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771473 Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(L-lactide) 2-hydroxyethyl, methacrylate terminated

average Mn 2,000, PDI ≤1.1

Synonym: PLA methacrylate, PLLA MA terminated, PLLA vinyl end group

  • Linear Formula C6H10O3(C6H8O4)n

  •  NACRES NA.23



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),
Quality Level   100
form   powder
optical activity   [α]22/D -120.5°, c = 0.5% in DMSO
mol wt   average Mn 2,000
mp   264-269 °C
PDI   ≤1.1
storage temp.   2-8°C



Drug Delivery including coating nanoparticles;end-group functionalization;macroinitiator or block precursor.


1, 5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


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