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Chemical incorporation of the antioxidant Trolox into a biodegradable polymer for controlled release

Grant number: 13/19302-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2013
Effective date (End): October 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Chemistry
Principal Investigator:Mauricio da Silva Baptista
Grantee:Mariana Reis Nogueira de Lima
Home Institution: Instituto de Química (IQ). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:12/50680-5 - Photosensitization in life sciences, AP.TEM

Abstract

Sinthesize and characterize biocompatible and biodegradable polymer (Trolox poly(anhydride-ester)) containing the antioxidant Trolox chemical incorporated into a polymer backbone for controlled release in phisiological conditions in order to supress the oxidative stress. (AU)