B. Lotz. “Structural data on the packing of Poly(ester amide)s derived from glycine, hexanediol and odd-numbered dicarboxylic acids”. J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym., Phys. 37, 2521, (1999).
E. Botines, M. T. Casas, J. Puiggalí. “Alternate poly(ester amide)s of glycolic acid and w-amino acids: morphologic studies and basic crystallographic data”. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys. 45, 815 (2007).
 M. T. Casas, J. Puiggali. “On the crystalline structure of sequential poly(ester amide)s derived from glycolic acid, 1,6-hexanediamine and even aliphatic dicarboxylic acids”. J. Polym Sci Part B: Polym Phys 47, 194 (2009). 
J. Puiggalí, Y. Ikada, H. Tsuji, L. Cartier, T. Okihara and B. Lotz. “The frustrated structure of Poly(L-lactide)”. Polymer 41, 8921, (2000).
C. Alemán, B. Lotz and J. Puiggalí. “On the crystal structure of the a-form of poly(L-lactide)”. Macromolecules 34, 4795, (2001).
A. Almontassir, S. Gestí, L. Franco and J. Puiggalí. “Molecular packing of polyesters derived from 1,4-butanediol and even aliphatic dicarboxylic acids”. Macromolecules 37, 5300 (2004).
A. Almontassir, S. Gestí, M.T. Casas, J. Puiggalí. Crystalline structure of poly(hexamethylene adipate). Study on the morphology and the enzymatic degradation of single crystals”. Biomacromolecules 7, 799 (2006).
S. Gestí, M. T. Casas, J. Puiggali. “Crystalline structure of poly(hexamethylene succinate) and single crystal degradation studies”. Polymer 48, 5088 (2007).  
Model compunds: 
E. Navarro, V. Tereshko, J. A. Subirana and J. Puiggalí. “Incorporation of diacids into the Polyglycine II structure: model studies”. Biopolymers 36, 711, (1995).
E. Navarro, C. Alemán and J. Puiggalí. “Folding of methylene groups in linear glutaramide analogues”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 117, 7307, (1995).
L. Urpí, P. Villaseñor, A. Rodríguez-Galán and J. Puiggalí. “Crystal structure of N,N´-dipropylsuberamide and N,N´-dipropylsebacamide as a packing model of the a-form of even-even nylons”. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 201, 1726, (2000).