Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 5,430,129

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

7-4-1995

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

07/642,202

Date Filed

1991-01-16

Total Pages

14 pages

Abstract

The invention pertains to pure, native dystrophin of mammalian skeletal muscle and a method of purifying dystrophin from mammalian skeletal muscle. The invention further pertains to a method of diagnosing muscular dystrophy by detecting the loss or abnormal structure of pure, native dystrophin from mammalian skeletal muscle. The detection of a loss of dystrophin or an abnormal structure of dystrophin is indicative of muscular dystrophy.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/137