Preparation of biodegradable polymeric microspheres using polymeric dispersants with poly(lactic acid) segments

Makoto Muranaka, Tsutomu Ono, Yoshiro Kitamura, Hidekazu Yoshizawa

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Abstract

Poly(lactic acid) microspheres were prepared by dispersion polymerization employing polymeric dispersants which are comb-like copolymers of poly(dodecyl methacrylate)-copolymethacrylate grafted with poly(lactic acid) prepared by atom transfer radical copolymerization and ring-opening polymerization. In this study, we discussed the effect of polymeric dispersant, such as branch chain number and distribution on diameter and diameter distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolymer Preprints, Japan
Pages3466
Number of pages1
Volume55
Edition2
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules - Toyama, Japan
Duration: Sep 20 2006Sep 22 2006

Other

Other55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules
CountryJapan
CityToyama
Period9/20/069/22/06

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Keywords

  • Atom transfer radical polymerization
  • Biodegradable polymeric microspheres
  • Dispersion polymerization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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Muranaka, M., Ono, T., Kitamura, Y., & Yoshizawa, H. (2006). Preparation of biodegradable polymeric microspheres using polymeric dispersants with poly(lactic acid) segments. In Polymer Preprints, Japan (2 ed., Vol. 55, pp. 3466)