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Patent: 8,962,034

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Summary for Patent: 8,962,034
Title:Antiviral therapy with a whole, leech saliva extract
Abstract: Methods are provided for isolating and using a whole-saliva leech extract. The methods can include feeding a phagostimulatory agent to a leech; inducing a regurgitation in the leech, the inducing including placing the leech in an environment having a temperature of less than about 0.degree. C.; and, collecting an unrefined, whole saliva in the regurgitation of the cooled leech. The methods can include revitalizing the leech by warming it at a temperature ranging from about 5.degree. C. to about 40.degree. C. Stable, lyophilized, whole-saliva extracts of a leech are also provided, the extract having a stable activity when stored for use at a temperature below about -20.degree. C., the extract maintaining at least 70% of the activity for at least 6 months. The extracts can be used to treat solid tumors, treat liquid tumors, treat diabetes, treat a viral disease, treat a parasitic disease, treat an antibacterial disease, or serve as an anti-oxidant.
Inventor(s): Ghawi; Abbas Mohammad (Selangor, MY), Merzouk; Ahmed (Richmond, CA), Abdualkader; Abdualrahman (Pahang, MY), Alaama; Mohamed (Pahang, MY)
Assignee: Biopep Solutions, Inc. (Richmond, BC, CA)
Application Number:14/282,893
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 8,962,034

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Hoffman-la Roche PEGASYS peginterferon alfa-2a VIAL; SUBCUTANEOUS 103964 001 2002-10-16   Start Trial Biopep Solutions, Inc. (Richmond, BC, CA) 2032-09-17 RX search
Hoffman-la Roche PEGASYS peginterferon alfa-2a SYRINGE 103964 002 2002-10-16   Start Trial Biopep Solutions, Inc. (Richmond, BC, CA) 2032-09-17 RX search
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