According to its abstract, the patent describes materials and methods relating to G protein-coupled receptor oligomers. Complexes of two or more GPCRs associated with G proteins are provided. The patent also provides fusion proteins comprising a GPCR and a G protein, nucleic acids, expression vectors, and host cells. The patent describes methods of producing the complexes and fusion proteins.
The University of Glasgow is Awarded US Patent
Aug 01, 2008
The University of Glasgow has been awarded US Patent 7,405,053, “Materials and methods relating to G-protein coupled receptor oligomers.”
The inventors listed on the patent are Graeme Milligan and Dominic Behan.