Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Steroidal Dendrons

Jarmo Ropponen, Jari Tamminen, Erkki Kolehmainen, Kari Rissanen (Corresponding Author)

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Some novel bile acid-derived dendritic aliphatic polyesters have been synthesized. These first and second generation dendrons have been prepared from 2,2-bis(hydroxymethyl)propionic acid (bis-MPA) and lithocholic acid (3α-hydroxy-5β-cholan-24-oic acid, LCA) by a convergent method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2226-2230
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2003
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Aliphatic esters
  • Bile acids
  • Dendrimers
  • Drug carriers
  • Steroids


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