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Poly(L-lactide), azide terminated

average Mn 5,000, PDI <1.2

Synonym: PLA-azide, PLLA azide, azidoPLA



Related Categories 3D Printing Materials for Research and Development, Biodegradable Polymers, Biodegradeable Polymers for 3D Printing, End-group Functionalized Well-defined Poly(L-Lactide)s, Functionalized Polylactide (PLA),
optical activity   [α]22/D -225°, c = 0.5% in chloroform
mol wt   average Mn 5,000
mp   144-148 °C (decomposition)
PDI   <1.2
storage temp.   2-8°C



1 g in glass bottle


Poly(L-lactide); PLLA; is a semi-crystalline biodegradable polymer used in drug delivery; the azide functionality is commonly utilized in copper mediated ligation. PLLA is soluble in toluene, THF, CHCl3, and CH2Cl2; insoluble in methanol; hexane and ether.

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