Human KC-NL Crosstalk Subversion by HCV

Brief Description
Applications:
The invention has developed an in vitro culture system based on the isolation of human Kupffer cells (KC) and natural Killer Cells (NK) from the donated liver grafts. The model can be used for the identification of drug targets of viral hepatitis, and for testing drugs and biologics.

Advantages:
The model uses human cells directly from the liver.
  
Patent Information:
Category(s):
Research Tools
For Information, Contact:
Daisy Bunbury
Licensing Manager
University of Rochester
 
Inventors:
Mark Orloff
Ian Nicholas Crispe
Keywords:
Research Tool
Cell Signalling
Immunology
Therapy