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Tetraethylene glycol

99%

Synonym: Bis[2-(2-hydroxyethoxy)ethyl] ether, Tetra(ethylene glycol), Tetraglycol

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Properties

Related Categories Materials Science, Oligo ethylene glycol, PEG and Oligo Ethylene Glycol, Poly(ethylene glycol) and Poly(ethylene oxide), Polymer Science,
vapor density   6.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg
InChI Key   UWHCKJMYHZGTIT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
mol wt   average Mn 200
refractive index   n20/D 1.459(lit.)
bp   314 °C(lit.)
mp   −5.6 °C(lit.)
density   1.125 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Ω-end   OH
α-end   OH

Description

Caution

Do not confuse with glycofurol, which is also sometimes called tetraglycol.

Packaging

1, 3 kg in poly bottle

100 g in poly bottle

20 kg in steel drum

Application

Used for the synthesis of tetraethylene glycol metha acrylate monomer.

Glow discharge plasma deposition of TEG renders surfaces resistant to protein adsorption and cellular attachment.

General description

An oligomer of polyethylene glycol, tetra (ethylene glycol) (TEG) is a transparent, colorless, odorless, low volatility, hygroscopic liquid soluble in ethyl alcohol and very soluble in water.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
XC2100000
Flash Point(F) 
359.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
182 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Chemical Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles

Magnetic nanoparticles have attracted tremendous attention due to their novel properties and their potential applications in magnetic recording, magnetic energy storage and biomedicine.1-3 Thanks to ...
Sheng Peng, Shouheng Sun
Material Matters 2009, 4.1, 14.
Keywords: Applications, Chemical vapor deposition, Deposition, Diffusion, Magnetic resonance imaging, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Mass spectrometry, Methods, Microscopy, Nucleic acid annealing, Oxidations, Precipitation, Reductions, Scanning electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy

Degradable Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels for 2D and 3D Cell Culture

Progress in biotechnology fields such as tissue engineering and drug delivery is accompanied by an increasing demand for diverse functional biomaterials. For decades, research in polymeric biomateria...
Keywords: Absorption, Angiogenesis, Biomaterials, Catalysis, Cell culture, Degradations, Eliminations, Growth factors, Infrared spectroscopy, Ligands, Michael Addition, Polymerization reactions, Ring-opening polymerization

Versatile Cell Culture Scaffolds via Bio-orthogonal Click Reactions

Devising biomaterial scaffolds that are capable of recapitulating critical aspects of the complex extracellular nature of living tissues in a three-dimensional (3D) fashion is a challenging requireme...
1,2Malar A. Azagarsamy, 1Navakanth R. Gandavarapu, 1,2Kristi S. Anseth*
Material Matters, 2012 v7, n3
Keywords: Addition reactions, Adhesion, Applications, Biomaterials, Catalysis, Cell culture, Cell signaling, Chemical reactions, Click chemistry, Cycloadditions, Degradations, Growth factors, Huisgen Cycloaddition, Ligands, Methods, Michael Addition, Peptide synthesis, Polymerization reactions, Step-growth polymerization, Tools, Type

Versatile Cell Culture Scaffolds via Bio-orthogonal Click Reactions

1,2Malar A. Azagarsamy, 1Navakanth R. Gandavarapu, 1,2Kristi S. Anseth* 1Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and 2the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder,...
Keywords: Addition reactions, Adhesion, Biomaterials, Catalysis, Cell culture, Cell signaling, Chemical reactions, Click chemistry, Cycloadditions, Degradations, Growth factors, Huisgen Cycloaddition, Ligands, Michael Addition, Peptide synthesis, Polymerization reactions, Step-growth polymerization

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