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Novel Synthetic Lung Surfactant Peptides
A novel synthetic lung surfactant for the treatment of neonatal and acute respiratory distress syndromes.Problem Solved by the TechnologyLung surfactant replacement therapy is commonly used on premature infants with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS). NRDS, caused by a lack of surfactant, occurs in 10% of premature babies (1% of all newborns)...
Published: 5/16/2014   |   Inventor(s): Robert Notter, Alan Waring, Zhengdong Wang, Adrian Schwan, Larry Gordon, Frans Walther
Keywords(s): Asthma, Peptide, Pulmonary
Category(s): Therapeutic
Biliverdin Reductase (BVR) Peptides That Inhibit PCK-delta for the Potential Treatment of Cancer and Inflammation
Applications: Dr. M. Maines is a leading expert in BVR research and has uncovered many applications for this enzyme. In this invention she has linked BVR to modulation of PKC and found potent inhibitory peptides that may have utility in both understanding and treating cancer. A multiplicity of functions has been ascribed to PKC. Recurring themes...
Published: 7/22/2011   |   Inventor(s): Mahin Maines
Keywords(s): Cancer, Oncology, Peptide, Protein, Target Validation, Therapy
Category(s): Therapeutic
Monoclonal Antibodies to von Willebrand Factor Propolypeptide (VWFpp)
ApplicationsThe invention offers monoclonal antibodies against VWFpp as a diagnostic for von Willebrand disease. VWFpp is stored only in the endothelial cell and release of this protein may serve as marker for endothelial cell damage of von Willebrand disease.Advantagesvon Willebrand disease has very mild signs and the condition can be difficult to...
Published: 5/5/2009   |   Inventor(s): Philip Fay, Betsy Ohlsson-Wilhelm
Keywords(s): Diagnostic, Peptide
Category(s): Diagnostic