Patents by Inventor Shin-Ichi Higashijima

Shin-Ichi Higashijima 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: 20060172297
    Abstract: This invention provides a method for improving gene expression efficiency specifically in motor neurons and/or in sensory neurons and an enhancer consisting of the following DNA (a), (b), or (c): (a) DNA consisting of the nucleotide sequence as shown in any one of SEQ ID NOs: 1 to 4; (b) DNA consisting of a nucleotide sequence derived from the nucleotide sequence as shown in any one of SEQ ID NOs: 1 to 4 by deletion, substitution, or addition of one or more nucleotides and capable of improving gene expression efficiency in motor neurons; or (c) DNA consisting of a nucleotide sequence capable of hybridizing under stringent conditions to a nucleotide sequence complementary to the nucleotide sequence as shown in any one of SEQ ID NOs: 1 to 4 and capable of improving gene expression efficiency in motor neurons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2003
    Publication date: August 3, 2006
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Hitoshi Okamoto, Osamu Uemura, Shin-Ichi Higashijima