535311

Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)

Mn ~40,000

Synonym(s):
Polyacrylamide, NIPAM polymer, PNIPAM, polyNIPAM
Linear Formula:
CH3(C6H11NO)nCH3
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
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Quality Level

mol wt

Mn 20,000-60,000
Mn ~40,000

mp

96 °C

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H11NO/c1-3-5-7-6(8)4-2/h4H,2-3,5H2,1H3,(H,7,8)

InChI key

WDFKEEALECCKTJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Thermosensitive polymer, can be used to form a hydrogel. Aqueous polymer solution undergoes a phase transition from a soluble to an insoluble state when the temperature is raised to ca. 32 °C.

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Physical form

Thermosensitive polymer, hydrogel

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Avraham Halperin et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 28(48), 16623-16637 (2012-11-06)
Thermoresponsive tissue culture substrates based on PNIPAM brushes are used to harvest confluent cell sheets for tissue engineering. The prospect of clinical use imposes the utilization of culture medium free of bovine serum, thus suggesting conjugation with adhesion peptides containing...
Soichi Takagi et al.
Cell transplantation, 21(2-3), 411-420 (2012-07-17)
The de novo engineering of a uniform hepatocyte sheet in vitro is considered as a novel approach for liver-directed therapeutics. Hepatocytes can be cultured on a temperature-responsive culture dishes coated with poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PIPAAm). Following multiple days of culturing, the...
A C C Rotzetter et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 24(39), 5352-5356 (2012-08-31)
Buildings can be effectively cooled by a bioinspired sweating-like action based on thermoresponsive hydrogels (PNIPAM), which press out their stored water when exceeding the lower critical solution temperature. The surface temperature is reduced by 15 °C compared to that of...
Umut Atakan Gurkan et al.
Advanced healthcare materials, 1(5), 661-668 (2012-11-28)
Stimuli responsive, smart interface materials are integrated with microfluidic technologies creating new functions for a broad range of biological and clinical applications by controlling the material and cell interactions. Local capture and on-demand local release of cells are demonstrated with...
Albert J de Graaf et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 162(3), 582-590 (2012-09-14)
In this paper it is shown that when a thermosensitive hydrogel based on poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (pNIPAm-PEG-pNIPAm) was transferred into water, flower-like micelles were continuously released as long as the medium was regularly refreshed. On the other hand, if the medium...
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