The United States Department of Health and Human Services’ patents
The granted Australian patent and the European application are related to methods for the controlled expression in a gene of interest by a heat-inducible promoter in a spatial and temporal fashion.
One of the methods of the invention is not directed to a particular organism or cell, but to a cell mass or multicellular organism. In another method, animal cells are selected for the expression of a therapeutic protein under the control of a heat shock promoter.
|Patent Number||Title, Independent Claims and Summary of Claims||Assignee|
|AU 732872 B2
||Title – Spatial and temporal control of gene expression using a heat shock protein promoter in combination with local heat
The United States Department of Health and Human Services
|EP 922110 A2
||The title and the claims are the same as AU 732872.|
||The title and the claims are the same as AU 732872.
||This is a countinuation of US 2002/165191 (see above) with claims 1-9 canceled
|Related application also filed in Japan (JP 2001501458 T2).|
Note: Patent information on this page was last updated on 4 May 2006.
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