Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 6,900,185

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

5-31-2005

Assignee

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

Application Number

09/547,742

Date Filed

2000-04-12

Total Pages

24 pages

Abstract

The present invention is directed to methods for inhibiting tumor cell growth, causing tumor regression or eliminating tumor cells in a mammal afflicted with a tumor by administering to a TRAIL-sensitive cell a vector having a DNA expression cassette containing a promoter and a DNA sequence encoding TRAIL, wherein the expression of TRAIL results in tumor inhibition, regression or elimination.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/378