BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0369628 A1
Application Date: Dec. 28th, 2017

ABSTRACT

The invention provides a class of polymeric materials being ABA tri-block or AB di-block, comprised of biodegradable segments and poly(propylene oxide) (PPO) segment and uses thereof.
Assignee(s):
Application Number:
15/540,201
International Classification:
C08G 18/42 (20060101); C08G 63/685 (20060101); C08G 63/91 (20060101); C08G 63/664 (20060101); A61K 47/34 (20060101); A61L 27/18 (20060101); A61L 17/10 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A polymer selected from a ABA tri-block and a AB di-block, wherein A is a biodegradable segment and B comprises a poly(propylene oxide) (PPO) segment.

DESCRIPTION

TECHNOLOGICAL FIELD

The invention generally concerns a novel class of polymers and uses thereof, e.g., in the construction of medical devices such as sutures.
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