Indium trichloride, benzyl alcohol, and triethylamine (without an added 'directing' multidentate ligand) generate a catalyst in situ for the room temperature polymerization of d,l-lactide affording highly heterotactic polylactide of controlled molecular weight and narrow molecular weight distribution.
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