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Porous-wall hollow glass microspheres as carriers for biomolecules

United States Patent

September 17, 2013
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The present invention includes compositions of porous-wall hollow glass microspheres and one or more biomolecules, wherein the one or more biomolecules are positioned within a void location within the hollow glass microsphere, and the use of such compositions for the diagnostic and/or therapeutic delivery of biomolecules.
Li; Shuyi (Martinez, GA), Dynan; William S. (Martinez, GA), Wicks; George (Aiken, SC), Serkiz; Steven (Aiken, SC)
Georgia Health Sciences University Research Institute, Inc. (Augusta, GA), Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC)
13/ 349,792
January 13, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The present invention was made with government support under Grant No. EY018244, awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Nanomedicine Roadmap Initiative, and Contract No. DE-AC09-08SR22470 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.