Biocompatible microcapsules

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1993-08-03

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Jeffrey A. Hubbell
Amarpreet S. Sawhney

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United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Biocompatible microcapsules useful for transplanting foreign material into an animal body, and the method of their production, are described, wherein the microcapsules contain an outermost layer of water soluble non-ionic polymers such as PEO to create resistance to cell adhesion on the surface of the microcapsules.

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