Monthly Archives: April 2015

PEG Uses PEG refers to an oligomer or polymer of ethylene oxide. It has been used medically as the basis for laxatives. PEG usage in the medical community has continued to grow. When labeled with a near-infrared fluorophore, it has … Continue reading

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Polymer preservatives – PEG and chitosan hydrogels – protect wooden artefacts

Wooden artefacts such as the Mary Rose, are typically treated with polyethylene glycol (PEG) solutions to prevent the wood from shrinking as it loses water molecules and dries out. PEG as preservatives works by replacing the water molecules held by … Continue reading

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FDA approved PEGylated drug

To date, eleven PEGylated proteins, antibody fragments, oligonucleotides, and small molecules have been approved by FDA are on the market, including PEGylated bovine adenosine deaminase: pegademase bovine (Adagen); and PEGylated l-asparaginase: pegaspargase (Oncaspar); PEGylated products of interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha): peginterferon-2b (PegIntron) … Continue reading

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