Patents Assigned to Prof. Dr. Wolf-Georg Forssmann
  • Patent number: 6809175
    Abstract: A peptide referred to as cadherin-derived growth factor (CDGF) the sequence of which corresponds to a partial sequence of a pre-pro-cadherin, said pre-pro-cadherin comprising the domains signal sequence, pro sequence cadherin repeats, transmembrane region and intracellular domain, characterized in that the sequence of said peptide comprises the pro sequence, that at least one of the other domains of the pre-pro-cadherin is lacking, and that said peptide has cell-proliferative, cell-protective and/or cell-differential properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2004
    Assignee: Prof. Dr. Wolf-Georg Forssmann
    Inventors: Wolf-Georg Forssmann, Ludger Standker, Markus Meyer, Hossein Mostafavi, Hans-Georg Opitz, Lothar Kling