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Poly(ethylene glycol) methyl ether-block-poly(lactide-co-glycolide)

PEG average Mn 2,000, PLGA Mn 3,000, lactide:glycolide 50:50

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PEG-PLGA, Polyethylene glycol, mPEG-b-PLGA
Linear Formula:



Quality Level

feed ratio

lactide:glycolide 50:50

mol wt

PEG average Mn 2,000
PLGA Mn 3,000


≤5000 ppm (residual monomer by GC)

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.


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Biocompatible block copolymer can be used in the formation of nanoparticles for drug delivery. Potential use in the targeted and/or controlled release of cancer drugs, anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics, or anesthetic agents.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids




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Yihan Xu et al.
Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials, 105(6), 1692-1716 (2016-04-22)
Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) copolymers have been broadly used in controlled drug release applications. Because these polymers are biodegradable, they provide an attractive option for drug delivery vehicles. There are a variety of material, processing, and physiological factors that impact
R Gref et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 263(5153), 1600-1603 (1994-03-18)
Injectable nanoparticulate carriers have important potential applications such as site-specific drug delivery or medical imaging. Conventional carriers, however, cannot generally be used because they are eliminated by the reticulo-endothelial system within seconds or minutes after intravenous injection. To address these
Fabienne Danhier et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 133(1), 11-17 (2008-10-28)
The purpose of this study was to develop Cremophor EL-free nanoparticles loaded with Paclitaxel (PTX), intended to be intravenously administered, able to improve the therapeutic index of the drug and devoid of the adverse effects of Cremophor EL. PTX-loaded PEGylated
Miles A Miller et al.
Nature communications, 6, 8692-8692 (2015-10-28)
Therapeutic nanoparticles (TNPs) aim to deliver drugs more safely and effectively to cancers, yet clinical results have been unpredictable owing to limited in vivo understanding. Here we use single-cell imaging of intratumoral TNP pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to better comprehend their

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