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Title:
COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR IMMUNOTHERAPY AND IMMUNODIAGNOSIS OF PROSTATE CANCER
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO1999018210
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Compounds and methods for treating and diagnosing prostate cancer are provided. The inventive compounds include polypeptides containing at least a portion of a prostate protein. Vaccines and pharmaceutical compositions for immunotherapy of prostate cancer comprising such polypeptides or DNA molecules encoding such polypeptides are also provided. The inventive polypeptides may also be used to generate antibodies useful for the diagnosis and monitoring of prostate cancer. Nucleic acid sequences for preparing probes, primers, and polypeptides are also provided.

Inventors:
REED STEVEN G
DILLON DAVIN C
TWARDZIK DANIEL R
MITCHAM JENNIFER L
Application Number:
PCT/US1998/021166
Publication Date:
August 05, 1999
Filing Date:
October 07, 1998
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Assignee:
CORIXA CORP (US)
International Classes:
A61P35/00; C07K14/705; C12N15/12; A61K39/00; (IPC1-7): C12N15/12; A61K38/17; C07K14/705; C07K16/18; C12Q1/68; G01N33/68
Domestic Patent References:
WO1997033909A21997-09-18
Foreign References:
Other References:
HAWKINS T L ET AL.: "Genomic sequence from Human 13 (accession number AC000403)", EMBL DATABASE, 9 April 1997 (1997-04-09), Heidelberg, Germany, XP002094678
CHEN E ET AL.: "Homo sapiens Chromosome X clone bWXD178 (accession number AC004409)", EMBL DATABASE, 16 March 1998 (1998-03-16), Heidelberg, Germany, XP002094679
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