DSPE-PEG-azide is a synthetic lipid-based compound that has gained significant attention in recent years due to its potential applications in drug research and development. This molecule is composed of three distinct functional groups, including a phospholipid anchor, a polyethylene glycol (PEG) linker, and an azide moiety. The phospholipid anchor provides the compound with excellent biocompatibility and enables it to self-assemble into a lipid bilayer structure. The PEG linker acts as a hydrophilic spacer, which enhances the solubility of the molecule in aqueous solutions and reduces its immunogenicity. The azide group, on the other hand, is a highly reactive chemical moiety that can be used for a variety of applications, including bioconjugation and click chemistry.
In drug research and development, DSPE-PEG-azide has been extensively used for the formulation of liposomes, which are lipid-based nanoparticles that can encapsulate drugs and other bioactive molecules. The PEG linker in DSPE-PEG-azide can improve the stability and pharmacokinetics of liposomes by reducing their clearance by the immune system and extending their circulation time in the body. Additionally, the azide group in DSPE-PEG-azide can be used to attach targeting ligands, such as antibodies or peptides, to the surface of liposomes, enabling them to selectively bind to and enter specific cell types.
|AP14946||DSPE-PEG-Azide, MW 600||600||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13623||DSPE-PEG-Azide, MW 1K||1000||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13644||DSPE-PEG-Azide, MW 2K||2000||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13653||DSPE-PEG-Azide, MW 3.4K||3400||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13672||DSPE-PEG-Azide, MW 5K||5000||≥95%||Pricing|