Patent Number: 7,709,596

Title: Cyclic alkyl substituted glycolides and polylactides therefrom

Abstract: Cyclic alkyl, particularly cyclohexyl, substituted glycolides and polylactides are described. The polylactides have a high glass transition temperature and improved clarity.

Inventors: Baker; Gregory L. (Haslett, MI), Jing; Feng (Atlanta, GA), Smith, III; Milton R. (East Lansing, MI)

Assignee: Board of Trustees of Michigan State University

International Classification: C08G 69/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018