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Polyglycolide

inherent viscosity 1.4dL/g

Synonym: PGA, Poly(glycolic acid)

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Properties

Related Categories Biodegradable Polymers, Lactide and Glycolide Polymers, Materials Science, Polyglycolide (PGA), Polyglycolide (PGA) and Polydioxanone (PDO),
degradation timeframe   6-12 months
inherent viscosity   1.1-1.7 dL/g, 0.1 % (w/v) in hexafluoroisopropanol(25 °C)
transition temp   Tm 220-230 °C
solubility   hexafluoroisopropanol: soluble
density   1.53 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

1, 5, 10 g in glass bottle

Preparation Note

To achieve solubility in hexafluoroisopropanol, melt crystalline product and quench with liquid nitrogen to change material to amorphous form.

Physical properties

Biodegradable polymer

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Biodegradable Polyester Based Nanoparticle Formation by Miniemulsion Technique

Aliphatic polyesters such as polylactide, poly(lactide-co-glycolide) and polycaprolactone, as well as their copolymers, represent a diverse family of synthetic biodegradable polymers that have been w...
Anna Musyanovych and Katharina Landfester
Material Matters 2012 v7, n3
Keywords: Adhesion, Antitumor agents, Applications, Biomaterials, Central Nervous System, Degradations, Deposition, Diffusion, Evaporation, Growth factors, Melting, Methods, Microscopy, Precipitation, Purification, Reductions, Scanning electron microscopy, Type

Biodegradable Polyester-based Nanoparticle Formation by Miniemulsion Technique

Anna Musyanovych and Katharina Landfester Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz, Germany Email: landfest@mpip-mainz.mpg.de
Keywords: Adhesion, Antitumor agents, Biomaterials, Central Nervous System, Degradations, Deposition, Diffusion, Evaporation, Growth factors, Melting, Microscopy, Precipitation, Purification, Reductions, Scanning electron microscopy

Biomaterials Tutorial

Biocompatible Polymers Biodegradable Polymers Crosslinkers Biocompatible Inorganic Materials Supramolecular Chemistry
Keywords: Agriculture, Antimicrobials, Biomaterials, Ceramics, Chromatography, Cosmetics, Degradations, Diffusion, Environmental, Genomics, Germination, Nanomaterials, Oxidations, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Polymerization reactions, Proteomics, Reductions

RESOMER® - Biodegradable Polymers for Sutures, Medical Devices, Drug Delivery Systems and Tissue Engineering

The ability for synthetic polymers to degrade in a controlled manner was developed for environmental reasons in the late 1960s. Interest in utilizing biodegradable polymers for biomedical application...
Keywords: Cancer, Degradations, Diagnostic, Diffusion, Environmental, Evaporation, Hormones, PEGylations, Polymerization reactions, Reductions, Ring-opening polymerization, Separation

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