Silicone based membranes for use in implantable glucose sensors

  • US 8,064,977 B2
  • Filed: 07/29/2009
  • Issued: 11/22/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/22/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An implantable analyte sensor, comprising:

  • a membrane comprising a blend, the blend comprising a dimethyl-siloxane and methylhydrogen-siloxane copolymer and a poly(ethylene oxide) and poly(propylene oxide) copolymer;

    wherein the membrane is adapted to permit diffusion of both an analyte and oxygen therethrough.

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