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n.1.(Chem.) A white amorphous powder, C4H4O, obtained by heating and dehydrating glycolic acid.
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The polymers used for bioprinting are natural, such as gelatin, alginate, collagen, fibrin, or synthetic, such as polyethylene glycol, polycaprolactone (PCL), and polylactide co glycolide (PLGA) (12).
There is one other glycolide barrier polyester on the market--Kuredux PGA (polyglycolic acid) from Kureha America Inc., Houston (
* POLYGLACTIN (VICRYL): Copolymer of lactide and glycolide. 40% loss in two weeks.
Figure 2 shows the shear strength degradation curves for different glycolide contents, while keeping other variables constant Higher glycolide contents reduce the life of the implant up to a certain extent The starting strength is also lower with higher glycolide contents.
In this reaction there may be two kinds of ester production alcoholic glycolic and glycolide (14-Dioxan-25-dione) which with a six-membered cycle is formed easier.
However, competitors attacked on the differntiation for reaction adding dehydrated form (glycolide or lactide) and un-dehydrated form (glycolic acid or lactic acid), Takeda was too conservative during the claim construction which led to too narrow explaination.
Poly(ester urethanes) with poly(lactide) (PLA), poly(glycolide), and poly([epsilon]-caprolactone) (PCL) blocks and diisocyanate in their structure have good elastomer properties and biocompatibility as well as high physical and mechanical properties.
The manufacturers of lactic acid and derivatives, Purac, have just built a biomaterials manufacturing plant in Gorinchem, The Netherlands, tel:+31 183 695 695, fax:+31 183 695 600, to meet the growing market demands for their Purasorb lactide and glycolide monomers and biodegradable (co)polymers.
The molar ratio of the lactide and glycolide was 50/50 and the molecular weight was 79 kDa.
Kim et al., "Regeneration of completely transected spinal cord using scaffold of poly(D,L-lactide-co- glycolide)/small intestinal submucosa seeded with rat bone marrow stem cells," Tissue Engineering Part A, vol.