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Details for Patent: 6,051,259

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Summary for Patent: 6,051,259

Title: Composition for sustained release of human growth hormone
Abstract:The method of the invention for producing a composition for the sustained release of biologically active hGH includes dissolving a biocompatible polymer in a polymer solvent to form a polymer solution, dispersing particles of biologically active, metal cation-stabilized hGH in the polymer solution, and then solidifying the polymer to form a polymeric matrix containing a dispersion of said hGH particles.
Inventor(s): Johnson; OluFunmi Lily (Cambridge, MA), Ganmukhi; Medha M. (Carlisle, MA), Bernstein; Howard (Cambridge, MA), Auer; Henry (Chicago, IL), Khan; M. Amin (Downington, PA)
Assignee: Alkermes Controlled Therapeutics, Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
Application Number:09/252,746
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Use; Delivery;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 28th percentile
Forward Citations: 4th percentile
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Patent Number Expiration Date
6,051,259 April 18, 2012

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,051,259

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