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Date/App# patent app List of recent Gel-related patents
01/29/15
20150032221
 Bone repair material patent thumbnailnew patent Bone repair material
Sliceable bone repair material is a porous block-shaped scaffold containing a hydrogel, wherein the hydrogel is formed by michael type addition of at least two precursor molecules. Said scaffold is made of a synthetic ceramic material and has interconnected macropores having a diameter above 100 μm.
Straumann Holding Ag
01/29/15
20150031800
 Polymeric materials including a glycosaminoglycan networked with a polyolefin-containing polymer patent thumbnailnew patent Polymeric materials including a glycosaminoglycan networked with a polyolefin-containing polymer
The present invention relates to polymeric materials including a glycosaminoglycan networked with a polyolefin-containing polymer. The present invention also relates to hydrogels containing the polymeric materials.
Colorado State University Research Foundation
01/29/15
20150031573
 Mirna  analysis methods patent thumbnailnew patent Mirna analysis methods
The present invention provides a pcr-free, multiplexed ligation assay for mirna expression analysis that produces highly quantitative, 10-100 plex mirna profiling in a single reaction. The inventive methods use a 2-step ligation assay to generate an array of mirna specific ligation products that can be decoded and quantified by a size discrimination method such as gel electrophoresis or single molecule separation.
The Johns Hopkins University
01/29/15
20150031070
 Optically sensitive cell network patent thumbnailnew patent Optically sensitive cell network
A neural network is disclosed. The neural network comprises a plurality of optogenetically modified neural cells being three-dimensionally distributed in a hydrogel medium and being disconnected from any solid support having a shear modulus above 1 gpa..
Technion Research & Development Foundation Limited
01/29/15
20150030968
 Aerogel based on doped graphene patent thumbnailnew patent Aerogel based on doped graphene
The present invention relates to an aerogel based on doped graphene, a method for producing said aerogel and the use of said aerogel, for example, as an electrode or a catalyst. Furthermore, the present invention relates to electrodes, all solid-state supercapacitors (asss) or catalysts based on said aerogel.
Max-planck-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Wissenschaften E.v.
01/29/15
20150030718
 Oxidixable fatty acid composition delivery form patent thumbnailnew patent Oxidixable fatty acid composition delivery form
The present invention provides a chewable oral delivery vehicle comprising a chewable matrix and at least one soft gelatin capsule encapsulating an oxidizable fatty acid composition, wherein the at least one soft gelatin capsule is incorporated into the chewable matrix. The chewable matrix may be a gummy candy or jelly sweet.
Aker Biomarine Antarctic As
01/29/15
20150030695
 Capsule and powder formulations containing lanthanum compounds patent thumbnailnew patent Capsule and powder formulations containing lanthanum compounds
The present invention includes an oral pharmaceutical capsule comprising a shell, lanthanum carbonate or lanthanum carbonate hydrate, and a lubricant such as talc, wherein the shell encapsulates the lanthanum carbonate or its hydrate and the lubricant. Capsule shells comprise, for example, gelatin.
Shire Llc
01/29/15
20150030694
 Formulations and methods for treating oral inflammation, injury, or pain patent thumbnailnew patent Formulations and methods for treating oral inflammation, injury, or pain
The present invention generally relates to formulations and methods for treating oral inflammation, oral injury and/or oral pain by applying hydrogel, viscous liquid, or other formulation to the oral cavity. Wet formulations comprise a hydrophilic polymer selected from the group consisting of pyrrolidones, hyaluronic acid and salts thereof, alginic acid and salts thereof, and carrageenans and salts thereof; calcium salts or ions, phosphate salts or ions, and water as well as other optional components.
Invado Pharmaceuticals, Llc
01/29/15
20150030681
 Method of making a hydrogel patent thumbnailnew patent Method of making a hydrogel
The present invention relates to a novel protocol for making a hydrogel, which shows increased stability compared to hydrogels of the art, and can be reliably reproduced. The hydrogels produced by the methods of the present invention are preferably three dimensional, and particularly suitable for the culture of stem cells..
The University Of Manchester
01/29/15
20150030664
 Blood coagulation inducing polymer hydrogel patent thumbnailnew patent Blood coagulation inducing polymer hydrogel
The present application is drawn to a synthetic, polymer hydrogel-based material, which is able to actively induce the body's natural hemostatic coagulation process in blood or acellular plasma. The present invention provides the development of a primary amine containing polymer hydrogel capable of inducing blood coagulation and delivering therapeutics for hemostatic or wound care applications, and a method of forming such a primary amine containing polymer hydrogel capable of inducing the blood coagulation process.
University Of Maryland At College Park
01/29/15
20150030639
new patent

Devices and methods for weight control and weight loss


The present invention provides, compositions, devices; and methods for affecting, among other things, weight loss and/or weight control, by sequestering nutrients or other compounds such as toxins from absorption in the digestive tract. The compositions, devices, and methods employ one or more members made of a compressible, absorbent matrix material.
Primigenia, Llc
01/29/15
20150030275
new patent

Gel lubricant, rolling bearing, pivot assembly bearing, and hard disk drive


There is provided a gel lubricant including: a base oil containing an ester synthetic oil and a synthetic hydrocarbon oil in which the mass ratio (x:y) of the ester synthetic oil (x) to the synthetic hydrocarbon oil (y) is in the range of 35:65 to 75:25; and a gelatinizer which contains two kinds of styrene block copolymers and is included in the gel lubricant in an amount of 1.5% by mass to 10% by mass.. .
Minebea Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150027986
new patent

Flexible dielectric material for high voltage switch


An electrical switch includes a tubular housing having a conductor receiving end and an operating end opposite the conductor receiving end. The tubular housing also includes a conductive interface positioned intermediate the conductor receiving end and the operating end.
Thomas & Betts International, Inc.
01/29/15
20150027710
new patent

Poly(alkyenylamide)-polysaccharide hydrogels for treatment of subterranean formations


The present invention provides compositions including poly(alkenylamide)-polysaccharide hydrogels for treating a subterranean formation and methods of using the same. In various embodiments, the present invention provides a method of treating a subterranean formation, including obtaining or providing a composition including a poly(alkenylamide)-polysaccharide hydrogel.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025651

Bone repair material


Sliceable bone repair material is a porous block-shaped scaffold containing a hydrogel, wherein the hydrogel is formed by michael type addition of at least two precursor molecules. Said scaffold is made of a synthetic ceramic material and has interconnected macropores having a diameter above 100 μm.
Straumann Holding Ag
01/22/15
20150025608

Lubricious, biocompatible hydrophilic thermoset coating using interpenetrating hydrogel networks


A medical electrical lead includes an insulative lead body extending from a distal region to a proximal region and a conductor disposed within the insulative lead body and extending from the proximal region to the distal region. An electrode is disposed on the insulative lead body and is in electrical contact with the conductor.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025445

Laser-assisted transdermal delivery of nanoparticulates and hydrogels


Systems for laser assisted delivery of therapeutic agents include an ultraviolet laser configured to produce a laser beam at a wavelength appropriate for tissue ablation; a lens configured to focus and direct the laser beam to a site, such that an opening is produced in a surface of the site's tissue; a nozzle having an aperture that emits the laser beam and that controls delivery of one or more agents to the site; and an imaging device configured to monitor a depth of penetration of the one or more agents into the site's tissue.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150025444

Laser-assisted transdermal delivery of nanoparticulates and hydrogels


Methods and systems for laser assisted delivery of therapeutic agents include preparing a site with an ultraviolet laser beam, at a wavelength appropriate for tissue ablation, such that an opening is produced in a surface of the site's tissue; and applying one or more agents to the prepared site, such that the agents penetrate the tissue through the opening to a predetermined depth.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
01/22/15
20150025170

Hydrogel adhesion to molded polymers


Methods for adhering a hydrogel matrix to a molded polymer substrate and its use as a biosensor, e.g., a continuous or episodic glucose monitor, are disclosed. The presently disclosed subject matter provides a method for adhering a hydrogel matrix to a molded polymer substrate, the method comprising: (a) molding a polymer comprising one or more polymer chains with an oxidizer to form a molded polymer substrate; (b) providing a hydrogel matrix comprising a hydrogel, a component comprising one or more acrylate groups or another functional group that can form one or more radicals upon polymerization in the molded polymer substrate, and a photo initiator; (c) combining the molded polymer substrate and the hydrogel matrix; and (d) curing the combined molded polymer substrate and hydrogel matrix for a period of time..
Becton, Dickinson And Company
01/22/15
20150025161

Polyurethane-grafted hydrogels


An article comprising two chemically grafted polymer layers comprising a hydrogel layer and an end-functionalized polyurethane layer. The invention also includes methods of making and using the article..
01/22/15
20150025158

Novel thickening composition comprising pregelatinized waxy potato starch or pregelatinized cassava starch


The application relates to a composition comprising from about 10% (w/w) to about 40% (w/w) pregelatinized waxy potato starch, pregelatinized waxy cassava starch, or any mixture thereof; from about 10% (w/w) to about 20% (w/w) gum; and from about 40% (w/w) to about 70% (w/w) dispersant.. .
Corn Products Development, Inc.
01/22/15
20150025106

Thermogel formulation for combination drug delivery


The invention provides a drug delivery system for a combination of therapeutic agents. The system includes a water soluble biodegradable aba-type triblock copolymer that possesses thermosensitive gelation properties.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
01/22/15
20150025029

Aptamer bioconjugate drug delivery device


A delivery device for a active agent comprises nanoparticles based on a biopolymer such as starch. The delivery device may also be in the form of an aptamer-biopolymer-active agent conjugate wherein the aptamer targets the device for the treatment of specific disorders, such as cancer.
Ecosynthetix Ltd.
01/22/15
20150025005

Self-regulated peptide hydrogel for insulin delivery


A glucose binding amphiphilic peptide hydrogel insulin delivery system that is responsive to glucose concentrations under physiological conditions is provided. Insulin is encapsulated in a glucose binding hydrogel, made from self-assembling amphiphilic peptides including a hydrophobic domain including a beta sheet forming region coupled to a charged hydrophilic domain modified to contain a glucose binding segment.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
01/22/15
20150024392

Method for producing a biosensor


An object of the present invention is to provide a biosensor comprising a hydrogel capable of immobilizing a physiologically active substance thereon, which can be produced conveniently by use of a safe material, and a method for producing the same. The present invention provides a method for producing a biosensor, which comprises bringing a polymer containing an activated carboxyl group into contact with a substrate surface coated with an organic layer having an amino group to thereby bind the polymer to the organic layer..
Fujifilm Corporation
01/22/15
20150024113

Cold-water soluble extruded starch product


Disclosed is a cold-water soluble starch and a process for preparing same. Generally, the process comprises providing a hydroxyalkyl starch and applying a shearing force to the starch in an extruder in the presence of moisture, the force and the moisture each being sufficient to gelatinize at least substantially all of the granules of the starch to thereby form a sheared starch.
Grain Processing Corporation
01/22/15
20150024051

Injectable hydrogel system to modulate host response at bone implant interface


A bone implant primer is provided. A biodegradable hydrogel component is provided.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
01/22/15
20150024044

Gastric reflux resistant dosage forms


Gastric resistant film-forming compositions are described herein. The composition comprises a gastric resistant natural polymer, a film-forming natural polymer, and optionally a gelling agent.
Banner Pharmacaps Inc.
01/22/15
20150024022

Hydrogel implants with varying degrees of crosslinking


The present disclosure relates to a hydrogel composition and methods of using the same. The hydrogel composition may include precursors that react with each other upon contact as well as precursors that react upon contact with an initiator.
Covidien Lp
01/22/15
20150024013

Capsule and powder formulations containing lanthanum compounds


The present invention includes an oral pharmaceutical capsule comprising a shell, lanthanum carbonate or lanthanum carbonate hydrate, and a lubricant such as talc, wherein the shell encapsulates the lanthanum carbonate or its hydrate and the lubricant. Capsule shells comprise, for example, gelatin.
Shire Llc
01/22/15
20150021509

Organically modified hybrid aerogels


Disclosed and claimed herein are hybrid aerogels which are compositions of tetraalkoxysilanes and bis-(trialkoxysilyl) imides that exhibit low thermal conductivities and high compressive strengths. Methods for their preparation are also provided..
Aspen Aerogels,inc.
01/22/15
20150021201

Adhesive hydrogel and electrolytic protection of concrete structure


Disclosed is an adhesive hydrogel containing a polymer matrix, water, and a polyhydric alcohol, wherein the polymer matrix contains a copolymer of a monofunctional monomer with a single polymerizable c—c double bond and a polyfunctional monomer with two or more polymerizable c—c double bonds, the monofunctional monomer contains a nonionic (meth)acrylamide-based monomer, and the polyfunctional monomer has a composition formula: clhmon, where o is an oxygen atom in an ether bond, l is an integer greater than or equal to 4, m is an integer greater than or equal to 6, and n is an integer greater than or equal to 0.. .
Sekisui Plastics Co., Ltd.
01/22/15
20150021188

Microfluidic devices and methods of manufacture thereof


A microfluidic device comprising: a substrate having a microfluidic channel, an electrically conductive feature comprising an electrically conductive layer arranged on a primer layer and positioned with reference to the microfluidic channel, wherein the primer layer comprises: (i) an organic polymer selected from the group consisting of: (a) a homopolymer or copolymer including a vinyl lactam repeating unit, (b) a cellulose ether; (c) polyvinyl alcohol; and (d) unmodified or modified gelatin; and (ii) a porous particulate material, the organic polymer being dispersed in the porous particulate material, is provided. Methods for manufacturing the microfluidic devices and their use in a number of applications are also provided..
Sony Dadc Austria Ag
01/15/15
20150018433

Fluorinated polymerizable hydrogels for wound dressings and methods of making same


Fluorinated hydrogels are used to dissolve oxygen or other oxygenated small molecules. The fluorinated hydrogels may release the dissolved oxygen or other oxygenated small molecules upon exposure to an environment of lower tension.
The University Of Akron
01/15/15
20150018421

Treatment of sleep disturbances


The present invention provides a new composition for treating pain-associated sleep disturbances, especially shortened sleep duration, comprising ibuprofen and diphenhydramine. The composition is further prepared as a bilayer tablet or caplet, or alternatively as a soft gelatin capsule composition, to prevent interaction between the active ingredients..
Wyeth Llc
01/15/15
20150017862

Gelatin non-woven structures produced by a non-toxic dry solvent spinning process


The gelatin non-woven can be cross-linked by heat-treatment or chemical cross-linking, and the non-woven is biocompatible as measured by fibroblast growth in vitro and wound healing on pigs in vivo.. .
01/15/15
20150017860

Inherently secured aerogel composites


Embodiments of the present invention describe secured fiber-reinforced aerogels and laminate structures formed therefrom. In one embodiment a laminate comprises at least one fiber-reinforced aerogel layer adjacent to at least one layer of fiber containing material wherein fibers from said at least one fiber-reinforced aerogel layer are interlaced with fibers of said at least one fiber-containing material.
Aspen Aerogels,inc.
01/15/15
20150017105

Anhydrous hydrogel composition and delivery system


The present disclosure relates to anhydrous hydrogels useful as mucoadhesive (oral compositions) or as topical agents and may be used to deliver an active agent such as active pharmaceutical agents (api's), coagulants, fragrances, flavors, and other actives and excipients.. .
Acupac Packaging, Inc.
01/15/15
20150014172

Method of synthesizing a metal foam, metal foam, uses thereof and device comprising such a metal foam


A method of synthesizing a metal foam of at least one metal m having a porous micrometric structure, the method including a step of contact glow discharge electrolysis in an electrolytic plasma reduction conducted in an electrolytic solution in which are immersed an anode and a cathode connected to a continuous electrical power supply, the electrolytic solution including at least one first electrolyte in a solvent, the first electrolyte being the at least one metal m in cationic form, the electrolytic solution further including a gelatine, as well as a metal foam obtained by this method, and a device comprising such a foam.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
01/15/15
20150013700

Electronic cigarette


An electronic cigarette including a mouthpiece, a bracket for the mouthpiece, an atomization pole including a threaded copper ring, a silicate ring, a heating wire, a joint, an insulating ring, a filter cotton, and a fluid stop ring. The mouthpiece is made of silica gel and is connected with the atomization pole via the bracket.
01/08/15
20150011747

Methods for making biocompatible polymerizable acrylate products


Sugar-acrylic monomers are synthesized to have a carbohydrate moiety linked to an acrylate group. The sugar-acrylic monomers may be polymerized to form polymers, adhesives, hydrogels, and the like.
Empire Technology Development Llc
01/08/15
20150011672

Silicone hydrogels having a structure formed via controlled reaction kinetics


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.
01/08/15
20150011671

Organo-modified silicone polymers and hydrogels comprising the same


Where a is a divalent block comprising a silicone-containing pendant group. In one embodiment, the silicone-containing pendant group comprises polyalkylene oxide groups.
01/08/15
20150011670

Polymerizable amido-containing organosilicon compounds, silicon-containing polymers and biomedical devices therefrom


There is provided a fast curing composition comprising an alpha, beta-unsaturated amido-containing organosilicon compound, useful in making water absorbing silicone-hydrogel films for biomedical devices, such as contact lens, and a process for producing these monomers. This invention also provides for hydrogels made from the alpha, beta-unsaturated amido-containing organosilicon compound described herein..
01/08/15
20150011669

Hydrophilic macromers and hydrogels comprising the same


The hydrophilic silicone macromer can be used to form a polymer and a hydrogel film suitable for forming contact lenses.. .
01/08/15
20150011667

Hydrophilic macromers and hydrogels comprising the same


Wherein r1, r2, r3 r4, r5 and r6 are independently selected from a monovalent linear, branched, or cyclic radical with 1 to 50 carbon atoms, that can optionally contain a heteroatom or i; i is rl-rp; y is a free radical polymerization-effective hydrophilic group with the general structure:rl-rp—z; rl is a linking residue from a non-isomerizable hydrosilylation effective terminal olefin comprising the general structure —ch2—c(rbr7)—(cr8r9)m, the subscript n is selected from integers from 1 to 10; r7, r8, and r9 can be selected from hydrogen and a mono-valent hydrocarbon radical with 1 to 10 carbon atoms that optionally contain a heteroatom; rb is selected from a monovalent hydrocarbon radical with 1 to 6 carbon atoms; rp is a spacer group comprising a diavelant hydrophilic organic radical with 0 to 100 carbon atoms and optionally contains heteroatoms, and x is a free radical polymerizable group. The said composition can be polymers and films suitable for use in making contact lenses..
01/08/15
20150011661

Hydrophilic silicone monomers, process for preparation thereof and thin films containing the same


The present invention relates to a fast curing compositions comprising a (meth)acrylamide functionalized hydrophilic silicone monomers having a polyether moiety containing a branched linking group. In one embodiment, such compositions are useful for preparing water-absorbing silicone-hydrogel films for contact lens applications.
01/08/15
20150011635

Diclofenac topical formulation


The present invention provides a gel formulation comprising diclofenac sodium which has superior transdermal flux properties, which may be used for the topical treatment of pain, such as in osteoarthritis.. .
Nuvo Research Inc.
01/08/15
20150011504

Hydrogel compositions


Fragmented polysaccharide based hydrogel compositions and methods of making and using the same are provided. The subject polysaccharide based hydrogel compositions are prepared by combining a polysaccharide component with a hydrophilic polymer and a cross-linking agent.
Spotlight Technology Partners Llc
01/08/15
20150010970

Methods for producing end-products from carbon substrates


The present invention provides means for the production of desired end-products of in vitro and/or in vivo bioconversion of biomass-based feed stock substrates, including but not limited to such materials as starch and cellulose. In particularly preferred embodiments, the methods of the present invention do not require gelatinization and/or liquefaction of the substrate..
Danisco Us Inc.
01/08/15
20150010767

Method of preparing pregelatinized, partially hydrolyzed starch and related methods and products


Disclosed are methods relating to an extruded pregelatinized, partially hydrolyzed starch prepared by mixing at least water, non-pregelatinized starch, and acid to form a starch precursor. The acid can be a weak acid that substantially avoids chelating calcium ions or a strong acid in a small amount.
United States Gypsum Company
01/08/15
20150010715

Antimicrobial coating for inhibition of bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation


The present invention provides antimicrobial coatings for coating substrate surfaces, particularly medical devices, for preventing bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation by inhibiting microbial growth and proliferation on the coating surface. The antimicrobial coatings are composed of a hydrogel and a bioactive agent including a substantially water-insoluble antimicrobial metallic material that is solubilized within the coating.
Bacterin
01/08/15
20150010674

Probiotic or symbiotic gelled products and the production thereof


The invention relates to gelled products such as gelatins for food consumption or wine gums, comprising probiotic microorganisms and, in some of the variants thereof, prebiotic microorganisms, said products being developed from drinks of plant origin such as juices made from fruit, vegetables and cereals, which are subjected to a lactic fermentation process with at least one probiotic strain. The invention also relates to the method for producing such products, consisting of the following basic steps: a) production of a pasteurised or sterilised substrate; b) fermentation of the substrate; c) hydration of the gelatin and dissolution thereof in hot water; d) cooling of the hydrated gelatin; e) mixing of the fermented plant drink with the selected prebiotic and additives; h) homogenisation of the mixture; and g) packaging of the product..
Universidad Miguel Hernandez De Elche
01/08/15
20150010634

Prevention and treatment of ocular conditions


The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising hydrogel-linked prodrug for use in the treatment, prevention and/or diagnosis a condition of the eye and ophthalmic devices comprising said pharmaceutical compositions.. .
Ascendis Pharma Ophthamology Division A/s
01/08/15
20150010621

Sustained release solid dosage preparations


A sustained release solid dosage preparation is provided comprising an active ingredient admixed with an excipient. At least part of the excipient consists of glucomannan microparticles having an average particle size less than 50 μm.
Shimizu Chemical Corporation
01/08/15
20150010601

Non-pulverulent antisun composition comprising a polar oil phase and hydrophobic silica aerogel particles


The invention also relates to a cosmetic process for caring for and/or making up human keratin materials, in particular the skin of the body or of the face or the hair, comprising at least the application, to the surface of the keratin material, of at least one composition as defined above.. .
01/08/15
20150010490

Anti-adhesion polymer composition capable of supporting growth factor


The present invention relates to an anti-adhesion polymer composition capable of supporting growth factor, which effectively exhibits anti-adhesion function and, at the same time, has an excellent adhesive property so as to be able to easily and continuously adhere to a wound site, has antibacterial and hemostatic properties, and is composed of an injectable formulation suitable for use in minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery or the like. The anti-adhesion polymer composition capable of supporting growth factor comprises: 24-50 wt % of a polyethyleneglycol-polypropyleneglycol-polyethyleneglycol (peg-ppg-peg) block copolymer having a polyethyleneglycol (peg) content of 65-85 wt % and a molecular weight of 6,000-20,000 da; 0.03-5 wt % of gelatin; 0.03-5 wt % of chitosan; and distilled water..
Cg Bio Co., Ltd.
01/08/15
20150010471

Temporary embolization using inverse thermosensitive polymers


One aspect of the present invention relates to methods of embolizing a vascular site in a mammal comprising introducing into the vasculature of a mammal a composition comprising an inverse thermosensitive polymer, wherein said inverse thermosensitive polymer gels in said vasculature, which composition may be injected through a small catheter, and which compositions gel at or below body temperature. In certain embodiments of the methods of embolization, said composition further comprises a marker molecule, such as a dye, radiopaque, or an mri-visible compound..
Genzyme Corporation
01/08/15
20150008228

Tank container for transport and storage of cryogenic liquefied gases


The invention relates to a tank container (100; 100′) for the transport and storage of cryogenic liquefied gas, comprising a framework (120) and a cylindrical vessel (110) connected to the framework (120), wherein the vessel (110) is covered by a superinsulation arrangement (130) based on an aerogel composition, and the vessel (110) is connected to the framework (120) by a clamping device (30) which is adapted to allow for a relative movement between the framework (120) and the vessel (110) due to thermal expansion or contraction of the vessel (110).. .
Aspen Aerogels, Inc.
01/08/15
20150007814

Conversion of nitrogen dioxide (no2) to nitric oxide (no)


A nitric oxide delivery system, which includes a gas bottle having nitrogen dioxide in air, converts nitrogen dioxide to nitric oxide and employs a surface-active material, such as silica gel, coated with an aqueous solution of antioxidant, such as ascorbic acid. A nitric oxide delivery system may be used to generate therapeutic gas including nitric oxide for use in delivering the therapeutic gas to a mammal..
Geno Llc
01/01/15
20150005816

Apparatus and methods for sealing a vascular puncture


Apparatus and methods for sealing a puncture through tissue or otherwise treating a body lumen of a patient. The carrier includes at least one, but not all, of the adherent layer components required to form a tacky or sticky adherent layer on the carrier.
Incept Llc
01/01/15
20150005447

Catalyst-free surface functionalization and polymer grafting


Some embodiments described herein relate to a substrate with a surface comprising a silane or a silane derivative covalently attached to optionally substituted cycloalkene or optionally substituted heterocycloalkene for direct conjugation with a functionalized molecule of interest, such as a polymer, a hydrogel, an amino acid, a nucleoside, a nucleotide, a peptide, a polynucleotide, or a protein. In some embodiments, the silane or silane derivative contains optionally substituted norbornene or norbornene derivatives.
Illumina, Inc.
01/01/15
20150005395

Hydrogel having a decomposition rate capable of being regulated in situ and manufacturing same


The present invention relates to a dental hydrogel and to a method for manufacturing same, and more particularly, to a hydrogel and to a method for manufacturing wherein the hydrogel, which can be freely used during treatment irrespective of the shape of a bone defect region, has a decomposition rate capable of being regulated in situ and can thus be rapidly decomposed over a certain time, i.e., after the completion of bone regeneration. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a hydrogel membrane using the hydrogel which can be applied to a bone defect region irrespective of the shape thereof, and to a method for manufacturing same..
Osstemimplant Co., Ltd.
01/01/15
20150005271

Controlled release delivery system for nasal applications and treatment


This invention relates to a gel formulation for nasal administration of a controlled release formulation of hormones to the systemic circulation and/or to the brain. The special lipophilic or partly lipophilic system of the invention leads to higher bioavailability of the active ingredient caused by sustained serum levels in plasma but also leads to a more favorable serum level profile.
Mattern Pharma Ag
01/01/15
20150004291

Honey cube


A honey gelatin product for use as a sweetener and the like comprises or consists of about one teaspoon of filtered alfalfa honey added into an animal gelatin cube of bovine gelatin that is solidified as for example a relatively generally cubic shaped lozenge. The invention also contemplates making a honey gelatin product for use as a sweetener that includes the step of providing a mass of clover honey and a smaller mass of liquid bovine gelatin.
01/01/15
20150004266

Novel compositions from nigella sativa


Described are four, novel supercritical fluid extracts of nigella sativa seeds containing about 0.01 to about 40% (w/w) thymoquinone that can be produced using commercial-scale quantities of n. Sativa seeds.
01/01/15
20150004226

Gelatin/alginate delayed release capsules comprising omega-3 fatty acids, and methods and uses thereof


The present disclosure relates to delayed release capsules and methods of manufacturing the capsules. The capsules comprise a capsule shell comprising a combination of gelatin and alginate, wherein the capsule shell encapsulates or is filled with at least one agent, and the delayed release capsules are chosen from soft capsules and hard capsules..
01/01/15
20150004205

Biomaterials having nanoscale layers and coatings


The invention generally relates to surfaces having a protein-resistant hydrogel layer and methods for preparing a protein-resistant hydrogel layer on a surface. The protein-resistant hydrogel layer is formed by a protein-crosslinked water soluble polymer that is contacted with a surface to form a thin protein-resistant hydrogel layer on the surface..
Washington University
01/01/15
20150004138

Method of repairing a tissue defect using genipin cross-linked fibrin gels


The invention provides a genipin cross-linked fibrin gel. The ratio of genipin to fibrin in the gel ranges from about 0.1:1 to about 10:1 (genipin:fibrin).
Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai
01/01/15
20150004087

Crystalline boron nitride aerogels


This disclosure provides methods and materials related to boron nitride aerogels. In one aspect, a material comprises an aerogel comprising boron nitride.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc


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