Patents by Inventor Pierre-Francios Tosi

Pierre-Francios Tosi 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: 5789152
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses membranous baculovirus-derived vesicle compositions having exposed on their external surfaces a ligator capable of selectively binding a ligand to be detected. The compositions also have exposed on their outer surfaces a signal reagent capable of reacting with another signal reagent to generate a signal capable of being detected. The present invention also encompasses assay methods for determining the presence and amount of a ligand in a sample using the membranous vesicle compositions of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 4, 1998
    Assignee: Basil T. Hone
    Inventors: Christopher Black, Pierre-Francios Tosi, Andrew Atkin, Jaime E. Lazarte, Yves Claude Nicolau