Abbott Laboratories, Inc.
|Abbott Laboratories, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20110301342||APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR PURIFICATION OF PROTEINS - The invention is directed to an apparatus and method for purifying a protein. The apparatus involves the use of a capture chromatography resin, a depth filter arranged after the capture chromatography resin, and a mixed-mode chromatography resin arranged after the depth filter. The method involves providing a sample containing the protein, processing the sample through a capture chromatography resin, a depth filter, and a mixed-mode chromatography resin. A membrane adsorber or monolith may be substituted for the mixed-mode chromatography column.||12-08-2011|
|20110224699||ARTICULATING SUTURING DEVICE AND METHOD - Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along the lumenal axis. The foot carries suturing attachment cuffs, and needles are advanced from the shaft through the vessel wall outside of the penetration and into engagement with the needle cuffs after the foot has been drawn proximally up against the endothelial surface of the blood vessel. The cross-section of the shaft within the tissue tract can be minimized by laterally deflecting the needles as they leave the shaft, while tapered depressions within the foot can guide the advancing needles into engagement with the cuffs. The cuffs lockingly engage the needles and can be withdrawn proximally along the needle paths and through the tissue tract so as to form a loop of suture across the puncture. The articulating foot may be realigned with the shaft and withdrawn proximally through the tissue tract without dilating the tissue tract.||09-15-2011|
|20110213039||INFANT FORMULAS CONTAINING DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID AND LUTEIN - Disclosed is a method of reducing the risk or severity of retinopathy of prematurity in preterm infants. The method comprises (a) measuring skin carotenoid levels in preterm infants, preferably by Raman Spectroscopy, and then (b) administering supplemental carotenoids to those infants in need thereof, wherein the supplemental carotenoids comprise lutein, lycopene, beta-carotene, and zeaxanthin. The supplemental carotenoids may be provided by an infant formula comprising, on a ready-to-feed basis, from about 100 to about 2000 mcg/liter of total carotenoids, wherein the total carotenoids include at least about 50 mcg/liter of lutein. The formulas may further comprise docosahexaenoic acid.||09-01-2011|
|20100150864||ANTIBODIES THAT BIND TO IL-18 AND METHODS OF PURIFYING THE SAME - Anti-IL-18 antibodies are disclosed herein, including antigen-binding portions thereof. One or more methods for isolating and purifying anti-IL-18 antibodies from a sample matrix is presented. These isolated anti-IL-18 antibodies can be used in a clinical setting as well as in research and development. Pharmaceutical compositions comprising isolated anti-IL-18 antibodies are also described.||06-17-2010|
|20100111853||ANTIBODIES THAT BIND TO IL-12 AND METHODS OF PURIFYING THE SAME - Anti-IL-12 antibodies are disclosed herein, including antigen-binding portions thereof. One or more methods for isolating and purifying anti-IL-12 antibodies from a sample matrix is presented. These isolated anti-IL-12 antibodies can be used in a clinical setting as well as in research and development. Pharmaceutical compositions comprising isolated anti-IL-12 antibodies are also described.||05-06-2010|
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