Kyung Oh Kim


Research Interests

  • Nanoparticles for biomedical applications


  1. K. H. Yoon, K. O. Kim, C. Wang, I. Park, Do. Y. Yoon, J. Polym. Sci. Part A. Poly. Chem. 2012, 50, 3914.
    “Synthesis and Structure–Property Comparisons of Hydrogenated Poly(oxanorbornene-imide)s and Poly(norbornene-imide)s Prepared by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization”
  2. K. H. Yoon, K. O. Kim, M. Schaefer, Do. Y. Yoon, Polymer 2012, 53, 2290.
    “Synthesis and characterization of hydrogenated poly(norbornene endo-dicarboximide)s prepared by ring opening metathesis polymerization”
  3. K. O. Kim, T. –L. Choi, ACS Macro Lett. 2012, 1, 445.
    “Synthesis of Rod-Like Dendronized Polymers Containing G4 and G5 Ester Dendrons via Macromonomer Approach by Living ROMP”
  4. K. Y. Yoon, I. H. Lee, K. O. Kim, J. Jang, E. Lee, T. –L. Choi, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14291.
    “One-pot in situ Fabrication of Stable Nanocaterpillars Directly from Polyacetylene Diblock Copolymers Synthesized by Mild Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization”
  5. K. O. Kim, T. –L. Choi, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 5905.
    “Synthesis of Dendronized Polymers via Macromonomer Approach by Living ROMP and Their Characterization: From Rod-Like Homopolymers to Block and Gradient Copolymers”
  6. K. O. Kim, S. Y. Shin, J. Y. Kim, T. –L. Choi, Macromolecules 2014, 47, 1351.
    “Living Polymerization of Monomers Containing endo-Tricyclo[,5]deca-3,9-diene Using 2nd Generation Grubbs and Hoveyda-Grubbs Catalysts: Approach to synthesis of Well-defined Star Polymers”
  7. K. O. Kim, J. L. Kim, T. –L. Choi, Macromolecules 2014, 47, 4525.
    “Controlled Ring-Opening Metathesis Polzmeriyation of a Monomer Containing Terminal Alkyne and its Versatile Post-polymerization functionalization via Click Reaction”


Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Institute of Organic Chemistry
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