polyethylene glycol


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polyethylene glycol

(PEG): see glycolglycol
, dihydric alcohol in which the two hydroxyl groups are bonded to different carbon atoms; the general formula for a glycol is (CH2)n(OH)2.
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polyethylene glycol

[¦päl·ē′eth·ə‚lēn ′glī‚kȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Any of a family of colorless, water-soluble liquids with molecular weights from 200 to 6000; soluble also in aromatic hydrocarbons (not aliphatics) and many organic solvents; used to make emulsifying agents and detergents, and as plasticizers, humectants, and water-soluble textile lubricants.
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an Irvine, CA-based biotechnology company, to support an on-going proof of principle phase I/II human clinical trial for Novocell's polyethylene glycol encapsulation of insulin-producing islets.
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Preferably, the coating is polyethylene glycol (PEG) and heparin in an 80:20 molar ratio.

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