ELASTIC BIOPOLYMER AND USE AS A TISSUE ADHESIVE

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0232138 A1
Application Date: Aug. 17th, 2017

ABSTRACT

The present invention provides an improved tissue adhesive to repair defects in soft tissue. Following ASTM standard tests, crosslinked methacryloyl-substituted gelatin hydrogels of the present invention (GelSEAL) were shown to...
Assignee(s):
Application Number:
15/502,347
International Classification:
A61L 24/10 (20060101); A61K 31/137 (20060101); A61L 24/00 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A tissue adhesive comprising a light activated methacryloyl-substituted gelatin, a photoinitiator and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.

DESCRIPTION

CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application claims the benefit under 35 U.S.C. §119(e) of U.S. Provisional Application Ser. No. 62/034,973, filed Aug. 8, 2014, the contents of which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
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