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|1. (WO2013121429) FORMULATIONS AND KITS FOR FORMING BIOADHESIVE MATRICES|
|Applicants:||TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION MOMENTUM FUND (ISRAEL) LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
|Title:||FORMULATIONS AND KITS FOR FORMING BIOADHESIVE MATRICES|
A bioadhesive formulation, comprising gelatin, alginate and a coupling agent, capable of forming a bioadhesive matrix, which is characterized by rapid curing, optimal viscosity, high bonding strength, flexibility, biocompatibility and biodegradability, is disclosed. Further disclosed is such a bioadhesive formulation which further comprises a bioactive agent, and a drug-eluting bioadhesive matrix formed therefrom, the bioadhesive matrix being capable of delivering the bioactive agent to a bodily site. Methods utilizing the bioadhesive formulations and matrices in various biological and medical procedures are also disclosed.