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Sigma-Aldrich

N-Isopropylacrylamide

≥99%

Synonym(s):
NIPAM
Linear Formula:
H2C=CHCONHCH(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
113.16
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

flakes

bp

89-92 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

mp

60-63 °C (lit.)
63-67 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(C)NC(=O)C=C

InChI

1S/C6H11NO/c1-4-6(8)7-5(2)3/h4-5H,1H2,2-3H3,(H,7,8)

InChI key

QNILTEGFHQSKFF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

N-Isopropylacrylamide (NIPAM) is a biocompatible monomeric unit that can be used in the formation of stimuli responsive polymers due to its temperature sensitive properties. These properties include temperature based volumetric and phase changes, which change when the temperature of the solution reaches a lower critical solution temperature (LCST).

Application

NIPAM can be used to prepare poly(NIPAM) for a variety of applications such as tissue engineering, cell culture, biomedical coating, drug delivery, and muscle regeneration.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

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Articles

Designing Temperature and pH Sensitive NIPAM Based Polymers

Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), or PNIPAM, is a stimuli-responsive polymer that responds to changes in pH and temperature and has a LCST around 32 C.

Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based Smart Surfaces for Cell Sheet Tissue Engineering

Tissue engineering has become a key therapeutic tool in the treatment of damaged or diseased organs and tissues, such as blood vessels and urinary bladders.

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