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Last Updated: September 18, 2020

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Patent: 7,790,699

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Summary for Patent: 7,790,699
Title:Self-gelling alginate systems and uses thereof
Abstract: Kits and compositions for producing an alginate gel are disclosed. The kits and compositions comprise soluble alginate and insoluble alginate/gelling ion particles. Methods for dispensing a self-gelling alginate dispersion are disclosed. The methods comprise forming a dispersion of insoluble alginate/gelling ion particles in a solution containing soluble alginate, and dispensing the dispersion whereby the dispersion forms an alginate gel matrix. The methods may include dispensing the dispersion into the body of an individual. An alginate gel having a thickness of greater than 5 mm and a homogenous alginate matrix network and homogenous alginate gels free of one or more of: sulfates citrates, phosphates, lactatates, EDTA or lipids are disclosed. Implantable devices comprising a homogenous alginate gel coating are disclosed. Methods of improving the viability of pancreatic islets, or other cellular aggregates or tissue, following isolation and during storage and transport are disclosed.
Inventor(s): Melvik; Jan-Egil (Oslo, NO), Dornish; Michael (Bekkestua, NO), Onsoyen; Edvar (Sande, NO), Berge; Astrid B. (Asker, NO), Svendsen; Terje (Asker, NO)
Assignee: FMC Biopolymer AS (Drammen, NO)
Application Number:11/248,984
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 7,790,699

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 FMC Biopolymer AS (Drammen, NO) 2024-10-12 search
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ZOSTAVAX zoster vaccine live INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SUSPENSION 125123 1 2006-05-25   Start Trial FMC Biopolymer AS (Drammen, NO) 2024-10-12 search
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