[Cell-biology] Stem cell patent news (12/13/09)

Sciclips via cellbiol%40net.bio.net (by kar.sanchayita from gmail.com)
Sun Dec 13 11:48:04 EST 2009

Around 44 stem cell related patent applications (US and WO(PCT)) have
been published this week. For details please visit:

Following are some highlights:

1. Cancer stem cell-specific single-stranded DNA as a drug target
2. Method for killing a cancer stem cells with oncolytic herpes virus
3. Stat3 inhibitors for cancer stem cell therapy
4. MicroRNA as a drug target for increasing the sensitivity of cancer
stem cells to radiation
5. Method for the determination of developmental toxicity of a
substance using stem cells
6. "Pristine" stem cells and therapeutic applications

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