Bioprosthetic heart valves

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6660260
SERIAL NO

09399704

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The invention provides methods and materials related to heart valves and the treatment of valvular heart disease. Specifically, the invention provides non-murine heart valve cells and heart valve cusps as well as methods for making heart valves. The invention also provides methods and materials for (1) slowing heart valve degeneration, thrombosis, and calcification, (2) treating carcinoid heart disease, (3) identifying inhibitors of heart valve degeneration, thrombosis, and calcification, and (4) determining the safety of drugs.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCHROCHESTER, MN716

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Rajamannan, Nalini M Rochester, MN 7 7

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