Patents by Inventor Jane E. Ranchalis

Jane E. Ranchalis 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: 4816442
    Abstract: Polypeptides called cartilage-inducing factors (CIFs) that are found in bone and have heretofore been identified as having in vitro cartilage-inducing activity. TGF-.beta. activity, and anti-inflammatory activity have now been found to possess potent oncostatic activity. The CIFs showed oncostatic activity on human and animal tumors, including carcinomas, adenocarcinomas, lymphomas, and melanomas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 1986
    Date of Patent: March 28, 1989
    Assignee: Collagen Corporation
    Inventors: John M. McPherson, Danile R. Twardzik, George J. Todaro, Karl A. Piez, Jane E. Ranchalis