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Proton NMR spectra, with red peaks highlighted at 1.3, 1.65, and 2.5 ppm and blue peaks highlighted at 1.75 and 2.7 ppm. Chemical line structure of compounds also shown.

1H NMR spectra of poly(dimethylsiloxane) copolymer with 4-6% mercaptopropyl side-chains (T-PDMS) (red) and after their crosslinking to disulfides using the mild oxidizing agent, molecular iodine (blue).

See: “Influence of Concentration of Thiol-Substituted Poly(dimethylsiloxane)s on the Properties, Phases, and Swelling Behaviors of Their Crosslinked Disulfides” Beaupre, D. M.; Goroncy, A. K.; Weiss, R. G. Macromol. 2023, 3, 36–53.

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