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Patent: 5,879,939

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Summary for Patent: 5,879,939
Title: Isolation of cells from organ tissue using sonication
Abstract:A method for isolating specific viable cell types from surrounding organ tissue is provided. The method entails the use of sonication in conjunction with tissue dissociating agents to free the cells of interest. A specific application of the method is the isolation of the insulin producing tissue of the pancreas, the islets of Langerhans. The method results in a high yield of islets that maintain a high level of viability.
Inventor(s): Gray; Brad (Huntington Beach, CA), Baird; Monty Kahn (Garden Grove, CA), Lamberti; Francis (Irvine, CA)
Assignee: Neocrin Company (Irvine, CA)
Application Number:08/442,587
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 5,879,939

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 Neocrin Company (Irvine, CA) 2039-02-26 RX search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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