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Patent: 5,993,810

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Summary for Patent: 5,993,810
Title: Method of softening or ripening the cervix of a female mammal using collagenase
Abstract:The present invention relates to the use of collagenase and/or one more substances which stimulate the production of naturally occurring collagenase in the cervix to induce labor in a female mammal, and in particular a female human or to terminate pregnancy in such a female mammal. The substances which stimulate the production of naturally occurring collagenase include Interleukin 1 beta, Interleukin 2, Interleukin 6, Interleukin 8 and tumor necrosis factor.
Inventor(s): Lebovitz; Shamir Israel (Tel Aviv, IL)
Application Number:08/818,205
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Details for Patent 5,993,810

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 2016-03-15 RX search
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