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
Maleimide-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.
Back to Molecule of the Month page. [DOI:10.6084/m9.figshare.5436937]