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Summary for Patent: 6,066,450
Title: Diagnostic and therapeutic methods and apparatus based on interleukin-6 gene polymorphisms
Abstract:The present invention provides methods of diagnosis of certain disease states, such as osteoporosis, that are associated with polymorphisms in an IL-6 gene, comprising determining the genotype of an IL-6 gene. The invention is also directed to methods of identifying an individual predisposed or susceptible to certain disease states, such as osteoporosis, associated with polymorphisms of an IL-6 gene, comprising determining the genotype of an IL-6 gene in the affected individual. The invention is further directed to compositions useful for determining the genotype of an IL-6 gene, to kits and diagnostic apparatuses comprising such compositions, and to methods of treatment of diseases associated with IL-6 genetic polymorphisms.
Inventor(s): Ralston; Stuart Hamilton (Aberdeen, GB), Grant; Struan Frederick Airth (Sydney, AU)
Assignee: Gemini International Holdings Limited (MC)
Application Number:08/857,464
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 6,066,450

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Nps Pharmaceuticals, Inc. NATPARA parathyroid hormone For Injection 125511 2015-01-23 ⤷  Free Forever Trial 2016-05-16
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Approval Date >Patent No. >Expiredate

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