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Synthesis of Hydroxyl-substituted Polysaccharide Derivatives
Selective and broadly useful chemistry for appending hydroxy-terminal groups to polysaccharide, useful for crosslinking for coatings and other applications, enhanced solubility and processing, and as a convenient handle for appending other functional groups such as for targeting, triggered release of drugs, adhesion, or other applications.
Published: 9/17/2015   |   Inventor(s): Kevin Edgar, Xiangtao Meng
Category(s): Drug Delivery
Water-Dispersible Polysaccharide Derivatives
Large and varied family of novel water-dispersible polymers based on renewable polysaccharides. May be designed for high or low water affinity of applied film, and for various functionality (e.g. strength, flexibility, impact resistance, antibacterial property). Extremely flexible and efficient synthetic process.Commercial applications include: waterborne...
Published: 4/1/2014   |   Inventor(s): Kevin Edgar, Xiangtao Meng
Category(s): Chemicals
Novel Polysaccharide Derivatives and Process for Making Them
Novel method allows for rapid, simple, versatile and highly efficient synthesis of omega-carboxyalkanoates. This process provides a pathway to new families of polysaccharide derivatives with drug delivery and other demanding commercial applications. Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15 (1), pp 177–187
Published: 11/14/2013   |   Inventor(s): Kevin Edgar, Xiangtao Meng, John Matson
Category(s): Drug Delivery, Chemicals, Materials