Ald-PEG1-t-butyl ester contains an aldehyde group and a t-butyl ester group. Aldehyde readily react with hydrazide and aminooxy groups. The t-butyl ester can be de-protected under acidic conditions to form free acid. The hydrophilic PEG linker can increase the water solubility of the compound.
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