Inventor

John D. Kemp

Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 5,762,932

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

6-9-1998

Assignee

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

Application Number

08/718,293

Date Filed

1996-09-20

Total Pages

11 pages

Abstract

A method of inhibiting tumor growth includes the steps of depleting intracellular iron levels of tumor cells to increase expression of cellular transferrin receptors in tumor cells and then exposing the tumor cells to monoclonal IgG anti-transferrin receptor antibodies.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/184