dendrimer


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dendrimer

[′den·drə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A polymer with a well-defined core, an interior, and peripheral surface components constructed in a concentric ordered fashion around the core.
A polymer having a regular branched structure. Also known as dendritic polymer; dendron; starburst polymer.
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A dendrimer with a reactive core could transform a large number of photons collected at one time into useful energy to jump-start chemical reactions.
Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX:SPL, OTCQX:SPHRY) is an ASX 300 company and is a world leader in the development of dendrimer products for pharmaceutical, life science and other applications.
Other chemists showed little interest in dendrimers until about 5 years ago, when powerful mass spectrometers and the need for specialized molecules produced an explosion of activity around the world.
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Because the dendrimer has a highly repetitive structure and triple-bond linkages, it takes a very stiff form, which made it initially insoluble.
In Tomalia's case, a failed bond or two during the last stages of a dendrimer's synthesis could result in such small differences in the size of resulting molecules that the separation of imperfect dendrimers could prove difficult and expensive.
The aim of the research was to design a controlled drug release system by using dendrimer nanoparticles and ceftazidime antibiotic to cure infections caused by gram negative bacteria such as pseudomonas aeruginosa.
avoided the drawbacks of conventional dendrites by avoiding a complex architecturally pure internal dendrimer structure, but still providing a large number of judiciously placed surface functional groups.
Afterward, the dendrimer suspension was added to the clay, then the total mixture was maintained for 24 h.
The dendrimer frameworks are flexible enough to meet the spatial demands of the application.