Bis-Mal-PEG6 contains a two maleimide groups. The maleimide group reacts specifically with a thiol group to form a covalent C-S bond, enabling the bioconjugation with a thiol bearing molecules. The PEG spacer increases the aqueous solubility of the resulting compound.
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