Trimethylene Carbonate (1, 3-Dioxan-2-one) (TMC)

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Trimethylene carbonate is a monomer used to manufacture biodegradable polymers used in medical devices. Polysciences trimethylene carbonate has purity >99.0%. Please call for multi-kilogram bulk quotes.

Molecular Weight:
Melting Point:
45 - 48° C
white crystalline solid

Zhang, Z., Kuijer, R., Bulstra, S. K., Grijpma, D. W. & Feijen, J. The in vivo and in vitro degradation behavior of poly(trimethylene carbonate). Biomaterials 27, 1741–8 (2006). doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2005.09.017

Pêgo, A. P. et al. In vivo behavior of poly(1,3-trimethylene carbonate) and copolymers of 1,3-trimethylene carbonate with D,L-lactide or epsilon-caprolactone: Degradation and tissue response. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A 67, 1044–54 (2003). doi:10.1002/jbm.a.10121

Zhu, K. J., Hendren, R. W., Jensen, K. & Pitt, C. G. Synthesis, properties, and biodegradation of poly(1,3-trimethylene carbonate)Macromolecules 24, 1736–1740 (1991). doi:10.1021/ma00008a008

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