Patent Number: 6,310,105

Title: Carboxyl-modified superabsorbent protein hydrogel

Abstract: The present invention is a biodegradable, reversibly-swellable, polyvalentcation-binding, protein hydrogel which comprises an acylated proteinmatrix in which the acylated protein matrix is crosslinked with abifunctional crosslinking reagent, and treated with a polar organicsolvent, and a method of making the same.

Inventors: Damodaran; Srinivasan (Madison, WI)

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Expiration Date: 10/32013