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 In-flight insulation generation using matrix-based heat sink for missiles and other flight vehicles patent thumbnailIn-flight insulation generation using matrix-based heat sink for missiles and other flight vehicles
A method includes absorbing heat generated at a flight vehicle using a heat sink, where the heat sink includes a matrix. The matrix includes a porous structure having multiple pores at least partially filled with one or more phase change materials.
Raytheon Company


 Method of producing in vitro testicular constructs and uses thereof patent thumbnailMethod of producing in vitro testicular constructs and uses thereof
A cell composition composed of spermatogonial stem cells, sertoli cells, leydig cells and optionally peritubular cells, is provided, as is a culture composition, artificial testicular construct, hydrogel composition, and device containing the same. A method for using the device as a physiologically relevant in vitro model of human testicular function to screen compounds for pharmacological or toxicological activity is also provided..
Wake Forest University Health Sciences


 Water-based hydrogel blend coating and  application to elastomeric articles patent thumbnailWater-based hydrogel blend coating and application to elastomeric articles
A water-based hydrogel polymer coating and a method of application to natural rubber or other elastomeric latex products are provided. The water-based hydrogel polymer is mixed with a blend of at least one elastomeric material to provide a hydrogel polymer blend composition.
Allegiance Corporation


 Polymers from stabilized imines patent thumbnailPolymers from stabilized imines
The disclosure describes new compositions and methods related to polyaminals and related polymers. The compositions are useful as therapeutic/drug conjugates, self-healing materials, reversible crosslinking materials, degradable hydrogels, protective coatings, and as metal scavenging agents.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Freeze-dried powder of high molecular weight silk fibroin, preparation method therefor and use thereof patent thumbnailFreeze-dried powder of high molecular weight silk fibroin, preparation method therefor and use thereof
The invention discloses a freeze-dried powder of high molecular weight silk fibroin, preparation process and use thereof. The freeze-dried powder is obtained from silk by degumming, dissolution, dialysis, centrifugation, high temperature and high pressure treatment and freeze-drying.
Simatech Incorporation


 Hydrogel composition and  using the same patent thumbnailHydrogel composition and using the same
The present disclosure provides a hydrogel composition including: a hydrogel having a structure represented by formula (i) or formula (ii) shown as follows: a-b-box-b-a, formula (i); b-a-b-(box-bab)n-box-b-a-b, formula (ii), wherein, a is a hydrophilic polyethylene glycol polymer, b is a hydrophobic polyester polymer, box is a bifunctional group monomer of 2,2′-bis(2-oxazoline) for coupling di-block of a-b or tri-block of b-a-b, and n is an integer greater than or equal to 0; and an anti-adhesion additive, wherein the anti-adhesion additive comprises a carbohydrate, a nitrogen-containing cyclic compound, a polymer or a combination thereof.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute


 Hydrogel composites, compositions, and methods patent thumbnailHydrogel composites, compositions, and methods
Provided herein are methods for treating, adhering, or sealing biological tissue with a material, such as a hydrogel, that may include phyllosilicate nanoplatelets. The phyllosilicate nanoplatelets can have a high aspect ratio, a low aspect ratio, or be a mixture of high aspect ratio and low aspect ratio nanoplatelets.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


 Biophotonic hydrogels patent thumbnailBiophotonic hydrogels
The present disclosure provides biophotonic hydrogels and methods useful in phototherapy. In particular, the biophotonic hydrogels of the present disclosure include n-hydroxyethyl acrylamide (heaa), and at least one chromophore, wherein the at least one chromophore is not fully photobleached after photopolymerization.
Klox Technologies Inc.


 Compositions and methods for enhancing red blood cell storage time and survivability using nitric oxide releasing hybrid hydrogel nanoparticles patent thumbnailCompositions and methods for enhancing red blood cell storage time and survivability using nitric oxide releasing hybrid hydrogel nanoparticles
Described herein are hydrogel-based nanoparticles which release nitric oxide (no) or other bioactive forms of no including nitrosothiols, nitrofatty acids and dinitrogen trioxide into stored red blood cells (rbcs). Also provided herein is a method for using hydrogel-based nanoparticles to supplement stored rbcs with no to enhance red blood cell (rbc) storage time, improve survivability in circulation, minimize toxicity associated with transfusion, and improve transfusion safety by eliminating infective organisms in stored blood..
University Of California San Diego


 Central line simulation and training device patent thumbnailCentral line simulation and training device
An anatomical simulation training device is disclosed in an embodiment herein. The anatomical device includes an anatomical model comprising a quadrant of a torso.

Flexible insulating structures and methods of making and using same

A flexible insulating structure includes a batting and a mixture of aerogel-containing particles and a binder, the aerogel-containing particles impregnating at least one layer of the batting. A method for preparing a flexible insulating structure comprises applying a mixture including aerogel-containing particles and a binder to a batting having one or more batting layers; and drying or allowing the binder to dry, thereby forming the flexible insulating structure..
Cabot Corporation

Cement board

A cement board is provided, comprising gelatin, fiber material, and ammonium dichromate. The gelatin, the fiber material, and the ammonium dichromate are mixed substantially evenly across and formed into a board by pressure.

Method for producing silica aerogel

A method for producing silica aerogel according to the present invention includes: a solation step of generating a sol by adding monoalkyltrialkoxysilane to an acidic aqueous solution containing silicic acid; and a gelation step of generating a wet gel by gelating the sol. Moreover, the production method includes a drying step of removing a solvent, which is contained in the wet gel, from the wet gel by drying the wet gel at less than a critical temperature of the solvent and at less than a critical pressure of the solvent.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co. Ltd.

Wound healing using braf inhibitors

Methods for treating a wound are provided herein. Such methods include a step of contacting the wound with an effective amount of a braf inhibitor.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Stabilized assembled nanostructures for delivery of encapsulated agents

A non-covalently assembled hydrogel or organo-gel composition with serum stability is described. Low molecular weight (<2,500 da), generally regarded as safe (gras), materials assemble in the presence of a stabilizing agent at an appropriate molar percentage, forming hydrogel or organo-gel with nanostructures that resist disassembly or destabilization in serum for an extended period of time.
The Brigham And Women's Hospital, Inc.

Antibacterial surfactant/microgel formulations, methods of making and methods of using the same

Formulations having, as active agents, at least one quaternized polymeric microgel and at least one nonionic surfactant, methods of making, and methods of using are described.. .
The University Of Toledo

Heat insulation composites having aerogel with preserving aerogel pores using volatile solvent and preparing the same

Provided is an aerogel-containing heat insulation composite obtained by providing a volatile material to the pores of the aerogel, blending the aerogel with a polymer resin, particularly a flexible polymer resin, to form a composite, and removing the volatile material. Thus, it is possible to prevent a decline of the porosity of the aerogel caused by infiltration and impregnation of the pores of the aerogel with the resin.
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

Polymers from stabilized imines

The disclosure describes new compositions and methods related to polyaminals and related polymers. The compositions are useful as therapeutic/drug conjugates, self-healing materials, reversible crosslinking materials, degradable hydrogels, protective coatings, and as metal scavenging agents.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for making a porous silica aerogel composite membrane

The present invention provides a method for making a porous silica aerogel composite membrane. The porous silicon oxide aerogel composite membrane includes a porous aluminum oxide membrane having a plurality of macro pores with an average diameter larger than 50 nm and a porous silica aerogel membrane formed on at least one side of the porous aluminum oxide membrane and the macro pores of surface layers of the porous aluminum oxide membrane where the porous silica aerogel membrane has a plurality of meso pores with an average diameter of 2˜50 nm and is derived from methyltrimethoxysilane precursor by a sol-gel synthetic method..
Chung Yuan Christian University

Wound dressing

This invention relates to a wound dressing, particularly to a stimuli responsive wound dressing comprising a lyophilized hyaluronic acid (ha) hydrogel, and a plurality of devices embedded within said lyophilized hyaluronic acid hydrogel. Each of the plurality of devices including chitosan and hypromellose and may be formed as biofilms and/or electrospun fiber mats..
University Of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

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

Biocompatible hydrogel capsules encapsulating mammalian cells having a diameter of greater than 1 mm, and optionally a cell free core, are disclosed which have reduced fibrotic overgrowth after implantation in a subject. Methods of treating a disease in a subject are also disclosed that involve administering a therapeutically effective amount of the disclosed encapsulated cells to the subject..
The Children's Medical Center Corporation

Stable dosage form articles for oral administration

A novel gelatin comprising dosage form article for oral administration and for containing therein a fill composition, the fill composition comprising one or more active materials capable of reacting with gelatin, and optionally one or more excipient materials, wherein the dosage form is made of a gelatin material and one or more plasticizers, the gelatin material having a mean molecular weight of less than about 130,000 g/mol and a low microgel content, wherein the fraction of microgel is of less than about 10% of the total number of gelatin chains of said gelatin material.. .
Capsugel Belgium Nv

Apparatus and process for encapsulating capsules or other solid dosage forms within capsules

The present invention provides an apparatus and process for making softgel capsules having incorporated therein other solid dosage forms selected from the group consisting of pellets, smaller capsules, smaller tablets, sustained release solid dosage forms, immediate release solid dosage forms, extended release solid dosage forms and zero order release solid dosage forms, said apparatus comprising: (a) two spreader boxes; (b) two casting drums; (c) a pair of rotary dies having means for suction; (d) a liquid fill system; (e) a wedge for heating gelatine ribbons and feeding said fill; and (f) two lateral dispensing devices said lateral dispensing devices including hoppers having said solid dosage forms, channel guides for transporting said solid dosage forms and a grasping claw for dispensing said solid dosage form into the softgel pocket formed in the rotary dies.. .

Physical self-organizing hydrogel system for biotechnological applications

A physical self-organizing hydrogel system for biotechnological applications composed of a non-covalent network on the basis of a protein-ligand interaction includes a tetrameric protein and biotin or a derivative thereof as a ligand, wherein biotin or derivative is covalently conjugated to an end of a polymer chain or a linear or multi-arm synthetic polymer of a single-or double-strand oligonucleotide and wherein the solid content in relation to the entire hydrogel is at least 3% and the conjugates are crosslinked by the tetrameric protein. A mixture ratio is a molar equivalent ratio between the protein and the number of terminal biotinylated ends of the polymer chains in the biotin-polymer conjugate of 1:2 to 1:8.
Technische UniversitÄt Dresden

Microalgae harvesting using stimuli-sensitive hydrogels

A harvesting device and methods of harvesting (i.e., dewatering) algae are described. The harvesting device and methods involve the use of stimuli-sensitive hydrogels..
The University Of Toledo

Novel polymer, hydrogel including the polymer and manufacturing the hydrogel

Where each of r1 and r2 independently represents an alkylene group with 2 to 6 carbon atoms, and each of n and m independently represents 10 to 10,000.. .

Catalysts and methods for making cyclic carbonates

Catalysts and methods for making cyclic carbonates are disclosed. The catalyst may include at least one polymer quaternary ammonium salt, at least one metal halide and silica gel.
East China University Of Science And Technology

Application of silicon dioxide aerogel as nano-drug carrying system in pharmacy

The invention relates to an application of silicon dioxide aerogel as a nano-drug carrying system in pharmacy. The silicon dioxide aerogel has a nanosized drug carrying hole structure, and is a nanosized pharmaceutical excipient capable of realizing a physical drug carrying scale below 100 nm..
Graduate School At Shenzhen, Tsinghua University

Improved pressure-sensitive adhesives used for medical applications

Adhesive compositions are described which include one or more gelling agents in combination with one or more non-gelling disintegrants. The adhesive compositions exhibit relatively high fluid handling capacities and static absorption properties, thus enabling their use in a wide range of medical applications.
Avery Dennison Corporation

Biodegradable microsphere-hydrogel ocular drug delivery system

A hydrogel delivery composition, including degradable microcapsules suspended in a degradable thermo-responsive hydrogel. The hydrogel is thermo-responsive at a physiological temperature and changes after application to a more solid state due to body temperatures.

Methods of increasing tonic inhibition and treating secondary insomnia

Methods of increasing tonic inhibition in a subject in need thereof, for example a subject with fragile x syndrome or angelman syndrome are disclosed. Methods of treating secondary insomnia in a subject with a neurodegenerative disease or disorder are also disclosed.
Ovid Therapeutics Inc.

Biosensor for sensing analytes in the sweat, and manufacturing method thereof

A biosensor is for sensing analytes in a fluid. The biosensor may include a first structural layer having a first hydrogel, a second structural layer having a second hydrogel, and a bioactive region extending between the first structural layer and the second structural layer and having a third hydrogel.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Device for preparation of gelatin-based products

Systems and methods for preparing and dispensing single serving gelatin-based food products in an efficient and cost-effective way. A gelatin-based product making device includes a container receiving portion configured to removably receive one or more disposable dry ingredients containers that store dry ingredients used to make the gelatin-based products.
Food & Beverage Innovations, Llc

Composition in the form of compacted particles and use thereof

The present invention relates to a composition in the form of compacted particles, comprising at least 5 wt %, preferably at least 10 wt %, more preferably at least 15 wt %, of gelatin and/or collagen hydrolysate.. .
Gelita Ag

Free ngal as a biomarker for cancer

Uncomplexed neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin (ngal) is present at increased levels in individuals with atypical ductal hyperplasia (adh), a major risk factor for future breast cancer development; in individuals that have ovarian cancer; and in individuals that have breast cancer, both invasive and noninvasive. Accordingly, the present invention is directed to measuring uncomplexed ngal levels in urine as a primary screen to determine if an individual is either at risk of developing, or has developed cancer, e.g., cancer of epithelial origin including breast and ovarian cancer..
Children's Medical Center Corporation

Bio-reactive food expiry label

A food expiry label includes a layer of material (such as a water-swollen mammalian gelatine) that undergoes a phase transition (such as from solid to liquid) upon exposure to bacteria or fungi that result in food spoilage. The lable may incorporate a tactile surface that the user can feel underneath the layer of gelatine once the gelatine has changed from solid to liquid.

Process for producing porous alginate-based aerogels

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a porous material, at least comprising the steps of providing a mixture (i) comprising a water soluble polysaccharide, at least one compound suitable to react as cross-linker for the polysaccharide or to release a cross-linker for the polysaccharide, and water, and preparing a gel (a) comprising exposing mixture (i) to carbon dioxide at a pressure in the range of from 20 to 100 bar for a time sufficient to form a gel (a), and depressurizing the gel (a). Gel (a) subsequently is exposed to a water miscible solvent (l) to obtain a gel (b), which is dried.
Basf Se

Three-dimensional nanofabrication by patterning of hydrogels

The present invention enables three-dimensional nanofabrication by isotropic shrinking of patterned hydrogels. A hydrogel is first expanded, the rate of expansion being controlled by the concentration of the crosslinker.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Method for producing silica aerogel

A method for producing a silica aerogel includes a gelation step of adding a monoalkyltrialkoxysilane to an acidic aqueous solution containing a surfactant to prepare a sol, and then gelating the sol to prepare a wet gel. The method further includes a separation step of immersing the wet gel in a solvent mixture of a first solvent and a second solvent immiscible with the first solvent.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Waterborne aerogel and producing same

Disclosed is a water-dispersed aerogel, having an eco-friendly composition that contains an organic solvent in a decreased amount while increasing ease of use of aerogel microparticles in a liquid phase and a method of manufacturing the water-dispersed aerogel is also provided.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Method and external preparation for lymphatic slimming

The present invention provides a set of body slimming compositions, for application to a body before irradiating the body with a far-infrared ray in an atmosphere of 50° c. Or thereabout.

Method for preparing porous scaffold for tissue engineering, cell culture and cell delivery

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a porous scaffold for tissue engineering. It is another object of the present invention to provide a porous scaffold obtainable by the method as above described, and its use for tissue engineering, cell culture and cell delivery.
Université Paris 7 - Denis Diderot

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.
Slendine Sa

Hydrogel toxin-absorbing or binding nanoparticles

The present invention provides for compositions comprising a polymeric hydrogel impregnated with a toxin-absorbing or binding nanoparticle. The present invention also provides for the use of the above compositions for decreasing or neutralizing the effect of a toxin, or for treating or preventing an infection by a microbe that produces a toxin, in a subject.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Contact lens product

A contact lens product includes a multifocal contact lens and a buffer solution. The multifocal contact lens is immersed in the buffer solution.
Largan Medical Co., Ltd.

Modified hybrid silica aerogels

Disclosed and claimed herein are hybrid silica aerogels containing non-polymeric, functional organic materials covalently bonded at one or both ends to the silica network of the aerogels through a c—si bond between a carbon atom of the organic material and a silicon atom of the aerogel network. Methods of their preparation are also disclosed..
Aspen Aerogels,inc.





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