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Summary for Patent: 5,116,389
Title: Method of obtaining collagen human-skin fibers, fibers thus produced, and a compound containing them
Abstract:Human-skin collagen fibers are obtained from sterile pieces of human skin by first comminuting the sterile skin and then mixing the comminuted sterile skin with a sterile aqueous solution of an alkaline-metal or alkaline-earth salt to form a suspension. This suspension is then diluted with a promoter of fibrillogenesis taken from the group formed by acetylated glucosamine, n-acetyl neuraminic acid, and mixtures thereof and the pH of the suspension is set to a value between 4 and 6. The diluted suspension is then left to ripen while fibers grow in it. Collagen fibers are then separated from the suspension and are checked under a microscope for the presence of protein impurities. If any such fraction is then found the fibers are rinsed by agitation with an atoxic aqueous solution of a nonionic detergent, then the residual protein impurities are separated out to obtain an aqueous suspension of collagen fibers having no foreign matter, and finally the collagen fibers are rinsed in steriized water. The fibers thus obtained are implanted back into the patient from whom the skin was originally recovered.
Inventor(s): Mitz; Vladimir (F 75006 Paris, FR)
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Application Number:07/545,520
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 5,116,389

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 001 2006-05-25   Start Trial 2009-05-26 search
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 1 2006-05-25   Start Trial 2009-05-26 search
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