Patents by Inventor Alan P. Escher

Alan P. Escher has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6451549
    Abstract: A polynucleotide encoding a secreted form of wild type Renilla luciferase. Also provided is a polynucleotide encoding a secreted modified form of wild type Renilla luciferase. Additionally, the polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotides of the present invention and uses of the polynucleotides and polypeptides of the present invention in biological assays. Also, a stable mammalian packaging cell line which produces retroviruses carrying a polynucleotide encoding a secreted Renilla luciferase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2002
    Assignee: Loma Linda University
    Inventors: Alan P. Escher, Jingxue Liu
  • Publication number: 20020081644
    Abstract: A polynucleotide encoding a secreted form of wild type Renilla luciferase. Also provided is a polynucleotide encoding a secreted modified form of wild type Renilla luciferase. Additionally, the polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotides of the present invention and uses of the polynucleotides and polypeptides of the present invention in biological assays. Also, a stable mammalian packaging cell line which produces retroviruses carrying a polynucleotide encoding a secreted Renilla luciferase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2001
    Publication date: June 27, 2002
    Inventors: Alan P. Escher, Jingxue Liu
  • Patent number: 6228604
    Abstract: A polynucleotide encoding a secreted form of wild type Renilla luciferase. Also provided is a polynucleotide encoding a secreted modified form of wild type Renilla luciferase. Additionally, the polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotides of the present invention and uses of the polynucleotides and polypeptides of the present invention in biological assays. Also, a stable mammalian packaging cell line which produces retroviruses carrying a polynucleotide encoding a secreted Renilla luciferase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2001
    Assignee: Loma Linda University
    Inventors: Alan P. Escher, Jingxue Liu