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Dale G Swan, Jerry C Hansen: Poly(ester-amide) compositions. Henkel Corporation, Ernest G Szoke, Patrick J Span, April 7, 1987: US04656242 (157 worldwide citation)

A certain class of poly(ester-amide) polymers are disclosed which are particularly suitable as hot melt adhesive compositions particularly advantageous for bonding plastics, such as polyester or polycarbonate polymers. The particular class of poly(ester-amides) are those which include a polymeric fa ...


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Dale G Swan, Mark W Josephson, Melvin J Swanson: Preparation of crosslinked matrices containing covalently immobilized chemical species and unbound releasable chemical species. BSI Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron P A, October 8, 1996: US05563056 (148 worldwide citation)

A chemical specie is immobilized in a three dimensional, crosslinked matrix by bringing together in covalent bonding proximity a desired chemical specie and a polymeric coupling compound such as a photoderivatized polymer having at least two latent photochemical reactive groups per molecule, each la ...


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Ralph A Chappa, Sheau Ping Hu, Dale G Swan, Melvin J Swanson, Patrick E Guire: Target molecule attachment to surfaces. Surmodics, Merchant & Gould P C, October 15, 2002: US06465178 (143 worldwide citation)

Method and reagent composition for covalent attachment of target molecules, such as nucleic acids, onto the surface of a substrate. The reagent composition includes groups capable of covalently binding to the target molecule. Optionally, the composition can contain photoreactive groups for use in at ...


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Dale G Swan, Richard A Amos, Terrence P Everson: Photoactivatable water soluble cross-linking agents containing an onium group. BSI Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron P A, February 3, 1998: US05714360 (129 worldwide citation)

A chemical linking agent is formed of a di- or higher functional photoactivatable compound having at least one group that is charged under the conditions of use in order to provide improved water solubility. The linking agent contains two or more photoreactive groups in order to allow the agent to b ...


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Dale G Swan, Charles A Hastings: Restrained multifunctional reagent for surface modification. BSI Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron, May 9, 1995: US05414075 (128 worldwide citation)

A multifunctional reagent is provided that is useful for the attachment of desired molecules to support surfaces. A reactive reagent molecule of the invention is "restrained" in that it is conformationally and/or chemically restricted from reacting with either itself or with other molecules of the s ...


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Dale G Swan, Charles A Hastings: Restrained multifunctional reagent for surface modification. BSI Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron P A, June 10, 1997: US05637460 (96 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing (e.g., priming) a surface for attachment of a target molecule to the surface. The method provides a multifunctional reagent having multiple photoreactive groups. The groups can be activated in order to covalently bind one or more of them to the surface in such a manner that one ...


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Dale G Swan, Richard A Amos, Terrence P Everson: Photoactivatable cross-linking agents containing charged groups for water solubility. SurModics, Fredrikson & Byron P A, June 20, 2000: US06077698 (64 worldwide citation)

A chemical linking agent is formed of a di- or higher functional photoactivatable compound having at least one group that is charged to improve water solubility, and two or more photoreactive groups (preferably comprising an aryl ketone such as benzophenone) that allow use of the agent in aqueous sy ...


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Dale G Swan: Surface coating agents. SurModics, Fredrikson & Byron P A, August 21, 2001: US06278018 (45 worldwide citation)

Compounds useful as surface coating agents, including compounds of the formula:


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Melvin J Swanson, Richard A Amos, Dale G Swan, Gary W Opperman: Photoactivatable chain transfer agents and semi-telechelic photoactivatable polymers prepared therefrom. SurModics, Fredrikson & Byron P A, August 24, 1999: US05942555 (43 worldwide citation)

A photoactivatable reagent useful as a chain transfer reagent for providing a semitelechelic polymer having one or more terminal photoactivatable groups. The reagent provides one or more photoactivatable groups and one or more sulfhydryl (or other chain transfer) groups, the photoactivatable and cha ...


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Ralph A Chappa, Sean M Stucke, Richard A Amos, Terrence P Everson, Stephen J Chudzik, Dale G Swan, Peter H Duquette: Reagent and method for providing coatings on surfaces. SurModics, Fredrikson & Byron P A, March 25, 2008: US07348055 (39 worldwide citation)

A grafting reagent and related method of using the reagent to form a polymeric layer on a support surface, and particularly a porous support surface, in a manner that provides and/or preserves desired properties (such as porosity) of the surface. The reagent and method can be used to provide a thin, ...