|| List of recent Gel-related patents
| Process for preparing objects made of biocompatible hydrogel for uses thereof in the medical field, and more particularly in ophthalmology|
The present invention also relates to the objects made of biocompatible hydrogel resulting from this process such as, for example, intracorneal lenses (or lenticules) implantable in the cornea or any other implants usable in ophthalmology.. .
| Instrument access device|
An instrument access device (500) comprises a distal o-ring (11) for insertion into a wound interior, a proximal member for location externally of a wound opening and a sleeve (12) extending in two layers between the distal o-ring (11) and the proximal member. The proximal member comprises an inner proximal ring member (25) and an outer proximal ring member (24) between which the sleeve (12) is led.
| Protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor, preparation method and uses thereof|
Disclosed in the present invention is a protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor. The preparation method therefor is: extracting the crude product from the isaria fumosorosea wize solid or liquid fermentation broth using ethyl acetate, ethanol, methanol, or a mixed solvent of chloroform and methanol; separating the obtained extract using column chromatography on silica gel; and obtaining the target product.
| Transdermal silicone gel (silogel) compositions and methods of preparation|
A silicone gel (“silogel”) composition used to deliver pharmaceutical products transdermally as well as a method for producing the silogel composition, which may contain up to 80% additive ingredients. Preferred embodiments of the invention may include silogel compositions which provide high viscosity/no separation due to api.
Humco Holding Group, Inc.
| Spinal cord injury, inflammation, and immune-disease: local controlled release of therapeutic agents|
A drug delivery system is provided for treatment of oxidative stress. The drug delivery system can include a therapeutic agent and a matrix.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
| Chewy edible compositions with expanded texture|
Methods and compositions are provided for producing a high glycerol/high collagen or gelatin edible composition having a variety of textures and features, suitable for use as a pet treat. Chewy edible compositions produced by such methods are also provided..
| Novel food and feed antioxidants and preservatives based on antioxidant enzymes extracted from animal blood|
Disclosed is a process for extracting an antioxidant cocktail (containing a number of antioxidative molecules including but not limited to superoxide dismutase (sod), catalase, glutathione, glutathione peroxidase) from animal sources (i.e., blood or liver) so that it can be used as a food and feed preservative in a non-purified state to prevent rancidity. The antioxidant can also be used in other products such as oils, paint, caulking, plastics, or any other product exposed to oxidation.
| Biomatrix hydrogels and methods of use thereof|
This invention is directed to aragonite and calcite hydrogel biomatrices, optionally seeded with precursor cells and uses thereof in tissue engineering, regeneration and repair, including in inducing or enhancing bone formation, cartilage formation or a combination thereof in a subject, and kits related thereto.. .
Cartiheal (2009) Ltd.
| Cosmetic composition comprising an oil, hydrophobic silica aerogel particles and a hydrocarbon-based resin|
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for making up and/or caring for the skin and/or the lips, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one oil, which is preferably non-volatile, at least hydrophobic silica aerogel particles, at least one hydrocarbon-based resin having a number-average molecular weight of less than or equal to 10 000 g/mol, the said composition comprising less than 5% by weight of water relative to the total weight of the composition, and preferably being anhydrous.. .
| Liquid cosmetic composition comprising an oil, hydrophobic silica aerogel particles and a block ethylenic copolymer|
The present invention relates to a liquid cosmetic composition for making up and/or caring for the skin and/or the lips, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one oil, which is preferably non-volatile, at least hydrophobic silica aerogel particles having a specific surface area per unit of mass (sm) ranging from 500 to 1500 m2/g and a size expressed as the volume-mean diameter (d[0.5]) ranging from 1 to 1500 μm, at least one block ethylenic copolymer (also known as a block ethylenic polymer), containing at least a first block with a glass transition temperature (tg) of greater than or equal to 40° c., and at least a second block with a glass transition temperature of less than or equal to 20° c., the said first block and the said second block being connected together via a statistical intermediate segment comprising at least one of the said first constituent monomers of the first block and at least one of the said second constituent monomers of the second block, and the said block copolymer having a polydispersity index i of greater than 2.. .
Animal product-free culture medium for bacteria of the genus clostridium and a process for producing supernatant comprising one or more collagenolytic and gelatinolytic proteases
The present invention refers to a culture medium and a process for producing proteases with collagenolytic and gelatinolytic activity by bacteria of the genus clostridium. Particularly, the present invention refers to an animal product-free culture medium for c.
Cristalia Produtos Quimcos Farmaeuticos Ltda.
Constructs for diagnosing and treating inflammatory bowel diseases and colon cancer
The present invention features, inter alia, constructs for the delivery of therapeutic and diagnostic agents to a patient. The constructs can include a nanoparticle, a targeting agent that specifically binds a targeted tissue or cell, a therapeutic moiety, and a hydrogel.
Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc. Not For Profit Organization
Method of manufacturing hydrogel ophthalmic devices with electronic elements
The present invention provides methods for forming an ophthalmic lens that can include a media insert and/or electronic components. In particular, the present disclosure provides for adhesion promoting functionalization steps for a biocompatible coating to bind a hydrogel material to a plastic surface or electronic component prior to the polymerization of the hydrogel.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Electronic device manufacture using low-k dielectric materials
Materials and methods for manufacturing electronic devices and semiconductor components using low dielectric materials comprising polyimide based aerogels are described. Additional methods for manipulating the properties of the dielectric materials and affecting the overall dielectric property of the system are also provided..
Aspen Aerogels, Inc.
Electrophoresis gel cassette with at least one removable section
Electrophoresis gel cassette comprising a first and a second face wall member and one or more side wall members, defining a gel compartment for a gel member with a first and second face, wherein the first face wall member has high gel adhesion compared to the second face wall member, whereby a gel member molded in the cassette will stay attached to the high gel adhesion face wall member when the cassette is opened, and wherein the first face wall member is provided with at least one removable section to expose a section of the first face of the gel member, the removable section of the first face wall member having lower gel adhesion compared to the non-removable part of the first face wall member.. .
Ge Healthcare Bio-sciences Ab
Hydration maintenance apparatus and method
A material may include a substrate, such as sand, treated with a binder, for securing a layer of hydrating particles thereto. Typical binders may include lignicite, or other naturally occurring materials such as sugars, molasses, corn syrup, gelatin, water, a combination, or the like.
Aquasmart Enterprises, Llc
Tissue regeneration construct and producing tissue regeneration construct
Provided is a tissue regeneration construct having a good engraftment property and capable of promoting a stable and favorable regeneration to a target site, the tissue regeneration construct being a member to be applied to a target site for transplantation and regeneration to regenerate tissue, including a transplant body, and an engraftment layer arranged overlapping at least a part of an outer surface of the transplant body, wherein: the transplant body includes a support, cells for regenerating the tissue that are arranged at least either one of a space between the supports and a space formed by a pore inside the support, and a base material for retaining the cells; the base material of the engraftment layer is gelatinous; and the engraftment layer is a layer in which the support does not exist.. .
Porous cross-linked polyimide networks
Porous cross-linked polyimide networks are provided. The networks comprise an anhydride end-capped polyamic acid oligomer.
Ohio Aerospace Institute
Silica aerogel composite
A method of preparing a silica aerogel composite is provided. The method includes providing an aqueous solution comprising a water soluble polymeric binder and a surfactant, adding a silyl-modified silica aerogel to the aqueous solution to form a mixture, and freeze-drying the mixture under reduced pressure at a temperature sufficient to sublime water in the mixture to obtain the silica aerogel composite.
Nanyang Technological University
Solvent-substitution solvent used in aerogel production, and hydrophobised aerogel production method using same
Provided are a solvent-substitution solvent for producing a hydrophobized aerogel and a method for producing a hydrophobized aerogel. The solvent-substitution solvent includes pentanol in an amount of 41 wt % to 100 wt % and n-butanol in an amount of 0 wt % to 59 wt %.
Remtech Co., Ltd.
Method for producing starch granules, and orally disinitegrating tablet
A method for producing starch granules suitable as an excipient for an orally disintegrating tablet. Fluidized bed granulation is performed by spraying a starch paste in small amounts while a β-starch is being fluidized using an air-fluidized bed.
Japan Corn Starch Co., Ltd.
Low-density downhole fluids and uses thereof
A downhole fluid may be circulated within a wellbore where the downhole fluid may include at least a modified perlite and/or an aerogel. The amount of the modified perlite and/or aerogel within the downhole fluid may range from about 5 vol % to about 30 vol % of the downhole fluid of the total amount of the downhole fluid.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Hydrogen cyanide-based polymer surface coatings and hydrogels
The present invention provides a process of coating at least a portion of a substrate surface comprising contacting the surface with hydrogen cyanide monomeric units under conditions permitting polymerisation of the hydrogen cyanide monomeric units to form a polymer that coats the surface. Also provided is a substrate coated by a polymer according to the claimed process.
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation
Antibodies to matrix metalloproteinase 9
The present disclosure provides compositions and methods of use involving binding proteins, e.g., antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof, that bind to the matrix metalloproteinase-9 (mmp9) protein (mmp9 is also known as gelatinase-b), such as where the binding proteins comprise an immunoglobulin (ig) heavy chain (or functional fragment thereof) and an ig light chain (or functional fragment thereof).. .
Gilead Biologics, Inc.
Methods and compositions for making carbon aerogels from biomass are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of making a carbon aerogel from a biomass involves dielectrically heating a biomass slurry to produce the carbon aerogel.
University Of Calcutta
An encapsulated flavour particle, comprising a vegetable matter particulate core and a flavour coating comprising a sprayed emulsion of flavour and thermoreversible potato starch, the thermoreversible potato starch comprising at least 80% by weight of amylopectin modified with amylomaltase enzyme. The particles provide good flavour release characteristics in consumable compositions, such as chewing gums, beverages, foodstuffs, toothpastes, mouthwashes and the like, while avoiding the use of gelatin..
In situ controlled release drug delivery system
A system is described for long-term controlled release delivery of a drug or a therapeutic agent. According to the invention, one or more drugs or therapeutic agents contained in microspheres are mixed with a temperature sensitive hydrogel which is then introduced directly to the desired situs of the drug or therapeutic agent.
Bone implant materials comprising cross-linked bioactive hydrogel matrices
The present invention is directed to a stabilized cross-linked hydrogel matrix comprising a first high molecular weight component and a second high molecular weight component that are covalently linked, and at least one stabilizing or enhancing agent, wherein the first high molecular weight component and the second high molecular weight component are each selected from the group consisting of polyglycans and polypeptides. This stabilized hydrogel matrix may be prepared as bioactive gels, pastes, slurries, cell attachment scaffolds for implantable medical devices, and casting or binding materials suitable for the construction of medical devices.
Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc.
Scent/fragrance sampling card and manufacture
A scent delivery system in the form of a scent sampling card in which a fragrance/oil of a scented nature is encapsulated in the form of microscopic beads or scent of scented oil encased in a gelatinous or plastic cell wall, the encapsulation protects the microscopic beads and the scent or fragrance from escaping or migrating out of the card until its intended time of use, and holds both ply closed by bonding to both halves. The card comprises a two ply substrate which sandwiches the area of encapsulated fragrance within.
Matt-effect composition comprising hydrophobic aerogel particles and silica particles
The present invention relates to a cosmetic and/or dermatological composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium: a) at least some hydrophobic aerogel particles, b) at least some silicaparticles, c) at least one particle that absorbs sebum, the said composition comprising at least one aqueous phase. The invention also relates to a process for making the skin matt and/or for reducing its shine..
Hydrogel compositions for tooth whitening
A composition is provided, wherein the composition comprises a water-swellable, water-insoluble polymer, a blend of a hydrophilic polymer and a complementary oligomer capable of hydrogen bonding to the hydrophilic polymer, and a whitening agent, preferably a peroxide. The composition finds utility as a tooth whitening composition and is applied to the teeth in need of whitening, and then removed when the degree of whitening has been achieved.
Corium International, Inc.
A method of preventing soil erosion in, among areas, seaside locations, includes drilling holes in the ground and filling the holes with a mixture of the soil and gelatin, and then curing the mixture in situ to form a barrier against soil erosion.. .
X-ray source, producing x-rays and use of an x-ray source emitting monochromatic x-rays
X-ray sources and production of x-rays, in particular, producing monochromatic x-rays is provided. More specifically, a method for producing x-rays and the use of the x-ray source for x-raying bodies (for example human bodies).
Siemens Aktiengesell Schaft
Multiple-ply solid state light fixture
A multiple-ply solid state light fixture is disclosed. A panelized, solid state light fixture includes combined layers of material chemically bonded together without a traditional mechanical housing and with relatively few or no fasteners.
Variable optic ophthalmic device including liquid crystal elements
This invention discloses methods and apparatus for providing a variable optic insert into an ophthalmic lens. An energy source is capable of powering the variable optic insert included within the ophthalmic lens.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Flexible heat transfer assembly
A flexible heat transfer assembly includes a covering layer (100) and a functional filler (200). The covering layer (100) surroundingly forms a sealed chamber (11), in which the material of the covering layer (100) is one of rubber, silica rubber, and resin.
Newtech Enterprise Limited
Method of manufacturing a structured adsorbent bed for capture of co2 from low pressure and low concentration sources
A method of forming a structured adsorbent sheet is provided. The method includes, combining a nano-adsorbent powder and a binder material to form an adsorbent material, and sandwiching a porous electrical heating substrate between two layers of adsorbent material.
L'air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour I'etude Et I'exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
Compositions and methods relating to an occlusive polymer hydrogel
Methods for the synthesis and use of several variations of styrene maleic acid-based polymers and the hydrogel tissue bridges that can be formed from such polymers. Specifically, a method is disclosed for synthesizing a styrene maleic acid-based polymer that can be dissolved in dmso and injected into the vasa deferentia of male subjects, creating a hydrogel tissue bridge.
Sustained release hydrogel-based stimulant
The present invention relates to a thermo-responsive hydrogel polymer formulated with one or more active agents selected from the group consisting of menthol and menthone, wherein said active agents are effective in invigorating the user and/or effective in relieving fatigue.. .
Pharmaceutical compositions for direct systemic introduction
The invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions for direct systemic introduction, are also known as dsi pharmaceutical compositions, for used as human veterinary pharmaceutical compositions. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for direct system introduction comprising bovine gelatin, mannitol, an optional surfactant, an optional flavorant, and an active pharmaceutical ingredient.
One-step processing of hydrogels for mechanically robust and chemically desired features
The application of a highly controlled, micron-sized, branched, porous architecture to enhance the handling properties and degradation rate of hydrogels is described in the instant invention. A previously described pattern created through one-step nucleated crystallization in a hydrogel film creates tunable mechanical properties and/or chemical stability for use in tissue engineering applications.
Method for preparing a hydrogel comprising silico-metallic mineral particles and hydrogel
In which r1, r2 and r3 are selected from hydrogen and linear alkyl groups including 1 to 3 carbon atoms.. .
Encapsulation and cardiac differentiation of hipscs in 3d peg-fibrinogen hydrogels
The present invention relates to the production of cell cultures and tissues from undifferentiated pluripotent stem cells using three-dimensional biomimetic materials. The resultant cell cultures or tissues can be used in any of a number of protocols including testing chemicals, compounds, and drugs.
Determination of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (ngal) as a diagnostic marker for renal disorders
Methods for diagnosing renal disorders by measuring human neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (ngal) are provided.. .
Low-calorie sol food material, low-calorie sol food material in package container, and manufacturing method thereof
A manufacturing method of a low-calorie sol food material includes four steps. The first step includes stirring a mixture of water, glucomannan or konjac refined flour or a combination thereof, and a poorly-soluble water absorbent, whereby the mixture is swollen to form a sol substance.
A modified release composition comprising cyclosporin a for oral administration. The composition may comprise a core and a modified release coating, wherein the core comprises a hydrogel-forming polymer matrix and cyclosporin a.
A method of inducing hemostasis in a wound. A hemostatic product is applied to a wound.
Cosmetic composition comprising an oil, hydrophobic silica aerogel particles and a semi-crystalline polymer
The present invention relates to a liquid cosmetic composition, preferably for making up and/or caring for the skin and/or the lips, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one fatty phase comprising: —at least one oil, which is preferably non-volatile, —at least hydrophobic silica aerogel particles, —at least one semi-crystalline polymer, —the said composition comprising less than 5% by weight of water relative to the total weight of the composition, and preferably being anhydrous.. .
Capsule composition containing uv-blocking inorganic nanoparticles and polymer capable of forming hydrogel and preparation method thereof
A capsule composition containing uv-blocking inorganic nanoparticles, and a preparation method thereof, in which the uv-blocking inorganic nanoparticles are embedded in hydrophilic polymer capsules using a water-soluble dispersing agent, so that when the composition is applied to the skin, the polymer forms a thin hydrogel film that keeps the inorganic nanoparticles contained in the capsules to prevent the inorganic nanoparticles from penetrating the skin. The method comprises: uniformly mixing uv-blocking inorganic nanoparticles with a water-soluble dispersing agent in water to prepare a dispersion of the inorganic nanoparticles coated with the dispersing agent; adding, to the dispersion, either a hydrophilic polymer capable of forming a hydrogel, or a solution of the hydrophilic polymer in distilled water, to prepare a mixture; and spray-drying the mixture, thereby producing capsule particles containing the dispersing agent-coated uv-blocking inorganic nanoparticles covered by a film formed of the hydrophilic polymer..
Techniques for thermally insulating a liquid chromatographic column
An apparatus for performing liquid chromatography includes a chromatography column, and an insulating member surrounding the chromatography column wherein the insulating member is formed from a vacuum chamber surrounding the chromatography column. Another apparatus for performing liquid chromatography includes a chromatography column, and an insulating member surrounding the chromatography column, wherein the insulating member includes aerogel.
Smoking article mouthpiece including aerogel
A smoking article (10) incorporates a mouthpiece (14), the mouthpiece includes an open pore structure converted from an organic gel and a functional material dispersed in the open pore structure, such as aerogel particles (20).. .
Led module sealing technology
A sealing process of led modules includes a waterproof wire put through a wire-through hole of a heat sink to be connected with a positive-negative solder joints on a pcb board, which are subjected to glue sealing treatment. A waterproof sealing process is operated between the waterproof wire and wire-through hole.
Method for treating oily skin
The present invention relates to a method for the cosmetic (non-therapeutic) treatment of oily skin, including the steps: a) exposing the oily skin to a first quasi-monochromatic light of artificial origin having a dominant wavelength peak between 300 and 700 nm, better still between 400 and 600 nm, even better still between 560 and 620 nm, and in particular of around 590 nm, and b) applying to the oily skin a cosmetic composition comprising at least 1% by weight of hollow particles and preferably from 2% to 6% by weight of hollow particles, relative to the total weight of said composition, the hollow particles being hydrophobic silica aerogel particles.. .
Method for modifying the refractive index of an optical material
An optical device comprising an optical hydrogel with select regions that have been irradiated with laser light having a pulse energy from 0.01 nj to 50 nj and a wavelength from 600 nm to 900 nm. The irradiated regions are characterized by a positive change in refractive index of from 0.01 to 0.06, and exhibit little or no scattering loss.
University Of Rochester
Drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier using magnetically heatable entities
It has been discovered that compositions comprising magnetically heatable entities (mhes), therapeutic agents and optional carriers such as hydrogels can be piloted from an injection point in a blood vessel to a specific location of the blood-brain barrier (bbb) using for example, a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) device for propelling, steering and tracking of mhes. Once the mhes have reached their target location at or near the desired blood vessel of the bbb, an alternating magnetic field causes the mhes to controllably heat up, thereby reversibly increasing the permeability of the bbb and allowing the therapeutic (or cytotoxic) agent to enter brain tissue..
Corporation De L'ecole Polytechnique De Montreal
Method for the purification of prostaglandins
The present invention provides a method for the purification of a prostaglandin by supercritical fluid chromatography, said method comprising the use of a stationary phase and a mobile phase comprising carbon dioxide, provided that when the stationary phase is unmodified silica gel, the prostaglandin is not luprostiol. The invention also provides prostaglandins obtainable by the method..
Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
Hydrogel-forming composition and hydrogel produced from the same
Means of solving the problem a hydrogel-forming composition is characterized by containing a polyelectrolyte (a), clay particles (b), and a dispersant (c) for the clay particles.. .
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.. .
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.. .
Transdermal cannabinoid formulations
The present invention includes a transdermal composition which contains a pharmaceutically effective amount of a cannabinoid for delivery of the cannabinoid to the bloodstream of a user. The composition may comprise the following components: a surfactant-lecithin organogel; and a cannabinoid.
Mary's Medicinals Llc
Orthodontic appliance shield
A protective shield is removably mounted over an orthodontic appliance in a user's mouth and includes an outer resilient compressible material layer joined to an inner adhesive layer. The shield is flexible for easy installation over all exposed surfaces of the orthodontic appliance; but is removable after a period of use.
Orvance Technologies, Llc
Gypsum products comprising silica gel
A gypsum composition, board, and method of producing a gypsum board with increased fire endurance are described. The set gypsum-containing composition can be used to prepare a gypsum board having fire endurance, based on the inclusion of silica gel..
United States Gypsum Company
Method of producing graphene
Graphene can be produced from the byproducts formed during electrolysis of coal. These byproducts may be electrolyzed coal particles, gelatinous film formed on the electrolyzed coal particles, or the electrolyzed coal particles together with the gelatinous film.
Cross-linked graphene networks
The present invention relates to a method for the production of cross-linked graphene and graphene oxide networks, which are selected from aerogels and xerogels with improved performance and characteristics thereof. The invention is also concerned with graphene and graphene oxide networks, which are selected from aerogels and xerogels produced by such processes and uses thereof..
The Bio Nano Centre Limited
Nanocomposite polymer hydrogel with aligned nanoparticles
Nanocomposite polymeric hydrogels comprising polyacrylamide (paam) formulated in combination with magnetically-susceptible anisotropic microparticles are described, as are method of making and using said hydrogels.. .
Tennessee Technological University
Method for reducing agglomeration in gypsum plaster or filling compositions comprising cellulose ether
The present invention relates to a method for providing modified gypsum plaster or filling compositions having reduced agglomeration in comparison to gypsum plaster or filling compositions comprising cellulose ether in a specific amount from 0.1 to 1.0 weight percent, based on the total dry weight of said composition. Also provided are dry mortars comprising cellulose ether, gelatin and gypsum for use in such methods, and gypsum-free mixtures comprising cellulose ether and gelatin which may be added to gypsum binder for use a for use in such methods..
Dow Global Technologies Llc