Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 6,638,518

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

10-28-2003

Assignee

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

Application Number

09/510,031

Date Filed

2000-02-22

Total Pages

34 pages

Abstract

The present invention provides methods for treating at least one symptom of an inflammatory response in a mammal by administering a polypeptide to the mammal. The polypeptide can be a microbial polypeptide, or a Mycobacterial polypeptide. The present invention further provides an inflammation reaction inhibiting composition that includes a microbial polypeptide and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/343