Global Patent Index - EP 1239855 A2

EP 1239855 A2 2002-09-18 - METHOD FOR THE PREVENTION AND/OR TREATMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Title (en)

METHOD FOR THE PREVENTION AND/OR TREATMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR PREVENTION UND BEHANDLUNG VON ARTERIOSKLEROSE

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE PREVENTION ET/OU DE TRAITEMENT DE L'ATHEROSCLEROSE

Publication

EP 1239855 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00983963 A

Priority

  • US 0033098 W
  • US 17040399 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0141704A2] The instant invention provides a method for raising serum HDL cholesterol levels comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of an LXR ligand to a patient in need of such treatment. It further provides a method for using an LXR ligand to stimulate expression of the ABC1 gene. LXR ligands can be used for preventing and treating atherosclerosis and related conditions.

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

A61K 31/21; A61K 31/19; A61K 31/192; A61K 31/55; A61P 9/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 45/00 (2006.01); A61K 31/222 (2006.01); A61K 38/17 (2006.01); A61K 48/00 (2006.01); A61P 9/10 (2006.01); A61P 15/10 (2006.01); A61P 25/28 (2006.01); A61P 43/00 (2006.01); C07C 69/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61K 31/216 (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 TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0141704 A2 20010614; WO 0141704 A3 20011206; AU 2064701 A 20010618; CA 2392568 A1 20010614; EP 1239855 A2 20020918; EP 1239855 A4 20040421; JP 2003516327 A 20030513

INPADOC legal status


2006-10-04 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20060411

2004-04-21 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20040308

2004-04-14 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61K 31/21 A

2004-04-14 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61K 31/55 B

2004-04-14 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61K 31/19 B

2004-04-14 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61K 31/192 B

2004-04-14 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 61P 9/10 B

2002-09-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020715

2002-09-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2002-09-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL PAYMENT 20020715;LT PAYMENT 20020715;LV PAYMENT 20020715;MK PAYMENT 20020715;RO PAYMENT 20020715;SI PAYMENT 20020715