IP Update: Recent Patents, Patent Applications Awarded to Nitto Denko, Novartis, DuPont, and More | GenomeWeb

Title: Drug Carrier and Drug Carrier Kit for Inhibiting Fibrosis

Patent Number: 8,178,124

Filed: Sept. 29, 2011

Lead Inventor: Yoshiro Niitsu, Nitto Denko

The patent, its abstract states, claims “an astrocyte-specific drug carrier containing a retinoid derivative and/or a vitamin A analog as a constituent,” and a related drug-delivery method.

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