Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 8,858,946

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

10-14-2014

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US) ; The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (Washington, DC, US)

Application Number

12/179,399

Date Filed

2008-07-24

Total Pages

62 pages

Abstract

GB virus C (GBV-C or hepatitis G virus) is a flavivirus that frequently leads to chronic viremia in humans. The invention provides compositions and methods involving an anti-GBV-C antibody or other GBV-C binding agent, or a GBV-C antigen, for inhibiting and treating HIV infections.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/628