Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 9,856,204

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

1-2-2018

Assignee

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

Application Number

13/698,645

Date Filed

2011-05-19

Total Pages

122 pages

Abstract

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.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/702