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Date/App# patent app List of recent Gel-related patents
08/18/16
20160241132 
 Control device and  totem-pole bridgeless pfc soft switch patent thumbnailControl device and totem-pole bridgeless pfc soft switch
Disclosed are a totem-pole bridgeless power factor correction (pfc) soft switch control device and method, wherein, the device includes a totem pole bridgeless pfc circuit, and the totem pole bridgeless pfc circuit includes at least two bridge arms connected in parallel between a first connecting point and a second connecting point: the first bridge arm includes two switches or diodes connected in serial in a same direction, the second bridge arm includes two switches that are connected in serial in the same direction, the totem pole bridgeless pfc circuit includes at least one pfc inductor, and further a filter capacitor and a load connected in parallel between the first connecting point and the second connecting point.. .
Zte Corporation


08/18/16
20160240879 
 Cationic support forming a hybrid anionic membrane patent thumbnailCationic support forming a hybrid anionic membrane
The present invention relates to a cationic support notably forming a hybrid anionic membrane. The present invention notably relates to a cationic support comprising a solid inorganic support comprising pores, said pores comprising at least at the surface, bound through a covalent bond to the inorganic support, a silica gel comprising cationic groups, designated here as “cationic silica gel” or “cationic silica sol”.
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (c.n.r.s.)


08/18/16
20160238550 
 Biosensor membrane composition, biosensor, and methods for making same patent thumbnailBiosensor membrane composition, biosensor, and methods for making same
Selectively permeable membranes for biosensors are provided. In one embodiment, the membrane includes a polymer mixture that includes a polyurethane component, a siloxane component, and a hydrogel component, the components in the mixture in amounts of about 60 to about 80 wt % polyurethane, about 10 to about 20 wt % siloxane, and about 10 to about 20 wt % hydrogel.
Microchips Biotech, Inc.


08/18/16
20160237235 
 Dendritic macroporous hydrogels prepared by crystal templating patent thumbnailDendritic macroporous hydrogels prepared by crystal templating
The present invention includes a hydrogel and a method of making a porous hydrogel by preparing an aqueous mixture of an uncrosslinked polymer and a crystallizable molecule; casting the mixture into a vessel; allowing the cast mixture to dry to form an amorphous hydrogel film; seeding the cast mixture with a seed crystal of the crystallizable molecule; growing the crystallizable molecule into a crystal structure within the uncrosslinked polymer; crosslinking the polymer around the crystal structure under conditions in which the crystal structure within the crosslinked polymer is maintained; and dissolving the crystals within the crosslinked polymer to form the porous hydrogel.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


08/18/16
20160237225 
 Bioadhesive and injectable hydrogel patent thumbnailBioadhesive and injectable hydrogel
The present invention provides a novel hydrogel, methods of its use, and methods for producing the hydrogel.. .
The Chinese University Of Hong Kong


08/18/16
20160237128 
 Optically transparent silk hydrogels patent thumbnailOptically transparent silk hydrogels
The present application relates to silk fibroin-based hydrogels, methods for making and using the same.. .
Tufts University


08/18/16
20160235892 
 Decellularized hyaline cartilage powder for tissue scaffolds patent thumbnailDecellularized hyaline cartilage powder for tissue scaffolds
The present invention is related to compositions comprising decellularized cartilage tissue powder in the forms of paste, putty, hydrogel, and scaffolds, methods of making compositions, and methods of using these compositions for treating osteochondral defects and full- or partial-thickness cartilage defects.. .
The University Of Kansas


08/18/16
20160235887 
 Injectable alloplastic implants and methods of use thereof patent thumbnailInjectable alloplastic implants and methods of use thereof
Described herein are injectable alloplastic implant compositions that are particularly useful for soft tissue defect augmentation. The compositions include microparticles, such as polymethylmethacrylate particles, and collagen as a suspending agent, wherein the collagen contains a reduced amount of low molecular weight gelatine compared to high molecular weight collagen.
Suneva Medical, Inc.


08/18/16
20160235881 
 Non-adherent hydrogel coating for wound dressings and methods for making the same patent thumbnailNon-adherent hydrogel coating for wound dressings and methods for making the same
A method for preparing a hydrogel coating for a wound dressing to provide the wound dressing with non-adhesion properties without interfering with the bioactivity of the agents contained in the wound dressing. The hydrogel coating is formed by treating the substrate with o2 plasma before applying a hydrogel precursor solution onto the substrate, and then curing the hydrogel precursor onto the substrate to form the hydrogel coating on the surface of the substrate.
University Of Manitoba


08/18/16
20160235346 
 Electrochemical sensor for a bandage type of continuous glucose monitoring system patent thumbnailElectrochemical sensor for a bandage type of continuous glucose monitoring system
An electrochemical sensor of a flexible, body-mountable analyte sensing device is provided. The electrochemical sensor is disposed on a flexible sensor probe that is configured to penetrate the skin such that the electrochemical sensor disposed on the sensor probe can detect an analyte in interstitial fluid.
Verily Life Sciences Llc


08/18/16
20160235062 

Copolymers and compositions with anti-adhesive and antimicrobial properties


The invention relates to a copolymer exhibiting both antimicrobial and anti-adhesive properties as well as to a hydrogel. Said hydrogel is obtained from the inventive copolymer and a substrate.
Basf Se


08/11/16
20160231634 

Electrochromic polyelectrolyte gel medium having improved creep resistance and associated electrochromic device


An electrochromic device including a first substantially transparent substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith; a second substrate having an electrically conductive material associated therewith; and an electrochromic medium contained within a chamber positioned between the first and second substrates which includes: at least one solvent; at least one anodic electroactive material; at least one cathodic electroactive material; wherein at least one of the anodic and cathodic electroactive materials is electrochromic; and a creep resistant crosslinked polyelectrolyte gel matrix.. .
Gentex Corporation


08/11/16
20160230197 

Method, device and system for spatially controlling the formation of a hydrogel electrochemically


The invention relates to a method, a device and a system for producing particularly a hydrogel (200) and for controlling an enzymatically catalysed formation of a covalent bond in a solution, wherein said covalent bond is formed between a first compound (20) comprising a first moiety (21) and a second compound (22) comprising a second moiety (23), wherein the first and the second moiety (21, 23) are a substrate of an enzyme wherein said enzyme catalyzes the formation of a covalent bond between the first and the second moiety (21, 23), and wherein a voltage is applied to the solution for spatially controlling said formation, wherein said voltage is adjusted such that it induces electrolysis of said solution.. .
Eth Zurich


08/11/16
20160229976 

Method for producing isocyanate-based organic aerogels


The present invention relates to a process for producing aerogels, which comprises reacting at least one polyfunctional isocyanate with at least one polyfunctional aromatic amine in the presence of at least one carboxylate as catalyst and a solvent. The invention further relates to the aerogels which can be obtained in this way and to the use of the aerogels as insulation material, in particular for applications in the building sector and in vacuum insulation panels..
Basf Se


08/11/16
20160228691 

Bio-medical electrode pad


The invention relates to an electrode pad comprising at least one electrode (e) with an electrode terminal (120). A contact member (140) such as a hydrogel is disposed on said electrode terminal (120) and covered by a retainer mesh (150).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


08/11/16
20160228613 

Method for obtaining an injectable hydrogel based on hyaluronic acid containing lidocaine and an alkaline agent, sterilized with heat


The object of the present invention is a method for obtaining an injectable hydrogel based on hyaluronic acid containing lidocaine hydrochloride and an alkaline agent, sterilized with heat, having hyaluronic acid concentration and flow properties, equivalent to those of the corresponding hydrogel based on hyaluronic acid not containing any lidocaine hydrochloride. The present invention also relates to various uses of the aforementioned hydrogel..
Anteis S.a.


08/11/16
20160228610 

Tissue engineering using progenitor cells to catalyze tissue formation by primary cells


Methods of regenerating tissue using progenitor cells in combination with primary cells from a target tissue are disclosed. The progenitor cells catalyze proliferation and tissue production by primary cells allowing the use of fewer primary cells from a target tissue for effective tissue regeneration.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


08/11/16
20160228604 

Method for the manufacture of an implantable cartilaginous tissue repair device


A cartilaginous tissue repair device with a biocompatible, bioresorbable three-dimensional silk or other fibre lay and a biocompatible, bioresorbable substantially porous silk-based or other hydrogel partially or substantially filling the interstices of the fibre lay; with or without an integral means of firmly anchoring the device to a patient's hone.. .
Orthox Limited


08/11/16
20160228603 

Body augmentation device


Systems and methods are disclosed for body augmentation by mixing hyaluronic acid (ha) with polyvinyl alcohol (pva) to form an ha-pva hydrogel; and exposing the ha-pva hydrogel to one or more freeze-thaw cycles or to an amount of radiation effective to crosslink the ha to the pva to crosslink the ha to the pva.. .
Miba Medical Inc.


08/11/16
20160228601 

Biocompatible crosslinked hydrogels, drug-loaded hydrogels and methods of using the same


Disclosed are hydrogel compositions formed by the mixture of a tetramethylmethane substituted with one or more polyethylene glycols, and wherein each polyethylene glycol substituent is independently further substituted with one or more electrophilic groups, and a tetramethylmethane substituted with one or more polyethylene glycols, and wherein each polyethylene glycol substituent is independently further substituted with one or more nucleophilic groups. Disclosed are also methods of preparing the above hydrogels.

08/11/16
20160228599 

System and delivery of a protease inhibitor


The disclosed invention provides a system and method of artificially retarding fibrin-based blood clot degradation via the sustained release of a protease inhibitor, such as, for example, aprotinin or tranexamic acid (“ta”). The sustained release of the protease inhibitor is accomplished through incorporation within a biodegradable polymer microsphere to produce a protease inhibitor formulation.
Bordoloi Biotech, Llc


08/11/16
20160228556 

Radiopaque polymers


Radiopaque hydrogels, in particular radiopaque hydrogel microspheres, comprising a polymer having 1,2-diol or 1,3-diol groups acetalised with radiopaque species.. .
Biocompatibles Uk Ltd


08/11/16
20160228418 

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.


08/11/16
20160228392 

Treatment of pain with topical diclofenac


The field involves compositions useful for pain relief, including diclofenac solution and gel formulations, in particular methods of use thereof, articles of manufacture and kits that provide novel preclinical, clinical and other information to users.. .
Hznp Limited


08/11/16
20160227831 

Dried food products formed from cultured muscle cells


Dehydrated, edible, high-protein food products formed of cultured muscle cells that are combined (e.g., mixed) with a hydrogel (e.g., a plant-derived polysaccharide) are described. These food products may be formed into a chip (e.g., snack chip), that has a protein content of greater than 50%.

08/04/16
20160223836 

Contact lens with a hydrophilic layer


Embodiments of the technology relate to a contact lens having a core that is coated by a hydrogel layer, and to methods of making such a lens. The coated lens can include a rigid gas permeable contact lens.

08/04/16
20160223124 

Hybrid high temperature insulation


According to one aspect, a hybrid high temperature thermal insulation includes a mix of inorganic granules. The granular mix includes at least 70 weight percent porous inorganic granules in the form of expanded perlite, and at most 30 weight percent second porous inorganic granules other than expanded perlite.
Johns Manville


08/04/16
20160222592 

Packaging material having a barrier coating based on starch, and coating mass, method, and device for producing such a barrier coating


A packaging material includes a starch-based barrier coating. After deducting an optional filler component, the barrier coating has 30 to 90% by weight of starch, wherein at least >20% of the starch has an average molecular weight of at least 500,000 g/mol, and >20% by weight of the starch are present in the barrier coating in the form of gelatinized starch particles.
Innogel Ag


08/04/16
20160222354 

Medium for culturing the marc-145 cell and the preparation method thereof


The present invention relates to a medium for culturing the m-arc-145 cell, which consists of the following components: the dulbecco modified eagle medium (dmem), the solution of gelatin digested by the enzyme and the fetal calf serum; wherein the volume ratio of said deme, said solution of hydrolytic gelatin by the enzyme and said fetal calf serum is 1 to 2:1 to 5:2 to 5:100. The present invention furthermore provides a preparation method thereof, that is: obtaining the medium by means of taking the solution of gelatin digested by the enzyme, the deme solution containing the amino acid and the fetal calf serum with the measuring cylinder according to the quantities in the formula, and mixing these components.
South China Agricultural University


08/04/16
20160222134 

Method for producing hydrogels coupling high elastic modulus and absorbance


The present invention provides crosslinked carboxymethylcellulose having high elastic modulus coupled with high absorbance capacity when swollen in simulated gastric fluid/water (1:8) and simulated intestinal fluids. The invention further provides methods of making the crosslinked carboxymethylcellulose, compositions comprising the crosslinked carboxymethylcellulose and methods of using the crosslinked carboxymethylcellulose, for example, for treating overweight or obesity or for enhancing glycemic control..
Gelesis, Llc


08/04/16
20160221876 

Dissolvable cementitious composite ingredient packet


A cementitious composition may include polyvinyl alcohol, high alumina cement, water, a metallic coagent, a peroxide crosslinking initiator, and an organic acid retardant. A molded article may be manufactured from the cementitious composition by preparing a hydrogel pre-polymer blend of saponified polyvinyl alcohol acetate (pvaa) with greater than or equal to approximately 85% saponified pvaa, and water, mixing the hydrogel pre-polymer blend with high alumina cement (hac) using a high shear mixing process, mixing in a metallic coagent and a peroxide crosslinking initiator, mixing in an organic acid retardant, and hot press molding the mixture..
Caterpillar Inc.


08/04/16
20160221871 

Macro defect free cement with improved moisture resistance


A cementitious composition may include polyvinyl alcohol, high alumina cement, water, a metallic coagent, a peroxide crosslinking initiator, and an organic acid retardant. A molded article may be manufactured from the cementitious composition by preparing a hydrogel pre-polymer blend of saponified polyvinyl alcohol acetate (pvaa) with greater than or equal to approximately 85% saponified pvaa, and water, mixing the hydrogel pre-polymer blend with high alumina cement (hac) using a high shear mixing process, mixing in a metallic coagent and a peroxide crosslinking initiator, mixing in an organic acid retardant, and hot press molding the mixture..
Caterpillar Inc.


08/04/16
20160220729 

Heat stable hyaluronic acid compositions for dermatological use


The disclosure provides hyaluronic acid (ha) gel formulations and methods for treating the appearance of the skin. The formulations hyaluronic acid and at least one additional ingredient.
Allergan Industrie, Sas


08/04/16
20160220725 

System for sutureless closure of scleral perforations and other ocular tissue discontinuities


The present disclosure describes, among other things, a thermo-responsive hydrogel comprising a pnipam copolymer having adhesive properties that are temperature dependent, as well as a device for administering the hydrogel, and methods for making and using the foregoing.. .
University Of Southern California


08/04/16
20160220723 

Absorbent polymer and preparing the same


Disclosed are an absorbent polymer and a method of preparing the same. The absorbent polymer may be mixed with a cross-linking additive in order to allow the polymerized hydrogel to have a uniform cross-linkage structure, and thereby enhancing flow conductivity while having excellent absorption ability..
Sk Innovation Co., Ltd


07/28/16
20160216275 

Difference gel electrophoresis of phosphoproteome


A novel imaging reagent and gel-based method for analyzing and comparing phosphoproteomes on the same gel are disclosed herein.. .
Purdue Research Foundation


07/28/16
20160216232 

Electrophoresis buffer for faster migration, improved resolution and extended shelf-life


There is provided an electrolyte solution for extending shelf life, and/or accelerating or improving resolution or improving transfer efficacy for blot applications, or accelerating and improving resolution, or accelerating and improving transfer efficacy of gel electrophoresis and containing tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane (tris), at least one zwitterion, and water. The electrolyte solution may be used in buffer systems for gel electrophoresis and the preparation of gels for gel electrophoresis, such as western blot..
Dgel Electrosystem Inc.


07/28/16
20160216221 

Osmolarity-responsive hydrogel sensors and use


Osmolarity-responsive hydrogel sensors, particularly biosensors, containing quaternary ammonium functionality, which are useful for, inter alia, continuous osmolarity monitoring with no ph interference, are disclosed. Methods of using the osmolarity-responsive hydrogels are also disclosed..
University Of Utah Research Foundation


07/28/16
20160215273 

Novel shigella bacteriophages and uses thereof


The present invention is directed to isolated bacteriophages having specificity and lytic activity against strains of shigella species, methods of using the bacteriophages, progeny and derivatives derived therefrom, to control the growth of shigella species in various settings (e.g., food safety, sanitation, modulating microbiome, prebiotics, probiotics).. .
Intralytix, Inc.


07/28/16
20160215253 

Multi-analyte sensing using hydrogels and magnetometers


A sensor, especially for a reactor, bioreactor, or a clinical or animal research application, is disclosed including a sensor probe having at least one sensor unit associated therewith, each sensor unit including a hydrogel, a magnetic sheet disposed on one side of the hydrogel, and a magnetometer disposed on a side of the hydrogel opposite the magnetic sheet.. .
Applied Biosensors Llc


07/28/16
20160215171 

Use of nanoparticles for gluing gels


Use of a composition of nanoparticles for gluing at least one hydrogel to at least one other article. Gel assemblies of good mechanical resistance can be obtained easily.
Espci Paristech


07/28/16
20160215110 

Co-abpbi membranes and process for the preparation thereof


Disclosed herein is co-abpbi membranes comprising co-abpbi of formula (i), invention discloses a sol gel process for the synthesis of membranes comprising co-abpbi of formula (i).. .
Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research


07/28/16
20160215070 

Micro chiral regulation cellulose chromatography stationary phase, preparation method and use thereof


The present invention discloses a cellulose derivative shown as formula (i), which is obtained as follows: the hydroxyl at position 6 of microcrystalline cellulose is protected with triphenylchloromethane, and then reacted with acyl chloride or isocyanate. After the protection of the hydroxyl at positions 2 and 3 of microcrystalline cellulose, triphenylmethyl is removed under acidic conditions to expose the hydroxyl at position 6.
Beijing Dima Outai Development Center Of Science And Technology


07/28/16
20160213913 

Electrode contact with hydrogel covering


A cochlear implant electrode includes an implantable electrode array made of resilient material with a center longitudinal axis and an outer surface. Electrode contacts are distributed on the outer surface of the electrode array along the longitudinal axis for applying electrical stimulation signals to adjacent neural tissue.
Med-el Elektromedizinische Geraete Gmbh


07/28/16
20160213811 

Biopolymer system for tissue sealing


A tissue sealant for use in surgical and medical procedures for sealing the tissues of a living mammal is provided. The tissue sealant comprises a hydrogel which is formed by gelation of a premix disposed on the tissue to be sealed.
Endomedix, Inc.


07/28/16
20160213787 

Polymer-flavonoid conjugates and hydrogels for biomedical applications


There is provided polymer-flavonoid conjugates. Flavonoid-grafted and flavonoid-terminated polymer conjugates are disclosed according to the invention.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research


07/28/16
20160213784 

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.. .
Hznp Limited


07/28/16
20160213595 

Liquid composition comprising a non-volatile oil, 12-hydroxystearic acid, an additional wax, a vinylpyrrolidone copolymer and a silica aerogel


The present invention relates to a liquid cosmetic composition for making up and/or caring for the lips, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one fatty phase containing: at least one non-volatile oil, at least one linear c18-c24 hydroxylated fatty acid, preferably 12-hydroxystearic acid, at least one additional wax other than the said linear c18-c24 hydroxylated fatty acid, at least one copolymer of vinylpyrrolidone and of at least one c2-c40 olefin, at least hydrophobic silica aerogel particles, the said composition optionally comprising water at less than 5% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition, and preferably being anhydrous.. .
L'oreal


07/28/16
20160213591 

Use of gelatin or deeply processed gelatin materials in preparation of hair quality-improving compositions


Disclosed the use of gelatin or deeply processed gelatin materials in the preparation of hair quality-improving compositions.. .
Dong Dong-e E-jiao Co., Ltd


07/28/16
20160213228 

Balloon catheter suturing systems, methods, and devices having pledgets


A direct visualization catheter includes an elongate shaft defining a lumen and having a distal end portion and a proximal end portion and a transparent balloon attached to the distal end portion of the shaft. The balloon includes a first layer comprising a thermoset polymer and a plurality of polymeric fibers at least partially embedded in the thermoset polymer and a second layer disposed on the first layer and comprising a hydrogel..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research


07/28/16
20160213190 

An insulated article


This invention relates to an insulated article. The insulated articles comprise either a twin walled construction and/or a protective pouch of packaging material encompassing a layer of insulating material.
D & A Concept Design Limited


07/28/16
20160213057 

Coated plug wrap for a smoking article


The present invention is directed to a coated plug wrap for a smoking article. The coated plug wrap is comprised of a base paper and a coating.
Schweitzer-mauduit International, Inc.


07/28/16
20160213035 

Crunchy granola clusters and products prepared therefrom


Crunchy granola clusters comprising flakes from at least one grain, crisps from at least one grain, at least one protein, pregelatinized starch and a source of soluble oat bran fiber, and syrup, and optionally a long chain polysaccharide.. .
The Quaker Oats Company


07/28/16
20160213034 

Dried instant noodle and producing the same


Disclosed herein are a dried instant noodle improved in loosening at the time of eating and a method for producing the same. The method for producing dried instant noodles comprises: a loosening agent-attaching step in which a loosening agent for noodles is attached to gelatinized noodle strings; a first drying step in which, after the loosening agent-attaching step, hot air having a wind speed of 30 m/s or higher and a temperature of 60° c.
Nissin Foods Holdings Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160208919 

Elastomeric gasket for fuel access door of an aircraft wing and a making the same


An assembly for use on an aircraft wing having an aircraft skin and a fuel tank, the assembly comprising a metal access door for accessing the fuel tank, a metal retainer ring for engaging the wing and the access door. Fasteners removably couple the access door to the retainer ring.
Aviation Devices & Electronic Components, L.l.c.


07/21/16
20160208165 

Preparation low-ph controlled-release intelligent corrosion inhibitor


This disclosure relates to a preparation method of a low-ph controlled-release intelligent corrosion inhibitor. The low-ph controlled-release intelligent corrosion inhibitor comprises a hydrogel with low ph responsiveness and a corrosion inhibiting substance having the capacity of corrosion inhibition.
University Of Science And Technology Beijing


07/21/16
20160208022 

Method for preparing super absorbent polymer


This disclosure relates to a method for preparing super absorbent polymer. The method for preparing super absorbent polymer according to the present invention comprises the steps of performing photopolymerization of a monomer composition comprising water soluble ethylene unsaturated monomers, a thermal polymerization initiator and a photopolymerization initiator at a temperature of 30 to 55° c.; performing a thermal polymerization and a photopolymerization at a temperature of 55 to 120° c.
Lg Chem, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160207026 

Method for preparing a super absorbent polymer


The present invention relates to a method for preparing a super absorbent polymer. The method for preparing a super absorbent polymer according to the present invention comprises the steps of: preparing a hydrogel polymer by carrying out a thermal polymerization or a photopolymerization of a monomer composition including a water-soluble ethylene-based unsaturated monomer and a polymerization initiator; drying the hydrogel polymer; pulverizing the dried polymer; mixing the pulverized polymer with a surface crosslinking agent and a polymer particle having a core-shell structure; and carrying out a surface crosslinking reaction.
Lg Chem, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160206773 

Composition and stopping hemorrhage, infection, and accelerating healing in various types of wound or burns


A composition and a method of applying the composition to a site on or within a body of a mammal. The composition includes a hydrogel matrix that includes at least one polymer cross linked, via ionic or covalent bonding, with both hyaluronic acid and alginic acid.

07/21/16
20160206741 

Hydrogels for delivery of therapeutic compounds


In some aspects, methacrylate co-polymers crosslinked with an enzymatically cleavable peptide linker are provided and may be used for the oral delivery of a therapeutic. The peptide linker may be cleavable by an enzyme in the small intestine and may allow for the delivery of a therapeutic protein or nucleic acid to the small intestine.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


07/21/16
20160206713 

Cell-penetrating bacterial e3-ubiqitin-ligases for use in immunotherapy


The present invention relates to cell-penetrating effector proteins of type iii secretion system (t3ss)-containing bacteria of the genus salmonella or shigella and variants, fragments and immunmodulatory domains thereof, for use in immunotherapy. The present invention further relates to cell-penetrating effector proteins of type iii secretion system (t3ss)-containing bacteria of the genus salmonella or shigella and variants, fragments and immunmodulatory domains thereof, for delivering cargo molecules into eukaryotic cells..
Westfaelische Wilhelms-universitaet Muenster


07/21/16
20160206710 

Pharmaceutical liquid composition of botulinum toxin with improved stability


Disclosed herein is a liquid pharmaceutical composition of botulinum toxin which is improved in stability. It comprises botulinum toxin, polysorbate 20, and methionine and optionally isoleucine.
Medy-tox, Inc.


07/21/16
20160206553 

Cold-warm plaster


A composition for topical application characterized in that it includes, in a hydrogel base, vanillyl butyl ether and menthol. The composition described herein produces an ordered development of cold and warm sensations, obtaining effects that are particularly useful in the treatment of painful disorders of neurological and/or muscular origin.
Altergon S.a.


07/14/16
20160203910 

Graphene mounted on aerogel


An apparatus having reduced phononic coupling between a graphene monolayer and a substrate is provided. The apparatus includes an aerogel substrate and a monolayer of graphene coupled to the aerogel substrate..
Elwha Llc


07/14/16
20160202244 

Method for preparing topographically structured microarrays


A method for preparing a topographically structured hydrogel microarray is described comprising the steps of a) providing one or more types of biomolecule(s) on top of micropillars of an array of micropillars, preferably by means of robotical spotting, b) providing a partially crosslinked hydrogel on a substrate, preferably attached to a substantially rigid and/or planar substrate, c) simultaneously soft-embossing a hydrogel microwell array and transferring the biomolecule(s) from the micropillars to the microwells by pressing the micropillars of the array of step a) onto the partially crosslinked layer of hydrogel of step b) until substantial completion of crosslinking and d) demolding the array of micropillars of step a) from the hydrogel microwell array of step c). The method according to the invention has the advantages of resulting in higher biochemical patterning precision, allowing for modulation of biochemical parameters by interfacing microarray manufacture with robotic technology and rendering the microarrays obtained compatible with existing read-out systems such as microscopes.
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)


07/14/16
20160202241 

Nanofibrous photoclickable hydrogel microarrays


Nanofibrous hydrogel microarray systems that act as facile, high throughput platforms for in vitro drug discovery and investigation and screening of combinatorial effects of physical and biochemical cues on maturation and differentiation of mammalian cells.. .
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate


07/14/16
20160201041 

Enzyme composition and uses thereof


The invention relates to enzyme compositions comprising a glucoamylase, an alpha-amylase, and optionally a cellulolytic composition and/or a protease. The invention also relates to the use thereof in processes of producing sugars and/or fermentation products from starch-containing material by saccharifying and/or fermenting starch-containing material at a temperature below the initial gelatinization temperature..
Novozymes A/s


07/14/16
20160200967 

Self-suspending proppants for hydraulic fracturing


The present invention provides modified proppants, and methods for their manufacture. In embodiments, the modified proppant comprises a proppant particle and a hydrogel coating, wherein the hydrogel coating is applied to a surface of the proppant particle and localizes on the surface to produce the modified proppant.
Self-suspending Proppant Llc


07/14/16
20160200966 

Self-suspending proppants for hydraulic fracturing


The invention provides for modified proppants, comprising a proppant particle and a hydrogel coating, wherein the hydrogel coating localizes on the surface of the proppant particle to produce the modified proppant, methods of manufacturing such proppants and methods of use.. .
Self-suspending Proppant Llc


07/14/16
20160200847 

Clickable polymers and gels for microarray and other applications


Fabrication of arrays, including glycan arrays, that combines the higher sensitivity of a layered si—sio2 substrate with novel immobilization chemistry via a “click” reaction. The novel immobilization approach allows the oriented attachment of glycans on a “clickable” polymeric coating.

07/14/16
20160200077 

Fire resistant glazing unit


The present invention relates to a fire resistant glazing unit (10), and in particular to novel curable gelling compositions which may form a fire-resistant hydrogel interlayer (3) between the glass panes (1) of the glazing unit (10). The gelling compositions of the invention are generally obtained by mixing together a curable hydrogel-forming component; one or more salts (suitably selected from metal(i) and/or metal(ii) salts); a gel stabilising agent; and an aqueous vehicle; wherein the gel stabilising agent is (or comprises) a compound having a multivalent central atom with an atomic number greater than or equal to 13; wherein the composition has an acidic ph wherein the ph is greater than or equal to ph 3.
Pyroguard Uk Limited


07/14/16
20160199778 

Honeycomb matrix comprising macroporous desiccant, process and use thereof


Macroporous desiccant based honeycomb matrix containing the macroporous desiccant synthesized “in-situ”, the desiccant having a differential water adsorption. Process for the “in-situ” preparation of the macroporous desiccant based honeycomb matrix including the steps of soaking honeycomb substrate impregnated with water glass, in aqueous metal salt(s) solution or acid solution, or combination thereof, until such time that the hydrogel honeycomb matrix is obtained and thermally activating the hydrogel honeycomb matrix to produce macroporous desiccant based honeycomb matrix..

07/14/16
20160199534 

Dressing compositions and methods


Described is a spray-on hydrogel comprising water-soluble peg polymers that cross-link in situ to form a hydrogel such that the cross-links are reversible. The hydrogel can be useful as a drug delivery composition, wound dressing or surgery adjuvant.
Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey


07/14/16
20160199366 

Pre-frontal cortex processing disorder gait and limb impairments treatment


A methylphenidate, particularly including dextro-threo-methylphenidate, is administered to a subject to treat a speech, gait or limb impairment secondary to a genetically acquired pre-frontal cortex processing disease or disorder, particularly including multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, angelman syndrome, rett syndrome and fragile-x syndrome.. .
Gilrose Pharmaceuticals, Llc


07/14/16
20160199283 

Dental care product for tooth whitening


The present invention relates to the field of dental care, in particular, to a dental care product such as toothpaste (dentifrice), prophylactic paste, tooth powder, tooth polish, tooth gel, chewing gum, candy, lozenge, mouthwash, whitening strip, coated dental floss, coated toothbrush, paint-on gel, varnish, veneer, and tube, syringe or dental tray comprising a gel or paste, mouthwash, whitening strips and trays for whitening teeth, wherein the product comprises mineral particles such as crystals and a compound, preferably, a protein capable of forming a matrix which is a hydrogel, wherein the product comprises a fluorophore. The mineral particles may comprise, e.g., calcium phosphate, preferably, hydroxyapatite, preferably, in crystalline form.
Credentis Ag


07/14/16
20160198800 

High heel hydrogel grip pads


A thin, flexible grip pad for placement on a person's foot and prevent movement of the foot within a shoe, particularly a high heel shoe. The grip pad is made up of a hydrogel adhesive layer securing the pad to the foot on one surface and a frictional layer on the other.

07/14/16
20160198754 

Method and composition comprising hydrolyzed starch


A method and composition comprising hydrolyzed starch. In a first aspect, the method comprises several steps.
The Quaker Oats Company


07/07/16
20160195493 

Applicator comb for gel electrophoresis


A fluid applicator device (10) includes an applicator body (14) having a surface that is generally planar. A plurality of aligned applicator teeth (16) extend from said applicator body.
Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc.


07/07/16
20160194425 

Highly expandable hydrogels in medical device sealing technology


Highly expandable materials have been developed for filling an aneurysm sac and for sealing of endoluminal devices vessel walls. The expandable materials have appropriate chemical and physical properties to withstand radiation, sterilization, or storage in sterilizing solution, without loss of expandable characteristics.
Endoluminal Sciences Pty. Ltd.


07/07/16
20160194381 

Methods and compositions for treatment of retinoid-responsive conditions


Methods and composition for treating a retinoid-responsive condition in a subject are provided according to embodiments of the present invention which include administering a therapeutically effective amount of a substance selected from the group consisting of: neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (ngal), an ngal analog, an ngal stimulator and an analog of an ngal stimulator, to a subject having a retinoid-responsive condition. Retinoid-responsive conditions illustratively include acne, rosacea, psoriasis, promyelocytic leukemia and neuroblastoma..
The Penn State Research Foundation


07/07/16
20160194378 

Peptides and uses thereof


Provided is a peptide and a hydrogel prepared therefrom. The peptide comprises the sequence gly-(a)-(gly-x-y)m-m-(gly-x-y)n-gly-(b)-gly, wherein a and b are telopeptides, x and y are any amino acid, m and n are integers of at least 3 and m is a receptor binding sequence.
Heart Biotech Limited


07/07/16
20160193546 

Method for separating fat-soluble substance by simulated moving bed chromatography - and device for same


The present invention provides a separation method and device, comprising columns with at least two types of gels selected from the group consisting of silica gel, silver nitrate-impregnated gel and polymer gel filled therein, preferably at least three silver nitrate-impregnated gel columns and at least one silica gel column, by smb chromatography. The present invention also provides a separation method and device, comprising columns with at least two types of columns selected from the group consisting of c18 columns, c8 columns c4 columns and c1 columns, preferably at least three c18 columns and at least one c8 column and/or c4 column and/or c1 column, by smb chromatography..
Bizen Chemical Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160193392 

Non-degradable, low swelling, water soluble radiopaque hydrogel polymer


Hydrogel compositions prepared from amine components and glycidyl ether components are provided which are biocompatible and suitable for use in vivo due, in part, to their excellent stability.. .
Trivascular, Inc.


07/07/16
20160193384 

Transparent hydrogel and making the same from functionalized natural polymers


The present invention relates to a novel hydrogel derived from a methacrylated or acrylated natural polymer and a synthetic polymer, and a method of preparing the same. The invention further relates to 3d scaffolds and implants comprising said hydrogel..
Uab Ferentis


07/07/16
20160193360 

Polyfunctional radical scavenger hydrogel formulation


A polyfunctional radical scavenger hydrogel formulation providing extended protection of the extracellular space within a wound site. The polyfunctional radical scavenger hydrogel formulation is generally formed from a hydrogel, a first radical scavenger and a second radical scavenger differing from the first radical scavenger with respect to at least one property.

07/07/16
20160193344 

Fragmented hydrogels


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


07/07/16
20160193342 

Modified hyaluronic acid polymer compositions and related methods


The present application provides compositions comprising hyaluronic acid having low levels of functional group modification, mixtures formed by controlled reaction of such lightly modified hyaluronic acid with suitable difunctional or multi-functional crosslinkers, and hydrogel precursor compositions and the resulting hydrogels. The compositions are lightly cross-linked and possess low pro-inflammatory properties when injected in vivo, and can be used as, for example, medical devices, biomedical adhesives and sealants, and for localized delivery of bioactive agents, among other uses..
Carbylan Therapeutics, Inc.


07/07/16
20160192803 

An energy saving electric kettle


This invention relates to an energy saving electric kettle. The energy saving electric kettle comprises a liquid container having a charging inlet, a discharge outlet and a heating element for heating the contents of the container.
D & A Concept Design Limitedq


07/07/16
20160192736 

Article of footwear with soil-shedding performance


The disclosure relates to articles of footwear and components thereof, including outsoles, which can be used in conditions normally conducive to the accumulation of soil on the outsoles. In particular, the disclosure relates to articles of footwear and components thereof including an outsole with an external thermoplastic hydrogel film that compositionally includes polyurethane copolymer chains.
Nike, Inc.


07/07/16
20160192735 

Article of footwear with soil-shedding performance


The disclosure relates to articles of footwear and components thereof, including outsoles, which can be used in conditions normally conducive to the accumulation of soil on the outsoles. In particular, the disclosure relates to articles of footwear and components thereof including an outsole with an external hydrogel film that compositionally includes a crosslinked polymeric network having a plurality of copolymer chains with one or more hard segments physically crosslinked to other hard segments of the copolymer chains, and one or more hydrophilic soft segments covalently bonded to the hard segments.
Nike, Inc.


07/07/16
20160192646 

Use of pbo-peo-pbo block copolymers in ophthalmic compositions


The use of poly(oxybutylene)-poly(oxyethylene)-poly(oxybutylene) block copolymers in pharmaceutical compositions useful for modifying the surfaces of contact lenses and other medical devices is disclosed. The present invention is based in-part on a discovery that this class of compounds is particularly efficient in wetting hydrophobic surfaces, such as the surfaces of silicone hydrogel contact lenses and other types of ophthalmic lenses, but do not induce foaming when used in conjunction with a peroxide-based contact lens disinfection regimen.
Alcon Research, Ltd.


07/07/16
20160192600 

Apparatus for growing plants using hydrogels and root channels


An apparatus (100) for cultivating a plant is disclosed. The apparatus includes a container (102) made of a biodegradable material.

06/30/16
20160186110 

Photobioreactor


Provided herein is a transgenic bacteria engineered to accumulate carbohydrates, for example disaccharides. Also provided is a photobioreactor for cultivating photosynthetic microorganisms comprising a non-gelatinous, solid cultivation support suitable for providing nutrients and moisture to photosynthetic microorganisms and a physical barrier covering at least a portion of the surface of the cultivation support.

06/30/16
20160186038 

Curdlan gel based heat-resistant profile control and water plugging agent


The present invention relates to a curdlan gel based profile control and water plugging agent and methods of preparation thereof. Said profile control and water plugging agent consists of a microbial polysaccharides base and a delayed gelatinization agent; wherein said microbial polysaccharides base consists of curdlan gels and a hydrogen bond linkage force facilitation agent, or the curdlan gels and a coagulant aid.





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