US Patent 9,856,204
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US) ; The United States of America, as represented by Veterans Affairs (Washington, DC, US)
In one aspect, the invention relates methods for inhibiting or preventing muscle atrophy or increasing muscle mass by providing to a subject in need thereof an effective amount of ursolic acid, a derivative thereof, or an analog of the ursane scaffold. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.
Adams, Christopher M.; Kunkel, Steven D.; Suneja, Manish; and Welsh, Michael Methods for inhibiting muscle atrophy. US Patent 9,856,204 filed May 19, 2011 and issued January 02, 2018. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/702