A chemoselective approach for the accelerated synthesis of well-defined dendritic architectures.

graphical abstract
Antoni, P.; Nystrom, D.; Hawker, C.J.; Hult, A.; Malkoch, M.;
Chem. Commun.,
2007
2249-2251.

A chemoselective and layered growth approach has been developed for the synthesis of dendrimers, combining Click chemistry with traditional esterification/etherification reactions, without the need for activation steps and with excellent overall yields.