US Patent 5,762,932
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
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.
Kemp, John D. Combined treatment of iron depletion and IgG antibody. US Patent 5,762,932 filed September 20, 1996 and issued June 09, 1998. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/184