You’re using a public version of DrugPatentWatch with 1 free search available | Register to unlock more free searches. CREATE FREE ACCOUNT

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Harvard Business School
Express Scripts

Last Updated: October 2, 2023

Patent: 8,993,721

✉ Email this page to a colleague

« Back to Dashboard

Summary for Patent: 8,993,721
Title:Peptides for targeting apoptotic cells and uses thereof
Abstract: Described herein is an isolated polypeptide which is capable of specifically targeting apoptotic cells undergoing apoptosis and consists of the sequence (I): Cys-X.sub.1-Val-Ala-Pro-X.sub.2 (I), wherein X.sub.1 is an amino acid with polar uncharged side chain and X.sub.2 is an amino acid with positive charged side chain. The isolated polypeptide of the present invention may be useful for detecting apoptotic cells, as well as detecting and imaging apoptotic cells in tumor tissue, apoptotic myocardial cells in myocardial infarction tissue, apoptotic nerve cells in stroke tissue, and arteriosclerosis site; the polypeptide is useful for targeted drug delivery thereto.
Inventor(s): Lee; Byung Heon (Daegu, KR), Kim; In San (Daegu, KR)
Assignee: Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation (N/A)
Application Number:13/467,689
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 8,993,721

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Approval Date Patent No. Expiredate
Microbix Biosystems Inc. KINLYTIC urokinase For Injection 021846 01/16/1978 ⤷  Try a Trial 2028-05-14
Genentech, Inc. ACTIVASE alteplase For Injection 103172 11/13/1987 ⤷  Try a Trial 2028-05-14
Genentech, Inc. CATHFLO ACTIVASE alteplase For Injection 103172 09/04/2001 ⤷  Try a Trial 2028-05-14
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Approval Date >Patent No. >Expiredate

Make Better Decisions: Try a trial or see plans & pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Harvard Business School
Boehringer Ingelheim

Drugs may be covered by multiple patents or regulatory protections. All trademarks and applicant names are the property of their respective owners or licensors. Although great care is taken in the proper and correct provision of this service, thinkBiotech LLC does not accept any responsibility for possible consequences of errors or omissions in the provided data. The data presented herein is for information purposes only. There is no warranty that the data contained herein is error free. thinkBiotech performs no independent verification of facts as provided by public sources nor are attempts made to provide legal or investing advice. Any reliance on data provided herein is done solely at the discretion of the user. Users of this service are advised to seek professional advice and independent confirmation before considering acting on any of the provided information. thinkBiotech LLC reserves the right to amend, extend or withdraw any part or all of the offered service without notice.