Daniel Lundell 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).
Abstract: The present invention provides isolated human and bovine TNF-.alpha. convertases, nucleic acids and recombinant vectors encoding the same, host cells comprising the nucleic acids and vectors, and methods for making the convertases using the host cells. This invention further provides antibodies and antigen binding fragments thereof which specifically bind to the convertases and are useful for treating medical conditions caused or mediated by TNF-.alpha.. Also provided are screening methods for identifying specific inhibitors of mammalian TNF-.alpha. convertases, and for identifying nucleic acids encoding such convertases.
July 10, 1997
Date of Patent:
December 29, 1998
Barbara Dalie, Xuedong Fan, Daniel Lundell, Charles A. Lunn, Jimmy C. Tan, Paul J. Zavodny