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Polyhydroxyethyl Methacrylate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polyhydroxyethyl Methacrylate
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.250.700.685
D02.241.081.069.800.700
D05.750.716.822.111.650.750
D05.750.741.685
D25.720.716.822.111.650.750
D25.720.741.685
J01.637.051.720.716.822.111.650.750
J01.637.051.720.741.685
Unique ID
D011102
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011102
Scope Note
A biocompatible, hydrophilic, inert gel that is permeable to tissue fluids. It is used as an embedding medium for microscopy, as a coating for implants and prostheses, for contact lenses, as microspheres in adsorption research, etc.
Entry Term(s)
Glycol Methacrylate Gel
Hydroxymethacrylate Gel
PHEMA
Poly-Hema
Polyglycol Methacrylate
Registry Number
25249-16-5
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-hydroxyethyl ester, homopolymer
Previous Indexing
Acrylates (1966-1974)
Polyethylene Glycols (1975-1977)
Polymers (1966-1974)
Polymethacrylic Acids (1975-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under POLYMETHACRYLIC ACIDS 1981-90; was see under ACRYLIC RESINS 1978-80
History Note
91(78); was see under POLYMETHACRYLIC ACIDS 1981-90; was see under ACRYLIC RESINS 1978-80
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polyhydroxyethyl Methacrylate Preferred
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