NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Mercury Therapeutics said yesterday that it has granted Millipore exclusive worldwide rights to human AMP-activated protein kinase in the field of research products and services.

The AMPK patent was originally licensed by Mercury Therapeutics in 2000 from Dartmouth College. The patent is based on research by Dartmouth professor Lee Witters and his collaborator Bruce Kemp from the St. Vincent's Institute for Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia.

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