Patents by Inventor Kotaro SUGIMOTO

Kotaro SUGIMOTO 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: 20220018842
    Abstract: An objective of the present invention is to provide a novel biomarker for predicting the prognosis of an endometrial cancer patient. A biomarker that comprises a claudin 6 protein or a peptide fragment thereof, or a transcription product of a claudin 6 gene or a nucleic acid fragment thereof is provided so as to predict the prognosis of an endometrial cancer patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: FUKUSHIMA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hideki CHIBA, Kotaro SUGIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210269478
    Abstract: The present invention provides a component that promotes cell adhesion, cell proliferation, and maintenance of stem cell potential. The invention relates to a peptide containing DPRIEWKKI (SEQ ID NO: 33), or an amino acid sequence obtained by adding, deleting, and/or substituting one amino acid therein. The invention relates to a coating agent for a cell culture substrate, an agent for promoting cell proliferation, an agent for maintaining stem cell potential, or a culture medium containing the peptide or salt thereof. The invention further relates to a cell culture substrate coated with the peptide or salt thereof. The present invention also relates to a method of culturing a cell which uses the coating agent, the cell culture substrate, the agent for promoting cell proliferation, or the agent for maintaining stem cell potential and to a method of producing a cell culture substrate by coating a cell culture substrate with the coating agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: FUKUSHIMA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hideki CHIBA, Kotaro SUGIMOTO