Patents by Inventor John G. Menke

John G. Menke 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).

  • Publication number: 20030036633
    Abstract: DNAs encoding bradykinin B1 receptors from mammalian cells have been cloned and characterized. The recombinant receptor is capable of forming receptors which bind des-Arg10 kallidin and other B1-specific ligands. The DNA has been expressed in recombinant host cells which produce active recombinant protein. In addition, the recombinant host cells are utilized to establish a method for identifying modulators of the receptor activity, and receptor modulators are identified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2001
    Publication date: February 20, 2003
    Applicant: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: David L. Linemeyer, John W. Hess, Joseph A. Borkowski, Kathleen K. Bierilo, John G. Menke
  • Patent number: 6307027
    Abstract: DNAs encoding bradykinin B1 receptors from mammalian cells have been cloned and characterized. The recombinant receptor is capable of forming receptors which bind desArg10 kallidin and other B1-specific ligands. The DNA has been expressed in recombinant host cells which produce active recombinant protein. In addition, the recombinant host cells are utilized to establish a method for identifying modulators of the receptor activity, and receptor modulators are identified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2001
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: David L. Linemeyer, John W. Hess, Joseph A. Borkowski, Kathleen K. Bierilo, John G. Menke
  • Patent number: 5965367
    Abstract: DNAs encoding bradykinin B.sub.1 receptors from mammalian cells have been cloned and characterized. The recombinant receptor is capable of forming receptors which bind des-Arg.sup.10 kallidin and other B.sub.1 -specific ligands. The DNA has been expressed in recombinant host cells which produce active recombinant protein. In addition, the recombinant host cells are utilized to establish a method for identifying modulators of the receptor activity, and receptor modulators are identified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 1997
    Date of Patent: October 12, 1999
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: David L. Linemeyer, John W. Hess, Joseph A. Borkowski, Kathleen K. Bierilo, John G. Menke
  • Patent number: 5908830
    Abstract: The combination of a metabolic rate modifying agent (e.g., a .beta..sub.3 adrenergic receptor agonist) and a feeding behavior modifying agent (e.g., a NPY5 antagonist) is useful in the treatment of obesity and diabetes, either as compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable salts, pharmaceutical composition ingredients. Methods of treating obesity and diabetes are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 1, 1999
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Roy G. Smith, Margaret A. Cascieri, Euan MacIntyre, Douglas J. MacNeil, John G. Menke
  • Patent number: 5712111
    Abstract: DNAs encoding bradykinin B.sub.1 receptors from mammalian cells have been cloned and characterized. The recombinant receptor is capable of forming receptors which bind des-Arg.sup.10 kallidin and other B.sub.1 -specific ligands. The DNA has been expressed in recombinant host cells which produce active recombinant protein. In addition, the recombinant host cells are utilized to establish a method for identifying modulators of the receptor activity, and receptor modulators are identified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 27, 1998
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: David L. Linemeyer, John W. Hess, Joseph A. Borkowski, Kathleen K. Bierilo, John G. Menke