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NovoSorb™ biodegradable polymer publications

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s NovoSorb™ biodegradable polymer.

Patents

Crompton C, Gunatillake PA, Griffiths I, Moore TG, Adhikari A, Greenwood J, 2008, ‘Biocompatible Liquid Bandage & Tissue Sealant Compositions’, EASE: Australian Provisional Patent Application 2008902760.

Gunatillake PA, Moore T, Adhikari R, 2009, ‘Chain extenders’, Publication Number US 2009/0175921 A1 – Publication Number WO/2007/033418.

Gunatillake PA, Mayadunne RTA, Adhikari R, Taing HC, Le TPT, Werkmeister JA, Ramshaw JAM, White JF, Tebb TA, 2009, ‘Biocompatible Polymer Compositions’, Publication Number US 2009/0324675 A1 – Publication Number WO/2008/014561.

Moore TG, Gunatillake PA, Adhikari R, Houshyar S, 2009, ‘High Modulus Polyurethane and Polyurethane/urea Compositions’, Publication Number US 2009/0099600 A1 – Publication Number WO/2009/043099.

Moore TG, Adhikari R, Gunatillake PA, 2009, ‘Biodegradable Polyurethane and Polyurethane Ureas’, Publication Number US 2009/0081270 A9 correction of US 2007/0275033 A9 correction of US 2006/0051394 A1 – Publication Number WO/2005/089778.

Mayadunne RTA, Gunatillake PA, Adhikari R, 2007, ‘Polymer Compositions for Dual or Multi Staged Curing’, Publication Number US 2007/0225387 A1 – Publication Number WO/2005/085313.

Adhikari R, Gunatillake PA, 2005, ‘Biodegradable polyurethane/urea compositions’, Publication Number US 2005/0238683 A1 – Publication Number WO/2004/009227.

Mayadunne R, Adhikari R, Gunatillake PA, 2005, ‘Biocompatible Polymer Compositions for Dual or Multi Staged Curing’, Publication Number US 2005/0197422 A1 – Publication Number WO/2005/085312.

U.S. Patent Number 4,581,429.

Key publications

Adhikari A, Gunatillake PA, Griffiths I, Tatai L, Wickramaratna M, Houshyar H, Moore T, Mayadunne RTM, Field J, McGee M, Carbone T, 2008, ‘Biodegradable injectable polyurethanes: Synthesis and evaluation for orthopaedic applications’, Biomaterials, 29: 3762-3770.

Field JR, Gunatillake PA, Adhikari R, Ramshaw JAM, Werkmeister JA, 2008, ‘Use of biodegradable urethane-based adhesives to appose meniscal defect edges in an ovine model’, Australian Veterinary Journal, 86: 229-234.

Bonzani IC, Adhikari A, Houshyar S, Mayadunne R, Gunatillake PA Stevens M, 2007, ‘Synthesis of two-component injectable polyurethanes for bone tissue engineering’, Biomaterials, 28: 423-433.

Tatai L, Moore TG, Adhikari R, Malherbe F, Jayasekara R, Griffiths I, Gunatillake PA, 2007, ‘Thermoplastic biodegradable polyurethanes: the effect of chain extender structure on properties and in-vitro degradation’, Biomaterials, 28: 5407-5417.

Moore T, Adhikari R, Gunatillake PA, 2005, ‘Chemosynthesis of Bioresorbable Poly(γ-Butyrolactone) by Ring-Opening Polymerisation: A Review’, Biomaterials, 26: 3771-3782.

Reviews

Gunatillake PA, Mayadunne R, Adhikari R, 2006, ‘Recent Developments in Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers’, Biotechnology Annual Reviews, 12: 301-347.

Gunatillake PA, Adhikari R, 2003, ‘Biodegradable Synthetic Polymers fro Tissue Engineering’, European Cells & Materials, 5: 1-16.

Gunatillake PA, Martin DJ, Meijs GF, McCarthy SJ, Adhikari R, 2003, ‘Designing Biostable Polyurethane Elastomers for Biomedical Implants’, Australian Journal of Chemistry, 56: 545-557.

Gunatillake PA, Meijs GF, McCarthy SJ, 2001, ‘Commercial Production of Polyurethanes’, In: Biomedical Applications of Polyurethanes, Vermette, Griesser, Laroche, Guidoin, Landes (eds), Bioscience, Texas, pp.22-48.

Gunatillake PA, Meijs GF, McCarthy SJ, 2001, ‘Developments in Design and Synthesis of Biostable Polyurethanes’, In: Biomedical Applications of Polyurethanes, Vermette, Griesser, Laroche, Guidoin, Landes (eds), Bioscience, Texas, pp.160-170.

Gunatillake PA, Meijs GF, 2001, ‘Polyurethanes in Biomedical Engineering’, In: Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Elsevier Science, pp.7746-7753.