Global patent index - EP 1002136 A2

EP 1002136 A2 2000-05-24 - USE OF PROTHYMOSIN IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ENDOMETRIOSIS

Title (en)

USE OF PROTHYMOSIN IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ENDOMETRIOSIS

Title (de)

VERWENDUNG VON PROTHYMOSIN ZUR DIAGNOSE UND BEHANDLUNG VON ENDOMETRIOSE

Title (fr)

UTILISATION DE LA PROTHYMOSINE DANS LE DIAGNOSTIC ET LE TRAITEMENT DE L'ENDOMETRIOSE

Publication

EP 1002136 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99926150 A

Priority

  • US 9912336 W
  • US 8801698 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9963116A2] Prothymosin expression is up-regulated in endometriotic tissue. This invention provides methods of diagnosing endometriosis by detecting up-regulation of a prothymosin gene product, and methods of treating endometriosis by down-regulating expression of prothymosin in ectopic or eutopic endometriotic tissue.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C12Q 1/68; G01N 33/53

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C12N 15/09 (2006.01); C12Q 1/68 (2006.01); G01N 33/53 (2006.01); G01N 33/566 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C12Q 1/6883 (2013.01); G01N 33/53 (2013.01); C12Q 2600/158 (2013.01); G01N 2800/364 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9963116A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9963116 A2 19991209; WO 9963116 A3 20000302; AU 4230599 A 19991220; AU 760613 B2 20030522; CA 2299436 A1 19991209; EP 1002136 A2 20000524; JP 2002517209 A 20020618

INPADOC legal status

2007-01-12 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

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2001-12-19 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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