Patent Number: 8,877,243

Title: Cross-linked polysaccharide composition

Abstract: A process for making cross-linked polysaccharide gels, particularly cross-linked hyaluronic acid gels, under basic conditions. The resulting gels possess improved degradation characteristics, and are useful in a variety of medical and cosmetic applications.

Inventors: Vonwiller; Simone Charlotte (Lane Cove, AU), Heber; Geoffrey Kenneth (Annandale, AU)

Assignee: Ultraceuticals R&D Pty., Ltd.

International Classification: A61K 9/14 (20060101); B29C 67/24 (20060101); B29C 71/00 (20060101); B29B 15/00 (20060101); B29B 9/00 (20060101); C07H 1/00 (20060101); C12P 19/04 (20060101); C08B 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00