MP4: Music Flowing Through Your Veins

Maleimide-Polyethylene Glycol
Modified Human Hemoglobin

Nancy Christy, Shane Haggard, Kimberly Lam, Rachele Melious
Organic Chemistry class project
Dr. Paula Theobald, instructor
San Diego Mesa College

Molecule of the Month December 2004

MPGMaleimide-Polyethylene Glycol (known as MPEG for short) is a molecule created by artificially modifying human hemoglobin. It can be used as a substitute for blood, and so has applications in medical operations and transfusions. These web pages will help to explain some of the background and excitement surrounding this molecule.

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