cochleate


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cochleate

[′kōk·lē‚āt]
(biology)
Spiral; shaped like a snail shell.
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Sara Krause-Elsmore, PhD, a research scientist at BDSI who leads the Bioral Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) Cochleate Program, stated; "Taking anti-inflammatories, such as aspirin, for extended periods of time to combat chronic inflammation leads to serious problems in the digestive tract, like bleeding and ulcers.
Raphael Mannino, Executive Vice-President and Chief Scientific Officer of BDSI, said, "Aspirin is certainly a widely used pharmaceutical, and a potential license with a well established pharmaceutical group like Sigma-Tau gives us evidence to back up our belief that aspirin cochleates represent a potentially important advance with significant market potential, both in the U.
Bioral(TM) Amphotericin B, a cochleate preparation of a powerful anti- fungal agent, is one of BDSI's lead pharmaceutical projects.
announced today a new formulation of cochleates, BioGeode(TM) nanocochleates, which have the ability to stabilize and protect an extended range of micronutrients and the potential to increase the nutritional value of processed foods.
announced today that results of animal studies show that the patented cochleate based delivery system Bioral(TM), used with aspirin, improves efficacy at significantly lower dosage and substantially reduces gastrointestinal side effects.
The company is working with its BEMA technology and its patented Bioral([R]) cochleate technology on products targeted at conditions common to oncology and surgical patients such as pain and infections.
Cochleates form when sheets of natural lipids, suffused with calcium ions, roll up.