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Title:
METHODS FOR EVALUATING PATHOLOGIC CONDITIONS USING EXTRACELLULAR RNA
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2003009806
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
This invention provides methods for the detection, diagnosing, monitoring or predicting of non-neoplastic diseases, pathologic conditions, and injury. The methods of the invention detect extracellular non-neoplastic mammalian RNA in the blood, blood plasma, serum, or other bodily fluid of an animal, most preferably a human, having or predisposed to having a non-neoplastic disease, pathologic condition, or injury.

Inventors:
KOPRESKI MIKE (US)
Application Number:
US0223373W
Publication Date:
October 16, 2003
Filing Date:
July 23, 2002
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Assignee:
ONCOMEDX INC.
KOPRESKI, MIKE
International Classes:
C12N15/12; C12P19/34; C12Q1/68; C12Q1/6883; (IPC1-7): C12Q1/68
Other References:
DASI F. ET AL.: "Real-time quantification in plasma of human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) mRNA: a simple blood test to monitor disease in cancer patients", LABORATORY INVESTIGATION, vol. 81, no. 5, 2001, pages 767 - 769, XP002963619
KOPRESKI M.S. ET AL.: "Detection of tumor messenger RNA in the serum of patients with malignant melanoma", CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH, vol. 5, August 1999 (1999-08-01), pages 1961 - 1965, XP002963620
See also references of EP 1421215A4
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