Chapter headings. Preface (G.R. Newkome). Dendrimers and hyperbranched aliphatic polyesters based on 2,-2Bis (hydroxymethyl) propionic acid (Bis-MPA) (H. Ihre et al.). Consequences of the fractal character of dendritic high-spin macromolecules on their physiochemical properties (N. Ventosa et al.). Dendrimers based on metal complexes (S. Serroni et al.). Redox-active dendrimers, related building blocks, and oligomers (M.R. Bryce, W. Devonport). Organometallic dendritic macromolecules: organosilicon and organometallic entities as cores or building blocks (I. Cuadrado et al.). Index.