Patents by Inventor Mariko MURASE

Mariko MURASE 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: 20240053363
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a biomarker that enables selection of an embryo having a high rate of implantation and pregnancy, that is, an embryo having high fertility, from embryos obtained through embryo culture after in vitro fertilization in infertility treatment, and a criterion therefor. Provided is a criterion that enables identification of an ovum suitable for implantation and pregnancy based on measurement of the concentration of soluble CD163 which is present in follicular fluid collected at the same time as an ovum in ovum pick up in infertility treatment, or which is present in serum immediately before the ovum pick up.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Etsuko MIYAGI, Mariko MURASE, Tomonari HAYAMA, Akihide RYO, Yayoi HORIUCHI, Hiroki KOBORI, Norihisa OHTAKE