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
Image sensor with improved color crosstalk
Stable light source device
Faucet
Pear-shaped convertible reading glasses
Apparatus for tuning a musical instrument, and a related instrument
Integrated circuit packaging system with laser hole and method of manufacture thereof
Dose escalation enzyme replacement therapy for treating acid sphingomyelinase deficiency
  Randomly Featured Patents
Universal protocol conversion
Illuminator and display device using the same
Separation of carbon nanotubes in density gradients
Methods and apparatus for manufacture of a reclosable plastic carton
Calling an entity of a graphical model with a non-graphical entity and calling a non-graphical entity of a graphical model with a graphical entity
Photographic elements containing polymers which coordinate with metal ions
Method of distilling a volatile constituent from a liquid mixture
Coupon booklet and method
Method and device for the opto-electrical scanning of packets, especially cigarette packets
Separating toluene diisocyanate and/or higher boiling solvents from distillation residues of the toluene diisocyanate manufacture using a fluidized bed