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Stem-Cell tissue engineering: Use of 3DCellMaker as well as other polymers for stem-cell growth and development.
3D-gelprinting or bioprinting: Use of thermogels for bioprinting applications. (1)
Other Applications: others
Biodegradable hydrophilic block copolymers. These polymers are block copolymers of hydrophillic, biocompatible poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG), and biodegradable polymers such as poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA), poly(caprolactone) (PCL), and poly(lactide) (PLA).
Ideal for delivery of poorly soluble drugs such as paclitaxel. PolyVivo polymers can be used for a wide variety of drug delivery platforms, including polymer micelles, thermoreversable hydrogels and other formulations.
Contain reactive or activatable groups for you to customize for your application. Have a specific ligand you want to try out? Have a new targeting strategy? Bring your ideas to the benchtop and animal models quickly by starting with one of Akina's intermediates.
Polymers built with polyethylene glycol.
Components used to synthesize a variety of polymers, with no required minimum on the order.
This includes regular PLGA, PLA,bio-inspired and other materials which don't fit into the above categories. Keep in mind on these polymers we don't lock you in to any minumum orders. Purchase as much or as little as you like.
Biodegradable non-block polymers that can be used for water solubilization or solid phase drug delivery.
Biodegradable non-block polymers (Also see: Polyesters arranged by weight, endcap, LG ratios and chirality).
"So where did my polymer delivery system go?" is a fairly common question in research. These fluorescent conjugated polymers can be easily seen under most fluorescent microscope systems and other related fluorescent based techniques. Spot and identify your polymers with ease by fluorescence.
The polymers shown are of research grade and are excellent tools for developing drug delivery technology.
The following information is supplemental data for Polyvivo polymers. Note that the polymer chemical analysis information can be accessed by clicking the catalog number of the product in the online catalog.
White Papers and Videos
|White Paper: Passive dissolution of Coumarin-6 into water by Polyvivo||Results for 26 polymers: AK009 AK009D AK012 AK019 AK023 AK024 AK030 AK035 AK036 AK044 AK046 AK047 AK048 AO001 AO004 AO005 AO014 AO016 AO017 AO018 AO019 AO020 AO021 AO023 AO026 AO031|
|Blog video: strength and elasticity||AP015—Poly(L-lactide-co-caprolactone) LA:CL 50:50|
(Mn 75,000-85,000 Da) L
|Blog video: Thermogel Injectability||AK036—Methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(caprolactone) (Mw ~750:2,500 Da)|
|Research: Microfluidic Platform for Combinatorial Synthesis and Optimization of Targeted Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy||AK010—Methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(lactide-co-glycolide) LG 50:50 (w:w) |
(Mw ~5,000:10,000 Da)
|Storage stability of PLCL-PEG-PLCL thermogel as aqueous solution||AK109—Poly(lactide-co-caprolactone)-b-Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-Poly(lactide-co-caprolactone) (~1700-1500-1700 Da, 60:40 CL:LA)|
|Testing effects of additives on thermogel dissolution.||AK109—Poly(lactide-co-caprolactone)-b-Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-Poly(lactide-co-caprolactone) (~1700-1500-1700 Da, 60:40 CL:LA)|
|White Paper: Thermogel Mixtures impact on Rheology||AK019—Poly(lactide-co-glycolide)-b-poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(lactide-co-glycolide) LG 50:50 (w:w) |
(Mw ~1,500:1,500:1,500 Da)
|WhitePaper: AI057 viscosity in water||AI057—Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-N-hydroxysuccinimide endcap (Inherent viscosity (I.V.) = 0.2-0.5 dL/g in methanol at 25°C)|
|WhitePaper: AO23 cold viscosity||AO023—Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-acrylamide) 95:5 NIPAM:AM|
|WhitePaper: In-vivo imaging with PolyVivo AV006 (PLGA-FPI749)||AV006—Poly(lactide-co-glycolide)-FPI749 LG 50:50 |
Flamma Fluor near-IR conjugated
(Mn 20,000-30,000 Da) (nominal 2mg/G labeling)
|WhitePaper: PolyVivo AO19 pH and temperature sensitive||AO019—Poly(dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate-co-methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)) 95:5 DMAEMA:mPEG|
|WhitePaper: Sensitive to both pH and temperature||AO014—Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-acrylic acid) 95:5 NIPAM:AA|
|WhitePaper: Solubilization of a drug (AK09D)||AK009D—Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(D,L-lactic acid)-decyl (Mw ~2,000:2,200 Da)|
|WhitePaper: Thermal properties mPEG-PCL polymers||AK001—Methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(caprolactone) (Mw ~2,000:5,200 Da)|
|WhitePaper: Thermogel speed of mixed PolyVivo AK019 and AK012||AK012—Poly(lactide-co-glycolide)-b-poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(lactide-co-glycolide) LG 50:50 (w:w) |
(Mn ~1,000:1,000:1,000 Da)
|WhitePaper: Thermogel Users Guide||AK012—Poly(lactide-co-glycolide)-b-poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(lactide-co-glycolide) LG 50:50 (w:w) |
(Mn ~1,000:1,000:1,000 Da)
|WhitePaper: Thermogels mixed with biocomponents for 3D cell scaffold||AO025—Stearate-modified methyl cellulose Hydrophobically modified thermogel|
|WhitePaper: Thermogels mixed with biocomponents for 3D cell scaffold||AO026—Poly(Poloxamer 407)-methylene-diphenyl-di-isocyanate linked|
|WhitePaper: Thermosensitive nanoparticles AO034 loaded with Coumarin-6||AO034—Poly(N-vinylcaprolactam-co-methylmethacrylate) 90:10 VCL:MMA |
(Inherent Viscosity (I.V.) = 0.3-0.7 dL/g in ethanol at 30° C)
|WhitePaper: Using AK01 to form poorly soluble drug loaded liposomes||AK001—Methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(caprolactone) (Mw ~2,000:5,200 Da)|
|WhitePaper: Viscosity and Thermal Properties (AK12)||AK012—Poly(lactide-co-glycolide)-b-poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(lactide-co-glycolide) LG 50:50 (w:w) |
(Mn ~1,000:1,000:1,000 Da)
SolubilityDownload this PDF chart showing what dissolves in what.
|AK Series||AP Series|
Intrinsic viscosity of select products determined at 25°C using dichloromethane solvent.
|Catalog Number||Lot Number||Intrinsic Viscosity
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