Patent Number: 6,169,109

Title: Method of inactivation of viral and bacterial blood contaminants

Abstract: Viral and bacterial contaminants present in biological solutions are inactivated by mixing one of a novel class of photosensitizer with said solution and irradiating the mixture.

Inventors: Park; Sang Chul (Arcadia, CA), Goodrich, Jr.; Raymond P. (Pasadena, CA), Yerram; Nagender (So. Pasadena, CA), Sowemimo-Coker; Samuel O. (Arcadia, CA), Platz; Matthew S. (Columbus, OH), Aquila; Brian M. (Palnesville, OH)

Assignee: Baxter International Inc.

International Classification: A61K 35/14 (20060101); A61K 35/18 (20060101); A61K 41/00 (20060101); A61L 2/00 (20060101); C07K 14/435 (20060101); C07K 14/755 (20060101); C12N 9/64 (20060101); C12N 7/06 (20060101); C12N 7/04 (20060101); A61K 38/00 (20060101); A61K 031/35 (); C07D 493/00 (); C12N 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018