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Table 3 PLLA properties (Röhm and Aldrich; Tamai et al. 2000; Hoffmann and Mintz 2000; Zhang 2015)

From: Experimental and computational studies of poly-L-lactic acid for cardiovascular applications: recent progress

Property Value
Melting temperature – Tm (°C) 170–190
Transition temperature – Tg (°C) 50–65
Tensile strength (MPa) 50–70
Crystallinity (%) 37
Young’s modulus (GPa) 2.7–16
Elongation at break (%) 30–40