Patents by Inventor Hidaka Yokota

Hidaka Yokota 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: 9447408
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of improving the efficiency of establishment of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells by inhibiting p38 function in the step of somatic cell nuclear reprogramming. The 38 function can be inhibited by bringing an inhibitor selected from the group consisting of (1) a chemical inhibitor of p38 (2) a dominant negative mutant of p38 or a nucleic acid that encodes the same, (3) a nucleic acid selected from the group consisting of siRNAs and shRNAs targeted to p38 and DNAs that encode the same and (4) an inhibitor of p38 pathway into contact with a somatic cell and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Kyoto University
    Inventors: Shinya Yamanaka, Yoshinori Yoshida, Hidaka Yokota
  • Publication number: 20130183759
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of improving the efficiency of establishment of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells by inhibiting p38 function in the step of somatic cell nuclear reprogramming. The p38 function can be inhibited by bringing an inhibitor selected from the group consisting of (1) a chemical inhibitor of p38 (2) a dominant negative mutant of p38 or a nucleic acid that encodes the same, (3) a nucleic acid selected from the group consisting of siRNAs and shRNAs targeted to p38 and DNAs that encode the same and (4) an inhibitor of p38 pathway into contact with a somatic cell and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Publication date: July 18, 2013
    Applicant: KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shinya Yamanaka, Yoshinori Yoshida, Hidaka Yokota