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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The transition metal was then released from the dendrimer structure by lowering the pH of the solvent mixture.
9] demonstrated that intraamniotic delivery of hydroxyl polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimer (G4-OH)-based nanomedicines may provide an effective method in preventing preterm birth and related complications.
This acquisition will lay the foundation for the continued development and commercialization of the Priostar dendrimer polymer technology across a broad base of Loveland Products' crop protection and specialty nutrition products, improving product performance and further enhancing Agrium Retail's full solutions offering to growers.
Starpharma Agrochemicals is comprised of key patents and technical know-how as well as a small number of staff dedicated solely to Priostar dendrimers and agrochemicals operations.
Divergent syntheses of dendrimers need to react with increasing numbers of surface functional groups on each growing molecule to form the next generation of the polymer.
These may include silicon and silica based nanoparticles (5), gold nanoparticles (6), polymer based nanoparticles (7), dendrimers (8), liposomes (9), paramagnetic nanoparticles.
As a scaffold for their assembly of choline groups, the researchers chose to use dendrimers (tree-like branched molecules), attaching the choline groups to the tips of the "branches.
The advantage of dendrimer based therapy is absence of stimulation of immune reaction.
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Starpharma Holdings Limited is a world leader in the development of dendrimer nanotechnology for pharmaceutical, life-science and other applications.
Starpharma's proprietary dendrimer platform, which includes Priostar, also has potential in targeted diagnostics and in drug delivery for a wide variety of drugs.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 14, 2006 - (JCN) - The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) has developed a technique for manufacturing dendrimer, a kind of high-polymer material, in collaboration with Hakuto.