Propargyl-PEG-beta-D-glucose contains a propargyl functional group (-C≡CH) attached to the terminal end of a PEG chain, which is linked to a beta-D-glucose molecule.
The propargyl group in Propargyl-PEG-beta-D-glucose is a highly reactive functional group that can undergo click chemistry reactions with azides, forming triazole linkages.
Propargyl-PEG-beta-D-glucose has been extensively utilized in the development of glycoconjugate vaccines, which are vaccines that incorporate carbohydrates as antigens. The compound’s PEG chain allows for improved solubility and reduced immunogenicity, while the beta-D-glucose molecule serves as a specific antigenic epitope. The propargyl group, in turn, facilitates the conjugation of the compound to carrier proteins, such as keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH), via click chemistry reactions. The resulting glycoconjugate vaccines exhibit improved immunogenicity and specificity, leading to enhanced protective immunity against pathogens.
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