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Patent: 6,617,161

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Summary for Patent: 6,617,161
Title: Serum-free cell growth medium
Abstract:A chemically defined-serum free growth medium for the in vitro and ex vivo of cells and cell lines. The medium consists of about a one to one ratio (v/v) of two basal growth media containing .alpha.-ketoglutarate, insulin, transferrin, selenium, bovine serum albumin, linoleic acid, ceruloplasmin, cholesterol, phosphatidyl-ethanolamine, .alpha.-tocopherol acid succinate, reduced glutathione, taurine, triiodothyronine, hydrocortisone, parathyroid hormone, L-ascorbic acid 2-sulfate, .beta.-glycerophosphate, PDGF, EGF and FGF. Chondrocytes, when cultured in this medium in the presence of a cartilage derived morphogenetic protein or bone morphogenetic protein, retain their cartilaginous phenotype.
Inventor(s): Luyten; Frank P. (Kraainem, BE), Erlacher; Ludwig (Vienna, AT)
Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Department of Health and Human Services (Washington, DC)
Application Number:09/851,921
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 6,617,161

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Smith & Nephew, Inc. SANTYL collagenase Ointment 101995 1965-06-04 ⤷  Free Forever Trial 2019-12-21
Nps Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NATPARA parathyroid hormone For Injection 125511 2015-01-23 ⤷  Free Forever Trial 2019-12-21
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