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Miami, FL, United States

Compositions having a combination of specific biological components have been found to exert a number of useful effects in mammalian cells, including modulating TGF signaling, apoptosis, and proliferation of mammalian cells, as well as decreasing inflammation in mice. These components can be obtained commercially, or can be prepared from biological tissues such as placental tissues. Placental amniotic membrane (AM) preparations described herein include AM pieces, AM extracts, AM jelly, AM stroma, and mixtures of these compositions with additional components. The compositions can be used to treat various diseases, such as wound healing, inflammation and angiogenesis-related diseases.


Patent
Tissuetech | Date: 2014-12-22

Provided herein are methods of isolating and expanding a plurality of multipotent stem cells. Also described are methods of expanding stem cells on a substrate comprising an HC-HA complex. Also described are isolated and expanded stem cells produced by the methods and uses thereof, including stem cell therapy, as niche cells for supporting other types of stem cells, or as bioreactors for the production of HC-HA complexes. Also described are uses of HC-HA complexes as a carrier for stem cells.


Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is an HCHA complex comprising hyaluronan and a heavy chain of II, wherein the transfer of the heavy chain of II is catalyzed by TSG-6. Further disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is an HCHA complex comprising hyaluronan and a heavy chain of II, wherein the transfer of the heavy chain of II is catalyzed by the TSG-6 like protein. Additionally, disclosed herein are methods of manufacturing said complex and methods of use thereof.


Patent
Tissuetech | Date: 2013-04-08

Compositions containing about 0.6% to about 20% of tea tree oil are described. Some compositions are in the form of solutions, suspensions, spray, lotions, gels, pastes, medicated sticks, balms, cleansers (including shampoos and soaps), creams, or ointments. Also described are compositions and methods for use in treating ocular


The invention relates generally to the fields of biology and health sciences. More particularly, the invention relates to compositions and methods for modulating cellular physiology and pathological processing using a combination of compounds that can be found in amniotic membrane tissue and umbilical cord tissue preparations.

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