Global Patent Index - EP 1031034 A1

EP 1031034 A1 2000-08-30 - METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Title (en)

METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUM DIAGNOSTIZIEREN DER ALZHEIMERSCHEN KRANKHEIT

Title (fr)

PROCEDE POUR DIAGNOSTIQUER LA MALADIE D'ALZHEIMER

Publication

EP 1031034 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98957464 A

Priority

  • US 9823198 W
  • US 6477997 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9924830A1] A method is provided for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease using human blood platelets wherein the presence or absence of functioning calcium-dependent potassium channels in blood platelets are determined by employing potassium channel blockers such as apamin or charybdotoxin, the absence of functioning calcium-dependent potassium channels indicating a positive diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease.

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

G01N 33/20; G01N 33/68

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/48 (2006.01); G01N 33/50 (2006.01); G01N 33/68 (2006.01); G01N 33/487 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/6896 (2013.01); G01N 33/48707 (2013.01); G01N 2800/2821 (2013.01)

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 9924830 A1 19990520; AU 1371699 A 19990531; AU 750582 B2 20020725; CA 2308371 A1 19990520; EP 1031034 A1 20000830; EP 1031034 A4 20041117; JP 2001523002 A 20011120

INPADOC legal status


2005-07-06 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20041218

2004-11-17 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20041001

2004-11-10 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7G 01N 33/20 A

2004-11-10 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7G 01N 33/68 B

2000-08-30 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000609

2000-08-30 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE