e-caprolactone


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ε-caprolactone

[¦ā·də ¦ka·prō¦lak‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
CH2(CH2)4NHCO White crystals, used to make synthetic fibers, plastics, films, coatings, and plasticizers; its vapors or fine crystals are respiratory irritants.
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Tailoring fiber diameter in electrospun poly(E-Caprolactone) scaffolds for optimal cellular infiltration in cardiovascular tissue engineering.
The study utilized poly(e-caprolactone), dichloromethane, and dimethylformamide which were electrospun to fabricate the coiled fibers, after which gold was deposited on their surface to create the nanocomposite.
Luyt, Morphology and Thermal Degradation Studies of MeltMixed Poly(Hydroxybutyrate-CoValerate)/Poly(E-Caprolactone) Biodegradable Polymer Blend Nanocomposites with TiO2 as Filler, J.
The degradable polyurethanes based on poly(ether ester) polyols (PPG-2000, e-caprolactone, and LA) would be effective and durable resins for marine antifouling.
Jiang, "Effect of fiber structure on the properties of the electrospun hybrid membranes composed of poly(e-caprolactone) and gelatin," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.
Abbreviation sPCL-b-PEG-GA: Star-shaped poly(e-caprolactone)-Poly(ethylene glycol) block copolymer modified by glycyrrhetinic acid TsCl: p-Toluenesulfonyl chloride EDC: 1-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-3- ethylcarbodiimide DMAP: 4-Dimethylaminopyridine NHS: N-Hydroxysuccinimide GA: Glycyrrhetinic acid N[H.sub.2]-PEG-GA: Amine-terminated polyethylene glycol modified by glycyrrhetinic acid sTO-PEG-OTs: Bistosylation polyethylene glycol sPCL-OH: Star-shaped polycaprolactone terminated with hydroxyl group sPCL-COOH: Star-shaped polycaprolactone terminated with carboxyl group PTOL: Pentaerythritol CL: Caprolactone PEG: Polyethylene glycol.
This is also caused by the lower temperature of poly e-caprolactone (PCL) compared with the body temperature, which enables the nanofibre web to have a rubbery form at 37AC.
Recent models were created successfully using poly (e-caprolactone), which is a biodegradable polymer (Meakin et al., 2004).
Synthetic polymer poly(e-caprolactone) (PCL) has been widely used as biomedical materials such as suture material and drug delivery device.
Poly (e-caprolactone) is biodegradable polyester, permeable to low molecular weight drugs and non-toxic (Pitt, 1990).
Sun, "Effect of dielectric barrier discharge plasma on the attachment and proliferation of osteoblasts cultured over poly(e-caprolactone) scaffolds," Plasma Processes and Polymers, vol.