06124273 is referenced by 165 patents and cites 21 patents.

This invention is directed to the preparation and utilization of supplemented chitin hydrogels, such as chitosan hydrogels. Further provided are biomaterials comprising same. The particular supplement delivered by the chitin hydrogel is selected as a function of its intended use. In one embodiment, this invention provides a composition of matter, comprising a chitin hydrogel or chitin-derived hydrogel, wherein the hydrogel does not inhibit full-thickness skin wound healing.

Title
Chitin hydrogels, methods of their production and use
Application Number
659999
Publication Number
6124273
Application Date
October 13, 1997
Publication Date
September 26, 2000
Inventor
John R Taylor Jr
New York
NY, US
Clive Elson
Halifax
CA
Manish S Singh
Columbia
MD, US
Shirley I Miekka
Gaithersburg
MD, US
Martin J MacPhee
Gaithersburg
MD, US
William N Drohan
Springfield
VA, US
Agent
Lahive & Cockfield
Assignee
Coalition for Hemophilia B
NY, US
The American National Red Cross
DC, US
Chitogenics
NJ, US
IPC
A61K 31/73
View Original Source