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The thermal stability of polymethylidenephthalide

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On the basis of a study of the destructive transformation of polymethylidenephthalide it was found that its decomposition is a radical-chain depolymerization process taking place randomly.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 4, pp. 926–928, April, 1970.

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Rodé, V.V., Zhuravleva, I.V., Gamza-Zade, A.I. et al. The thermal stability of polymethylidenephthalide. Russ Chem Bull 19, 876–878 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00867257

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  • Thermal Stability
  • Depolymerization Process
  • Destructive Transformation