Patents by Inventor Hong-Nerng Ho

Hong-Nerng Ho 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: 7691390
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an isolated polypeptide containing SEQ ID NO: 1 or an immunogenic fragment thereof. Also disclosed is an isolated nucleic acid encoding the polypeptide or containing a sequence at least 70% identical to SEQ ID NO: 3. Within the scope of this invention are related expression vectors, host cells, and antibodies. Also disclosed are methods of producing the polypeptide, diagnosing coronavirus infection, and identifying a test compound for treating coronavirus infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2010
    Inventors: Fang-Jen Lee, Chia-Jung Yu, Ming-Fu Chang, Hong-Nerng Ho
  • Publication number: 20090068636
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an isolated polypeptide containing SEQ ID NO: 1 or an immunogenic fragment thereof. Also disclosed is an isolated nucleic acid encoding the polypeptide or containing a sequence at least 70% identical to SEQ ID NO: 3. Within the scope of this invention are related expression vectors, host cells, and antibodies. Also disclosed are methods of producing the polypeptide, diagnosing coronavirus infection, and identifying a test compound for treating coronavirus infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2007
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Inventors: Fang-Jen Lee, Chia-Jung Yu, Ming-Fu Chang, Hong-Nerng Ho