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Research Article

The Influence of Chain Microstructure of Biodegradable Copolyesters Obtained with Low-Toxic Zirconium Initiator to In Vitro Biocompatibility

Table 1

Characteristics of copolymeric chain microstructure.

NoKind of copolymer/molar ratio (kDa) (°C)The average length of the blocks TII [°]

1poly(L-lactide-coglycolide) PLAGA/85 : 15 42.12.858
2poly(L-lactide-co- -caprolactone) (PLACL)/75 : 25 63.52.535
3poly(L-lactide-cotrimethylene carbonate) (PLATMC)/72 : 2836.02.042
4poly(glycolide-co- -caprolactone) (PGACL)/8 : 92 40.02.0
5poly(L-lactide-coglycolide-co- -caprolactone) (PLACLGA)/66 : 24 : 1050.01.929


: number-average molecular mass.
: molecular weight distribution.
: glass transition temperature.
, , , : the average length of lactidyl, caproyl, glycolidyl, and carbonate sequences, respectively.
: randomization ratio.
TII: transesterification of the second mode ratio.
: water contact angle.

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