DSPE-PEG-Amine is a type of lipid-based molecule that is widely used in pharmaceutical research and development for its unique functional groups and properties. DSPE stands for 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine, PEG refers to polyethylene glycol, and Amine represents the presence of an amino group.
The DSPE moiety provides a hydrophobic anchor that can integrate into the lipid bilayer, while the PEG chain confers water solubility and biocompatibility to the molecule. The Amine functional group can be used for conjugation to a wide range of molecules, such as drugs, peptides, proteins, or imaging agents, through simple chemistry reactions such as carbodiimide coupling or NHS esterification.
Due to its unique structure, DSPE-PEG-Amine has found extensive use in the development of drug delivery systems, such as liposomes, micelles, or nanoparticles, that can encapsulate and transport various therapeutics to target tissues or cells. These drug delivery systems have shown promising results in improving the pharmacokinetics, biodistribution, and efficacy of drugs, as well as reducing their toxicity and side effects.
In addition, DSPE-PEG-Amine has also been employed in the development of imaging probes, such as fluorescent dyes or magnetic nanoparticles, that can visualize biological processes in vivo or in vitro. The ability to conjugate DSPE-PEG-Amine to these imaging probes allows for targeted delivery and enhanced imaging specificity.
|AP13682||DSPE-PEG-Amine, MW 1K||1000||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13641||DSPE-PEG-Amine, MW 2K||2000||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13670||DSPE-PEG-Amine, MW 3.4K||3400||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13714||DSPE-PEG-Amine, MW 5K||5000||≥95%||Pricing|