Patent Number: 7,709,017

Title: Implantable preparations

Abstract: An implantable preparation comprises a material which can be obtained from globin that has been modified, especially chemically, to be, at least partially, soluble at physiological pH. The material is biocompatible, and biodegradable in the organism. The material may be soluble at physiological pH, or insoluble at that pH. The preparation may be in the form of a solution, suspension, paste, gel, film, sponge, powder or granules, or a solid implant. The preparation can be used for the healing, protection or filling of external skin wounds, the filling of wrinkles and skin flaws, the filling of tissue, as a device for fixing prostheses or biomaterials, or as a device for preventing adhesion.

Inventors: Tayot; Jean Louis (La Tour de Salvagny, FR)

Assignee: Khorionyx

International Classification: A61K 9/00 (20060101); A61K 38/17 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018