Bovine Collagen Modified by PEG
Currently much interest has been shown in attaching poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) to proteins as a means of increasing solubility and serum lifetime.1–3 Modification of proteins by PEG has been used to reduce the immunogenicity of various enzymes.4–6 PEG is well known to be nontoxic, nonantigenic, biocompatible, and soluble in water and organic solvents.7–9
KeywordsFibrillar Collagen Extrusion Force Bovine Collagen Porcine Dermis Soft Tissue Augmentation
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