DBCO-PEG-Mal, MW 1K is composed of three important functional groups, namely maleimide, polyethylene glycol (PEG), and dibenzocyclooctyne (DBCO), each playing a distinct role in its properties and applications.
The maleimide functional group is commonly used in bioconjugation reactions, enabling the attachment of proteins, peptides, and other molecules to specific sites on the compound. PEG is a hydrophilic polymer that enhances solubility and stability of compounds, while DBCO is a bioorthogonal functional group that allows for specific and rapid ligation to azide-containing molecules. Together, these functional groups give rise to the unique properties of Maleimide-PEG-DBCO, including high stability, biocompatibility, and efficient bioconjugation.
In pharmaceutical research and development, DBCO-PEG-Mal, MW 1K has been widely used in drug delivery, diagnostics, and therapeutics. Its ability to specifically bind to target molecules enables the development of targeted drug delivery systems, while its biocompatibility and stability ensure efficient delivery and reduced toxicity. In addition, It has been utilized in the development of novel imaging agents and therapeutics, allowing for more precise and effective treatments for various diseases.
AxisPharm offers 5000+ PEG Linkers with high purity. Different kinds of PEG Reagents may be available by custom synthesis.