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Ioannis V Yannas, John F Burke, Philip L Gordon, Chor Huang: Multilayer membrane useful as synthetic skin. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, Martin M Santa, David E Brook, November 29, 1977: US04060081 (279 worldwide citation)

A multilayer membrane, which is useful as synthetic skin, is disclosed herein. A first layer is formed from a material which does not provoke an immune response and which is also insoluble and nondegradable in the presence of body fluids and/or body enzymes. Preferred materials for the first layer a ...


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Ioannis V Yannas, John F Burke: Cell-seeding procedures involving fibrous lattices. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, David E Brook, July 10, 1984: US04458678 (213 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the introduction of viable cells into a fibrous lattice by surgical, force-utilizing, or other manipulative techniques, all of which are referred to herein as "seeding." One embodiment comprises an autografting technique which involves intact tissue. Other embodiments which ...


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Ioannis V Yannas, Philip L Gordon, Chor Huang, Frederick H Silver, John F Burke: Crosslinked collagen-mucopolysaccharide composite materials. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, David E Brook, July 28, 1981: US04280954 (199 worldwide citation)

Composite materials are disclosed which are formed by contacting collagen with a mucopolysaccharide and subsequently covalently crosslinking the resultant polymer. These composite materials have a balance of mechanical, chemical and physiological properties which make them useful in surgical sutures ...


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Ioannis V Yannas, John F Burke, Dennis P Orgill, Eugene M Skrabut: Method of promoting the regeneration of tissue at a wound. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, David E Brook, December 6, 1983: US04418691 (136 worldwide citation)

This invention comprises the use of centrifugal force to introduce viable cells into a fibrous lattice, as well as fibrous lattices that are seeded with cells by the use of centrifugal force. A variety of fibrous lattices may be seeded by the methods of this invention, such as a highly porous lattic ...


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Ioannis V Yannas, John F Burke: Method of using a fibrous lattice. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, David E Brook, March 19, 1985: US04505266 (113 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the introduction of viable cells into a fibrous lattice by surgical, force-utilizing, or other manipulative techniques, all of which are referred to herein as "seeding." One embodiment comprises an autografting technique which involves intact tissue. Other embodiments which ...


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Ioannis V Yannas, John F Burke, Peter J Stasikelis: Method for preserving porosity in porous materials. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, David E Brook, June 11, 1985: US04522753 (45 worldwide citation)

A method for preserving the porosity of porous materials is disclosed. In this method, the porous material is subjected to elevated temperature and vacuum conditions to thereby produce a dimensionally-stable, non-collapsible porous material.


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John F Burke: Boom netting material for contamination containment. Delaware Capital Formation, Banner & Witcoff, October 21, 1997: US05679247 (9 worldwide citation)

A spill retention boom is formed of a tubular mesh with an integral rib and filled with an absorbent material.


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John F Burke: Adjustable parallel fluidic resistor bank. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Nathan Edelberg, Robert P Gibson, Saul Elbaum, November 17, 1981: US04300596 (5 worldwide citation)

A fluidic resistor module, including resistor channels connected in paral between two common ports, is permanently adjustable by deforming the cross sections of the individual channels by externally applied forces. The channels are formed on the interior surface of an exterior plate of a bonded plat ...


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