By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 28 -- The University of Texas System, Austin, Texas, and William Marsh Rice University, Houston, have been assigned a patent (8,784,866) developed by 13 co-inventors for "water-soluble carbon nanotube compositions for drug delivery and medicinal applications." The co-inventors are James M. Tour, Bellaire, Texas, Rebecca Lucente-Schultz, Houston, Ashley Leonard, Houston, Dmitry V. Kosynkin, Houston, Brandi Katherine Price, Houston, Jodie L. Conyers Jr., Houston, Valerie C. Moore, Houston, S. Ward Casscells, Houston, Jeffrey N. Myers, Houston, Zvonimir L. Milas, Houston, Kathy A. Mason, Houston, Luka Milas, Houston, and Jared L. Hudson, Hamilton, Virginia.
The patent application was filed on Oct. 3, 2008 (12/245,438). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8784866.PN.&OS=PN/8784866&RS=PN/8784866
Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.