25 Or More Amino Acid Residues In Defined Sequence Patents (Class 530/324)
  • Patent number: 11358994
    Abstract: The disclosure provides for new epidermal growth factor (EGF)-based reagents that have been modified by fatty acid conjugation. Method of using such agents to treatment Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Saint Louis University
    Inventors: Marvin J. Meyers, David C. Wood, Stacy D. Arnett, Matthew P. Yates, Peter G. Ruminski
  • Patent number: 11319341
    Abstract: Doxorubicin derivatives for targeted activation by Legumain, its preparation method and use. The doxorubicin derivatives are obtained by condensation between the amino group of compound A and the carboxyl group of compound B and have the following structure: compounds A and B have the following structures, respectively: wherein R3 in compound B is Leu or absent; R4 is any one amino acid selected from the group consisting of Ala and Thr; R5 is any one amino acid selected from the group consisting of Ala, Thr and Asn; R6 is wherein n=1-20; or wherein R7 is substituted or unsubstituted, linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated C1-C20 fatty hydrocarbon, or substituted or unsubstituted C6-C20 aromatic hydrocarbon. The doxorubicin derivatives of the present invention are specifically tumor-targeted and have a long in vivo metabolic half-life, as compared with doxorubicin. They exhibit an efficient and safe anti-tumor effect and could be used to prepare an anti-tumor drug.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Yafei (Shanghai) Biopharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheng Liu, Yuan Liu
  • Patent number: 11285169
    Abstract: Methods of reducing cytotoxicity of a chemotherapeutic agent to non-cancer cells by administering to a subject with cancer an effective amount of an agent that inhibits CD47 signaling and a DNA damaging agent, such as an anthracycline, topoisomerase inhibitor, or nucleotide synthesis inhibitor, are provided. Example disclosed methods reduce cardiotoxicity. In one example, the methods include administering to a subject with cancer an effective amount of a CD47 antisense morpholino oligonucleotide and an anthracycline such as doxorubicin. Methods of increasing cytotoxicity of a chemotherapeutic agent in cancer cells by administering to a subject with a tumor an effective amount of an agent that inhibits CD47 signaling and a DNA damaging agent such as an anthracycline, topoisomerase inhibitor, or nucleotide synthesis inhibitor, are also provided. In some embodiments, the inhibitor of CD47 signaling is administered to the subject before, during, or after the administration of the DNA damaging agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: David D. Roberts, David R. Soto Pantoja
  • Patent number: 11253617
    Abstract: A method of preparing a 64Cu-BaBaSar-RGD2 solution is provided. The method includes lyophilizing a solution of BaBaSar-RGD2 and adding a 64Cu solution to the lyophilized BaBaSar-RGD2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: University of Southern California
    Inventors: Shuanglong Liu, Peter Conti
  • Patent number: 11230576
    Abstract: The present invention relates to immunoglobulin (Ig) binding proteins comprising one or more Ig binding domains with amino acids selected from the group consisting at least of 1I, 11A, 11E, 11I, 35R, 35I, and 42L. The invention further relates to affinity matrices comprising the Ig binding proteins of the invention. The invention also relates to a use of these Ig binding proteins or affinity matrices for affinity purification of immunoglobulins and to methods of affinity purification using the Ig binding proteins of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Navigo Proteins GmbH
    Inventors: Paul Knick, Erik Fiedler, Ulrich Haupts, Maren Meysing
  • Patent number: 11214624
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inhibiting cancer cell metastasis and inflammation are disclosed. The methods generally involve administering to a subject a composition containing an agent that selectively inhibits the binding of p68 RNA helicase to calmodulin (CaM) in the cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Proda Biotech LLC
    Inventors: Zhi-Ren Liu, Haizhen Wang
  • Patent number: 11149061
    Abstract: A method of purifying an antifreeze protein (AFP) and methods of producing AFPs are disclosed. The method of purifying an AFP includes heating a crude AFP in an aqueous medium to a temperature and for a length of time sufficient to precipitate at least some thermally unstable proteins in the crude AFP and form a precipitate and a supernatant; and removing the precipitate from the supernatant. One method of producing an AFP includes collecting a crude source of the AFP; and purifying the AFP by the purification method. Another method of producing an AFP includes growing or culturing a host configured to express a recombinant AFP in a growth medium, and collecting a crude AFP from the host and/or the growth medium. The growth medium comprises water, a protein hydrolysate or other source of amino acids, a yeast extract, a biologically metabolizable C3-C6 polyol, and one or more phosphate salts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: The Board of Trustees of the California State University, California State University, Los Angeles
    Inventor: Xin Wen
  • Patent number: 11124547
    Abstract: Computational systems and methods are described for identifying new type-ll bacteriocins using a systemic consensus formula and other related criteria. Newly identified type-ll bacteriocin peptides are tested experimentally and show potent microbicidal activities. Further provided are the sequences of Newly identified type-ll bacteriocin peptides, and a method of treating an infection in a patient in need thereof, comprising administering to the patient an effective amount of a peptide comprising an amino acid sequence disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: THE LUNDQUIST INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL INNOVATION
    Inventors: Nannette Y. Yount, Michael R. Yeaman
  • Patent number: 11090398
    Abstract: Methods and devices for sterilizing viscous peptide compositions which have shear thinning rheological properties at high concentrations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: 3-D Matrix, Ltd.
    Inventors: Eun Seok Gil, Karl Patrick Gilbert
  • Patent number: 11066449
    Abstract: Improved electrically conductive pili were generated from a natural pilus protein from the microorganism Geobacter sulfurreducens. Substituting a tryptophan for the phenylalanine at position F51 and a tryptophan for the tyrosine at position Y57 of the pilus monomer substantially increased the conductivity of the pili and reduced their diameter to 1.5 nm. Substantial improvements in conductivity were also achieved by substituting an additional tyrosine, histidine, and phenylalanine in the pilus monomer to mimic the monomer of Geobacter metallireducens, but the pili retained the typical Geobacter sulfurreducens wild-type diameter of 3 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Derek R. Lovley, Nikhil Malvankar, Ramesh Adhikari, Yang Tan, Joy Ward, Kelly Nevin
  • Patent number: 11041013
    Abstract: The invention is related to peptide constructs, i.e.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Cel-Sci Corporation
    Inventor: Daniel H. Zimmerman
  • Patent number: 10975388
    Abstract: Provided are methods and compositions for delivering a nucleic acid, protein, and/or ribonucleoprotein payload to a cell. Also provided are delivery molecules that include a peptide targeting ligand conjugated to a protein or nucleic acid payload (e.g., an siRNA molecule), or conjugated to a charged polymer polypeptide domain (e.g., poly-arginine such as 9R or a poly-histidine such as 6H, and the like). The targeting ligand provides for (i) targeted binding to a cell surface protein, and (ii) engagement of a long endosomal recycling pathway. As such, when the targeting ligand engages the intended cell surface protein, the delivery molecule enters the cell (e.g., via endocytosis) but is preferentially directed away from the lysosomal degradation pathway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: LIGANDAL, INC.
    Inventors: Andre Ronald Watson, Christian Foster
  • Patent number: 10954309
    Abstract: An Fc-binding polypeptide of improved alkali stability, comprising a mutant of an Fc-binding domain of Staphylococcus Protein A (SpA), as defined by SEQ ID NO: 1, SEQ ID NO: 2, SEQ ID NO:3, SEQ ID NO: 4, SEQ ID NO: 5, SEQ ID NO:6, SEQ ID NO:7, SEQ ID NO:8, SEQ ID NO 26 or SEQ ID NO 27, wherein at least the alanine residue at the position corresponding to position 42 in SEQ ID NO:4-7 has been mutated to arginine and/or wherein at least the aspartic acid residue at the position corresponding to position 37 in SEQ ID NO:4-7 has been mutated to glutamic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Cytiva BioProcess R&D AB
    Inventors: Gustav Rodrigo, Tomas Bjorkman, Mats Ander
  • Patent number: 10899822
    Abstract: Compositions are disclosed that include D-amino acid peptides and that are capable of specifically binding to at least one autoantibody against a G-protein coupled receptor. The autoantibody is produced in a patient having or being predisposed to a disease, condition, or disorder, and the autoantibody is capable of binding to a specific epitope of the G-protein coupled receptor. Methods of production and use of said compositions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma
    Inventor: David C. Kem
  • Patent number: 10898542
    Abstract: The invention relates to a topical composition containing a variant of an OB-fold protein, and also to the process for preparing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: AFFILOGIC
    Inventor: Olivier Kitten
  • Patent number: 10857258
    Abstract: Disclosed are novel peptides with adhesive properties to various materials of biological or non-biological origins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: SEWON BIOTECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Won-Joon Yoon
  • Patent number: 10849959
    Abstract: An injectable aqueous formulation as well as a dosage form is disclosed for use in intra-articular injection of a specific peptide of SEQ ID NO: 1, whereby the joint pain at the injection site is relieved in the absence of detectable changes in joint cartilage formation, with pain particularly relieved under certain stress motions such as walking down stairs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: ORTHOTROPHIX, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Kumagai, Dawn McGuire, Meghan Miller, David Rosen
  • Patent number: 10849957
    Abstract: Making an initial evaluation of patient's joint pain when undergoing motions associated stress to the joint such as going up and down stairs, and injecting the patient with a peptide of SEQ ID No. 1, and thereafter evaluating the patient's joint pain when undergoing the same motion is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: ORTHOTROPHIX, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Kumagai, Dawn McGuire, Meghan Miller, David Rosen
  • Patent number: 10849958
    Abstract: Knee pain evaluation and management is carried out via intra-articular injections into a patient suffering from knee pain with the injection being comprised of water and a particularly defined peptide. After injection, knee pain is evaluated using a pain subscale such as Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) or Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: ORTHOTROPHIX, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Kumagai, Dawn McGuire, Meghan Miller, David Rosen
  • Patent number: 10842879
    Abstract: The invention provides a novel adrenomedullin derivative sustainable for a long period which is capable of substantially suppressing unwanted side effects while maintaining pharmacological effects of adrenomedullin. In an exemplary embodiment, the invention relates to a compound represented by formula (I): A-CH2—B (I) [wherein A is a modifying group comprising one or more polyethylene glycol groups, and B is a peptide moiety derived from adrenomedullin or a modified form thereof with adrenomedullin activity, wherein the peptide moiety B is linked to the other moieties through a covalent bond of the nitrogen atom of the N-terminal ?-amino group of the peptide moiety B to the carbon atom of the methylene group] or a salt thereof, or a hydrate thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF MIYAZAKI
    Inventors: Kazuo Kitamura, Motoo Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 10799559
    Abstract: Methods of treating muscle wasting and other disorders with NOPE extracellular domain (ECD) polypeptides and NOPE ECD fusion molecules are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc., Glaxosmithkline Intellectual Property Development Limited
    Inventors: Aaron Curtis Hinken, Amy W. Hsu, Janine Powers, Warren James Rocque, Alan James Russell
  • Patent number: 10738094
    Abstract: The present invention relates to peptides, proteins, nucleic acids and cells for use in immunotherapeutic methods. In particular, the present invention relates to the immunotherapy of cancer. The present invention furthermore relates to tumor-associated T-cell peptide epitopes, alone or in combination with other tumor-associated peptides that can for example serve as active pharmaceutical ingredients of vaccine compositions that stimulate anti-tumor immune responses, or to stimulate T cells ex vivo and transfer into patients. Peptides bound to molecules of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), or peptides as such, can also be targets of antibodies, soluble T-cell receptors, and other binding molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: IMMATICS BIOTECHNOLOGIES GMBH
    Inventors: Andrea Mahr, Toni Weinschenk, Helen Hoerzer, Oliver Schoor, Jens Fritsche, Harpreet Singh
  • Patent number: 10696946
    Abstract: This invention relates to methods of expanding T regulatory cells through OX40L and Jagged-1 induced signaling. The methods can be used for treating autoimmune diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
    Inventor: Bellur Prabhakar
  • Patent number: 10697001
    Abstract: Provided herein are devices and methods for the capture or isolation of a biomarker from a biological sample. In several embodiments, the device comprises a loading region, a filter material, and a receiving region. In particular, in several embodiments, biological fluid is passed from the loading region through the filter material and into the receiving region, thereby resulting in capture or isolation of a biomarker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: HITACHI CHEMICAL CO., LTD., HITACHI CHEMICAL CO. AMERICA, LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Mitsuhashi, Taku Murakami
  • Patent number: 10654915
    Abstract: Specific monoclonal antibodies and fragments including bispecific antibodies thereof that are crossreactive with multiple clades of influenza virus including both Group 1 and Group 2 representatives are disclosed. These antibodies are useful in controlling influenza epidemics and pandemics as well as in providing prophylactic or therapeutic protection against seasonal influenza.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: TRELLIS BIOSCIENCE, LLC
    Inventors: Lawrence M. Kauvar, Stote Ellsworth, William Usinger, Krista Maureen McCutcheon, Minha Park
  • Patent number: 10617736
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method of increasing energy available to skeletal muscle cells comprising administering to the cells an effective amount of Tenurin C-terminal Associated Peptide (TCAP). The invention provides the use of TCAP to enhance muscle performance or recovery after injury as well as to prevent and/or treat a number of conditions including insulin resistance, type II diabetes, hypoxia and glycogen storage diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Inventors: Yani Chen, David Lovejoy
  • Patent number: 10596265
    Abstract: A nanogel comprising a self-organizing peptide, a chitosan and polyethylene glycol is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: 3-D Matrix, Ltd., Tokyo University of Science Foundation
    Inventors: Hidenori Otsuka, Daisuke Matsukuma
  • Patent number: 10548945
    Abstract: The invention relates to a topical composition containing a variant of an OB-fold protein, and also to the process for preparing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: AFFILOGIC
    Inventor: Olivier Kitten
  • Patent number: 10544220
    Abstract: Bispecific antibodies directed to CD3 and CD20 and uses of such bispecific antibodies, in particular use thereof in the treatment of diseases in which specific targeting and T cell-mediated killing of cells that express CD20 is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: GENMAB A/S
    Inventors: Patrick Engelberts, Esther Breij, Rik Rademaker, Isil Altintas, David Satijn, Sandra Verploegen, Riemke Van Dijkhuizen Radersma, Edward Van Den Brink, Janine Schuurman, Paul Parren
  • Patent number: 10533039
    Abstract: The present invention provides peptides comprising a sequence of X?6X?5X?4X?3X?2X?1X1PX3X4PX6X7PGX10X11AX13X14X15X16LX18X19X20X21X22X23LX25X26 YLX29X30X31X32 (SEQ ID NO: 13) wherein the amino acids X?6, X?5, X?4, X?3, X?2, X?1, X1, X3, X4, X6, X7, X10, X11, X13, X14, X15, X16, X18, X19, X20, X21, X22, X25, X26, X29, X30, X31, and X32 are as defined herein. The present invention further provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising the peptides and methods of using the peptides for treating proliferative diseases such as cancer which are associated with Ras. Also provided are methods of screening a library of peptide dimers using a peptide dimer display technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: President and Fellows of Harvard College
    Inventors: Gregory L. Verdine, John Hanney McGee
  • Patent number: 10532040
    Abstract: The invention provides methods, uses and compounds for treating cancers. For example, certain embodiments provide a method for treating cancer in a mammal comprising administering to the mammal an effective amount of 3,5,7,8,4?-Pentahydroxyflavone, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Certain other embodiments of the invention provide methods for inactivating ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) in a cell comprising contacting the cell in vitro or in vivo with an effective amount of 3,5,7,8,4?-Pentahydroxyflavone, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. The invention also provides a dermal product comprising 3,5,7,8,4?-Pentahydroxyflavone, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the product prophylactically or therapeutically treats sunburn or other sun exposure and/or skin cancer in a mammal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
    Inventors: Ann M. Bode, Young-Yeon Cho, Zigang Dong, Dong Joon Kim
  • Patent number: 10533044
    Abstract: Provided herein are integrin antagonists and methods of using the same. For example, one or more of the compounds or polypeptides provided herein can be used in the treatment of disorders such as heart attacks, stroke, and cancer metastasis. Also provided herein is a crystal comprising ?v?3 ectodomain complexed with inhibitor knottin 2.5 F. Further provided herein is a crystal comprising ?V?3 ectodomain complexed with inhibitor hFN10. In another aspect, the invention features a method that includes using a three-dimensional model of a complex that includes an integrin ectodomain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: The General Hospital Corporation
    Inventor: M. Amin Arnaout
  • Patent number: 10501498
    Abstract: Provided is a new conotoxin peptide ?-CPTx-bt101. The conotoxin peptide ?-CPTx-bt101 has derivative polypeptide that has an amino acid sequence indicated by SEQ ID NO:1, or has derivative polypeptide that has an amino acid sequence indicated by SEQ ID NO:1 and that is formed after substitution, addition or deletion of one or more amino acids are performed and has original functions. Also provided is polynucleotide for coding the peptide, comprising a constructed body of the polynucleotide, an expression carrier and transformed cells. A peptide preparation method and uses in the treatment of diseases related to a calcium ion channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: BGI SHENZHEN
    Inventors: Jie Liu, Zhilong Lin, Bo Wen, Ting Tong, Fen Mo, Chao Peng, Qiong Shi
  • Patent number: 10478524
    Abstract: This invention relates to a lamellae tissue layer, comprising a grooved silk fibroin substrate comprising tissue-specific cells. The silk fibroin substrates provides an excellent means of controlling and culturing cell and extracellular matrix development. A multitude of lamellae tissue layers can be used to create a tissue-engineered organ, such as a tissue-engineered cornea. The tissue-engineered organ is non-immunogenic and biocompatible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE
    Inventors: David L. Kaplan, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, Jeffrey K. Marchant, Noorjahan Panjwani, Brian Lawrence
  • Patent number: 10471163
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods for determining the presence or absence of active thrombus formation using a linear polypeptide that binds fibrin upon cyclization. Also provided are compounds comprising linear polypeptide probes that are cyclized in the presence of protein disulfide isomerase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: The General Hospital Corporation
    Inventors: Galen Loving, Peter D. Caravan
  • Patent number: 10472401
    Abstract: The present invention relates to peptides, proteins, nucleic acids and cells for use in immunotherapeutic methods. In particular, the present invention relates to the immunotherapy of cancer. The present invention furthermore relates to tumor-associated T-cell peptide epitopes, alone or in combination with other tumor-associated peptides that can for example serve as active pharmaceutical ingredients of vaccine compositions that stimulate anti-tumor immune responses, or to stimulate T cells ex vivo and transfer into patients. Peptides bound to molecules of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), or peptides as such, can also be targets of antibodies, soluble T-cell receptors, and other binding molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: IMMATICS BIOTECHNOLOGIES GMBH
    Inventors: Andrea Mahr, Toni Weinschenk, Helen Hoerzer, Oliver Schoor, Jens Fritsche, Harpreet Singh
  • Patent number: 10472389
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods for increasing purity of an Fc-containing protein by removing protein aggregates during the Protein A chromatography step used during the purification of the Fc-containing protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: EMD Millipore Corporation
    Inventors: Nanying Bian, Melissa Holstein
  • Patent number: 10470461
    Abstract: Disclosed are hypersensitive-response eliciting peptides that exhibit improved solubility, stability, resistance to chemical degradation, or a combination of these properties. Use of these peptides or fusion polypeptides, or DNA constructs encoding the same, for modulating plant biochemical signaling, imparting disease resistance to plants, enhancing plant growth, imparting tolerance to biotic stress, imparting tolerance and resistance to abiotic stress, imparting desiccation resistance to cuttings removed from ornamental plants, imparting post-harvest disease or post-harvest desiccation resistance to a fruit or vegetable, or enhancing the longevity of fruit or vegetable ripeness are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Plant Health Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Zhongmin Wei, Gregory A. Zornetzer, Stephen Bornick
  • Patent number: 10464978
    Abstract: The present invention relates to peptides, proteins, nucleic acids and cells for use in immunotherapeutic methods. In particular, the present invention relates to the immunotherapy of cancer. The present invention furthermore relates to tumor-associated T-cell peptide epitopes, alone or in combination with other tumor-associated peptides that can for example serve as active pharmaceutical ingredients of vaccine compositions that stimulate anti-tumor immune responses, or to stimulate T cells ex vivo and transfer into patients. Peptides bound to molecules of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), or peptides as such, can also be targets of antibodies, soluble T-cell receptors, and other binding molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: IMMATICS BIOTECHNOLOGIES GMBH
    Inventors: Andrea Mahr, Toni Weinschenk, Helen Hoerzer, Oliver Schoor, Jens Fritsche, Harpreet Singh
  • Patent number: 10358469
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods and pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of cancer. In particular, the present invention relates to a polypeptide comprising or consisting of i) an amino acid sequence ranging from the phenylalanine residue at position 380 to the leucine residue at position 384 in SEQ ID NO: 1 or, ii) an amino acid sequence having at least 70% of identity with the amino acid sequence ranging from the phenylalanine residue at position 380 to the leucine residue at position 384 in SEQ ID NO: 1, or iii) an amino acid sequence which is a retro-inverso of the amino acid sequence ranging from the phenylalanine residue at position 380 to the leucine residue at position 384 in SEQ ID NO: 1 or, iv) an amino acid sequence which is retro-inverso of the amino acid sequence having at least 70% of identity with the amino acid sequence ranging from the phenylalanine residue at position 380 to the leucine residue at position 384 in SEQ ID NO: 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: INSERM (INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA SANTE ET DE LA RECHERCHE MEDICALE), UNIVERSITE PARIS DIDEROT—PARIS 7, ASSISTANCE PUBLIQUE—HOPITAUX DE PARIS (APHP)
    Inventors: Jean-Luc Poyet, Heriberto Bruzzoni-Giovanelli, Léonard Jagot-Lacoussiere
  • Patent number: 10323070
    Abstract: The present invention relates to DNA sequences encoding Vmp-like polypeptides of pathogenic Borrelia, the use of the DNA sequences in recombinant vectors to express polypeptides, the encoded amino acid sequences, application of the DNA and amino acid sequences to the production of polypeptides as antigens for immunoprophylaxis, immunotherapy, and immunodiagnosis. Also disclosed are the use of the nucleic acid sequences as probes or primers for the detection of organisms causing Lyme disease, relapsing fever, or related disorders, and kits designed to facilitate methods of using the described polypeptides, DNA segments and antibodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
    Inventor: Steven J. Norris
  • Patent number: 10308693
    Abstract: The invention provides a peptide comprising: a core amino acid sequence, which is identical or similar to the amino acid sequence of a member of the Cecropin family. The invention further provides a nucleic acid sequence encoding the peptide and a vector comprising said nucleic acid. The invention further provides a pharmaceutical composition comprising said peptide or said nucleic acid. The invention further provides methods of treating an infection, overcoming inherent or acquired resistance of a microorganism to an antibiotic agent or disinfecting a wound, the methods comprises administering the peptide to a subject in need thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: OMNIX MEDICAL LTD.
    Inventors: Niv Bachnoff, Moshe Cohen-Kutner
  • Patent number: 10273290
    Abstract: The invention provides structurally constrained viral peptides for use as therapeutic and vaccination agents, and for the production of antibodies for use in a number of applications including as therapeutic agents. The invention further provides methods and kits for use of the structurally constrained peptides and antibodies of the instant invention. The invention is based, at least in part, on the result provided herein demonstrating the viral hydrocarbon stapled helical peptides display excellent proteolytic, acid, and thermal stability, restore the native helical structure of the peptide, are highly effective in interfering with the viral fusogenic process, and possess superior pharmacokinetic properties compared to the corresponding unmodified peptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE, INC.
    Inventors: Loren D. Walensky, Gregory Bird
  • Patent number: 10259850
    Abstract: Provided are a modified DKK2 polypeptide according to an aspect, a nucleic acid encoding the same, a preparation method thereof, and use thereof. Accordingly, a modified DKK2 protein having an additional glycosyl group or improved binding affinity for a substrate LRP6 may be efficiently prepared, thereby being used for promoting angiogenesis or preventing or treating vascular permeability-related diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: MEDPACTO INC.
    Inventors: Il Ho Ha, Seok Ho Yoo, Hye Nan Kim, Yeung Chul Kim, Ju Ry Lim
  • Patent number: 10261082
    Abstract: The invention provides for a method for the detection of FeLV infection in a patient, wherein a sample obtained from the patient is contacted in-vitro with a recombinant transmembrane p15E protein in a p15 (E) antibody binding step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSITAT ZURICH
    Inventors: Hans Lutz, Eva Bonzli, Regina Hofmann-Lehmann
  • Patent number: 10238757
    Abstract: A molecular probe for use in detection of cancer cells expressing an Ig superfamily cell adhesion molecule that binds in a homophilic fashion in a subject includes a targeting agent that specifically binds to and/or complexes with a proteolytically cleaved extracellular fragment of the Ig superfamily cell adhesion molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: Susann Brady-Kalnay
  • Patent number: 10221216
    Abstract: Described herein are recognition modules that bind specifically to a template nucleic acid and which ligate together in a reducing environment to produce a gamma peptide nucleic acid (?PNA) oligomer. Also provided are methods of synthesizing a ?PNA oligomer on a template using the recognition modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Carnegie Mellon University
    Inventors: Danith H. Ly, Raman Bahal, Arunava Manna, Dinesh Chandra Bhunia, Rapireddy Srinivas, Yidan Cong
  • Patent number: 10213486
    Abstract: A formulation of a diluted amino acid fragment is prepared by mixing an amino acid fragment and a diluting agent to form a mixture. The mixture is serially diluted to produce a diluted formulation. The amino acid fragment includes a peptide sequence that is the same as a portion of a longer peptide sequence found in a naturally occurring material. A homeopathic remedy can be prepared using the formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Deseret Biologicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob L. Carter, Edwin Douglas Lephart
  • Patent number: 10183986
    Abstract: A collagen scaffold domain, including a collagenous or collagen-like domain, which directs self-trimerization is provided. The collagen scaffold domain can be fused to one or more heterologous domains, such as an antibody domain. Methods for generating and using the scaffold domains and fusion proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Min-Yuan Chou, Chia-Yu Fan, Chuan-Chuan Huang, Hsiu-Chuan Li
  • Patent number: 10155804
    Abstract: To provide a differentiation-inducing composition and a method for producing the differentiation-inducing composition, the present disclosure describes use of a degradation product containing at least a portion of the triple helical domain of collagen or atelocollagen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Kinki University
    Inventors: Koichi Morimoto, Saori Kunii, Ei Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Ito, Yoshinori Kuboki