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Peter A Ladanyi: Antimicrobial agent. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, September 27, 1983: US04406881 (31 worldwide citation)

An antimicrobial agent comprising a mineral acid salt of a benzophenanthridine alkaloid in a mixture with zinc chloride.


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George L Southard: Antimicrobial plaque disclosing agent. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, May 20, 1986: US04590061 (18 worldwide citation)

Benzo-c-phenanthridine salts, either pure salts or salts precipitated form extracts of plants selected form the group consisting of Sanguinaria canadensis, Macleaya cordata, Corydalis sevctvozii, C. ledebouni, Chelidonium majus, and mixtures thereof, are effective agents for disclosing plaque in the ...


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G Lee Southard: Method for treating periodontal disease. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, July 28, 1987: US04683133 (17 worldwide citation)

A self-administerable method of treating periodontal disease by providing a dilute aqueous solution of a non-toxic benzo-c-phenanthridine salt, pumping the solution through an orifice to provide a pulsating jet stream that is capable of penetrating directly into the periodontal pockets associated wi ...


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Richard Boulware: Recovery of benzo-c-phenanthridine alkaloids. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, August 30, 1988: US04767861 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for extracting benzo-c-phenanthridine alkaloids from plants of the families Papaveracease Fumariaciae, and Berberidacae, comprising extracting ground plant material with acidulated methanol precipitating the extract with an acid salt which is soluble in methanol, redissolving the precipitat ...


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Peter A Ladanyi: Antimicrobial agent. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, July 8, 1986: US04599228 (16 worldwide citation)

An antimicrobial agent comprising a mineral acid salt of a benzophenanthridine alkaloid in a mixture with a metal salt of an acid.


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George L Southard: Plaque disclosing agent. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, May 14, 1985: US04517172 (15 worldwide citation)

Salts of sanguinarine, either pure salts or a mixture of said salts precipitated from extracts of plants selected from the group consisting of Sanguinaria canadensis, Macleya cordata, Corydalis sevctvozii, C. ledebouni, Chelidonium majus, and mixtures thereon, are effective agents for disclosing pla ...


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Seizaburo Sakamoto, Masako Sakamoto: Method for inhibiting bone resorption and collagenase release. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, April 5, 1988: US04735945 (15 worldwide citation)

Method of inhibiting bone resorption and collagenase release in mammalian periodontal subjects using a benzo-c-phenanthridine alkaloid compound.


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Richard T Boulware: Production of purity benzo-c-phenanthridine alkaloid salts. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, September 6, 1988: US04769452 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of extracting benzo-c-phenanthridine alkaloids from plants of the families Papaveraceae, Fumariaceae, and Berberidaceae, comprising grinding the plant, extracting the ground plant with acidulated methanol or acidulated ethanol, precipitating the extract with an acid salt soluble in the solv ...


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James A Greene: Sanguinarine dental compositions with hydrated silica. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, August 25, 1987: US04689216 (10 worldwide citation)

Dentifrices containing sanguinarine of superior stability and increased uptake into dental plaque are attained by the inclusion of hydrated silica as an abrasive.


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Seizaburo Sakamoto, Katsumi Sugiyama: Method for inhibiting the release of histamine. Vipont Laboratories, Eric P Schellin, April 12, 1988: US04737503 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention deals with the inhibition of histamine release from mammalian mast cells by contacting such cells with sanguinarine, a benzophenanthridine alkaloid.