4. Poly(Ortho Esters)

  1. Prof. Andreas Lendlein2,3,4 and
  2. Dr. Adam Sisson3,4,5
  1. Jorge Heller

Published Online: 27 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527635818.ch4

Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers: Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers: Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

How to Cite

Heller, J. (2011) Poly(Ortho Esters), in Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers: Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications (eds A. Lendlein and A. Sisson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527635818.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    GKSS Forschungszentrum, Inst. für Chemie, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  2. 3

    Center for Biomaterial Development, Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zemtrum Geesthacht, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 4

    Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zemtrum Geesthacht, Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  4. 5

    GKSS Forschungszentrum, Zentrum f. Biomaterialentw., Kantstraße 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

Author Information

  1. PO Box 3519, Ashland, OR 97520, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324415

Online ISBN: 9783527635818

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Keywords:

  • poly(ortho esters) (POE);
  • tetrahydrofuran (THF);
  • crosslinked polymer;
  • ivermectin;
  • hydrophilic polymers;
  • polyethylene glycol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • POE II

  • POE IV

  • Solid Polymers

  • Gel-Like Materials

  • Polymers Based on an Alternate Diketene Acetal

  • Conclusions

  • References