Boronic ester-bearing telechelic poly(2-isopropyl-2-oxazoline) (B-PiPrOx-B) exhibited a hydrophilic-hydrophobic phase transition near human-body temperature in aqueous media. The thermal transition temperature of B-PiPrOx-B changed notably upon addition of fructose.
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This work was supported by the Mid-Career Researcher Program (2017R1A2A1A17069537) funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea.
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