DSPE-PEG-IA is a type of polymer that is commonly used in pharmaceutical research and development due to its unique functional groups and properties. The polymer is composed of three main components: DSPE (1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine), PEG (polyethylene glycol), and IA (iodoacetamide). Each of these components contributes to the overall functionality and properties of the polymer.
DSPE is a phospholipid that is commonly found in cell membranes. It has a hydrophobic tail that allows it to interact with lipid membranes and a hydrophilic head that interacts with water. PEG is a water-soluble polymer that has many biomedical applications due to its biocompatibility and ability to reduce protein adsorption. IA is a thiol-reactive molecule that can form covalent bonds with thiol-containing proteins.
When these three components are combined, DSPE-PEG-IA is formed. This polymer has a hydrophobic tail that allows it to interact with lipid membranes, a hydrophilic PEG chain that reduces protein adsorption and improves biocompatibility, and a thiol-reactive IA group that can covalently bond to thiol-containing proteins. These properties make DSPE-PEG-IA a popular choice for drug delivery systems and other pharmaceutical applications.
In pharmaceutical research and development, DSPE-PEG-IA is often used to improve the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs. By incorporating drugs into DSPE-PEG-IA nanoparticles, the drug can be delivered to specific cells or tissues in a more targeted and efficient manner. Additionally, the PEG chain on DSPE-PEG-IA can help to increase the circulation time of the drug in the bloodstream, leading to a longer therapeutic effect.
|AP13630||DSPE-PEG-IA, MW 2K||2000||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13649||DSPE-PEG-IA, MW 3.4K||3400||≥95%||Pricing|
|AP13659||DSPE-PEG-IA, MW 5K||5000||≥95%||Pricing|