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Polylactic Acid-Polyglycolic Acid Copolymer MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polylactic Acid-Polyglycolic Acid Copolymer
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.511.459.450.500
D05.750.728.780.500
D25.720.728.780.500
J01.637.051.720.728.780.500
Unique ID
D000077182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077182
Scope Note
A co-polymer that consists of varying ratios of polylactic acid and polyglycolic acid. It is used as a matrix for drug delivery and for BONE REGENERATION.
Entry Term(s)
LactoSorb
PL-PG Copolymer
PLG Polymer
PLGA Acid
PLGA Compound
Poly (D,L-lactic-co-glycolic Acid)
Poly (Lactic-co-glycolic Acid) -
Poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide)
Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolic Acid)
Poly(Glycolide-co-lactide)
Poly(L-lactide)-co-glycolide
Poly(Lactic-co-glycolic Acid)
Poly-L-lactic-polyglycolic Acid
Polylactic-co-glycolic Acid Copolymer
RG 502
Pharm Action
Biocompatible Materials
Registry Number
1SIA8062RS
Public MeSH Note
2019; POLYLACTIC ACID-POLYGLYCOLIC ACID COPOLYMER was indexed under LACTIC ACID and POLYGLYCOLIC ACID 2009-2018, and under POLYMERS 1984-2008
History Note
2019 (1984)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Polylactic Acid-Polyglycolic Acid Copolymer Preferred
LactoSorb Narrower
RG 502 Narrower
Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolic Acid) Narrower
Poly-L-lactic-polyglycolic Acid Narrower
Poly (D,L-lactic-co-glycolic Acid) Narrower
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