IP Roundup: Philadelphia Health and Education Corporation, Illumina, Canon, Biosigma, Affymetrix | GenomeWeb

Philadelphia Health and Education Corporation of Philadelphia has received US Patent No. 8,206,899, "Prostate cancer-related compositions, methods and kits based on DNA microarray proteomics platforms." Methods of detecting and treating prostate cancer are claimed that include modulating or detecting PCADM-1 gene expression and the production and activity of the PCADM-1 polypeptide. Arrays are also claimed for the identification of DNA-binding proteins and the double-stranded oligonucleotide sequences that specifically bind with them.

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