Resources Contact Us Home
Implantable biocompatible immunoisolatory vehicle for delivery of selected therapeutic products

Image Number 11 for United States Patent #5800828.

Immunoisolatory vehicles having a core and a surrounding jacket are disclosed, the core having a volume in excess of 1 .mu.l and at least about 10.sup.4 living cells capable of secreting a biologically active product or of providing a biological function to a patient, the cells dispersed in a biocompatible matrix formed of a hydrogel or an extracellular matrix component, and the external jacket being permselective, biocompatible and having a molecular weight cutoff permitting passage of molecules between the patient and the core through said jacket to provide said biological product or function.

  Recently Added Patents
Coordinate locating method and apparatus
Method and receiver for jointly decoding received communication signals using maximum likelihood detection
Apparatus for touch screen avionic device
Bezel-less electronic display
Lacrosse head
Keypoint descriptor generation by complex wavelet analysis
Imaging apparatus, control method thereof, and program
  Randomly Featured Patents
Printed media produced by permanent heat activated printing process
Method of producing a photostimulable x-ray image convertor
Small antenna
Automatically setting fishing hook assembly
System to demonstrate and sell computer programs
Intracorporeal knot tying apparatus and method
Method and apparatus for reducing down time of a lithography system
Method and apparatus for providing ringback tones
Leisure rocking chair
Self-priming siphon tube for use with a toilet tank and bowl for maintaining a steady trickle flow of water through a supplying and unheated service line associated with the tank and bowl and