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Hydrogel, Polyethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hydrogel, Polyethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.250.700.485
D05.750.219.500
D05.750.741.485
D20.280.320.609.500
D25.720.532.500
D25.720.741.485
D26.255.165.320.375.375
J01.637.051.720.584.500
J01.637.051.720.741.485
Unique ID
D020136
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020136
Scope Note
A network of cross-linked hydrophilic macromolecules used in biomedical applications fabricated by photopolymerization of polyethylene glycol dimethacrylate. Its general formulae is C3H5C(O)(OCH2CH2)nOC(O)C3H5 where n denotes a number of average polyglycol (OCH2CH2) repeats.
Entry Term(s)
PEG-DMA Hydrogel
PEGDMA Hydrogel
Polyethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate Hydrogel
Registry Number
25852-47-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl),alpha-(2-methyl-1-oxo-2-propenyl)-omega-((2-methyl-1-oxo-2 propenyl)oxy)-
Previous Indexing
Polyethylene Glycols (1981-1998)
Public MeSH Note
2018; was HYDROGEL 1998-2017; see under HYDROGEL (NM) 1981-1997
History Note
2018(1998); was HYDROGEL 1998-2017; use under HYDROGEL (NM) 1981-1997
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Hydrogels
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2019/06/25
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