Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 9,611,301

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

4-4-2017

Assignee

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

Application Number

14/384,775

Date Filed

2013-03-13

Total Pages

87 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 GBV-C E2 polypeptides and peptides for use in modulating immune responses, including inhibition inflammation related to pathogenic T-cell activation.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/685