@[email protected] capable of entering into further @[email protected] or other reactions through its reactive end-groups.
Reactive end-groups in telechelic polymers come from @[email protected] or @[email protected] or chain-transfer agents in chain polymerizations, but not from @[email protected](s) as in polycondensations and polyadditions.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889. (Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)) on page 898 [Terms] [Paper]