Novel Cellulose Adipate Products and Processes


A novel family of water-dispersible cellulose derivatives with the following advantages:


     - Exceptional hydrolytic stability

     - Ability to enhance controlled release of active ingredients from formulations 

     - Significantly enhanced bioavailability of poorly soluble drugs 

     - Additional applications in waterborne coating systems


These materials are based entirely on renewable and biodegradable materials.


Patent Information:
Title App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Expire Date Patent Status
Esters of Cellulosic Materials and Diacids and Method of Making Thereof US 371 Utility *United States 13/497,171 9,708,415 4/16/2012 7/18/2017 7/7/2033 Issued
Drug Delivery
For Information, Contact:
Rob Whitehead
Senior Licensing Manager
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
(540) 443-9219
Kevin Edgar
Nilanjana Kar
Medical/Drug Delivery
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