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CyDex awarded additional Captisol patent

06-Jan-2010

Related topics: Delivery technologies, Excipients, raw materials and intermediates, Ingredients, Lifecycle management

The US PTO has granted CyDex new patent for the production of ultra high-purity modified cyclodextrin.

The patent, number 7,635,773, covers a manufacturing process for producing the compounds, including CyDex’ beta cyclodextrin sulfobutyl ether sodium salt product solubilisation Captisol

CEO Theron Odlaug said that: “Together with the morphology patent we received [in December], this patent ultimately provides broader protection for our clients using Captisol and provides them with critical life-cycle management for their products.”

At present Capsitol is used to aid delivery in five US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pharmaceuticals made by Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb (B-MS) and Prism Pharmaceuticals.