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Summary for Patent: 5,718,897
Title: Enhancing keratinocyte migration and proliferation
Abstract:A method of enhancing the migration and proliferation of keratinocytes in wound healing or in the growth of artificial skin grown in vitro. The wound is contacted with (a) an effective amount of purified Clostridiopeptidase A collagenase that is substantially free from other proteinases and (b) an amount of a growth factor that increases the effects of said collagenase. The artificial skin is grown upon biomatrices previously synthesized by living cells and digested with Clostridiopeptidase A collagenase while in the presence of (a) an effective concentration of purified Clostridiopeptidase A collagenase substantially free from other proteinases and (b) a growth factor in a concentration effective to increase the effectiveness of said collagenase.
Inventor(s): Herman; Ira M. (Newton, MA)
Assignee: Trustees of Tufts College (Medford, MA)
Application Number:08/777,267
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 5,718,897

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Smith And Nephew SANTYL collagenase OINTMENT;TOPICAL 101995 001 1965-06-04   Start Trial Trustees of Tufts College (Medford, MA) 2015-06-07 RX search
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