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Poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate

average Mn 1,000, contains MEHQ as inhibitor

Synonym: PEG diacrylate

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Properties

Related Categories Acrylate, Bioelectronics, Homobifunctional PEGs, Materials Science, Microfluidics,
Quality Level   100
form   solid
mol wt   average Mn 1,000
contains   MEHQ as inhibitor
  ≤1,500 ppm MEHQ as inhibitor (may contain)
composition   C2H3C(O)(OC2H4)nOC(O)C2H3
reaction suitability   reagent type: cross-linking reagent
reaction type: Polymerization Reactions
transition temp   Tm 32-37 °C
Mw/Mn   ≤1.1
Ω-end   acrylate
α-end   acrylate
polymer architecture   shape : linear
functionality : homobifunctional
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   OCCO.OC(=O)C=C
InChI   1S/C8H10O4/c1-3-7(9)11-5-6-12-8(10)4-2/h3-4H,1-2,5-6H2
InChI key   KUDUQBURMYMBIJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA) is a polyethylene glycol (PEG) based material that is used as a prepolymer solution that can be used in the formation of a cross-linked polymeric system.

Application

PEGDA has a wide range of usage potentially ranging from tissue engineering, photonics and other biological applications.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Preparation Note

Synthesized with an initial concentration of ≤1,500 ppm MEHQ

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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

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

Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Selection Guide

Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) is a synthetic, hydrophilic, biocompatible polymer with widespread use in biomedical and other applications. PEGs are synthesized using a ring-opening polymerization of et...
Keywords: Adhesion, Bacterial conjugations, Click chemistry, Molecular biology, PEGylations, Polymerization reactions, Ring-opening polymerization

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