Synthesis and characterisation of ferrocenylalcohols anchored onto polyphosphazene polymeric supports for biomedical applications

Maheshini Govender

University of the Free State

Maheshini Govender is a doctoral candidate at the University of the Free State, South Africa. Her research is based on polyphosphazene chemistry for biomedical applications. Other research interests include ferrocene and osmocene chemistry. 


Introduction Polyphosphazenes are inorganic-organic hybrid polymers consisting of a phosphorous and nitrogen backbone. When hydrolysed, these polymers decompose into a low toxicity medium consisting of phosphates and ammonia,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Maheshini Govender (University of the Free State)
  2. Eleanor Müller (University of the Free State)
  3. Jannie C. Swarts (University of the Free State)

Topic Areas

P - Materials science: polymers, thin films, nanopowders, ceramics, crystals, composites e , P - Bioinorganic chemistry and application in medicine , P - General aspects of inorganic chemistry


OS1-217b » Bioinorganic chemistry and application in medicine (14:30 - Monday, 3rd July, 217b)

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