Table 1: Amounts of DMAP and stearoyl chloride needed for preparation of different dextran-stearate copolymers.

Dextran stearate copolymerDextran MwDMPA (mg)Stearoyl chloride
( L)
Molar ratio of stearate/dextran

D6S7.56000180 420 (1.25 mmol)7.5
D6S106000250 560 (1.66 mmol)10
D10S7.510000120 255 (0.75 mmol)7.5
D10S1010000160 340 (1 mmol)10