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Date/App# patent app List of recent Gel-related patents
 Water-processable silicone-containing prepolymers and uses thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Water-processable silicone-containing prepolymers and uses thereof
The invention provide a class of water-processable polymerizable prepolymers which comprises (1) siloxane-containing monomeric units derived at least one siloxane containing monomer having one hydrophilic group or chain and/or polysiloxane-containing crosslinking units derived from at least one hydrophilized polysiloxane or chain-extended polysiloxane crosslinker; (2) hydrophilic monomeric units derived from one or more hydrophilic vinylic monomers; and (3) from about 0.05% to about 5% by weight of polymerizable units each having a pendant or terminal, ethylenically-unsaturated group and free of any polysiloxane segment. The prepolymer comprises from about 20% to about 50% by weight of silicone relative to the total weight of the prepolymer and has a high water solubility or dispersibility of at least about 5% by weight in water and suitable for making silicone hydrogel contact lenses..
Novartis Ag

 Ionic silicone hydrogels patent thumbnailnew patent Ionic silicone hydrogels
The present invention relates to a process comprising the steps of reacting a reactive mixture comprising at least one silicone-containing component, at least one hydrophilic component, and at least one diluent to form an ophthalmic device having an advancing contact angle of less than about 80°; and contacting the ophthalmic device with an aqueous extraction solution at an elevated extraction temperature, wherein said at least one diluent has a boiling point at least about 10° higher than said extraction temperature.. .
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

 Aerogel composites and methods for making and using them patent thumbnailnew patent Aerogel composites and methods for making and using them
Composites such as self-supporting rigid composites that include aerogel have low thermal conductivity and attractive mechanical properties. Methods for preparing such composites include, for example, combining an aerogel-containing material with a binder to form a slurry and allowing the slurry to harden.
Cabot Corporation

 Method and culture device for detecting yeasts and molds patent thumbnailnew patent Method and culture device for detecting yeasts and molds
A thin film culture device for detecting yeast and mold microorganisms in a sample is provided. The culture device comprises a body comprising a self-supporting substrate having a first major surface and a second major surface; a first adhesive composition disposed on a portion of the first major surface of the substrate; a substantially dry, cold-water-soluble first hydrogel-forming composition adhered to the first adhesive composition; and a plurality of indicator agents.
3m Innovative Properties Company

 Polymer cellulose nanocrystal composite aerogels patent thumbnailnew patent Polymer cellulose nanocrystal composite aerogels
Composite materials including cellulose nanocrystals incorporated into a polymer aerogel scaffold, wherein the cellulose nanocrystals serve as a reinforcement agent to result in the formation of less dense aerogels, improve the tensile mechanical properties of aerogel films, and reduce aerogel shrinkage upon thermal exposure. After gelation, the gel is dried via a suitable method such as supercritical co2 extraction, freeze drying or other method, to produce the cnc/polymer composite aerogel.
United States Government, As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Spac

 Benzimidazole based aerogel materials patent thumbnailnew patent Benzimidazole based aerogel materials
The present invention provides aerogel materials based on imidazoles and polyimidazoles. The polyimidazole based aerogel materials can be thermally stable up to 500° c.
Aspen Aerogels, Inc.

 Titanium oxide aerogel composites patent thumbnailnew patent Titanium oxide aerogel composites
The invention relates to titanium oxide aerogels, in particular to titanium oxide binary or ternary (e.g. Titanium oxide-carbon) aerogel monoliths possessing ordered meso- and macroporosity.
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)

 Peptide-albumin hydrogel properties and its applications patent thumbnailnew patent Peptide-albumin hydrogel properties and its applications
Peptide-albumin hydrogels having a self-assembling, 3-dimensional nanofiber matrix are described. The nanofiber matrix comprises an amphiphilic peptide and albumin.
Kansas State University Research Foundation

 Imageable embolic microsphere patent thumbnailnew patent Imageable embolic microsphere
This invention concerns imageable, radiopaque embolic beads, which are particularly useful for monitoring embolization procedures. The beads comprise iodine containing compounds which are covalently incorporated into the polymer network of a preformed hydrogel bead.
Biocompatibles Uk Limited

 Radiopaque contrast agent patent thumbnailnew patent Radiopaque contrast agent
A radiopaque composition is provided that includes an inorganic opacifying agent distributed through an aqueous gelatinous substance in an aqueous solvent. A process for making a radiodense vascular fill composition includes adding a gelatinous substance to an aqueous solution.
Scarlet Imaging, Llc

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Multi-layer hydrogel capsules for encapsulation of cells and cell aggregates

Biomedical devices for implantation with decreased pericapsular fibrotic overgrowth are disclosed. The device includes biocompatible materials and has specific characteristics that allow the device to elicit less of a fibrotic reaction after implantation than the same device lacking one or more of these characteristic that are present on the device.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

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Composition containing composite particles for screening out uv radiation, with a mean size of greater than 0.1 μm, and hydrophobic silica aerogel particles

The present invention relates to a composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium: a) composite particles with a mean size of greater than 0.1 μm, containing a matrix comprising i) at least one organic material and/or at least one mineral material and ii) at least titanium dioxide; and b) hydrophobic silica aerogel particles. The invention also relates to a cosmetic process for caring for and/or making up human keratin materials, especially bodily or facial skin or the hair, comprising at least the application, to the surface of the keratin material, of a composition as defined previously.

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Disposable syringe applicators for multi-component formulations, and methods of use thereof

Aspects of the invention relate to an applicator which can house multiple components of a formulation in separate receptacles. In certain embodiments, an applicator of the invention can be used for, but is not limited to, applying hydrogel formulations to dura mater, abdominal tissue in hernia repair, tissues near the spine, lung tissue, intestinal tissue, or any of the internal tissues..
Hyperbranch Medical Technology, Inc.


Seat heater

A seat heater that is a seat including: a planer heating element that has a plurality of electric heating wires on its upper surface and that includes a fiber layer; a cushion member that locates over a lower surface of the planer heating element; and a skin that locates above the planer heating element, wherein the planer heating element has, in voids of the fiber layer, a silica aerogel that is a silica porous body having pores with a mean pore diameter of 10 nm to 68 nm.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Compositions and methods for improving resolution of biomolecules separated on polyacrylamide gels

Gels, such as polyacrylamide gels, are provided that include linear polyacrylamide in the stacking gel. Native gels that include linear polyacrylamide in the stacker can be used to separate biomolecular complexes, such as protein complexes.
Life Technologies Corporation


Method for fabricating a cell-laden hydrogel construct

The present invention provides a method for fabricating a cell-laden hydrogel construct, comprising the steps of: (a) making a mixture of a physically gelable protein, a first crosslinking enzyme and a cell; (b) extruding the mixture into a second crosslinking enzyme before the mixture is gelled and forming a microgel by physical gelling; and (c) reacting the microgel with the second crosslinking enzyme to fabricate the cell-laden hydrogel construct.. .
National Taiwan University


Resilient foams and uses thereof

Disclosed is a resilient foam and methods of making the foam. The resilient foam includes a derivatized polyanionic polysaccharide and has an open-cell structure.
Arthrocare Corporation


Polymer fibres comprising aerogel and production

The present invention relates to polymer fibres. More specifically, the invention relates to polymer fibres comprising aerogel particles..
Gabriel A/s


Medical constructs including tubes and collagen fibers

Medical constructs with collagen fibers and gelatin and related collagen fibers. The collagen fibers can be derived from extruded soluble dermal collagen and can include a gelatin film attached to the at least one collagen fiber.
Mimedx Group, Inc.


Bioadhesive hydrogels

A bioadhesive includes a crosslinked biodegradable hydrogel that includes a plurality of oxidized, acrylated or methacrylated, natural polymer. Bioadhesives are natural or synthetic materials that can be used for soft tissue repair to create a seal preventing leakage of biological fluids or to reinforce anatomic integrity as an attractive alternative to sutures and staples.
Case Western Reserve University


Soft gel encapsulation

A stable soft gel dosage form for micronized magnesium complexes is provided wherein soft gel capsules containing various magnesium complexes can be stored for prolonged periods under typical home storage conditions with better than 98% or 99% asa integrity and with negligible physical or chemical deterioration of the soft gelatin capsule over an extended period of time. The stable soft gel capsule is sealed at a selected temperature forming a seam in which the gelatin promotes cross-linking across the heat seam.


Composition of hydrogel soap, hydrogel soap and preparing method thereof

Composition of a hydrogel soap, a hydrogel soap, and a method of preparing the same. The hydrogel soap represents detergency or moisturizing power superior to that of a general soap and has weak acidity or neutral-ph (ph 5.0 to ph 7.0), so that the skin irritation is mitigated and superior formability is represented..
Jt Co., Ltd.


High-protein gelled food products made using high-protein microalgae

A gelatinous or “gummy” confection is supplemented with low-dha, low-chlorophyll, high-protein microalgal cells. Because the microalgal cell walls encapsulate the microalgal protein, the microalgal cells do not interfere with the setting process of the confection.
Solazyme, Inc.


Device for cutting slices of a food product

A device for cutting a food product such as a cake, tart, gelatin, pie or the like having a preferably circular form, but not necessarily, said device comprising a cutting structure formed by blades in the shape of the slice or piece to be cut; a grip or handle to hold and manipulate the device and a system for defining the size of the slice and also for controlling the holding and releasing of a freshly cut slice. The device further includes means for defining in advance and allowing to display the amount of slices into which the cake is to be split..


Attack countermeasure device and method

A device and method for countering, i.e., disrupting an attack by a dangerous assailant, particularly in a public space such as a classroom. A pressurized spray canister contains oleoresin capsicum (oc), a.k.a.


Neural progenitor cell differentiation

Differentiation and stability of neural stem cells can be enhanced by in vitro or in vivo culturing with one or more extracellular matrix (ecm) compositions, such as collagen i, iv, laminin and/or a heparan sulfate proteoglycan. In one aspect of the invention, adult mammalian enteric neuronal progenitor cells can be induced to differentiate on various substrates derived from components or combinations of neural ecm compositions.
Wake Forest University Health Sciences


Method and recovering high purity gelatin from gelatin net generated in gelatin capsule manufacturing process

The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for recovering gelatin from a gelatin net generated in a gelatin capsule manufacturing process and more particularly, to a recycle of a gelatin for use as a raw material for manufacturing a gelatin capsule by extracting a high purity gelatin through removing an additive, specifically, a coloring included in a gelatin net. To this end, in the present invention, a gelatin net is cleaned in a pre-process, the gelatin net is dissolved by a solvent, and a foreign substance is filtered by sequentially using a normal filtering scheme, a microfiltering scheme and an ultrafiltering scheme, a coloring causing material is removed in an ion separating step, and the gelatin net is concentrated and dried..
Chang Sung Softgel System Ltd


Self assembling beta-barrel proteins position nanotubes

The present invention relates to the extraordinary properties of recently discovered nanotubes. This disclosure teaches a method for using barrel proteins acting as scaffolds to guide assembly of nanotubes, and using nano-molecular molding jigs to format the nanotubes into stable arrays with the precise geometric architecture desired.
Prolume, Ltd.


Medical exercise device

An intra-vaginal device of a new and innovative design that can be used in combination with kegel exercises or performing ones daily routine to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor. The device employs a combination of unique shape, materials as well as carefully engineered deflection, frictional, testing and cleanability characteristics with particular attention to a sexually neutral appearance, comfort during insertion and exercise as well as positive physical feedback to encourage prolonged and frequent use.


Anti-adhesive barrier membrane using alginate and hyaluronic acid for biomedical applications

A non-synthetic, hydrophilic, biodegradable, biocompatible polysaccharide based non-toxic anti-adhesion hydrogel barrier is disclosed herein. The barrier of the present invention is formed by constructing a unique interpenetrating, crosslinked network with a unique porosity.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


Treatment and prophylaxis of radiation dermatitis

The present disclosure relates to topical formulations comprising purified water, milk protein fluid and thickener, in particular a hydrogel and a lotion, and their use in treatment of radiation dermatitis, in particular in a two-step process for the treatment of radiation dermatitis.. .
Water-jel Europe Llp


Multipurpose dental gel

Some embodiments of the present disclosure include a dental gel formulation for protecting a user's teeth and gums from acid resulting from acid reflux disease or bacterial plaque. The dental gel may include a gel carrier and a treatment ingredient, the treatment ingredient being a member selected from the group consisting of an antibacterial ingredient, an acid neutralizing ingredient, a vitamin, a mineral ingredient, a probiotic, natural extracts and oils, and medication.


Transparent sol, gel composition containing high concentrations of vitamin c and vitamin c derivative

The present invention relates to a transparent sol, gel composition containing high concentrations of vitamin c and vitamin c derivative. More specifically, disclosed is a technical field associated with a vitamin c composition, which is usable as an essence, a mask pack, a hydrogel mask, or the like, by making a composition containing a high concentration of vitamin c or vitamin c derivative, a polyalcohol, an acid mucopolysaccharide, and a hydrophilic solvent, into a sol or gel so as to stabilize the high concentration of vitamin c or vitamin c derivative in an aqueous solution.
Abio Co., Ltd.


Dog chew made by animal skins recombinant molding technique

A recombinant dog chews from animal skin forming technique is disclosed. The process comprising the steps of: granulate the scrap skin materials.
Wenzhou Yuanfei Pet Toy Products Co., Ltd


Conductive sheet, manufacturing conductive sheet, and touch panel

The conductive sheet includes a support and a conductive portion which is disposed on the support and composed of thin conductive wires containing metal silver and gelatin, in which gelatin is substantially not contained between the thin conductive wires on the support, and a volume ratio (a/b) of a volume a of the metal silver to a volume b of the gelatin in the thin conductive wires is 0.3 to 10.0. In the conductive sheet, the occurrence of ion migration between thin conductive wires is further inhibited.
Fujifilm Corporation


Method for fractionating dioxins

The interior of a fractionating tool for fractionating dioxins is packed with a purification layer and an adsorption layer. The adsorption layer includes a first adsorption layer including an activated carbon-containing silica gel layer and a graphite-containing silica gel layer, and a second adsorption layer including an alumina layer.
Miura Co., Ltd.


Expanding cam lock for sealing slab gels in an electrophoresis apparatus

An expanding cam lock for use with an electrophoresis system is disclosed herein. In one example embodiment, the expanding cam lock includes a base plate with a first surface adapted to engage the first buffer core assembly and a follower plate having second surface adapted to engage the second buffer core assembly, buffer dam or buffer displacement dam.
Life Technologies Corporation


Heat-insulating molding compound, heat-insulating molded article, and production same

Provided is a heat-insulating molding compound from which a heat-insulating molded article having high strength and excellent thermal insulating properties can be produced. The compound is formed by crushing an aerogel particle coated with an adhesive..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Textile dyeing using nanocellulosic fibers

Disclosed are various embodiments for dyeing a material using a dyed nanocellulose dispersion, thereby reducing or eliminating the need for water in dyeing materials, such as fabrics and textiles. A dyed nanocellulose dispersion or gel may be prepared from wood pulp fibers using a homogenizer and a dye, wherein the dyed nanocellulose dispersion comprises nanosized cellulose fibrils.
Clemson University


Thiolated peg-pva hydrogels

A method of forming thiolated poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrogels including reacting, in the presence of an acid, compounds containing a thiol functional group and a hydroxyl reactive group with one or more hydroxyl groups of poly(vinyl alcohol) via said hydroxyl reactive group, thereby forming thiolated poly(vinyl alcohol). The method further including reacting the thiol functional group of said compounds with a thiol reactive group of a crosslinker, thereby forming a hydrogel..
Cambridge Polymer Group, Inc.


Peptide molecular materials

This invention provides a novel peptide molecular material, wherein the molecular structure of the material is a combination of halogen-substituted or unsubstituted aryl and a peptide molecular. This material can self-assemble to form a nanofiber and form a hydrogel.
National Chiao Tung University


Method for producing acid gas separation composite membrane, and acid gas separation membrane module

Coating a hydrogel-state coating liquid containing at least a hydrophilic compound and an acid gas carrier on one surface of a hydrophobic porous body having three-dimensional network structure formed through intersecting, coupling or branching of a plurality of fibrils, and a large number of pores formed of microscopic interstices divided by the plurality of fibrils to form a facilitated transport membrane thereon. The hydrophobic porous body has an average inter-fibril distance of 0.001 μm or more and 2 μm or less inside a plane in parallel to a surface on which the acid gas separation facilitated transport membrane is formed, an average fibril length of 0.01 μm or more and 2 μm or less inside the plane, and an average inter-fibril distance of 0.001 μm or more and 2 μm or less in a direction perpendicular to the surface..
Fujifilm Corporation


Tissue repair material

A tissue repair material includes gelatin granules, and the tissue repair material exhibits a water absorptivity of 800% by mass or more, and a residual ratio of 60% by mass or less after three hours of decomposition treatment using 1 mol/l hydrochloric acid. A block-shaped tissue repair material includes gelatin, and the block-shaped tissue repair material exhibits a water absorptivity of 800% by mass or more, and a residual ratio of 60% by mass or less after three hours of decomposition treatment using 1 mol/l hydrochloric acid..
Fujifilm Corporation


Coacervate micro and/or nano droplets and hydrogels

A composition includes a plurality of coacervate micro and/or nanodroplets of oxidized alginate and a methacrylated gelatin.. .
Case Western Reserve University


Micronized wharton's jelly

The present invention provides compositions and formulations of micronized wharton's jelly having a controlled viscosity such that when delivered to the injured region of a subject, it remains substantially localized with little or no migration out of the injured region for the repair and/or regeneration thereof. Micronized wharton's jelly can be suspended in a pharmaceutically acceptable aqueous carrier, such as saline, sterile water, or any suitable buffer, to form a suspension or a gelatinous gel composition, or it can be in the form of a paste, suitable for delivery into the space adjacent the articular surface cartilage injured region of a subject.
Mimedx Group, Inc.


Dissolvable gel-forming film for delivery of active agents

Disclosed is a dissolvable, gel-forming film, and methods for its use, comprising a water-soluble cellulose ether, a hydrophilic rheological modifying agent, and an active proteolytic enzyme or other drug substance. The gel-forming film has a water content of less than 15% w/w and is capable of forming a hydrogel when contacted with water or other aqueous medium.
Smith & Nephew, Inc.


Peptide-based hydrogel particles and uses thereof

Compositions comprising self-assembled hydrogel particles formed of short peptides which comprise one or more aromatic amino acid residue(s) in an inverted emulsion are disclosed. Such hydrogel particles which encapsulate an active agent and uses thereof in therapeutic and diagnostic applications are also disclosed..
Ramot At Tel-aviv University Ltd.


Manufacturing instant rice, instant rice obtained by the manufacturing instant rice, and device used in the manufacturing instant rice

The present invention aims to provide a manufacturing method of instant rice which may be restored to edible rice simply by adding hot water. The method includes a first pressurized-steaming step for steaming raw material rice under pressure while the raw material rice is being agitated, and forming a gelatinized layer on a surface of the raw material rice, a hydration step for hydrating the raw material rice having the gelatinized layer formed on the surface, a tempering step for making moisture content of the hydrated raw material rice uniform, a second pressurized-steaming step for steaming the hydrated raw material rice under pressure while the raw material rice is being agitated, and gelatinizing the raw material rice to a center, a dehydration step for dehydrating the raw material rice that is gelatinized to the center, and an expansion step for expanding the dehydrated raw material rice..
Satake Corporation


Seed growth enhancer compositions

The present invention comprises bio-degradeable seed growth enhancer compositions that provide enhanced seed protection and propagation characteristics that can be formulated and tailored to the plant or crop species for best results. The formulations comprise a naturally - derived hydrophilic protein hydrogel with a sulfated or neutral non-sulfated polysaccharide incorporated therein together with an azeotropic drying agent.


Method and a variable power opthalmic lens

This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing an ophthalmic lens with diffractive/refractive variable optic structures. An energy source is capable of powering the variable optic included within the ophthalmic lens as it may be predetermined.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.


Accomodating soft contact lens

An accommodating contact lens comprises a variable focus optical module, which comprises an optical chamber and one or more eyelid engaging chambers coupled to the optical chamber with one or more extensions comprising channels extending between the optical chamber and the more eyelid engaging chambers. The module may comprise a self-supporting module capable of supporting itself prior to placement in a contact lens to facilitate placement prior to encapsulation in the contact lens.
Onefocus Technology, Llc


Silicone hydrogel contact lenses

A method is provided for manufacturing ophthalmically-acceptable, distortion-free silicone hydrogel contact lenses without the use of volatile organic solvents in the manufacturing process. The contact lenses are extract with an extraction liquid comprising an aqueous solution of a non-volatile organic solvent, such as ethyl lactate..
Coopervision International Holding Company, Lp


Treatment of acute tubular necrosis or acute tubule-interstitial nephropathy

Methods for treating, monitoring and diagnosing renal disorders including measuring human neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (ngal) are provided.. .
Antibodyshop A/s


Heat insulating structure using aerogel

An object of the present invention is to propose heat insulating structure which is excellent in thermal insulating properties and higher in strength. The heat insulating structure includes: an aerogel layer including aerogel particles, adhesive, and fibers; and a retainer which is provided to at least one face of the aerogel layer and includes fiber materials and binder resin.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Heat-insulating molded article and production same

Provided is a heat-insulating molded article of high strength and exceptional heat insulating proprieties. The compound is molded by mixing first aerogel particles coated with adhesives, and second aerogel particles not coated with the adhesives..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Reporter phage and diagnostic for bacteria

The present disclosure relates to compositions, methods, systems and kits for the detection of microorganisms of the shigella species, including s. Flexneri, s.
Guild Associates, Inc.


Tunable and responsive photonic hydrogels comprising nanocrystalline cellulose

Composite hydrogels with a chiral organization with tunable responsive photonic properties are conceived. A polymerizable hydrophilic monomer such as acrylamide is reacted in the presence of nanocrystalline cellulose (ncc) to give a composite hydrogel with cellulose nanocrystals embedded in a chiral nematic organization.
University Of British Columbia


Amphiphilic derivatives of thioether containing block copolypeptides

Methods for preparation of novel amphiphilic derivatives of thioether containing block copolypeptides with narrow chain length distributions are described. These block copolymers can be chemically modified by oxidation and alkylation of the thioether containing residues.
The Regents Of The University Of California


Method for preparing a hydrogel matrix by photopolymerization

The invention relates to a method for preparing a hydrogel type matrix comprising at least two contiguous zones with distinct stiffnesses, comprising a step to photopolymerize a solution comprising one or several polymerizable compounds and a photopolymerization initiator, by application of light onto the entire solution and at a different intensity in at least two zones of the solution, as a result of which a hydrogel matrix is obtained comprising at least two contiguous zones with distinct stiffnesses, characterized in that the photopolymerization step is done in the presence of a polymerization catalyst.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


Process for preparation and purification of canagliflozin

The present invention provides a canagliflozin complex. The complex is provided with an adsorbent selected from activated carbon, silica gel, ionic or non-ionic polymer and a cyclodextrin or derivatives thereof.
Cadila Healthcare Limited


Chlorine dioxide generator using redox resin and adsorbed chlorite salt

A chlorite salt-absorbent particle is prepared by absorbing a water soluble chlorite salt or a concentrated chlorite salt solution in an absorbent particle. The absorbent can be a silica gel particle or other particulate absorbent that can release the chlorite salt as an aqueous solution over time by simply contacting the chlorite salt-absorbent particle with water.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.


Hydrogen generation systems and methods utilizing sodium silicide and sodium silica gel materials

Systems, devices, and methods combine thermally stable reactant materials and aqueous solutions to generate hydrogen and a non-toxic liquid by-product. The reactant materials can sodium silicide or sodium silica gel.
Intelligent Energy Limited


Blood oxygenation system

A blood oxygenation system which prevents transmigration of blood to gaseous oxygen circuitry. The system includes a blood circuit, an oxygen supply circuit, an oxygen-blood interface in which gaseous oxygen is absorbed into the blood, and an oxygen disposal circuit for disposing of unused oxygen.


Hemostatic compositions

A cross linked recombinant gelatin composition for the induction of blood coagulation and hemostasis.. .
Fujifilm Manufacturing Europe B.v.


Acid-substituted polyaniline-grafted hydrogel copolymer and use thereof

The a is a proton acid group. The (acid-substituted polyaniline)-grafted hydrogel copolymer is formed by the polymerization and substitution reaction between chitosan, polyaniline, and proton acid.


Thermosensitive hydrogel collagenase formulations

It is an object of the present disclosure to provide a formulation for injectable and topical collagenase, which will have extended residence time for the drug at the therapeutic targeted area for the indication being treated. It is a further object of the disclosure to provide a slow release formulation for collagenase, which is compatible with the active ingredient and does not adversely affect its activity.
Biospecifics Technologies Corp.


Method and compositions of civamide to treat disease of the intestines

Compositions and a methods are described for treating disorders of the small and large bowel, such as crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome, without producing any treatment-related systemic side effects and with minimal or no abdominal discomfort. A method of administration of civamide that is incorporated into soft gelatin capsules and administered with meals is described.
Winston Laboratories, Inc.


Controlled release nanoparticles and methods of use

Provided herein are nanoparticles that include a lipid layer and a compartment surrounded by the lipid layer. The lipid layer may include a lipid and a lipoprotein.


Dressing device

The invention relates to a transparent, absorbent device for the dressing of wounds and insertion sites of percutaneous and drug delivery devices. The device provides 360 degree or complete circumferential protection of a wound or insertion site of a percutaneous or drug delivery device and comprises a hydrogel center and at least one absorbent material.
Ethicon, Inc.


Methods and formulations for enhancing hydration

Methods and formulations that incorporate hydrogelic materials are disclosed for enhancing hydration in a body. A hydrogelic material is combined with a liquid in an amount that at least satisfies the absorption capacity of the hydrogelic material.


Cultured dairy products having excellent freeze/thaw properties

Refrigerated or frozen cultured dairy bar products comprise a cultured dairy composition having i) a total solids content of at least about 22% by weight of the cultured dairy composition and a milk solids content of greater than 38 wt % based on total solids content, ii) a gelatin content of from about 0.7 to about 1.5% by weight of the cultured dairy composition, and iii) a viscosity of from about 200,000 cp to about 700,000 cp at 4° c. The cultured dairy composition is in the form of cultured dairy portions completely enveloped by a fat-based coating composition comprising from about 20 to about 80% fat by weight of the fat-based coating composition.
General Mills, Inc.


Variable optic ophthalmic device including liquid crystal elements

This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a variable optic insert into an ophthalmic lens. An energy source is capable of powering the variable optic insert included within the ophthalmic lens.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.


Medical devices having homogeneous charge density and methods for making same

The present invention relates to ionic silicone hydrogel polymers displaying improved lysozyme uptake, low contact angle and reduced water soluble polymeric ammonium salt uptake.. .
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.


Gas sensor, refrigerator having the gas sensor and controlling the refrigerator

A gas sensor configured to be discolored in response to a ph change upon reaction with a target gas, a refrigerator including the gas sensor, and a method of controlling the refrigerator includes a hydrogel support discolored through reaction with the target gas, and the hydrogel support includes dye provided to be discolored in response to a ph change upon reaction with the target gas.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Media for stem cells

The present invention relates to a medium for storing, preserving, culturing, and/or differentiating stem cells. The medium employs a synthetic thermo-responsive copolymer, dispersed in an aqueous vehicle, which allows the medium to be readily “switched” between a non-gelatinous (fluid) form and a gelatinous form by simply adjusting temperature across the gelling temperature of the medium.
The University Of Sheffield


Biodegradable superabsorbent hydrogels

The present invention is directed to natural polymer-based biodegradable superabsorbent hydrogels and to methods for making them. These hydrogels can be employed in hygienic-health products, in the sector of food product packaging and in medical products..
Jaber Innovation S.r.l.


Multi-functional acrylates

Disclosed herein are derivatives of phenolic and melamine compounds, methods of making these derivatives, and methods of using them. The compounds include phenolic and melamine compounds with multi-functional acrylate groups, polyethylene glycol and amino groups.
Empire Technology Development Llc


Ultra-lightweight gypsum wallboard

A gypsum wallboard and a method of making the wallboard using a modified beta-gypsum hemihydrate obtained by calcining gypsum in the presence of a calcination modifier, under conditions for forming a beta-gypsum hemihydrate, wherein the wallboard is prepared using a stucco slurry formed by mixing the modified beta-gypsum hemihydrate with water, pre-gelatinized starch and a stucco dispersant.. .
Boral Ip Holdings (australia) Pty Limited


Tool for fractionating dioxins

A fractionating tool capable of fractionating dioxins contained in a solution of dioxins includes a tubular body opening at both ends, and a purification layer and an adsorption layer packed therein. The adsorption layer includes a first adsorption layer including an activated carbon-containing silica gel layer and a graphite-containing silica gel layer, and a second adsorption layer including an alumina layer.
Miura Co., Ltd.


Thermostatic packaging materials

Technologies are generally provided for thermostatic packaging materials for packing temperature sensitive products such as foods, beverages, biological materials, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and live organisms. The thermostatic packaging materials may be formed from a number of substrates in which thermo-responsive capsules may be suspended.
Empire Technology Development Llc


Gelator and organogel

(where r2 is a c1-30 aliphatic group optionally having a substituent), wherein the gelator forms a gel exhibiting thixotropic properties.. .


Human corneal endothelial cell sheet

(4) a step of seeding human corneal endothelial cells on the gelatin sheet obtained in (3) to form a human corneal endothelial cell layer.. .


A polymeric system for release of an active agent

The present disclosure relates to a polymeric system for release of an active agent, comprising a first polymeric phase containing the active agent, the first polymeric phase forming discrete regions of a set size range and being dispersed within a second polymeric phase comprising a cross-linked polymer-phenol conjugate for release of the active agent therein. The present disclosure further provides an injectable hydrogel comprising the disclosed polymeric system, a carrier for delivering a biologically active substance or a drug comprising the injectable hydrogel, and a method for producing the disclosed polymeric system..
Agency For Science, Technology And Research


Polypeptide hydrogel and producing same

A polypeptide hydrogel of the present invention is a hydrogel of a polypeptide derived from spider silk proteins, and has a moisture content of 85.0 to 99.9 mass % based on 100 mass % of the polypeptide hydrogel. A method for producing the hydrogel includes: a solution production step in which a polypeptide derived from spider silk proteins is dissolved in at least one dissolving solvent selected from the group consisting of: (a) dimethyl sulfoxide; (b) dimethyl sulfoxide with an inorganic salt; and (c) n, n-dimethylformamide with an inorganic salt, so as to obtain a solution of the polypeptide; and a substitution step in which the solution produced in the solution production step is substituted with a water-soluble solvent.
Spiber Inc.


Buccal and sublingual cannabinoid formulations and making the same

A cannabinoid troche including polyethylene glycol (or other base ingredients such as gelatin and/or pectin) and oils of peppermint, ginger, citrus, mango, etc., that is administered buccally and/or sublingually. This dosage form demonstrates an improved efficacy with reduced side effects when compared to formulations of cannabinoids in capsules, oral solutions, tinctures, sprays and edibles.


Thermoresponsive hydrogel containing polymer microparticles for noninvasive ocular drug delivery

A method for sustained delivery of an agent to an ocular organ in a subject, comprising topically delivering to the ocular surface a liquid thermoresponsive hydrogel comprising agent-loaded polymer microparticles, wherein the agent is sustainably released for a period of at least five days.. .
University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education


Process for modifying starches

The present invention discloses a process for modifying starches comprising subjecting a non-pregelatinised starch and/or flour to a superheated steam treatment, wherein said superheated steam treatment is carried out in a reaction chamber of a reactor, said reaction chamber having at least one inlet and at least one outlet, and wherein the temperature of the superheated steam at the inlet of the reaction chamber is in the range of 150 to 650° c., preferably 250 to 550° c., more preferably 350 to 450° c., and wherein the temperature of the superheated steam at the outlet of the reaction chamber is in the range of 105 to 155° c., preferably 115 to 140° c., more preferably 115 to 125° c. The invention further refers to the starches obtained and baby foods, infant foods, sauces, soups, puddings, dressings, bakery creams, gravies and beverages comprising said starches.
Cargill, Incorporated

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