Popular terms

Follow us on Twitter
twitter icon@FreshPatents

Web & Computing
Cloud Computing
Ecommerce
Search patents
Smartphone patents
Social Media patents
Video patents
Website patents
Web Server
Android patents
Copyright patents
Database patents
Programming patents
Wearable Computing
Webcam patents

Web Companies
Apple patents
Google patents
Adobe patents
Ebay patents
Oracle patents
Yahoo patents

[SEARCH]

Gel patents



      

This page is updated frequently with new Gel-related patent applications.




Date/App# patent app List of recent Gel-related patents
04/28/16
20160116453 
 Arrays of discrete cell culture microenvironments,  making such arrays and uses thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Arrays of discrete cell culture microenvironments, making such arrays and uses thereof
The invention pertains to a combinatorial method of identifying the hydrogel formulations controlling phenotype and fate of difficult-to-culture cell types.. .
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)


04/28/16
20160115685 
 Insulating composite materials comprising an inorganic aerogel and a melamine foam patent thumbnailnew patent Insulating composite materials comprising an inorganic aerogel and a melamine foam
The invention relates to insulating composite materials comprising an inorganic aerogel and a melamine foam. The invention also relates to the production method of said materials, and to the use of same..
Aspen Aerogels, Inc.


04/28/16
20160115457 
 Multi-layered cell constructs and methods of use and production using enzymatically degradable natural polymers patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-layered cell constructs and methods of use and production using enzymatically degradable natural polymers
The present disclosure relates generally to the fields of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. More particularly, the present disclosure generally relates to systems, methods, compositions and kits to rapidly fabricate functionalized three-dimensional tissues from multiple stacks of cell sheets using enzyme-digestible hydrogel substrates as supports for the cell sheets.
Trustees Of Boston University


04/28/16
20160115297 
 Three-dimensional object forming liquid, three-dimensional object forming liquid set, three-dimensional object producing method, and three-dimensional object patent thumbnailnew patent Three-dimensional object forming liquid, three-dimensional object forming liquid set, three-dimensional object producing method, and three-dimensional object
Provided is a three-dimensional object producing method, including: a first step of forming a film by delivering a first liquid as a hydrogel precursor including at least a multifunctional monomer; and a second step of curing the film formed in the first step, wherein the first step and the second step are repeated a plurality of times.. .

04/28/16
20160114304 
 Method and  preparing aerogel by drying under reduced pressure patent thumbnailnew patent Method and preparing aerogel by drying under reduced pressure
A method and an apparatus for preparing aerogel by drying under reduced pressure. The gel to be dried is placed into a sealed drying apparatus which can be depressurized by air extraction or/and can be heated to raise the temperature.
Hong Da Technology (bei Jing) Co. Ltd.


04/28/16
20160114127 
 Split-tip catheter patent thumbnailnew patent Split-tip catheter
In one aspect of the present disclosure, a catheter includes an elongate shaft, first and second tip segments, and a hydrogel. The elongate shaft has a proximal end and a distal end defining a longitudinal axis.
Covidien Lp


04/28/16
20160113855 
 Dermal filler compositions patent thumbnailnew patent Dermal filler compositions
The present invention provides highly injectable, long-lasting hyaluronic acid-based hydrogel dermal filler compositions made with a di-amine or multiamine crosslinker in the presence of a carbodiimide coupling agent.. .

04/28/16
20160113312 
 Processed brown rice, fermented food, and  manufacturing processed brown rice patent thumbnailnew patent Processed brown rice, fermented food, and manufacturing processed brown rice
A method to provide processed brown rice, in which the content of free ferulic acid that contributes to the amelioration of dementia, can be increased. High water pressure-treated processed brown rice characterized by being obtained by applying hydrostatic pressure of 100 mpa to 600 mpa to brown rice in water at 0 degrees c.
Kadomasaya, Inc.


04/21/16
20160109463 
 Methods for safe administration of nephrotoxic agents patent thumbnailMethods for safe administration of nephrotoxic agents
Methods for determining the risk of developing acute renal failure in a human subject by measuring human neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (ngal) are provided.. .

04/21/16
20160109370 
 Sensor for detecting saccharide and manufacturing method thereof and detection  glycated hemoglobin using the same patent thumbnailSensor for detecting saccharide and manufacturing method thereof and detection glycated hemoglobin using the same
The present disclosure relates to a sensor for detecting saccharide and manufacturing method thereof and detection method of glycated hemoglobin using the same wherein the sensor for detecting saccharide includes a reactive layer synthesized with hydrogel having a boronic acid-modified 3d mesh structure. A selective and sensitive detection of the glycated protein including glucose or glycated hemoglobin (hba1c) in blood through high level of signal may be enabled, and the durability of the sensor for detecting saccharide may be enhanced..

04/21/16
20160108661 

Fire protection glazing and producing a fire protection glazing


The fire-protection glazing includes at least two glass panes, between which a transparent layer of a fire-protection layer is arranged, wherein the fire-protection layer includes a hydrogel. The educts of the fire-protection layer include water-soluble, non-toxic monofunctional monomers in an acid environment as well as at least one bifunctional or polyfunctional monomer and, as the case may be, an initiator, in an aqueous salt solution or in an aqueous salt dispersion.

04/21/16
20160108227 

Superabsorbent polymers with rapid absorption properties and process for producing same


The present invention relates to a water-absorbing polymer comprising the process steps of (i) mixing (α1) 0.1 to 99.999% by weight of polymerizable, ethylenically unsaturated monomers containing acid groups, or salts thereof, (α2) 0 to 70% by weight of polymerized, ethylenically unsaturated monomers copolymerizable with (α1), (α3) 0.001 to 10% by weight of one or more crosslinkers, (α4) water-soluble polymers, and (α5) one or more assistants, where the sum of the weights (α1) to (α5) is 100% by weight, (ii) free-radical polymerization with crosslinking to form a water-insoluble, aqueous untreated hydrogel polymer, (iii) drying the hydrogel polymer, (iv) grinding and sieving the water-absorbing polymer to size, (v) surface postcrosslinking the ground and sieved hydrogel polymer and (vi) drying and finishing the water-absorbing polymer, wherein 0.01 to 5% by weight of a blowing agent having a particle size of 10 μm to 900 μm are added, based on the hydrogel polymer.. .

04/21/16
20160106871 

Novel peptide hydrogels generating chemical exchange saturation transfer mri contrast and uses thereof


The present invention provides novel hydrogels through peptides, which are designed to self-assemble and produce magnetic resonance (mr) contrast through chemical exchange saturation transfer (cest). The location and integrity of these gels could consequently be tracked using mr imaging.

04/21/16
20160106846 

Polymers for delivery of therapeutic proteins


In some aspects, improved hydrogel copolymers (e.g., comprising itaconic acid and n-vinylpyrrolidone) are provided and may be used, e.g., for oral delivery of a therapeutic protein. In some embodiments, improved methods for loading a therapeutic protein (e.g., a high isoelectric point protein) into a hydrogel copolymer are provided, and may comprise incubating the therapeutic protein and the hydrogel in a reduced ionic strength loading solution.

04/21/16
20160106740 

Treating pain in patients with hepatic impairment


An extended release composition for an analgesic active pharmaceutical ingredient which may be an opioid, preferably hydrocodone as the only active ingredient. The extended release composition preferably comprises a extended release composition which may be in the form of beads contained in an oral dosage form such as gelatin capsules.

04/21/16
20160106739 

Treating pain in patients with hepatic impairment


An extended release composition for an analgesic active pharmaceutical ingredient which may be an opioid, preferably hydrocodone as the only active ingredient. The extended release composition preferably comprises a extended release composition which may be in the form of beads contained in an oral dosage form such as gelatin capsules.

04/21/16
20160106738 

Treating pain in patients with hepatic impairment


An extended release composition for an analgesic active pharmaceutical ingredient which may be an opioid, preferably hydrocodone as the only active ingredient. The extended release composition preferably comprises a extended release composition which may be in the form of beads contained in an oral dosage form such as gelatin capsules.

04/21/16
20160106714 

Aqueous-based metronidazole gel formulations


The present disclosure provides mucoadhesive aqueous-based gel formulations of metronidazole useful for a variety of purposes, including intravaginal application as a therapeutic approach towards the treatment of individuals suffering from and/or diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis.. .

04/21/16
20160106707 

Method for obtaining a stable gel of hyaluronic acid and of a free form of vitamin c and/or a salt thereof


The invention relates to a process for producing an aqueous gel comprising hyaluronic acid, vitamin c, and a stabilizing agent selected from the metabisulfites. According to the invention, such a process comprises the steps of a) preparing a mixture comprising crosslinked or non-crosslinked hyaluronic acid and/or a salt thereof with a molar mass of between 1000 da and 10 mda, from 0.1 to 20.0% by weight of vitamin c in its acid form, or its equivalent in ascorbate derived from a vitamin c salt, from 0.01 to 1.00% by weight of a stabilizing agent selected from the metabisulfites, and an aqueous solution added so that the hyaluronic acid content is between 0.01 and 100 mg/ml, so as to form a hydrogel, and b) degassing the mixture before the hydrogel being formed is completely swollen..

04/21/16
20160106587 

Ocular gels or hydrogels and microinjectors


Devices and materials for treating an ophthalmic pathology affecting an eye of a patient comprising forming, in situ, a continuous cohesive layer of covalently-crosslinked hydrogel at a choroid in the eye, wherein the hydrogel comprises a therapeutic agent that is released into the eye to treat the ophthalmic pathology. An injection device for injection into a tissue, for example an eye, comprising a syringe, and a needle, with the syringe comprising a reservoir in fluid communication with an outlet and a piston for expelling contents of the reservoir from the syringe through the outlet.

04/21/16
20160106548 

Cell-nanofiber composite and cell-nanofiber-hydrogel composite amalgam based engineered intervertebral disc


The instant invention is directed to a tissue engineered intervertebral disc comprising at least one inner layer and an exterior layer, wherein: the exterior layer comprises a nanofibrous polymer support comprising one or more polymer nanofibers; the at least one inner layer comprises a hydrogel composition comprising at least one or more hydrogel materials and/or one or more polymer nanofibers; and a plurality of cells which are dispersed throughout the tissue engineered intervertebral disc. Additionally, the instant invention is directed to methods of making such intervertebral discs and methods of treating intervertebral disc damage..

04/21/16
20160106093 

Antibacterial cryogel and porous hydrogel, their preparation method, and their use for disinfecting water


The invention relates to an antibacterial cryogel, its preparation method, and its use for disinfecting water. The invention further relates to an antibacterial porous hydrogel..

04/14/16
20160103248 

Silicone hydrogels having desirable water content and oxygen permeability


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.. .

04/14/16
20160103098 

Electrophoresis buffer for extending the useful electrophoresis life of an electrophoresis gel


There is provided an electrolyte solution for extending useful electrophoresis life of an electrophoresis gel containing tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane (tris), at least one zwitterion, and water. The electrolyte solution may be used in buffer systems for gel electrophoresis, such as sds-page..

04/14/16
20160102187 

Multifunctional porous aramids (aerogels), fabrication thereof, and catalytic compositions derived therefrom


The present disclosure provides a series of new and improved porous polyamide aerogels derived from multifunctional aromatics that combine the high mechanical strength of aramids with the pore structure of aerogels. The polyamide aerogels have a hyperbranched structure, relatively low density, high porosity and may be derived from functionalized monomers having more aromatic groups than functional groups.

04/14/16
20160101211 

Apparatuses, methods, and compositions for the treatment and prophylaxis of chronic wounds


According to an illustrative embodiment a method to promote healing of a wound is provided comprising contacting the wound with a biologically active composition comprising a lipoic acid derivative and gelatin. In another embodiment a topical composition is provided, which can be formulated as a homogenous mixture, such as a spray, mist, aerosol, lotion, cream, solution, oil, gel, ointment, paste, emulsion or suspension or applied on a carrier material, such as a bandage, gauze, foam, sponge, hydrogel, hydrocolloid, hydrofiber, occlusive dressing, adhesive composition or scaffold.

04/14/16
20160101200 

Methods for sterilizing compositions and resulting compositions


Method for sterilizing a hydrogel composition include subjecting the composition to pulsed light comprising broadband spectrum radiation, the pulsed light being at a dose effective to sterilize the composition without causing significant change in rheology of the composition.. .

04/14/16
20160101176 

Polymeric hydrogel pharmaceutical compositions with on-demand release of a drug in response to a electrical stimulus


A polymeric hydrogel pharmaceutical dosage form for drug delivery to a target site of a human or animal. The dosage form includes polyethylene-imine (pei) and 1-vinylimidazole (1va), the dosage form being electro-responsive in use.

04/14/16
20160101173 

Aqueous gel formulations containing immune response modifiers


Aqueous gel formulations, including an immune response modifier (irm), such as those chosen from imidazoquinoline amines, tetrahydroimidazoquinoline amines, imidazopyridine amines, 6,7-fused cycloalkylimidazopyridine amines, 1,2-bridged imidazoquinoline amines, imidazonaphthyridine amines, imidazotetrahydronaphthyridine amines, oxazoloquinoline amines, thiazoloquinoline amines, oxazolopyridine amines, thiazolopyridine amines, oxazolonaphthyridine amines, thiazolonaphthyridine amines, pyrazolopyridine amines, pyrazoloquinoline amines, tetrahydropyrazoloquinoline amines, pyrazolonaphthyridine amines, tetrahydropyrazolonaphthyridine amines, and 1h-imidazo dimers fused to pyridine amines, quinoline amines, tetrahydroquinoline amines, naphthyridine amines, or tetrahydronaphthyridine amines, are provided. Methods of use and kits are also provided..

04/14/16
20160101048 

+l-carnosine zinc formulations and methods of use


Various formulations of l-carnosine zinc (l-caz), and methods of using and administering such formulations to patients suffering from various diseases, disorders, or conditions are disclosed. In particular, low average particle size l-carnosine zinc is employed in various pharmaceutical compositions, including aqueous matrices and hydrogels..

04/14/16
20160100986 

Wound care device


A wearable article formed of a gelatinous elastomer composition having 100 parts by weight of triblock copolymer of the general configuration poly(styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene) wherein the styrene end block to ethylene and butylene center block ratio is within the range of from between 31:69 to 40:60, from about 300 to about 1,600 parts by weight of a plasticizing oil and having a gel rigidity of about 20 gram to about 700 gram bloom.. .

04/07/16
20160097939 

Silicone hydrogel lenses with nano-textured surfaces


The invention is related to a method for making a silicone hydrogel contact lens having a nano-textured surface which mimics the surface texture of cornea of human eye. A method of the invention comprises creating a prime coating having nano-textures through controlled imbibition and/or depositions of a reactive polymeric coating material and fixing the nano-textures by crosslinking a hydrophilic polymeric material onto the prime coating to form a crosslinked polymeric coating that preserves the nano-textures of the prime coating and provides a nano-textured surface to the contact lens..
Novartis Ag


04/07/16
20160097938 

Silicone hydrogel lenses with water-rich surfaces


The invention is related to a hydrated silicone hydrogel contact lens having a layered structural configuration: a lower water content silicone hydrogel core (or bulk material) completely covered with a layer of a higher water content hydrogel totally or substantially free of silicone. A hydrated silicone hydrogel contact lens of the invention possesses high oxygen permeability for maintaining the corneal health and a soft, water-rich, lubricious surface for wearing comfort..
Novartis Ag


04/07/16
20160096949 

Hydrophobic aerogel materials


The present disclosure provides an aerogel composition which is durable and easy to handle, which has favorable performance in aqueous environments, and which also has favorable combustion and self-heating properties. Also provided is a method of preparing an aerogel composition which is durable and easy to handle, which has favorable performance in aqueous environments, and which has favorable combustion and self-heating properties.
Aspen Aerogels,inc.


04/07/16
20160096944 

Superabsorbent polymers with rapid absorption properties and process for producing same


The present invention relates to a process for producing a water-absorbing polymer, comprising the process steps of (i) mixing (α1) 0.1 to 99.999% by weight of polymerizable, ethylenically unsaturated monomers containing acid groups, or salts thereof, (α2) 0 to 70% by weight of polymerized, ethylenically unsaturated monomers copolymerizable with (α1), (α3) 0.001 to 10% by weight of one or more crosslinkers, where the sum of the weights (α1) to (α3) is 100% by weight, (ii) free-radical polymerization with crosslinking to form a water-insoluble, aqueous untreated hydrogel polymer, (iii) drying the hydrogel polymer, (iv) grinding and sieving the water-absorbing polymer to size, wherein the aqueous monomer solution, is admixed with 0.01 to 5% by weight of at least one surfactant and optionally 0.01 to 5% by weight of a blowing agent having a particle size of 10 μm to 900 μm, based on the water-absorbing polymer.. .
Evonik Degussa Gmbh


04/07/16
20160096798 

Method for purifying dioctyl phthalate


Disclosed is a method of reducing the ultraviolet-light absorbing properties of a composition comprising dioctyl phthalate, the method comprising (a) obtaining a composition comprising dioctyl phthalate and phthalide, wherein said composition has an absorbance of greater than 0.1 at a wavelength of about from 230 to 360 nm, (b) contacting the composition with activated carbon, silica gel, or diatomaceous earth, for a sufficient amount of time to allow the phthalide to contact the activated carbon, silica gel, or diatomaceous earth, and (c) removing the composition from the activated carbon, silica gel, or diatomaceous earth, wherein the composition obtained from step (c) has an absorbance equal to or less than about 0.1 at a wavelength of about from 230 to 360 nm and has a reduced amount of phthalide when compared with the composition from step (a).. .
Sabic Basic Industries Corporation


04/07/16
20160095958 

Bone regeneration using stromal vascular fraction, platelet-derived growth factor-rich hydrogel, three-dimensional printed poly-epsilon-caprolactone scaffolds


The presently disclosed subject matter focuses on recapitulating the heterotypic interactions needed to maximize the co-development of vasculature and bone. More particularly, the presently disclosed subject matter explores the potential of cellular aggregation and temporal presentation of factors to induce the cell-cell signaling events required to stimulate ascs to self-organize into vascularized bone.
The Johns Hopkins University


04/07/16
20160095759 

Systems and methods for incontinence control


A system for managing female incontinence includes a body of biocompatible material configured to fit between the labia minora and the vestibule floor, the body having a surface configured to occlude the urethral meatus, an adhesive carried on at least a first portion of the surface and configured to provide a sealing engagement between the body and the urethral meatus, and wherein at least the adhesive includes a water gradient silicone hydrogel.. .
Soft Health Technologies Llc


04/07/16
20160095695 

Silk fibroin hydrogels and uses thereof


The present specification provides for methods for purifying fibroins, purified fibroins, methods of conjugating biological and synthetic molecules to fibroins, fibroins conjugated to such molecules, methods of making fibroin hydrogels, fibroin hydrogels and fibroin hydrogel formulations useful for a variety of medical uses, including, without limitation uses as bulking agents, tissue space fillers, templates for tissue reconstruction or regeneration, cell culture scaffolds for tissue engineering and for disease models, surface coating to improve medical device function, or drug delivery devices.. .
Allergan, Inc.


04/07/16
20160095347 

Methods and compositions for producing hydrogel capsules coated for low permeability and physical integrity


Methods and compositions for producing hydrogel capsules enveloped with at least one coating layer is disclosed. The coating formulations deposited on the surface of the capsules can improve the physical integrity and the water-retention properties of the alginate beads.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.


04/07/16
20160095311 

Gel formulations for extended release of volatile compounds


Disclosed are packing material/matrix and methods of making thereof for slow or extended release of at least one active volatile compound(s). Provided are gel matrix polymerized from particular pre-polymer, and optionally initiators are added during polymerization.
Agrofresh Inc.


03/31/16
20160091734 

Silicone hydrogel lens with a crosslinked hydrophilic coating


The invention is related to a cost-effective method for making a silicone hydrogel contact lens having a crosslinked hydrophilic coating thereon. A method of the invention involves heating a silicone hydrogel contact lens in an aqueous solution in the presence of a water-soluble, highly branched, thermally-crosslinkable hydrophilic polymeric material having positively-charged azetidinium groups, to and at a temperature from about 40° c.
Novartis Ag


03/31/16
20160091495 

Viscosity-sensitive dyes and method


Disclosed viscosity-sensitive reporter compounds and methods allow tracing the changes in viscosity in a biological sample/environment (e.g., in medical, biochemical, biological, and/or pharmaceutical applications). Compounds and methods of the present disclosure can be used to identify the localization and the rheological state of hydrogels, their degradation products and other biostructural materials, including surgical implants, as well as the effectiveness of drug delivery by hydrogel carriers..
Seta Biomedicals, Llc


03/31/16
20160090571 

Culture media and methods for culturing microorganisms


Methods and culture media for culturing a microorganism associated with morgellons disease are provided. In exemplary embodiments, methods are provided that may include adding a microorganism associated with morgellons disease to a solution containing ferrous iron, sugar and water or to a solid growth medium containing agar and ferrous iron.
Orior, Llc


03/31/16
20160090525 

Silica gel as a viscosifier for subterranean fluid system


This invention relates to a composition and method of fracturing subterranean formations utilizing a polymerized alkali silicate. The fracturing fluid includes an alkali silicate such as sodium silicate and an acid such as hydrochloric acid.
Pq Corporation


03/31/16
20160090432 

Polymerizable polysiloxanes with hydrophilic substituents


The invention provides an actinically-polymerizable amphiphilic polysiloxane which comprises a polysiloxane polymer chain comprising a polylsiloxane segments comprising at least one siloxane unit having a low molecular weight hydrophilic polymer chain connected with a silicone atom of the siloxane unit, and (meth)acrylamido groups each covalently bonded to one of the ends of the polysiloxane polymer chain and/or to the end of one of low molecular weight hydrophilic polymer chains each connected with one silicone atom. The present invention is also related to a polymer, an actinically-crosslinkable silicone-containing prepolymer, a silicone hydrogel polymeric material, or a silicone hydrogel contact lens, which comprises repeating units derived from an actinically-polymerizable amphiphilic polysiloxane of the invention.
Novartis Ag


03/31/16
20160089535 

Targeted and individualized delivery of skincare treatments with micro-current in a mask or patch form


Cosmetic facial treatment delivery system with skincare benefit agents and iontophoresis micro-current zones are provided for delivering skincare treatments to multiple targeted areas of the skin to treat different concerns of an individual user. The system includes a sheet substrate with skincare agents and a micro-current generator secured to the sheet.
Elc Management Llc


03/31/16
20160089488 

Gelatin bowel prep with syringe for colonoscopy


A purgative product is provided which includes a gelatinous purgative and a dispenser for dispensing the gelatinous purgative. The dispenser includes a container with an open end and an opening on the opposite end.

03/31/16
20160089475 

Hyaluronic acid-collagen matrices for dermal filling and volumizing applications


Hydrogels comprising a macromolecular matrix and water may be used for aesthetic fillers, for example, dermal fillers. The macromolecular matrix may include a crosslinked combination of hyaluronic acid and collagen..
Allergan, Inc.


03/31/16
20160089473 

Transdermal delivery system


The present invention provides a system comprising: (i) a layer containing a nitrite; and (ii) a hydrogel that contains hydrogen ions; wherein the layer containing a nitrite and/or the hydrogel comprises a pharmaceutically active agent. The invention also provides the use of a system of the invention in medicine, and in the treatment of pain..
Queen Mary University Of London


03/31/16
20160089472 

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


03/31/16
20160089454 

Gel formulations for guiding radiotherapy


The present invention describes an x-ray contrast composition for local administration, wherein the x-ray contrast composition exhibits contrast properties and wherein at least 60% of an administrated amount of said x-ray contrast composition remains more than 24 hours within 10 cm from an injection point when the x-ray contrast composition is administrated to a human or animal body.. .
Nanovi Radiotherapy Aps


03/31/16
20160089446 

Modified hydrogels


The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a hydrogel suitable as carrier in a hydrogel-linked prodrug, to hydrogels obtainable from said process, the use of such hydrogel as a carrier in a hydrogel-linked prodrug and to hydrogel-linked prodrugs comprising a covalently conjugated hydrogel of the present invention. The hydrogel prodrug carrier has a reduced drug loading on the outside of the hydrogel carrier.
Ascendis Pharma A/s


03/31/16
20160089347 

Controlled release delivery system for nasal application of neurotransmitters


This invention relates to a galenical gel formulation for nasal administration of neurotransmitters/neuromodulators such as dopamine, serotonin or pregnenolone and progesterone. The special lipophilic or partly lipophilic system of the invention leads to high bioavailability of the active ingredient in plasma and brain caused by sustained serum levels and/or direct or partly direct transport from nose to the brain..
Mattern Pharma Ag


03/31/16
20160089332 

Gel-like composition having high ubiquinol content


This invention relates to a gel-like composition in which ubiquinol is dispersed and stabilized in a gel and which contains 0.2 to 5% by weight of ubiquinol, 5 to 15% by weight of gelatin, 55 to 80% by weight of carbohydrate and/or water-soluble dietary fiber, and 9 to 18% by weight of water, and further contains ascorbic acid and/or gallate type catechin.. .
Uha Mikakuto Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160088863 

All natural fruit snack and manufacturing an all natural fruit snack


A fruit snack manufactured, in summary, by removing moisture from commercially available juice concentrates (e.g., containing about 30% moisture) by heating for a short time the juice concentrate and vacuuming away excess moisture to produce a fruit juice concentrate with about a 15 to 20% moisture content, mixing the reduced moisture content fruit juice concentrate with fruit purees and gelling agents, preferably both pectin and gelatin, to produce a cooked mass, and depositing the cooked mass in a mogul machine to produce the molded fruit snack.. .
The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc.


03/24/16
20160084860 

Multifunctional protein molecular weight ladders


Multifunctional molecular weight protein ladders and methods of making thereof are disclosed herein that are useful for determining the molecular weight of a test protein and/or the relative mass or amount of the test protein in a protein separation assay, such as gel electrophoresis or western blotting. Also included are compounds of formula i (e.g., mono acetylated mp-11 nhs ester) that may be used to label purified proteins of the protein ladder.
Li-cor,inc.


03/24/16
20160084842 

Woven hydrogel based biosensor


A porous hydrogel sensor that is responsive to the presence of one or more target compounds in solution is synthesized based on demixing of certain molecules in the presence of a target compound. The porous hydrogel sensor may include fluorescently tagged antibodies that are noncovalently bound to the gel and then released in the presence of the target antigen.
Syracuse University


03/24/16
20160084426 

Flexible pipe including thermal insulation


Apparatus for providing a thermal insulation layer in a flexible pipe, including one or more encapsulated regions of aerogel material disposed in a layer of flexible pipe body is disclosed. In addition, flexible pipe body including such apparatus, and a method of manufacturing flexible pipe body is disclosed..
Ge Oil & Gas Uk Limited


03/24/16
20160084196 

Engine radiation noise reduction structure


An engine radiation noise reduction structure is provided. The engine radiation noise reduction structure includes a coating layer configured to absorb noise emitted from an engine and is formed on a high-temperature noise radiation part.
Hyundai Motor Company


03/24/16
20160083780 

Recombinase polymerase amplification


This disclosure describes related novel methods for recombinase-polymerase amplification (rpa) of a target dna that exploit the properties of recombinase and related proteins, to invade double-stranded dna with single stranded homologous dna permitting sequence specific priming of dna polymerase reactions. The disclosed methods have the advantage of not requiring thermocycling or thermophilic enzymes, thus offering easy and affordable implementation and portability relative to other amplification methods.
Alere San Diego, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083681 

Automated cell and tissue bioprinter


The present invention are directed to a novel automated cell bioprinter and related methods for making three-dimensional tissue constructs with spatial organization of cells that provides: (i) organized cell placement and spatial assembly of multiple cell types in a reproducible manner (ii) direct and non-contact assembly of multiple cell types and/or cell layers without exerting damaging forces on the cells or tissues, (iii) retention of cell viability and functionality during assembly steps and long periods of culture, (iv) minimal use of harmful and toxic chemicals such as profuse amounts of mineral oil and buffer reagent, and (v) efficient layer-to-layer assembly of cell layers within the three-dimensional construct while (vi) avoiding the use of complicated surface treatments that prevents scale-up, and (vii) avoiding mutation-inducing radiations such as uv used to photocrosslink hydrogels.. .
The University Of Akron


03/24/16
20160083622 

Antifouling system comprising silicone hydrogel


A multi-layer or single layer antifouling coating system. A multi-layer coating system comprises (a) a base coating for coating a substrate, and (b) an antifouling coating composition adapted to be disposed over the base coating, the antifouling coating composition comprising a functionalized polymer, and a curable polyether-containing silane of the formula (1): (r1o)a(r1)(3-a)si—r2—(si(r1)2o)p—si(r1)2—r2—o—(ch2—chr1—o)q—r1 (1) where a is 1-3; r1 is h or alkyl radical from c1-c10; r2 is alkylene from c2-c10; p is 1-100; and q is 1-50.
Momentative Performance Materials, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083574 

One-pot synthesis of highly mechanical and recoverable double-network hydrogels


A method of forming a hybrid physically and chemically cross-linked double-network hydrogel with highly recoverable and mechanical properties in a single-pot synthesis is provided. The method comprises the steps of combining the hydrogel precursor reactants into a single pot.

03/24/16
20160083295 

Thermally insulating aerogel based rendering materials


In order to produce a high performance thermally insulating rendering, a dry blend is provided that consists essentially of: —60 to 90 vol.-% of a hydrophobized granular silica aerogel; —0.5 to 30 vol.-% of a purely mineral binder; —0.2 to 20 vol.-% of an open-porous water-insoluble or slowly water soluble additive having an accessible pore volume from 10 to 90 vol.-%—up to 5 vol.-% reinforcing fibers; and—up to 5 vol.-% of processing additives. After mixing the dry blend with water, the slurry thus formed can be applied to a surface or shaped to a self-supporting body using an overpressure without adversely affecting the thermal insulation properties..
Empa Eidgenossische Materialprufungs- Und Forschungsanstalt


03/24/16
20160082391 

A draw solute and an improved forward osmosis method


A draw solute for forward osmosis comprising a semi-interpenetrating (semi-ipn) hydrogel which comprises a thermally responsive polymer and a hydrophilic polymer, such that the semi-ipn hydrogel is capable of switching between a hydrophilic and hydrophobic state in response to changes in temperature is provided. Also provided is a draw solute comprising a hydrogel of a polyionic thermally responsive polymer, wherein the hydrogel switches between a hydrophilic state to allow absorption of water osmosed from a feed solution and a hydrophobic state to allow release of the absorbed water in response to changes in temperature.
Nanyang Technological University


03/24/16
20160082142 

Dressing system


The present invention provides a system comprising: (i) a layer containing a nitrite; and (ii) a hydrogel that contains hydrogen ions. The invention also provides the use of a system of the invention for the treatment of a condition associated with tissue ischaemia or a wound and the use of a system of the invention in combination with an anaesthetic for the treatment or prevention of pain..
Queen Mary University Of London


03/24/16
20160082124 

Drug delivery system and method


A system for delivering a therapeutic dose of a drug is disclosed. The system includes a delivery medium with therapeutic units attached thereto.
Auburn University


03/24/16
20160082123 

Hydrogel-linked prodrugs releasing tagged drugs


The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a hydrogel-linked prodrug releasing a tag moiety-biologically active moiety conjugate, to a hydrogel-linked prodrug releasing a tag moiety-bio logically active moiety conjugate obtainable by such process, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising said prodrug and their use as a medicament.. .
Ascendis Pharma A/s


03/24/16
20160081889 

Aqueous composition comprising hydrophobic silica aerogel particles, a deodorant agent and/or an antiperspirant active agent and a specific alcohol


D) at least one deodorant active agent other than said alcohol of formula (i) and/or at least one antiperspirant active agent; said hydrophobic silica aerogel particles being dispersed in the aqueous phase. The present invention relates to a cosmetic treatment process for a keratin material for treating body odours associated with human perspiration, in particular underarm odours and optionally for treating human perspiration, which consists in applying, to the surface of said keratin material to be treated, at least one composition as defined above..

03/24/16
20160081381 

Saccharides and saccharide compositions and mixtures


Described herein are products comprising a xylose (e.g., d-xylose or l-xylose and another sweetener such as glucose). Exemplary products include the following: ice cream, ice milk, sorbet, sherbet, gelatin candies, baby food, animal food, e.g., dog, cat, canine, or equine food, seasonings, sauces, cosmetics, dietary supplements, lip stick, lip gloss, face and body preparations, pharmaceuticals, such as flu and cold preparations, nutraceuticals, surgical preparations, procedure preparations, imaging preparations, e.g., ct scan imaging preparations, pain relievers, nasal spray, cheese, vegetables, mayonnaise, mustard, salad dressings, nuts and nut mixes, cookies, pastries, fruit flavored snacks, pancakes, waffles, hot cocoa mix, caramel, shampoo, dental floss, donuts, egg noodles, lollypops, frozen pops, soda pop, chips, potato chips, tortilla chips, corn chips, sports drinks, rice cakes, oatmeals, teas, cereals, rice mixtures, flavored water, alcohol, alcohol mixers, soaps, energy drinks, coffee, coffee flavored drinks, coffee products, cake mixes, chili, chip dip, chip sauces, fibers, such as cellulosic and lignocellulosic fibers and fiber supplements, meats, e.g., deli meats, drink mixes, pasta, meals ready to eat, coconut water, candies, e.g., hard and soft candies, chocolate, candy bars, sports bars and energy bars.
Xyleco, Inc.


03/24/16
20160081377 

Process for making microwaveable, sugar-free, grain-textured milk and cereal bars and finger-foods whereby every serving can be eaten completely interchangeably with and priced competitively with a bowl of milk and cereal


The present invention relates to a process for making milk and cereal bars and finger-foods; said process comprising the steps of: a) modifying raw, whole cereal grains so they become fully-cooked within 30 minutes; b) partially cooking every one to four ounces of modified cereal grains with every one half-cup of fluid-milk at 210° f. And discharging them from the cooker before the starch-granules in the grain-centers are gelatinized; c) depositing said partially-cooked grains into continuous sheets which are then cut into units; d) heating the units of c) with 450° f.

03/24/16
20160081375 

Whole grain composition comprising hydrolyzed starch


A composition comprising a whole grain with hydrolyzed starch. Although the starch can shift from relatively higher molecular weight moieties to relatively lower molecular weight moieties during hydrolysis, the relative proportions of the principal anatomical components of the caryopses of the grain—the starchy endosperm, germ and bran—remain approximately the same as evinced, for example, by the weight percentages and relative mass ratios of starch, fat, protein, dietary fiber, beta-glucan, and sugar in the composition.
The Quaker Oats Company


03/17/16
20160077427 

Method of manufacturing a biosensor


A method for manufacturing a biosensor includes forming an electrode layer on a flexible foil. An adhesive layer is positioned on the foil layer, and a first photo-definable hydrogel membrane is positioned over the electrode layer and the adhesive layer.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.


03/17/16
20160077034 

Biosensor


A biosensor includes a flexible foil with an electrode layer positioned on the foil. An adhesive layer is positioned on the foil layer, and a first photo-definable hydrogel membrane is positioned over the electrode layer and the adhesive layer.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.


03/17/16
20160075847 

Method of aerogel synthesis


The present disclosure provides a method for producing an aerogel, the method comprising reacting at least one acid monomer with at least one diamino monomer in a first solvent under conditions appropriate to form a polyimide polymer; conducting a solvent exchange wherein the first solvent is exchanged for a second solvent, said second solvent having a freezing point, wherein said solvent exchange further comprises (1) submersing the polyimide polymer in the second solvent in a pressure vessel and (2) creating a high pressure environment inside the pressure vessel for a first period of time; cooling the polyimide polymer to a first temperature below the freezing point of the second solvent; and subjecting cooled polyimide polymer to a first vacuum for a second period of time at a second temperature.. .
Nexolve Corporation


03/17/16
20160075635 

Vivo gelling pharmaceutical pre-formulation


Provided herein are in vivo gelling pharmaceutical pre-formulations forming biocompatible hydrogel polymers that are polymerized in vivo and kits comprising at least one nucleophilic compound or monomer unit, at least one electrophilic compound or monomer unit, and optionally at least one therapeutic agent. The biocompatible hydrogel polymer is bioabsorbable and releases the therapeutic agent at a target site, avoiding systemic exposure..
Medicus Biosciences Llc


03/17/16
20160075624 

Process for preparing and separating monodisperse polyethylene glycol


A process for preparing and separating a monodisperse polyethylene glycol, including: dissolving a starting material of polyethylene glycol into an organic solvent for reaction with a compound represented by general formula i under catalytic action of an alkaline substance, to prepare a mixture of derivatives of polyethylene glycol having different polarities; separating the mixture of derivatives of polyethylene glycol by means of silica gel column chromatography, to obtain a monodisperse derivative of polyethylene glycol; and hydrolyzing the derivative of polyethylene glycol to obtain a monodisperse polyethylene glycol. The starting material is industrially prepared polyethylene glycol with a wide source and low cost, which provides a guarantee for popularization and application of a monodisperse polyethylene glycol product..
Opegchem Company, Inc.


03/17/16
20160074831 

Aerogel sorbents


The current invention describes methods and compositions of various sorbents based on aerogels of various silanes and their use as sorbent for carbon dioxide. Methods further provide for optimizing the compositions to increase the stability of the sorbents for prolonged use as carbon dioxide capture matrices..
Aspen Aerogels, Inc.


03/17/16
20160074557 

Compositions and methods for modifying in vivo calcification of hydrogels


Provided herein according to some embodiments of the invention are methods of inhibiting or preventing calcification of hydrogels. Such methods may include combining the hydrogel with a buffer solution having a ph lower than 7.4; forming hydrogel by crosslinking alginate in a solution comprising a bisphosphonate compound; and/or forming hydrogel by crosslinking polyanionic polymer with a polyvalent cation that is not ca2+.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation


03/17/16
20160074553 

Dressing for compromised wound healing


The invention relates to a bioactive medical product, or dressing, characterised in that it comprises at least an inner layer formed by a hydrogel and an outer layer formed by a biodegradable and bioabsorbable polyurethane, said inner layer being impregnated with an n-terminal peptide of 20 amino acids of pro-adrenomedullin and the outer layer being impregnated with nanoparticles of bemiparin encapsulated in a biodegradable copolymer or polymer. The active components can be dosed in a sequential and controlled manner with this composition.
Universidad De Alcala De Henares


03/17/16
20160074520 

Wound healing compositions comprising biocompatible cellulose hydrogel membranes and methods of use thereof


The present invention provides a wound healing composition comprising a biocompatible hydrogel membrane wherein the hydrogel membrane has one or more of the following properties: high water content, high transparency, high permeability, high biocompatibility, high tensile strength and an optimal thickness. The invention further provides methods of treating a wound in a subject in need thereof, comprising contacting the wound with a biocompatible cellulose hydrogel membrane of the invention..
The Johns Hopkins University


03/17/16
20160074438 

Pharmaceutical compositions for treating degenerative neurological disease with mitocells


A mitocells treated with angelica extract is provided. The pharmaceutical composition comprise mitocells and can significantly achieve the goal for treating degenerative neurological disease..
Taiwan Mitochondrion Applied Technology Co., Ltd


03/17/16
20160074324 

Slow and controlled released liposomal gel composition comprising hypoglycemic active ingredient and preparing thereof


The present invention provides a slow and controlled released liposomal gel composition for subcutaneous administration comprises insulin or exenatide as active ingredient for reduction of blood sugar level and method of preparation thereof. Said controlled released composition has high bioavailability and is demonstrated to be able to sustain release therapeutically effective concentration of drug over a period of time and without rapid release of drug after initial administration.
Hong Kong Baptist University


03/17/16
20160073654 

Structured oil compositions


The present invention relates generally to lipid compositions. In particular the invention relates to compositions comprising a structuring agent dispersed in edible fat.
Nestec S.a.


03/10/16
20160069380 

Locking member with dispersive energy absorbent layer


A locking member includes a base portion having a first end, a second end opposite the first end, a bore extending from the first end to the second, the bore including a threaded portion having a plurality of internal threads, and an insert having a first end, a second end opposite the first end of the insert, a bore extending from the first end of the insert to the second end of the insert, the bore of the insert including a threaded portion having a plurality of internal threads. The insert is positioned within the bore of the nut.
Alcoa Inc.


03/10/16
20160068650 

Polysaccharide aerogel


A polysaccharide based aerogel comprising a network of polysaccharide fibers with pores therebetween, wherein the sizes of the pores are in the micrometer range.. .
National University Of Singapore


03/10/16
20160067891 

System and 3d printing of aerogels


A method of forming an aerogel. The method may involve providing a graphene oxide powder and mixing the graphene oxide powder with a solution to form an ink.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc


03/10/16
20160067383 

Agent for regenerating tympanic membrane or external auditory canal


Provided is a tympanic membrane or ear canal regeneration agent comprising a combination of a gelatin sponge that carries basic fibroblast growth factor (bfgf) and a covering material. The covering material is used not only to fix the gelatin sponge to the affected portion, but also for the purpose of preventing drying and infections to provide a culturing environment that is favorable for regenerating tissue isolated from the outside.
Nobelpharma Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160067378 

Decellularization and recellularization of whole organs


The present invention provides systems and methods for the decellularization and recellularization of tissue segments. In certain instances the invention comprises coating or sealing decellularized tissue segments with a cross-linked alginate hydrogel.
University Of Vermont And State Agricultural College


03/10/16
20160067340 

Semi-solid chewable dosage form for over-the-counter medications and producing same


The invention provides a semi-solid chewable dosage form that contains one or more active pharmaceutical ingredients that are generally available as over-the-counter medications including, for example, chlorpheniramine maleate, phenylephrine hydrochloride, guaifenesin, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, loratadine, or a combination thereof. The invention further provides a semi-solid chewable dosage form that contains chlorpheniramine maleate, phenylephrine hydrochloride or a combination thereof, a gelling agent, gelatin, sugar, a polyol, and a ph adjusting agent.
Santa Cruz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


03/10/16
20160067275 

Co-crosslinked phosphated native and/or functionalized polysaccharide-based hydogel


Phosphorylated hydrogels obtained by co-cross-linking hyaluronic acid with dextran, a process for preparing same, and a use of the hydrogel for the encapsulation and extended release of active principles as well as cells for use in regenerative human and veterinary medicine.. .
Ayawane


03/10/16
20160067274 

Pharmaceutical compositions containing hyaluronic acid for use in the treatment of black disc disease


The present invention describes and claims pharmaceutical compositions in gel form for use in the treatment of intervertebral disc degeneration, in particular the forms of dehydration and emptying of the nucleus pulposus known as “black disc disease”. These compositions comprise a hyaluronic acid derivative which forms hydrogels with precise rheological characteristics that make it ideal for filling the nucleus pulposus..
Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.a.


03/10/16
20160067186 

Controlled-release melatonin compositions and related methods


A method of treating a human subject in need of melatonin therapy includes administering to a human subject a compressed tablet comprising melatonin, citric acid, and a cellulosic polymer. The melatonin, citric acid, and cellulosic polymer combine after ingestion to form an acidic hydrogel that dissolves the melatonin and is effective to provide a first release dose of melatonin for assisting in inducement of sleep and a subsequent sustained release dose of melatonin for assisting in sustaining sleep while in the human subject's gastrointestinal tract..
Zx Pharma, Llc


03/10/16
20160067180 

Semi-solid chewable dosage form for over-the-counter medications and producing same


The invention provides a semi-solid chewable dosage form for use as an over-the-counter medication that contains an active pharmaceutical ingredient to treat symptoms associated with allergies, colds, coughs, fever, pain, gastrointestinal disorders, sleep, and other common conditions. The invention further provides a semi-solid chewable dosage form that contains an active pharmaceutical ingredient, a gelling agent, gelatin, sugar, a polyol, and a ph adjusting agent.
Santa Cruz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.






Follow us on Twitter
twitter icon@FreshPatents

###

This listing is a sample listing of patent applications related to Gel for is only meant as a recent sample of applications filed, not a comprehensive history. There may be associated servicemarks and trademarks related to these patents. Please check with patent attorney if you need further assistance or plan to use for business purposes. This patent data is also published to the public by the USPTO and available for free on their website. Note that there may be alternative spellings for Gel with additional patents listed. Browse our RSS directory or Search for other possible listings.


0.9354

4951

0 - 1 - 109