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Carboxylic acid-poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(lactide-co-glycolide)

PEG average Mn 5,000, PLGA average Mn 20,000, lactide:glycolide 50:50

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Synonym(s):
COOH-PEG-PLGA, Carboxylic acid PEG-PLGA
Linear Formula:
H[(C3H4O2)x(C2H2O2)y]mO[C2H4O]nC2H3O2

form

powder or chunks

feed ratio

lactide:glycolide 50:50

mol wt

PEG average Mn 5,000 (by NMR)
PLGA average Mn 20,000 (by NMR)

color

white to tan

storage temp.

−20°C

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storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

feed ratio

lactide:glycolide 50:50

feed ratio

-

feed ratio

-

feed ratio

-

mol wt

PEG average Mn 5,000 (by NMR)

mol wt

PDLA average Mn 55,000 (by NMR), PEG average Mn 5,000 (by NMR)

mol wt

PDLA average Mn 16,000 (by NMR), PEG average Mn 5,000 (by NMR)

mol wt

-

color

white to tan

color

white to tan

color

white to tan

color

-

Application

Carboxylic acid-poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(lactide-co-glycolide) is a functionalized, amphiphilic, diblock copolymer composed of a hydrophilic PEG block and a hydrophobic PLGA block. These biodegradable, biocompatible polymers can self-assemble to form nanoparticles, such as micelles and polymersomes, in both aqueous and non-aqueous media. Due to these properties, these polymers are widely used in polymeric nanoparticle formulation to achieve controlled and targeted delivery of therapeutic agents (e.g. APIs, genetic material, peptides, vaccines, and antibiotics). The carboxylic acid functional group on the PEG chain enables rapid and facile surface functionalization, allowing for these materials to be used in applications such as targeted drug delivery.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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