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Summary for Patent: 5,474,905
Title: Antibodies specific for streptococcus pneumoniae hemin/hemoglobin-binding antigens
Abstract:The present invention relates to the isolation of newly discovered hemin/hemoglobin-binding proteins of Streptococcus pneumoniae with approximate molecular weights of 18, 43, 55, 66 and 76 kDa, respectively, thereby providing bacterial-derived antigens and active derivatives and parts thereof, useful in the diagnostic assays, vaccines and pharmaceutical compositions relative to these bacteria. In addition, the present invention is directed to polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies directed to the hemin/hemoglobin-binding proteins of Streptococcus pneumoniae. The present invention further relates to methods of diagnosing and treating human pneumococcal infections including kits therefor.
Inventor(s): Tai; Stanley S. (Rockville, MD), Winter; Ruth E. (Belmont, CA)
Assignee: Research Corporation Technologies (Tuscon, AZ)
Application Number:08/157,861
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 5,474,905

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Recordati Rare Diseases, Inc. PANHEMATIN hemin POWDER, FOR SOLUTION 101246 1 1983-07-20   Start Trial Research Corporation Technologies (Tuscon, AZ) 2040-01-28 search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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