Novel gene and uses therefor

Zimmet, Paul Zev and Collier, Gregory 2008, Novel gene and uses therefor, United States (2) Patent US2008171702 (A1).

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Title Novel gene and uses therefor
Creator(s) Zimmet, Paul Zev
Collier, Gregory
Date 2008-07-17
Patent no. US2008171702 (A1)
Patent owner Internat Diabetes Inst; Univ Deakin
Registry Office United States (2)
Patent family name A novel gene and uses therefor
Summary The present invention relates generally to a nucleic acid molecule which encodes a protein associated with the modulation of obesity, diabetes and metabolic energy levels. More particularly, the present invention is directed to a nucleic and a recombinant and purified naturally occurring protein encoded thereby and their uses in therapeutic and diagnostic protocols for conditions such as obesity, diabetes and energy imbalance. The subject nucleic acid molecule and protein and their derivatives, homologues, analogues and mimetics are proposed as therapeutic and diagnostic agents for obesity, diabetes and energy imbalance.
Language eng
Field of Research 060199 Biochemistry and Cell Biology not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category I.1 Patents
ERA Research output type I Patents
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