Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Implantable biocompatible immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #5798113.

A method of providing a biologically active molecule or metabolic or immunologic function to a patient, comprising implanting into the body of the patient at least one immunoisolatory vehicle comprising a core comprising a volume in excess of 1 .mu.l and at least about 10.sup.4 living cells dispersed in a biocompatible matrix formed of a hydrogel or extracellular matrix components, said cells being capable of secreting a biologically active product or of providing a metabolic or immunologic function to the patient; and an external jacket surrounding said core, said jacket being formed from a thermoplastic or hydrogel, said jacket being free of said cells projecting externally therefrom, said jacket being biocompatible and having a molecular weight cutoff permitting passage of molecules between the patient and the core through said jacket to provide said biologically active product of function.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Method and system for detecting center pivot collision
Managing job execution
Method and system for associating a cell-sector with time-dependent location parameters
Information processing device and display control method
Switchable solvents and methods of use thereof
Methods of establishing virtual circuits and of providing a virtual private network service through a shared network, and provider edge device for such network
Multi-level integrated circuit, device and method for modeling multi-level integrated circuits
  Randomly Featured Patents
Memory edge cell
Polymeric dispersant having an affinity with a supercritical fluid
Optical information recording medium
Multi-modal user interface
Skin effect heat generating unit having convective and conductive transfer of heat
Fast data breakpoint emulation
Vacuum operated servo
Heavy duty drawbar
Promotion Method
Fluid property detection system