Patents by Inventor K. U. M. Prasad

K. U. M. Prasad has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4783523
    Abstract: A bioelastomer containing elastomeric units comprising tetrapeptide, or pentapeptide or units thereof modified by hexapeptide repeating units and mixtures thereof, wherein said repeating units comprise amino acid residues selected from the group consisting of hydrophobic amino acid and glycine residues, wherein said repeating units exist in a conformation having a .beta.-turn which comprises a polypentapeptide unit of the formula:--X.sup.1 --(IPGVG).sub.n --Y.sup.1 --whereinI is a peptide-forming residue of L-isoleucine;P is a peptide-forming residue of L-proline;G is a peptide-forming residue of glycine;V is a peptide-forming residue of L-valine; andwherein X.sup.1 is PGVG, GVG, VG, G or a covalent bond; Y.sup.1 is IPGV, IPG, IP, I or a covalent bond; and n is an integer from 1 to 200, or n is 0, with the proviso that X.sup.1 and Y.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 1986
    Date of Patent: November 8, 1988
    Inventors: Dan W. Urry, K. U. M. Prasad