Polyglycolic acid (PGA), which is an important biodegradable polymer, can traditionally be synthesized through the ring opening polymerization of glycolide (with mostly using tin … J. H. Flynn and L. A. Figure 21.2 shows that the synthesis of PLA can follow three main routes. volume 18, pages407–415(2017)Cite this article. Correspondence to Pandey A(1), Pandey GC, Aswath PB. F. K. Mallon and W. H. Ray, J. Appl. Sci., The synthesis PLA, PGA, and PLGA can be done under many different mechanisms with main mechanisms being (1) Direct condensation polymerization (2) Ring Opening Polymerization each with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. 47, 7070 (2006). In this study; to improve on the physical properties of PGA, such as melting temperature and solubility, polymerizations of trioxane, CO and a minor amount of epoxides with long side chains were performed under the same reaction condition as PGA homopolymer synthesis (DCM solvent, at 800 psi, with triflic acid catalyst, reaction time of 72 h). Y. J. Kim, G. I. C. Nakafuku and H. Yoshimura, Polymer, B. G. Belenkaya, V. I. Sakharova, E. A. Sinevich, S. I. Belousov, A. H. Kuptsov, and S. N. Chvalun, Macromol. Mater. 7, 1 (1980). 17, 19 (2005). H. Montes de Oca and I. M. Ward, Polymer, The results have shown that optimum polymerizations were achieved at lower reaction temperatures than that of PGA homopolymer synthesis (110 °C versus 170 °C). 144, 187 (1999). For instance, in the orthopaedic field, mechanical properties and design (which of course are closely related) of the end product will be essential; to a lesser extent this will be the case in the pharma… Dexon suture absorption time. 51, 379 (2002). PGA was synthesized by solution polymerization under vacuum by using diphenylsulfone as solvent and methanesulfonic acid as catalyst and the inherent viscosity of resultant PGA was 0.2 dl/g. The in vitro degradation was investigated in a saline phosphate buffer. Polym. 540, 1 (2012). The intrinsic viscosity was obtained up to 0.35 dl/g of the PGA synthesized by melt/solid polycondensation. 3, 345 (1997). A polyester used for absorbable sutures and surgical mesh, especially in ophthalmic surgery. Wood, Int. 2-Hydroxy-propanoic acid polymer with polymerized hydroxyacetic acid, which forms 3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-dione polymer with 1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione copolymer of molecular weight about 80,000 daltons. Predictable assimilation profile 40, 33 (2014). In order to utilize PGA in other marketing materials such as packaging, PGA should be specifically engineered to improve its physical properties by a copolymerization strategy utilizing appropriate comonomers since PGA displays brown or beige color and is not soluble in most organic solvents due to its very high crystallinity. 216, 395 (2015). 2014 May;10(5):2112-24. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.12.041. Lett., A series of previously-synthesized lactic/glycolic acid polymers (PLGA) with various molar ratios of lactic to glycolic acid and various molecular weights were further studied with regard to their biodegradation behavior, and in particular, the factors affecting the biodegradation rate. S. Zhou, X. Deng, X. Li, W. Jia, and L. Liu, J. Appl. From dynamic experiment method linearity curve starts as low as 1 % decomposition and continues as high as 97 % with decomposition temperature ranges 219 to 380 °C for PGA and 230 to 406 °C for Kuredux. Y. Chatani, K. Suehiro, Y. Kita, H. Tadokoro, and K. Chujo, Die Makromol. Ayyoob, M., Lee, D.H., Kim, J.H. PubMed Google Scholar. Chem., Mater., Acta Biomater. J. PGA Polymer Features and Benefits https://doi.org/10.1007/s12221-017-6889-1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12221-017-6889-1, Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips, Not logged in Its subsequent polymerization provided poly (glycolic acid) with controlled molar masses ranging from 2000 to 42,000 g/mol with well‐defined structures characterized by NMR. 84, 393 (2003). The solubilities of obtained copolymers also increased by increasing side chain length of epoxides in the polymer backbone. V. Singh and M. Tiwari, Int. Res., Polyglycolic acid; CAS Number: 26009-03-0; Synonym: PGA, Poly(2-hydroxyacetic acid); find Sigma-Aldrich-46746 MSDS, related peer-reviewed papers, technical documents, similar products & … The synthesis of lactic acid into high-molecular- carboxylic end-group [21]. Our previous studies revealed that PGA was alternatively synthesized with one-step cationic polymerization of formaldehyde from trioxane and carbonmonoxide (CO), sustainable C1 feedstocks obtainable from biomethanol or biogas. Part of Springer Nature. CAS  1. Google Scholar. Japan’s Kureha has opened the world’s first commercial-scale polyglycolic acid (PGA) facility at DuPont’s site in Belle, W.Va. Cells. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jscs.2019.01.008. Chem., Test., Synthesis of polylactic acid–polyglycolic acid blends using microwave radiation Currently polyglycolide and its copolymers (poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) with lactic acid, poly(glycolide-co … 45, 3583 (2004). This condensation reaction is a one-step process, and runs about 100 °C lower in temperature. D. D. Lu, J. C. Yuan, H. Li, and Z.-Q. Fibers and Polymers CAS  Sci., 69, 1203 (1998). Google Scholar. Article  X. Jiang, E. B. Vogel, M. R. Smith, and G. L. Baker, Macromolecules, Phys., 36, 301 (2013). Acta, J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Biodegradable polyglycolic acid (PGA), the simplest aliphatic linear polyester, can traditionally be synthesized through the ring-opening polymerization of glycolide. Degrad. Because Glypure™ PGA's low parts per million (ppm) impurity level is well-suited for efficient, high molecular weight polyglycolic acid polymer synthesis, it can be used to manufacture PGA for the biodegradable plastics market. Polyglycolide or poly(glycolic acid) (PGA), also spelled as polyglycolic acid, is a biodegradable, thermoplastic polymer and the simplest linear, aliphatic polyester. Lei, J. Polym. This method constitutes an inexpensive and efficient pathway for the synthesis of PGA, circumventing the usual route requiring glycolide. Polyglycolic acid (PGA) was successfully synthesized via solution and melt/solid polycondensations. G. Sivalingam and G. Madras, Polym. For biomedical applications, production of PGA with high molecular weight is an essential factor to possess adequate mechanical stability. 821-822, 1023 (2013). This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. TGA was performed at 6 different heating rates from 5 to 50 °C/min and data was analyzed by three different approaches to obtain activation energy. The melting temperatures of all copolymers are lower, and the colors of the copolymers have become lighter than that of PGA homopolymer. Chemie, Mater. 17, 691 (2008). Epub 2013 Dec 31. Consequently, Kissinger’s method, Flynn and Walls method and the dynamic experiment method reveal that the thermal decomposition behavior of polyglycolic acids and polyglycolide is similar, regardless of end groups and synthetic routes which is supposed to be random chain cession. Copyright © 2020 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or contributors. Sci., The direct biosynthesis of PLA similar to the poly (hydroxyalkanoate)s has been reported as well. 498, 61 (2010). © 2019 King Saud University. S. Moon, C. Lee, I. Taniguchi, M. Miyamoto, and Y. Kimura, Polymer, Polym., 5,6 The strength of PGA is increased when spun into fibre form, because of the preferred higher molecular orientation of the polymer. 5, 1 (2003). Google Scholar. K. Jamshidi, S.-H. Hyon, and Y. Ikada, Polymer, It can be prepared starting from glycolic acid by means of polycondensation or ring-opening polymerization. Peer review under responsibility of King Saud University. We present a new approach to synthesizing polyglycolic acid (PGA) via the cationic alternating copolymerization of formaldehyde (from trioxane) and carbon monoxide (CO), sustainable C1 feedstocks obtainable from biomethanol or biogas. K. Takahashi, K. Takahashi, I. Taniguchi, M. Miyamoto, and Y. Kimura, Polymer, Both PGAs were characterized for thermal decomposition kinetic studies using thermaogravimetric analysis (TGA), to investigate the effect of end-group and molecular weight on thermal degradation behavior. 113, 215 (1968). 42, 5059 (2001). Synthesis of polylactic acid-polyglycolic acid blends using microwave radiation. Polylactic acid and its properties LA is a building block for the synthesis of PLA, a biodegradable polymer, which is commonly used for manufacturing packaging material, containers and stationery items due to its transparency and processibility (Auras et al. Scaffold materials such as polyglycolic acid lead to significant inflammatory reactions, inhibiting homogeneous matrix synthesis. M. Epple and O. Herzberg, J. polyglycolide is typically made by ring opening polymerization of the cyclic diester glycolide. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. Synthesis of polyglycolic acid copolymers from cationic copolymerization of C1 feedstocks and long chain epoxides. P. A. Gunatillake and R. Adhikari, Eur. PGA has been known since 1954 as a tough fiber-forming polymer. 29, 1702 (1957). Polyglycolic acid (PGA), which is an important biodegradable polymer, can traditionally be synthesized through the ring opening polymerization of glycolide (with mostly using tin … Chem. Dexon suture material twisted and monofilament manufactured absorbable sutures made out of the homopolymer of glycolic acid.Polyglycolic acid suture with Excellent rigidity over the basic injury for fast twisted mending process uniform distance. Abstract Polyglycolic acid was synthesized by a one-step reaction of chloroacetic acid and triethylamine in tetrahydrofuran. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12221-017-6889-1. Polylactic Acid and Polyglycolic Acid Pharm., G. Jiang, D. J. Nowakowski, and A. V. Bridgwater, Thermochim. A Rasooli, M. A. Boutorabi, M. Divandari, and A. Azarniya, Bull. The synthesis of PLA is a multistep process which starts from the production of lactic acid and ends with its polymerization [2–4, 6–7]. 29, 2229 (1988). J., R. L. Blaine and H. E. Kissinger, Thermochim. R. Mohammadikhah and J. Mohammadi-Rovshandeh, Iran. Y. Lu, C. Schmidt, and S. Beuermann, Macromol. 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Department of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, 16419, Korea, Muhammad Ayyoob, Doo Hyun Lee, Ji Heung Kim, Sung Woo Nam & Young Jun Kim, You can also search for this author in Polyglycolide (PGA) is partially crystallisable, with a high melting point (220–230 °C) and a glass transition temperature of 34–40 °C. 29 It is not soluble in most organic … The immense utility of many of these polymers were over looked due to their degradation via hydrolysis. H. E. Kissinger, Anal. 38, 1137 (2006). Y. J. Kim, J.-H. Kim, and J. C. Won, High Perform. Our previous studies revealed that PGA can alternatively be produced via … 2010, 1 (2010). Another method devised is by contacting lactic acid with a zeolite. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. PGA was synthesized by solution polymerization under vacuum by using diphenylsulfone as solvent and methanesulfonic acid as catalyst and the inherent viscosity of resultant PGA was 0.2 dl/g. Sci. 200, 2221 (1999). 46, 3802 (2008). Whereas, PGA synthesized by longer hours of SSP was insoluble in most of the known solvents, which might have higher molecular weight as well as crystallinity. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. et al. The advantage of using suture mainly, it causes less tissue damage. 41, 8725 (2000). Chem., 7, 1037 (1997). The increase in popul… © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. K. Schwarz and M. Epple, Macromol. Stabil., Synthesis of poly(glycolic acids) via solution polycondensation and investigation of their thermal degradation behaviors. Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout. Symp., D. A. 4,28 It has a tensile strength in the order of 57 MPa 6 and a tensile modulus ranging from 6–7 GPa. Young Jun Kim. Activation energy from Kissinger’s approach was 112 kJ/mol for lab synthesized PGA and 119 kJ/mol for Kuredux, whereas from Flynn and Wall’s method, it was observed as 115 kJ/mol and 121 kJ/mol for solution-polymerized PGA and Kuredux respectively and activation energies calculated from dynamic experiment method was also comparable of both PGAs. Synthesis. Fibers Polym 18, 407–415 (2017). Son, and J.-H. Kim, Polym. Article  Int., Chem. Their thermal properties were evaluated by DSC analysis, and a glass transition temperature at … Mater. Biodegradable polyglycolic acid (PGA), the simplest aliphatic linear polyester, can traditionally be synthesized through the ring-opening polymerization of glycolide. L. I. Ramdhanie, S. R. Aubuchon, E. D. Boland, D. C. Knapp, C. P. Barnes, and D. G. Simpson, Polym. Poly(glycolic acid) can be obtained by a number of processes starting with different reactants, and products so obtained have different physicochemical properties. K. Shen and S. 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