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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Marcus Textor, Donald L Elbert, Stephanie Finken, Rolf Hofer, Nicholas D Spencer, Laurence Ruiz Taylor: Multifunctional polymeric surface coatings in analytic and sensor devices. Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Universitat Zurich, Pabst Patent Group, April 26, 2005: US06884628 (110 worldwide citation)

Multifunctional, polyionic copolymers with molecular architectures and properties optimized for specific applications are synthesized on/or applied to substrate surfaces for analytical and sensing purposes. The coatings are particularly useful for suppression of non-specific interaction, adsorption ...


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Amarpreet S Sawhney, David A Melanson, Chandrashekar P Pathak, Jeffrey A Hubbell, Luis Z Avila, Mark T Kieras, Stephen D Goodrich, Shikha P Barman, Arthur J Coury, Ronald S Rudowsky, Douglas J K Weaver, Marc A Levine, John C Spiridigliozzi, Thomas S Bromander, Dean M Pichon, George Selecman, David J Nedder, Bradley C Poff, Donald L Elbert: Redox and photoinitiator systems for priming and improved adherence of gels to substrates. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Focal, Arnall Golden & Gregory, September 19, 2000: US06121341 (97 worldwide citation)

An impoved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. In the preferred embodiment, tissue is stained with a photoinitiator, then the polymer solution or gel having added thereto a defined amo ...


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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Donald L Elbert, Curtis B Herbert: Multifunctional polymeric tissue coatings. California Institute of Technology, Holland & Knight, June 1, 2004: US06743521 (56 worldwide citation)

Compositions for coating biological and non-biological surfaces, which minimize or prevent cell-cell contact and tissue adhesion, and methods of preparation and use thereof, are disclosed. Embodiments include polyethylene glycol/polylysine (PEG/PLL) block or comb-type copolymers with high molecular ...


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William D Bailey, Bradley L Beach, Kenneth E Edds, Donald L Elbert: Waterfast ink for use in ink jet printing. International Business Machines Corporation, William J Dick, April 8, 1980: US04197135 (56 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an ink for use in ink jet printers, the ink containing a water soluble dye, and a polyamine containing 7 or more nitrogen atoms per molecule, with the ink composition having a pH of 8 or above, the upper pH limit being dye decomposition dependent. The ink has improved water-fastness ove ...


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Amarpreet S Sawhney, David A Melanson, Chandrashekar P Pathak, Jeffrey A Hubbell, Luis Z Avila, Mark T Kieras, Stephen D Goodrich, Shikha P Barman, Arthur J Coury, Ronald S Rudowsky, Douglas J K Weaver, Marc A Levine, John C Spiridigliozzi, Thomas S Bromander, Dean M Pichon, George Selecman, David J Nedder, Bradley C Poff, Donald L Elbert: Redox and photoinitiator systems for priming for improved adherence of gels to substrates. Focal, Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Holland & Knight, May 14, 2002: US06387977 (41 worldwide citation)

An impoved barrier or drug delivery system which is highly adherent to the surface to which it is applied is disclosed, along with methods for making the barrier. In the preferred embodiment, tissue is stained with a photoinitiator, then the polymer solution or gel having added thereto a defined amo ...


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Rodney O Aulick, Bradley L Beach, Donald L Elbert, Terence E Franey, James F Feeman, John M Olson, Allen C Sanders, Robert L Vollmer: Waterfast dye and aqueous ink. Lexmark International, John A Brady, March 30, 1993: US05198022 (24 worldwide citation)

A alkali-soluble dye for a waterfast ink having structural formula as follows: ##STR1## and an ink containing the dye dissolved in water. Printing from the ink is insoluble below pH 6.0; is an intense black at low concentration; and remains black on acid papers. The aqueous inks are stable and exhib ...


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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Natalie D Winblade, Donald L Elbert: Methods and compositions to prevent formation of adhesions in biological tissues. California Institute of Technology, Pabst Patent Group, April 18, 2006: US07029688 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses materials that adsorb readily to the surfaces of body tissues in situ and provide a steric barrier between such tissues, so that tissue adhesions, which typically form following surgical procedures, are minimized. These materials contain a polymer of hydrophilic molecules suc ...


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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Natalie D Winblade, Donald L Elbert: Methods and compositions to prevent formation of adhesions in biological tissues. California Institute of Technology, Holland & Knight, July 22, 2003: US06596267 (16 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses materials that adsorb readily to the surfaces of body tissues in situ and provide a steric barrier between such tissues, so that tissue adhesions, which typically form following surgical procedures, are minimized. These materials contain a polymer of hydrophilic molecules suc ...


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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Donald L Elbert, Curtis B Herbert: Multifunctional polymeric tissue coatings. California Institute of Technology, Pabst Patent Group, January 8, 2008: US07316845 (7 worldwide citation)

Compositions for coating biological and non-biological surfaces, which minimize or prevent cell-cell contact and tissue adhesion, and methods of preparation and use thereof, are disclosed. Embodiments include polyethylene glycol/polylysine (PEG/PLL) block or comb-type copolymers with high molecular ...


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Jeffrey A Hubbell, Donald L Elbert, Natalie D Winblade: Gels and multilayer surface structures from boronic acid containing polymers. Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Universitat Zurich, Holland & Knight, February 26, 2002: US06350527 (7 worldwide citation)

Boronic acid containing polymers are used to form bioinert gels and multilayer surface structures. These polymers form crosslinked hydrogels, which are highly swollen in water. The crosslinking can either be chemical or physical. Water soluble polymers containing boronic acid groups, such as phenylb ...