Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Unique associated Kaposi's sarcoma virus sequences and uses thereof










Image Number 17 for United States Patent #6500663.

This invention provides an isolated DNA molecule which is at least 30 nucleotides in length and which uniquely defines a herpesvirus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma. This invention provides an isolated herpesvirus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma. This invention provides an isolated peptide encoded by the isolated DNA molecule. Further, this invention provides an isolated DNA virus wherein the viral DNA is about 270 kb in size; wherein the DNA encodes a thymidine kinase; and wherein the viral DNA is capable of selectively hybridizing to a nucleic acid probe selected from the group consisting of SEQ. ID NOs:10-12. This invention provides an antibody specific to the peptide. Antisense and triplex oligonucleotide molecules are also provided. This invention provides a transgenic nonhuman mammal and a cell line containing at least a portion of the isolated DNA molecule. This invention provides a method of vaccinating a subject for KS, prophylaxis diagnosing or treating a subject with KS and detecting expression of a DNA virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma in a cell.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Control method and allocation structure for flash memory device
Methods and systems for representing missed approach information in perspective view on a cockpit display
Biodegradable aliphatic-aromatic copolyester for use in nonwoven webs
Methods, apparatus, and systems for facilitating control communications between disparate devices
Optical module for a microlithography objective including holding and supporting devices
Enabling improvement in cellular network coverage
Display unit and display method
  Randomly Featured Patents
Portable lamp
Jewelry pin
Printable release
Low profile coaxial cable connector
Control system for converter lock-up and simultaneous pressure reduction
Cartridge for video game machine
Method for the determination of bilirubin and an element useful therein
Apparatus for controlling a heater for heating an air-fuel ratio sensor
Sieve
Surfactant compositions