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Title:
METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR ANALYSIS OF URINE SAMPLES IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF KIDNEY DISEASES
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2009207496
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide novel compositions, systems, and methods for the analysis of biological samples, such as urine samples, in order to diagnose and treat kidney disease, including nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, diabetes, lupus, hypertension, acute tubular necrosis, obstructive disorders of the urinary tract, renal cancers and other diseases or syndromes.

In preferred embodiments, the invention comprises the identification of particular genes expressed only in cells of particular clinical or scientific interest in the urinary tract, such as podocytes or proximal tubule cells. Thus, the invention enables non-invasive, rapid and accurate analysis of kidney and urinary tract status in many medical diseases and disorders.


Inventors:
KURNIT DAVID M
Application Number:
JP2009000142913
Publication Date:
September 17, 2009
Filing Date:
June 16, 2009
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Assignee:
UNIV MICHIGAN
International Classes:
C12Q1/68; G01N33/493; A61K6/00; C12N15/09; C12P19/34; C12Q1/02; G01N33/48; G01N33/68; A61K; C12Q
Domestic Patent References:
JP2001525171A2001-12-11
Foreign References:
WO1999029715A11999-06-17
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
加藤 公延